It seems that Chinese firms are extending their business even more since the second quarter of 2014. Brands like Xolo and Micromax have been a rising star in the gadget world.
Recently, Micromax has launched a new handset with Yu emulating Xiaomi’s business. While, Xolo has launched Omega 5.0. Yu will run on Android whose software Cyanogen is its unique selling point for the brand.
Micromax Yu’s primary aim is to sync with Cyanogen 11 onto its devices. Other companies like Xolo are being noticed as they are coming up with Hive UI. While on the other side, Cyanogen is powerful and make the device to stand out.
While the Omega series of Xolo has been the most awaited series and is known for its impressive features at an affordable price.
Tech Specs of Xolo Omega 5.0
- Display: 5” IPS 1280 x 720 p
- Camera: 8 MP primary and 2 MP secondary camera
- Processor: 1.4 GHz and MTK6592M
- OS: Android v 4.4.4
- Memory: 1 GB
- Battery: Li-ion 2100 mAh
- Display: 5.5” IPS with Corning Glass Gorilla 3
- Camera: 13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera
- Processor: 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor
- OS: Cyanogen OS 11
- Battery: 2500 mAh
Design and Display
Xolo is known for its impressive designs as it comes with 5” display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 p.
While Yu Yureka comes with a 5.5” HD IPS display and 1280 x 720 p. The device also has a Corning gorilla glass 3 with oleophobic coating.
Yureka empowers the user with great camera experience as it features a 13 MP back camera with 5 P Largan blue lens architecture. You can also click selfies with its great 5MP front camera.
The Omega gives you an 8 MP rear camera with a 2 MP front camera for the selfie lovers.
Micromax Yu runs on Cyanogen OS 11 that delivers a powerful computing experience with performance and speed. You can upgrade your data with next level encryption and customize your phone with your choice.
Omega runs a customized version of Android known as Hive UI. This feature enables users in sharing real time feedback with feature ideas and interacting the development team.
Processor and RAM
Yu gives you the freedom to enjoy the ultra-fast 1.5 GHz octa-core processor. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset and you can enjoy multitasking and gaming at ease.
Omega is powered by 1.4 GHz octa core processor from MediaTek and comprises of 1 GB RAM.
Yu is powered by 2500 mAh battery that promises extended battery life and great performance. Users can enjoy 8 hours of talk time and 210 hours of standby time.
While the Omega is powered by 2100 mAh battery.
Yu has a lot going in for and some flaws but they can be compromised as the device comes at an extremely low price.
While, with Omega you can experience better RAM and an improved battery feature. So, we you want to go by the brand name then Micromax Yu should be your take.
About Author: Nandan Gupta is a Consumer Electronics Expert working with Zopper.com, which is the best hyperlocal marketplace (online and offline) website & App in India. He is an engineering graduate in computer science and has been closely following consumer electronics & Smartphone gadgets space from last 5 years. He also is a technology blogger for the past 3 years.