Yu Yunique 2 Faces Off Against Moto C Plus – Which One Is Better?

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Lenovo-owned Motorola launched its Moto C Plus in India just last month as a slightly updated version of its sibling, the Moto C. The Moto C Plus improves on features like RAM, camera, display resolution, and most importantly the battery. Although Lenovo claims to offer the latest software, premium design, and expandable storage, the Moto C Plus stumbles when it comes to some of its specs.

Yu Yunique 2

The other challenging factor is the competition the phone faces in the market against other budget smartphones, one of them being the Yu Yunique 2. The Yu Yunique 2 was launched in India earlier this week and will go on sale exclusively on Flipkart. This Micromax sub-brand also claims that the Yu Yunique 2 offers promising features and it is safe to assume that it plays a strong contender to the aforementioned Moto C Plus.

Here’s a brief comparison between the two budget smartphones to see which one takes the cake.

Display and Design

The Yu Yunique 2 comes with a 5-inch IPS display with HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for scratch resistance. The display also features the ‘4 Pinch Zoom’ and ‘2 Point Multitouch’ support. On the other hand, the Moto C Plus also comes with an equally average 5-inch HD display.

In the design aspect, the Moto C Plus might not show off a premium look but it is offering great durability over form. The Yu Yunique 2 is no more impressive in the looks department, with its box-like form and round edges.


Under the hood, the similarity between the Motorola Moto C Plus and the Yu Yunique 2 continues to persist. Both the smartphones are internally powered by a quad-core Cortex-A53 MediaTek MT6737 processor each, with a clock speed of 1.3GHz. Accompanying it is a Mali-T720 GPU in both devices to take care of graphics and multi tasking. The chipset is shipped with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage onboard.


Besides that, the Moto C Plus is available in a single storage variant of 2GB of RAM while the Yu Yunique 2 comes in only one option. The Yu Yunique 2 allows you to further expand the storage up to 64GB via a dedicated microSD slot and the Moto C Plus offers storage expansion up to 32GB via a microSD card slot.


To start off with, the Yu Yunique 2 packs in a decent 13MP rear camera with LED flash, autofocus, and multi shot. Also, there is a 5MP camera with fixed focus up front for shooting selfies and for video calls. The Moto C Plus, on the other hand, comes with an 8MP camera with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus, and LED flash on the rear. The device also sports a 2MP front-facing camera with f/2.8 aperture and front LED flash for good selfies in low-lighting conditions.


The only killer feature that the Moto C Plus brings to the table is its stock Android experience. For a smartphone at the offered price, it presents a good deal with smoother UI elements and lack of unnecessary bloatware. Both the Moto C Plus and the Yu Yunique 2 run on Android Nougat 7.0.


Both the handsets come with similar connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, FM Radio, and a micro-USB 2.0 port for external file sharing. Both are dual-SIM smartphones that support 4G LTE connectivity.

Battery and Pricing

The Motorola Moto C Plus is backed by an impressive 4000mAh replaceable Li-Po battery and is available in colour options like Metallic Cherry, Pearl White, Fine Gold, and Starry Black. Meanwhile, the Yu Yunique 2 comes in Champagne Gold and Coal Black variants and houses an average 2,500mAh non-removable Li-Po battery.

The Yu Yunique 2 is priced at Rs. 5,999 and is exclusively available on Flipkart starting today, while the Motorola Moto C Plus has a slightly higher price tag of Rs. 6,999.


The Moto C Plus banks on the combination of stock Android and stellar battery life. Regardless, with lesser price, better camera, and a higher storage option, the Yu Yunique 2 is the one to go for if you are looking to buy one of these two smartphones.

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