Realme seems to be on a launching spree. The company has recently introduced Realme 7i in Indonesia and launched Realme Narzo 20 in India today. The Realme Narzo 20 comes with a new design language along with MediaTek chipset, 128GB storage, triple-camera setup, and more. Realme 7i, on the other hand, features 90Hz refresh rate, Snapdragon chipset, quad-camera setup, and more. In this article, let’s compare the two smartphones and point out the differences in price, specifications and features.
Realme 7i vs Realme Narzo 20: Price
Realme Narzo 20 price in India starts at INR 10,499 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage option, while the 4GB RAM + 128GB model is priced at INR 11,499. The Realme 7i price is 31,99,000 Indonesian Rupiah, which roughly translates to INR 15,885. The phone comes with a single memory option of 8GB RAM and 128GB storage.
Realme 7i vs Realme Narzo 20: Design
Both the smartphones offer different finishes at the back panel. The Realme Narzo 20 comes with a Victory design-like gradient finish and is available in two colour options including Victory Blue and Glory Silver. The handset features a triple-camera setup, which is aligned in a square-shaped module coupled with a waterdrop notch at the front. The Realme 7i is available Aurora Green and Polar Blue colour options. The smartphone comes with an L-shaped camera module at the back and punch-hole design at the front. That said, Realme 7i offers better design language as it offers punch-hole design, which looks premium as compared to the waterdrop notch present in the Narzo 20 smartphone.
Realme 7i vs Realme Narzo 20: Display
The Realme 7i and Realme Narzo 20 are equipped with a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels. Both of them come with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. However, the major difference here is in terms of the screen refresh rate. The Realme 7i is loaded with a 90Hz refresh rate, while the Narzo 20 comes with a standard 60Hz refresh rate. So, Realme 7i wins this round as it sports a better screen refresh rate.
Realme 7i vs Realme Narzo 20: Hardware
In terms of hardware, the Realme 7i gets its power from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor along with Adreno 610 GPU. The phone comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Moving on to Realme Naro 20, it is loaded with the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset along with Arm Mali-G52 MC2 GPU. The handset is available with 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. Both the chipsets have their fair share of hits and misses. The Helio G85 is meant to attract the gamers, while the Snapdragon 662 gives you better efficiency. However, it is Realme 7i that offers you better 8GB RAM as compared to the Narzo 20, which comes with 4GB of RAM. So, once again, Realme 7i wins this round.
Realme 7i vs Realme Narzo 20: Cameras
In terms of cameras, the Realme 7i is loaded with a quad-camera setup with a combination of 64MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP B&W portrait sensor with f/2.4, and 2MP macro shooter with f/2.4 aperture. On the front, there is a 16MP snapper for selfies and video chats.
The Realme Narzo 20 is equipped with a triple-camera setup with a combination of 48MP primary lens, 8MP wide-angle sensor with 119-degree FoV, and a 2MP macro lens. Upfront, it houses an 8MP selfie shooter. Although we have not tested the camera performance of both the devices, it is Realme 7i that offers beefier camera specs as compared to the Realme Narzo 20.
Realme 7i vs Realme Narzo 20: Battery
In terms of battery, the Realme Narzo 20 packs a 6,000mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging technology. The Realme 7i comes with a 5,000mAh battery and it also supports 18W fast charging. In terms of battery, Realme Narzo 20 has an upper hand as it offers you much better battery backup then Realme 7i.
Realme 7i vs Realme Narzo 20: Verdict
Realme 7i seems to be a better device than the Realme Narzo 20 as it packs a 90Hz refresh rate, better cameras, comparable performance, and more. The Realme Narzo 20 only offers a better battery backup. So, the answer is quite clear. Realme 7i emerges as a better device overall and it would be interesting to see when it will hit the Indian shores.