Oppo RealMe 1 vs Xiaomi Redmi Y2 (Mi Y2) vs Redmi 6: Price in India, Specifications, Features Compared

Want a cheap smartphone with decent internal specifications? Check out the latest budget smartphones Redmi Y2, Redmi 6 and the RealMe 1 as we compare their camera, battery life, hardware and more.


The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 and Redmi 6 belong to the affordable range of smartphones, while the RealMe 1 from OPPO competes with them on the same price and performance level. We will compare the three smartphones to see which one provides a better smartphone solution for the buyer.

Oppo RealMe 1 vs Xiaomi Redmi Y2 (Mi Y2) vs Redmi 6: Price in India

The Redmi Y2 is available in India in two storage configurations. The 3GB RAM and 32GB storage model costs Rs. 9999 while the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant costs Rs. 12999. The Redmi 6 is not officially available in India right now, but the estimates are that the smartphone will probably cost Rs. 8999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage version while the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage could cost Rs. 10999 in India. The RealMe 1 is offered in three variants where the 3GB + 32GB variant costs Rs. 8990, with the 4GB + 64GB variant priced at Rs. 10990, and the top-tier 6GB RAM + 128GB model costing Rs. 13990.

Oppo RealMe 1 vs Xiaomi Redmi Y2 (Mi Y2) vs Redmi 6: Design, Display

The Redmi Y2 comes with a 5.99-inch IPS LCD screen and 1440 x 720 resolution with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The Redmi 6 features a smaller 5.45-inch LCD display with the same resolution and aspect ratio, while the RealMe 1 bears a 6-inch full-HD+ display with 2160 x 1080 resolution in the same aspect ratio as the remaining smartphones.

As you’ve noticed by now, all phones feature a premium metal construction and all devices have taller displays. Sure, none of them look like the Vivo NEX by any margin but if you want a device that comes with a taller screen and is affordable, check out one of these three as you will not be disappointed.

Oppo RealMe 1 vs Xiaomi Redmi Y2 (Mi Y2) vs Redmi 6: Performance Features, Hardware

The Redmi Y2 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset paired with Adreno 506 GPU, while the Redmi 6 is the least powerful out of all the three with a MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz with an IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The RealMe 1 is certainly the most powerful out of all the three since it is packing a Helio P60 chipset. If you want higher performance, consider the RealMe 1.

Oppo RealMe 1 vs Xiaomi Redmi Y2 (Mi Y2) vs Redmi 6: Camera Features

The Redmi Y2 features a 12 + 5MP dual camera setup at the rear and a 16MP front-facing camera for selfies. For the Redmi 6, there is a rear 12 + 5MP AI dual-camera setup with phase detection autofocus and full HD video capture support. For selfies, the handset includes a 5MP sensor on the front with Face Unlock and AI Portrait mode, just like the Redmi Y2.

As for the RealMe 1, it features just a single 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera. The camera on the phone is paired with OPPO’S AI Beauty 2.0 and features Face Unlock as well.

Oppo RealMe 1 vs Xiaomi Redmi Y2 (Mi Y2) vs Redmi 6: OS, Battery Specifications

The Redmi Y2 comes with a 3080mAh battery and runs MIUI 9.5 on top of Android Oreo 8.1. The Redmi 6 features a 3000mAh capacity battery and the software front seems the phone launch with Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9 out of the box. In terms of battery capacities, the RealMe 1 is the real winner as it comes with a 3410mAh battery but it does not feature the same MIUI as the remaining smartphones. Instead, it is running ColorOS 5.0 on top of Android Oreo 8.1, which some people might not like but it is their personal choice after all.

Oppo RealMe 1 vs Xiaomi Redmi Y2 (Mi Y2) vs Redmi 6: Final Verdict

In the majority of the cases, buyers are going to choose the RealMe 1 because of the specifications it offers and the affordability in general. However, the Redmi Y2 is not a bad option at all either, while the Redmi 6 provides a slightly better value to buyers who are coming from Redmi 5.

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Mohd. Omer cannot control his love for tech, so he became an author to report on the latest happenings in technology, and to educate others. Omer has been tracking the smartphone industry since Nokia’s Symbian days. He is an experienced writer who has a strong hold on smartphone domain and is equally passionate about the connecting segments like apps and softwares.

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