Chinese smartphone maker Realme had unveiled its latest smartphones in the Indian market two days ago and it was called the Realme X3-series. The devices had been teased for a long time and endless leaks had already revealed nearly all the specs of the smartphones. The Realme X3 takes over from the Realme X2-series announced last year and it is quite similar to the Realme X2 Pro in terms of features and design. With the Realme X3 going for sale tomorrow, let’s have a look at how both the X3 and X2 Pro fare in terms of specs on sheet.
Realme X3 vs Realme X2 Pro: Price in India
The Realme X3 happens to be priced at Rs 24,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant while the 8GB variant with the same storage is priced at Rs 25,999. On the other hand, the Realme X2 Pro is priced starting at Rs 29,999 for the 6GB + 128GB version and it goes all the way to 12GB RAM + 256GB storage which has a price of Rs 35,999. There is also an 8GB + 128GB which is priced at Rs 31,999. In terms of pricing the Realme X3 is clearly the more affordable option.
Winner: Realme X3
Realme X3 vs Realme X2 Pro: Display
The Realme X2 has a punch-hole display which measures 6.6-inches and it has a 120Hz refresh rate FHD+ IPS LCD panel. The Realme X2 Pro has the waterdrop notch on the front 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a refresh rate of 90Hz and a Super AMOLED panel harbouring a Gorilla Glass 5 protection. On the face of its, the Realme X3 happens to be the winner thanks to a higher screen refresh rate and a punch-hole implementation which gives a higher screen-to-body ratio.
Winner: Realme X3
Realme X3 vs Realme X2 Pro: Cameras
In the optics department, the Realme X3 happens to have a quad-camera setup with a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 12MP telephoto lens and a 2MP macro shooter. The same setup can also be found on the Realme X2 Pro as well. However, on the front for the Realme X3 happens to be dual selfie shooter with a 16MP primary sensor and 8MP secondary lens. The Realme X2 Pro has a single 16MP selfie shooter. As a whole, the Realme X3 is a winner because of the additional selfie camera on the front.
Winner: Realme X3
Realme X3 vs Realme X2 Pro: Performance and software
The Realme X3 is powered by last year’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ chipset and has up to 8GB of RAM with 128GB of storage. The Realme X2 Pro also has the 855+ running under the hood, but it has a higher configuration of RAM and storage which can go up to 12GB + 256GB. On the software side of things, both the devices run Android 10-based Realme UI. The winner here is the Realme X2 Pro on account of offering a higher RAM and storage options.
Winner: Realme X2 Pro
Realme X3 vs Realme X2 Pro: Battery
The Realme X3 happens to have a 4,200mAh battery, which has scope for up to 30W Dart Charge. The Realme X2 Pro has a smaller 4,000mAh battery but supports a whooping 50W Super VOOC charging solution. The winner is the X2 Pro on account for having a charging speed that is nearly double that of the Realme X3.
Realme X3 vs Realme X2 Pro: Verdict
It is clear from this spec comparison that the Realme X3 beats the X2 Pro in terms of camera, display and most importantly pricing. The Realme X2 Pro is a pricey alternative with the only advantage being a faster charging solution.
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