Coolpad Dazen 1 Vs Xiaomi Redmi 2: Which one should you buy?

Coolpad, a Chinese Smartphone manufacturer recently entered the Indian market with the launch of their Affordable Smartphone Dazen 1. The device is now available exclusively on Snapdeal.com for just Rs 5,999 which makes it a serious competitor to the Xiaomi Redmi 2. So, which one is a better smartphone? Read on to find out.

redmi 2 vs dazen 1

Coolpad Dazen 1 Vs Xiaomi Redmi 2: Specications Comparison:

Model Coolpad Dazen 1 Xiaomi Redmi 2
Display 5 inch 4.7 inch
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels 720 x 1280 pixels
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core 1.2 GHz Quad Core
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 302 Adreno 302
OS Android 4.4.4 Android 4.4.4 with MIUI 6
Camera 8 MP rear and 5 MP front camera 8 MP rear and 2 MP front camera
Battery 2500 mAh 2200 mAh
RAM 2 GB 1 GB
Memory 8 GB 4 GB
Expandable memory(Micro SD) 32 GB 32 GB
Connectivity options 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, DLNA and Micro USB port 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and Micro USB port
Dual SIM Yes Yes
Price 5,999 INR 6,999 INR

 

Design & Build Quality

Both Xiaomi Redmi 2 and Coolpad Dazen 1 offer similar design and they are equally good in terms of build quality. Both the devices have a plastic body with a removable matte finished back panel. Redmi 2 weighs 133 grams and it is lighter than Dazen 1 which weighs around 155 grams.

Display

Dazen 1 features a 5 inch HD display while Redmi 2 comes with a smaller 4.7 inch display. Both the display have 720×1280 pixels resolution but Redmi 2 offers higher 312 ppi pixel density as compared to 294 ppi offered by Dazen 1. Redmi 2 display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 whereas Dazen 1 lacks it.

Hardware & Connectivity

Both Dazen 1 and Redmi 2 is powered by a 1.2 GHz Quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor along with Adreno 306 GPU. Dazen 1 comes with 2 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage that can be expanded upto 32GB by using a micro SD card. Redmi 2 offers lower 1 GB RAM but same internal storage and it can also be expanded upto 32 GB.

Both the phones support dual SIM 4G, 3G, Wifi, Bluetooth and GPS. Redmi 2 also supports USB OTG whereas Dazen 1 does not have any such support.

Software

Both the smartphones run on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat OS along with customized user interface. Redmi 2 comes with MIUI and Dazen 1 with Cool UI. We can’t really choose one device here as some users will find MIUI to  be better while others will prefer Cool UI.

Camera

Dazen 1 comes with an 8-megapixel back camera and a 5-megapixel front facing camera. The Redmi 2 has a similar 8-megapixel back camera but comes with an inferior 2 megapixel camera. Selfie lovers will definitely prefer Dazen 1 over Redmi 2.

Battery Life 

Coolpad Dazen 1 comes with a larger 2,500 mAh battery as compared to 2,200 mAh battery present in Xiaomi Redmi 2. In terms of usage, battery on both the devices lasts for an entire day but still Dazen 1 will provide you slightly more battery life.

Verdict

Dazen 1 is now available in the Indian market for Rs 5,999 where as Redmi 2 is available for Rs 6,999. Clearly Dazen 1 is a more value for money device and it better than Redmi 2 in terms of specifications. It offers a bigger display, double RAM, bigger battery and a better front facing camera.

Author: Akshay Aggarwal

Akshay is a Tech Enthusiast who loves to write about Technology and Gadgets. He is very passionate about blogging and has been blogging since 2009.

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  1. Dazen 1 is best phone under 6000 rs…..
    It is superb phone…

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