Realme 6 Pro vs POCO X2 vs Samsung Galaxy M31: Price in India, Specifications, Features Compared

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Realme 6 Pro vs POCO X2 vs Samsung Galaxy M31

Realme finally launched the Realme 6 and Realme 6 Pro smartphones in India. The Realme 6 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset and it comes with a dual punch-hole selfie camera. The price the Realme 6 Pro is kept at puts it right into a competition with the likes of devices like the Samsung Galaxy M31 and the POCO X2. The mid-range segment of the Android ecosystem already has a big bunch of decent smartphones, which could render you confused as to which one you should go for. Well, if in case you are planning on buying any of the devices that we have mentioned above, you need not worry as we have you covered. Today, we will compare the Realme 6 Pro, the Samsung Galaxy M31, and the POCO X2 smartphones and find out the best choice for you. So, without waiting any further, let’s jump right into the comparison.

Realme 6 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy M31 vs POCO X2: Price in India

Starting with the Realme 6 Pro, the device is available in three memory variants in the country – one with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage is priced at Rs 16,999, one with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage is priced at Rs 17,999, and the top-of-the-line 8GB/128GB variant of the Realme 6 Pro is kept at a price of Rs 18,999.

Coming to the Samsung Galaxy M31, the company has launched two variants of the device in India – the first variant has 6GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. It is priced at Rs 15,999. The second variant comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage and the same is priced at Rs 16,999 in India.

Lastly, the POCO X2 comes in three variants – 6GB/64GB for Rs 15,999, 6GB/128GB for Rs 16,999, and 8GB/128GB for Rs 19,999.

When it comes to price, the 6GB/64GB variant of the Samsung Galaxy M31 and the POCO X2 are the cheapest of them all.

Realme 6 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy M31 vs POCO X2: Display Features

Coming to display, the Realme 6 Pro flaunts a 6.6-inch LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The display of the device comes with a dual punch-hole selfie snapper. It is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The Samsung Galaxy M31, on the other hand, features a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with a Full HD+ resolution. There is a waterdrop notch at the top of the display. The Samsung Galaxy M31 features a standard 60Hz refresh rate. Lastly, the POCO X2 sports a 6.67-inch IPS LCD with Full HD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate.

If display is your point of concern, I would suggest you to go with the POCO X2 owing to the higher refresh rate it comes with. That being said, if you are a fan of AMOLED displays, going for the Samsung Galaxy M31 might be the best idea for you.

Realme 6 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy M31 vs POCO X2: Camera Specs

In the camera department, the Realme 6 Pro comes with a quadruple rear camera setup, which includes a 64MP primary camera, a 12MP telephoto lens, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. At the front, the Realme 6 Pro features a dual punch-hole selfie snapper – 16MP primary lens + 8MP ultra-wide lens. Coming to the Samsung Galaxy M31, this one also features four rear cameras – 64MP main camera + 8MP ultrawide + 5MP macro + 5MP depth sensor. At the front, the Samsung Galaxy M31 features a 32MP selfie shooter. Lastly, the POCO X2 comes with a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro lens. At the front, the POCO X2 comes with a dual punch-hole selfie camera arrangement – 20MP primary and 2MP depth sensor.

As far as the cameras are concerned, all three smartphones that we are comparing today feature a 64MP primary sensor. It, therefore, will be difficult for us to decide the winner in this round without really testing them in real life.

Realme 6 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy M31 vs POCO X2: Processor and Software

Under the hood, the Realme 6 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor, which is paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The Samsung Galaxy M31, on the other hand, is powered by the company’s in-house Exynos 9611 processor, which is coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Lastly, the POCO X2 comes equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage.

As far as the software is concerned, all three smartphones that we are comparing run on the latest Android 10 OS out of the box, but with different custom skins. The Realme 6 Pro runs on Realme UI, the Samsung Galaxy M31 runs on One UI, and POCO X2 runs on MIUI 11.

When it comes to software, the MIUI 11 skin on the POCO X2 is pretty stable. It also runs on a pretty potent SoC and has the maximum amount of internal storage. The Realme UI, on the other hand, is the company’s new take on Android and is full of new features, including a new way to take screenshots, a close-to-stock approach, and more. If you want to experience the Realme UI, going with the Realme 6 Pro might be the better idea.

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Realme 6 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy M31 vs POCO X2: Battery and Charging

The Realme 6 Pro packs in a 4,300mAh battery, which has a provision for up to 20W fast VOOC 4.0 charging. The Samsung Galaxy M31, on the other hand, features a whopping 6,000mAh battery, but comes with a much slower 15W fast charging. Lastly, the POCO X2 sports a 4,500mAh battery with 27W fast charging.

In case you want a bigger battery on your device, the Samsung Galaxy M31 should be the choice of a smartphone for you. On the other hand, if you want faster charging on your device, you can either go with the Realme 6 Pro or the POCO X2. This would ultimately be your personal preference.

Realme 6 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy M31 vs POCO X2: Final Verdict

All three smartphones that we compared today come with decent specifications and features, but the POCO X2 features better processor and has the biggest display too. The Samsung Galaxy M31, however, features an AMOLED display and a bigger battery. The ultimate choice will boil down to one’s personal preference. Those who are fans of AMOLED panels should opt for the Samsung Galaxy M31. Those who want a higher refresh rate, gaming-centric smartphone, should opt for the POCO X2 instead. Realme 6 Pro, on the other hand, is the most recently launched smartphone, so in case you fancy that ‘latest’ tag, the Realme 6 Pro should be your go-to option.


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