Realme NARZO N63 vs Vivo Y18: Price, Specs, and Features Compared

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Realme recently unveiled the Realme NARZO N63 smartphone in India. The NARZO N63 is a budget segment smartphone, aimed at first-time smartphone buyers. It starts at Rs 8,499 which means puts it directly in competition against the Vivo Y18. In this post let us compare the specifications of the Realme NARZO N63 with the Vivo Y18.

Realme NARZO N63 vs Vivo Y18 Series: Specs at Glance

3.9
4.1
4.1
₹ 8,498
₹ 8,999
₹ 7,999
ProcessorUnisocMediaTek Helio G85MediaTek Helio G85
Display6.74″ (17.12 cm)
90Hz Display
6.56″ (16.66 cm)
90Hz Display
6.56″ (16.66 cm)
90Hz Display
Rear Camera50 MP Rear50+0.08 MP Rear13+0.08 MP Rear
Front Camera8 MP Front8 MP Front5 MP Front
RAM & Storage4 GB RAM
64 GB Storage
4 GB RAM
64 GB Storage
4 GB RAM
64 GB Storage
Battery5000 mAh
45W Charging
5000 mAh
15W Charging
5000 mAh
15W Charging
OSAndroid v14Android v14Android v14

Realme NARZO N63 vs Vivo Y18: Price in India

4GB+64GB 4GB+128GB Availability
NARZO N63 Rs 8,499 Rs 8,999 Amazon, Realme eStore
Vivo Y18 Rs 8,999 Rs 9,999 Amazon, Flipkart, Vivo eStore

The NARZO N63 is cheaper across variants when compared with the Vivo Y18. Despite being costlier, the Vivo Y18 doesn’t include a charging adapter in the retail box. So, it will be an added cost. The company sells its 18W charging adapter for Rs 1,199.

Realme NARZO N63 vs Vivo Y18: Design

  • The Realme NARZO N63 is IP54-rated and weighs 189 grams. The handset comes in two colour options: Twilight Purple and Leather Blue. The blue colour variant of the device features a vegan leather finish.
  • The Vivo Y18 weighs 185 grams and features an IP54 water and dust-resistant rating. It is available in Space Black and Gem Green colour variants.

The NARZO N63 and Vivo feature flat edge design and waterdrop notch display. The NARZO N63 with a vegan leather finish and iPhone 15 Pro-styled camera module might appeal to people. However, people can have different preferences when it comes to design. So, we leave it to the readers to decide which one they like more.

Realme NARZO N63 vs Vivo Y18: Display

  • The Realme NARZO N63 flaunts a 6.74-inch LCD panel with an HD+ resolution, 90Hz refresh rate, 560nits HBM brightness, and a waterdrop notch.
  • The Vivo Y18 features a 6.56-inch LCD screen with an HD+ resolution, 90Hz refresh rate, 840nits HBM brightness, and a waterdrop notch.

The NARZO N63 appears to be a winner as it features a larger display with Rainwater Smart Touch feature and Dynamic Island-like Mini Capsule 2.0 notifications. However, the Vivo Y18 has a brighter display.

Realme NARZO N63 vs Vivo Y18: Performance

  • The Realme NARZO N63 is powered by a UniSoC T612 processor with an integrated Mali G57 MP1 GPU, 4GB of RAM, and up to 128GB of storage.
  • The Vivo Y18 sports a MediaTek Helio G85 processor, paired with a Mali G52 MP2 GPU. It features 4GB LPDDR4X RAM and up to 128GB eMMC 5.1 storage.
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AnTuTu Overall benchmark score analysis
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Geekbench single-core benchmark score analysis
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Geekbench multi-core benchmark score analysis

The Helio G85 features a faster CPU and GPU, both of which give the Vivo Y18 an edge over the NARZO N63.

Realme NARZO N63 vs Vivo Y18: Software

  • The Realme NARZO N63 boots Realme UI based on Android 14.
  • The Vivo Y18 comes with Android 14-based FunTouchOS 14.

The NARZO N63 and Vivo Y18 boot Android 14. There’s no clarity regarding the software support for both of these handsets.

Realme NARZO N63 vs Vivo Y18: Cameras

  • The Realme NARZO N63 sports a dual-rear camera setup, which includes a 50MP primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture. It has an 8MP front shooter with a 78° field of view and an f/2.0 aperture
  • The Vivo Y18 offers a dual-rear camera setup consisting of a 50MP primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture. The smartphone features an 8MP front camera with an f/2.0 aperture.

Here, the NARZO N63 and Vivo Y18 feature very similar hardware. However, the NARZO N63 offers street photography filters along with portrait mode, and night mode, which give it an advantage over Vivo’s offering.

Realme NARZO N63 vs Vivo Y18: Battery and Charging

  • The Realme NARZO N63 has a 5,000mAh battery with 45W SuperVOOC fast charging.
  • The Vivo Y18 is equipped with a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. Vivo doesn’t bundle the charging adapter in the retail box.

The NARZO N63 is a clear winner when it comes to charging. It supports 45W fast charging and the retail box includes the charging adapter.

Realme NARZO N63 vs Vivo Y18: Verdict

The NARZO N63 is cheaper, compared to the Vivo Y18 and brings more to the tablet. It comes out as a winner in display, charging, and camera segments. The NARZO N63 features a vegan leather finish and has a bigger display. The handset also offers nifty additions such as Dynamic Button, Rainwater Smart Touch, and Mini Capsule 2.0. These can be quite compelling, especially when these features are available on a budget.

The Vivo Y18, on the other hand, has a faster processor and brighter display. Those looking for occasional gaming in the budget segment could consider it. If you’re tight on budget but want a MediaTek Helio G85-powered device, there is the Vivo Y18e, which is very similar to the Vivo Y18 except for cameras and fingerprint scanner.