Moto E5 Plus vs Realme 1 vs Samsung Galaxy J6: Price in India, Specifications, Features Comparison


The Moto E5 Plus was released just last week, and in this post, we will be comparing this newcomer to other recently launched smartphones. We will compare it with the Realme 1 and the Samsung Galaxy J6(2018).

Both the Realme 1 and Galaxy J6 are similarly priced and also feature similar specifications as the Moto E5 Plus. Read on to know how the E5 Plus compares to these two devices.

Moto E5 Plus vs Realme 1 vs Samsung Galaxy J6: Price in India

The Samsung Galaxy J6 is the priciest of the lot, costing Rs. 13,999 for the variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The Moto E5 Plus is priced at Rs. 11,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM variant, whereas the Realme 1 is the cheapest of them all, priced at Rs. 8,990 for the same configuration as the others.

Moto E5 Plus vs Realme 1 vs Samsung Galaxy J6: Design, Display

Design wise, the Realme 1 has the most striking look, thanks to a glossy back cover. The Moto E5 Plus uses a glass body for its back and offers a premium look, whereas the Galaxy J6 has a plastic construction.

Both the Moto E5 Plus and the Realme 1 feature a large 6-inch display with a Full HD+ resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. However, the more expensive Samsung Galaxy J6 only has an HD+ display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio.

Moto E5 Plus vs Realme 1 vs Samsung Galaxy J6: Performance, Hardware Specifications

In terms of performance, the Moto E5 Plus packs an octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor, which is coupled with a maximum of 4GB RAM, and 64GB of internal storage. The fingerprint sensor is available at the back.

The Realme 1 has a MediaTek Helio P60 processor and gets up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. And finally, the Galaxy J6 uses an Exynos 7870 octa-core processor with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. We reckon the Realme 1 will probably beat the other two when it comes to performance, smoothness, and daily usage. However, the Realme 1 does not have a fingerprint sensor and relies only on Face unlock and Passcode.

Moto E5 Plus vs Realme 1 vs Samsung Galaxy J6: Camera Features

All three phones here feature a single rear camera setup, with the Moto E5 Plus getting a 12MP sensor, the Realme 1 with a 13MP camera, and the Galaxy J6 with a 13MP unit. Comparing the three, the Galaxy J6 should produce the best looking photos from the rear camera.

On the front, the Realme 1 and the Galaxy J6 sport an 8MP sensor for selfies, whereas the Moto E5 Plus only gets a 5MP unit. Expect the former two to take better photos of your face! The Moto E5 Plus and the Galaxy J6 also sport a front LED flash for night time selfies.

Moto E5 Plus vs Realme 1 vs Samsung Galaxy J6: Battery, OS

When it comes to battery, the Moto E5 Plus wins the battle by a huge margin. It has a massive 5000mAh battery, with support for fast charging. You can expect almost 2 days of usage with this phone.

The Realme 1 comes with a 3410mAh battery, while the Galaxy J6 is equipped with a 3000mAh unit. Both of them do not have fast charging capabilities.

As for the OS, the Moto E5 Plus runs on stock Android 8.0 Oreo, the Realme 1 uses Oppo’s ColorOS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo, and the Galaxy J6 also runs Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience 9.0 UI on top.

Moto E5 Plus vs Realme 1 vs Samsung Galaxy J6: Verdict

Out of all the three smartphones, we think that the Realme 1 proves to be value for money with its decent specifications. Of course, we do have reservations about the MediaTek chipsets, but benchmarks prove that the Helio P60 is better than the Snapdragon 430 when it comes to performance. However, if you are one of those who prefer pure Android experience then the Moto E5 Plus would be a better pick for you.