There are a lot of smartphones that are in mid-range affordable price range and have good specifications. Companies like Nokia, Samsung, Xiaomi, Lenovo and many others are working hard to launch smartphones that can capture the mid-range market. The two smartphones Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Nokia 6 are among the top competitors in the category. If you are stuck in between these two and are unable to decide which one to pick, the following comparison will give you an idea where to start to finalize the phone.

First, let’s talk about the price of these two smartphones. Nokia 6 is available in India at the price tag of Rs.13449. On the other hand, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is much cheaper and it is available at only Rs.9999/- in India.


Moving on to the screen size, Nokia 6 comes with a 5.5-inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with full-HD resolution with pixel density of 403 ppi. The Xiaomi Note 4 has the same screen size and resolution but the pixel density is 401 ppi in this case.

Processing power and memory

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 comes with 2GHz octa-core processor coupled with Qualcomm Snapdragon 635 chipset. While Nokia 6 despite being the costlier phone comes with 1.4GHz octa-core processor coupled with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset. Nokia 6 comes with 3GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage while Xiaomi Note 4 comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Both phones support storage expansion via MicroSD card and can support 128 GB additional memory.


Moving on to the optics, the Nokia 6 comes with the 16MP rear camera and 8MP front camera while Xiaomi Note 4 has a 13MP rear camera and 5Mp front camera. Both phones support features like autofocus, phase detection autofocus, face detection, smile detection, panorama, and HDR. Both phones can capture full-HD videos and slow-motion videos as well. However, the video quality of the Nokia 6 is little better.

Other features

The Xiaomi Note 4 comes with Android 6. With MIUI 8 on the top while Nokia 6 comes with Android 7.1.1 out of the box. Both phones have 3.5mm audio jack. They support VoIP on 4G connectivity and have slots for two SIM cards. Both have Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity options. The phones support USB on-the-go which as well means you can connect external storage to the phones as well.


If you see the comparison of the phones in terms of performance, the Xiaomi Note 4 stands tall in front of the Nokia 6. Generally, it is believed that the expensive phone should be better, but Nokia 6 is expensive but has inferior features in comparison to Xiaomi Note 4. In the longer run, if you are planning to buy a phone that will last for at least couple of years without any glitches in the performance than you should go for Note 4. If you must choose between two with a better camera than you can go for Nokia 6 based on numbers. Overall, we will suggest Xiaomi Note 4. So, what are you waiting for? Log on Tata Cliq and explore a wide range of smartphones.