Realme has finally announced the launch of its first set of smartphones that are powered by the MediaTek Dimensity chipset. The company has introduced Realme X7 and Realme X7 Pro with Dimensity 800U and Dimensity 1000+ chipset respectively. Although the X7 Pro is meant for the mid-range segment, the Realme X7 is the one that will face the maximum heat. The smartphone comes with a starting price of Rs 19,999, which places it against the likes of Xiaomi Mi 10i and Samsung Galaxy M51 that are immensely popular in this price segment. In this article, we are going to compare the Realme X7, the Xiaomi Mi 10i, and Samsung Galaxy M51 to see which one emerges as the worthy option in this price segment.
Realme X7 vs Xiaomi Mi 10i vs Samsung Galaxy M51:Price in India
The Realme X7 India price starts at Rs 19,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB of internal storage. The 8GB RAM option comes with a price tag of Rs 21,999. The Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G price in India is Rs 20,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB of internal storage. The 6GB RAM + 128GB option is priced at Rs 21,999. The 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option comes with a price tag of Rs 23,999. The Samsung Galaxy M51 currently sells for Rs 22,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option. The 8GB RAM + 128GB model is priced at Rs 24,999.
Realme X7 vs Xiaomi Mi 10i vs Samsung Galaxy M51: Design
Coming to the design, all three smartphones offer some distinctive design language. The Realme X7 offers one of the flashiest design we have seen in a smartphone in this price range. The handset comes with a glossy plastic finish at the back along with a triple-camera setup and a big ‘Dare to Leap’ tagline. The phone is available in Space Silver and Nebula colour options.
The Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G offers a circular camera module that is slightly bumped and comes with a new Pacific Sunrise colour option that sure looks premium. That said, the phone is a bit bulky as it weighs 214.5 grams and is not the sleekest option available with 9mm thickness. The Samsung Galaxy M51 offers a design language which is similar to other Samsung smartphones in this price range. The phone employs a glasstic finish (a fancy name for plastic). However, the phone is surprisingly lightweight 213 grams despite sporting a massive 7,000mAh battery.
Realme X7 vs Xiaomi Mi 10i vs Samsung Galaxy M51: Display
Coming to the display, the Realme X7 offers 6.44-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The display comes with 600nits brightness, 90.8 per cent screen-to-body ratio, 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and 180Hz touch sampling rate. Sadly, there is no 90Hz refresh rate on this one.
The Mi 10i 5G flaunts a 6.67-inch Full HD+ DotDispaly with a screen resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The handset comes with HDR10+ support, 84 per cent NTSC colour gamut, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The company has also added a 120Hz variable refresh rate.
Samsung Galaxy M51 features a 6.67-inch Super AMOLED Plus Infinity O Display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, a 60Hz refresh rate, 386ppi pixel density, and a peak brightness of 420 nits. This is where it gets interesting. If you are one those who are in AMOLED panels then Galaxy M51 and Realme X7 might excite you. However, if you want higher screen refresh rate then Mi 10i is the perfect option for you.
Realme X7 vs Xiaomi Mi 10i vs Samsung Galaxy M51: Performance
The Realme X7 is the first smartphone in India that comes loaded with the latest MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset. The phone also offers up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G mobile platform along with Adreno 619 GPU. The Mi 10i 5G comes with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
Coming to Galaxy M51, the handset comes loaded with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor. It also offers up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The real competition is between the MediaTek Dimensity 800U and Snapdragon 750G 5G chipsets. Both the SoCs offers far better performance as compared to other chipsets available in the price segment. We have done an in-depth comparison of the MediaTek Dimensity 800U and Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G on our MySmartPrice English YouTube channel. You can check it below:
Realme X7 vs Xiaomi Mi 10i vs Samsung Galaxy M51: Camera
In terms of optics, the Realme X7 employs a triple-camera setup with 64MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide lens with 119-degree FoV, and 2MP macro shooter. On the front, there is a 16MP shooter for selfies and video calling.
The Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G is the first smartphone in this segment that comes with 108MP rear camera. This is accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro lens, and 2MP depth sensor. The phone features a 16MP front camera with f/2.45 aperture for selfies and video calling.
The Samsung Galaxy M51 comes with a quad-camera setup with a combination of 64MP primary lens, 12MP wide-angle lens, 5Mp depth sensor, and 5MP macro shooter. On the front, you get 32MP shooter for selfies and video calling.
Realme X7 vs Xiaomi Mi 10i vs Samsung Galaxy M51: Battery
Coming to the battery, the Realme X7 offers a 4,310mAh battery with 50W fast charging support. The Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G packs a 4,820mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. The Samsung Galaxy M51 offers a massive 7,000mAh battery with 25W fast charging solution.
Realme X7 vs Xiaomi Mi 10i vs Samsung Galaxy M51: Conclusion
To conclude, the Realme X7 gives a stiff competition to the Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G, while it surpasses the Galaxy M51 in almost every category. The latest handset from Realme comes with a good processor coupled with 50W fast charging support and more. The Xiaomi Mi 10i 5G is also a good alternative as you get a 5G chipset alongside a 120Hz display, 108MP triple rear cameras, and more.