After a slightly long wait, the Moto E5 Plus is finally on sale in India. It takes on smartphones like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 in India. We have already compared the Moto E5 Plus against the Redmi Note 5, so today we will be comparing the latest Motorola budget Android smartphone against the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 and Samsung’s Galaxy On6.
Moto E5 Plus vs Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 vs Samsung Galaxy On6: Price in India
The Moto E5 Plus is an Amazon-exclusive in India and is priced at Rs.11,999. On the other hand, the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 starts at Rs.10,999 in India for the base variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. It also comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage at Rs.12,999. Samsung Galaxy On6 is the most expensive smartphone in our comparison today. A Flipkart-exclusive in India, the smartphone is priced at Rs.14,490.
Moto E5 Plus vs Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 vs Samsung Galaxy On6: Design, Display
The Moto E5 Plus has the biggest display of the three smartphones, measuring 6.0-inches diagonally. However, when it comes to resolution, the Moto E5 Plus isn’t very impressive as it only offers HD+ 720 x 1440 resolution. ASUS ZenFone Max Pro has an almost identical 5.99-inch sized display but offers 1080 x 2160 Full HD+ resolution. Samsung Galaxy On6 has the smallest display of the trio at 5.6-inches with a resolution of 720 x 1480. If display quality is your priority, the ZenFone Max Pro M1 should be on the top of your list thanks to its higher resolution. The ASUS smartphone wins in terms of design as well, thanks to a metal unibody construction. Samsung Galaxy On6 and the Moto E5 Plus feature polycarbonate construction with a metallic finish.
Moto E5 Plus vs Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 vs Samsung Galaxy On6: Performance, Hardware Specifications
The Moto E5 Plus is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset clocked at 1.4 GHz with an Adreno 505 GPU. It includes 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage, which is further expandable by up to 128GB thanks to a dedicated microSD card slot. ASUS’ ZenFone Max Pro M1 runs on a significantly more powerful Snapdragon 636 octa-core chipset clocked at 1.8 GHz with an Adreno 509 GPU. It comes in two memory configurations – 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage with a dedicated microSD card slot. Samsung’s Galaxy On6 runs on the company’s in-house developed Exynos 7870 octa-core 14nm chipset clocked at 1.6 GHz with a Mali-T830 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage, which is further expandable by up to 256GB thanks to a dedicated microSD card slot. Quite clearly, the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 has a significant edge over the other two in terms of performance, thanks to the powerful Snapdragon 636 chip under the hood.
Moto E5 Plus vs Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 vs Samsung Galaxy On6: Camera Features
The Moto E5 Plus comes with a 12MP rear camera that boasts 1.25um pixel size, laser + PDAF autofocus, and can capture videos at up to 1080p Full HD resolution. For selfies, the Motorola handset has a 5MP snapper on the front. ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 is equipped with a more impressive 13MP + 5MP dual-camera setup on the back with PDAF and 4K video recording. For selfies, the ASUS smartphone has an 8MP snapper with an LED flash and a Bokeh mode. Samsung Galaxy On6 features a 13MP rear camera with an f/1.9 aperture and an 8MP selfie camera with a similar f/1.9 aperture on the front. It also comes with Live Stickers, Stamps, and Filters. Thanks to its dual-camera setup and an impressive 8MP selfie camera with Bokeh mode, the ZenFone Max Pro M1 is the clear winner here.
Moto E5 Plus vs Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 vs Samsung Galaxy On6: Battery Life, OS
Motorola’s Moto E5 Plus is quite impressive in terms of battery life thanks to a large 5000mAh capacity battery that supports 10W fast charging as well. ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 matches the Moto E5 Plus with a 5000mAh battery and a 10W fast charger in the box. Samsung’s Galaxy On6 is the least impressive here with a 3000mAh juicer that lacks fast charging support. If battery life is your priority, both the Moto E5 Plus and ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 are equally impressive.
In terms of software, the Moto E5 Plus ships with near stock Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box. ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 runs on stock Android 8.1 Oreo operating system and is guaranteed to receive the Android P update. Samsung Galaxy On6 runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with the Samsung Experience UX on top. Once again, it is the ZenFone Max Pro M1 that is the most impressive in the software department as well as it is guaranteed to receive the Android P update and offers clean, stock Android 8.1 Oreo OS.
Moto E5 Plus vs Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 vs Samsung Galaxy On6: Conclusion
As you may have figured already, it is the ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 that is the clear winner of this comparison. It offers an impressive Full HD+ bezel-less display, powerful performance with the Snapdragon 636 chipset, 13MP + 5MP dual-camera setup, capable 8MP selfie camera, exceptional battery life with a 5000mAh capacity battery, stock Android 8.1 Oreo software, and a very competitive price.
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