Here is a comparative analysis between Xiaomi RedMi 2
and Yu Yuphoria
based on specifications and user reviews - Design and Display
Screen and comfortability in handling are the fundamental aspects of a smartphone. Yuphoria sports a 5 inch screen while RedMi 2 flaunts a 4.7 inch one. Both feature 720p HD resolution. The devices share a common IPS LCD screen. However, Yuphoria has the latest Gorilla Glass 3 protection, but RedMi 2 has the previous Gorilla Glass 2.
RedMi 2 has been found to produce better color reproduction and the display has an edge over Yuphoria.In terms of size, Yuphoria measures 142.38 x 72.96 x 8.25mm as opposed to 134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm of RedMi 2. The Yuphoria carries a metal frame that gives it a premium look.
My Take - Yuphoria takes the lead here in terms of looks and new features, yet display quality on RedMi 2 looks great. Hardware
Both of them are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 octacore processors. Being 64 Bit processor, Snapdragon 410 ensures that these phones are future ready. RedMi 2 comes with 8 GB internal.storage while Yuphoria carries a good 16 GB. Also RedMi 2 falls short off Yuphoria in terms of processing because it just carries 1 GB RAM compared to 2 GB on Yuphoria. Adreno 306 takes care of graphics needs on both the devices. RedMi 2 has one advantage over Yuphoria as Micromax has not included USB OTG support on it while RedMi 2 supports OTG. Both the phones have expandable memory slots with support up to 32 GB. Camera
You can find 8 MP rear camera on both of them. Either of them boast of wider aperture and 1080p HD video recording . However, camera quality appears better on RedMi 2. The camera app on Cyanogen OS does not seem to be impressive. RedMi 2 is a great performer in camera department.
Yuphoria carries a 5 MP shooter on the front. Yuphoria takes the lead in its ability to click better selfies. RedMi 2 has a 2 MP camera on the front. Software
RedMi 2 runs Android Kitkat 4.4.4 out of the box. It will be updated to Lollipop as has been stated by Xiaomi. The customisation on top with MiUI 6 appears a bit heavy. Yuphoria runs on Cyanogen OS 12 S based on Android Lollipop. Cyanogen is the best software out there with a host of customisation abilities. Battery and other features
RedMi 2 has a 2200 mAh battery while that on Yuphoria is rated at 2000 mAh.