The Redmi Note 10 Pro has been launched in India earlier today, and continues on the excellent streak of reputation that Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series of smartphones have established over time. The smartphone offers a competitive set of specifications in line with the rest of the industry, as well as the typically competitive pricing in line with what it has offered previously. On this note, the Redmi Note 10 Pro will compete with the Realme Narzo 30 Pro, and fellow Xiaomi sub-brand Poco’s Poco X3 – two equally competitive smartphones in the mid-range sector. Here’s how they fare against each other.
Redmi Note 10 Pro vs Realme Narzo 30 Pro vs POCO X3: Price in India
The Redmi Note 10 Pro is priced at Rs 15,999 for 6GB + 64GB variant, Rs 16,999 for 6GB + 128GB variant and Rs 18,999 for the 8GB + 128GB variant. In comparison, the Realme Narzo 30 Pro costs Rs 16,999 for 6GB + 64GB variant, and Rs 19,999 for 8GB + 128GB variant. Meanwhile, the Poco X3 costs Rs 16,999 for 6GB + 64GB variant, Rs 18,499 for 6GB + 128GB variant and Rs 19,999 for 8GB + 128GB variant.
Redmi Note 10 Pro vs Realme Narzo 30 Pro vs POCO X3: Design
In terms of the overall design, the Redmi Note 10 Pro offers a centrally aligned drill-hole slot for the front camera on the display. It has a typically thicker chin bezel than the other ones. To the rear, the smartphone features a quad rear camera unit that looks unique by virtue of two large camera units and two smaller ones. The device measures 8.1mm in thickness, hence being quite sleek, and weighs 192g – about average for a smartphone today. It comes in three colour variants – Vintage Bronze, Glacial Blue and Dark Knight.
The Realme Narzo 30 Pro, meanwhile, features what look like comparatively sleeker bezels, albeit with a similar chin. Its triple rear camera module is similarly elongated, but is smoother in contour. It also gets a minimal Narzo branding similar to the Redmi Note 10 Pro. It measures 9.1mm and weighs 196g. In comparison, the Poco X3 is the heaviest and bulkiest phone of the bunch. It weighs 225g and feels so in hand, and has a unique, circular and central aligned quad rear camera module.
Redmi Note 10 Pro vs Realme Narzo 30 Pro vs POCO X3: Display
The Redmi Note 10 Pro features a Super AMOLED panel that offers 1200 nits peak brightness, therefore offering good sunlight legibility. The display is 6.67 inches in size, and offers full HD+ screen resolution. It also gets 120Hz fluid, fast refresh rate that will suit gamers, and it also gets Corning Gorilla Glass 5 screen protection on top.
In comparison, the Realme Narzo 30 Pro features a 6.5-inch LCD display with full HD+ resolution, 600 nits peak brightness that’s half of the Redmi Note 10 Pro, but still retains the 120Hz fast refresh rate. The Poco X3, meanwhile, gets the same display size as The Redmi Note 10 Pro, but uses an LCD panel instead. It offers the same brightness as the Realme Narzo 30 Pro, but gets 120Hz refresh rate as well.
Redmi Note 10 Pro vs Realme Narzo 30 Pro vs POCO X3: Performance
The Redmi Note 10 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G SoC, which is a performance variant of the Snapdragon 730G chipset. This fairly new generation mid-performance segment SoC is paired with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. It gets dual-band Wi-Fi and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
In comparison, the Realme Narzo 30 Pro offers the MediaTek Dimensity 800U SoC, which is the mid-range variant that ranks right below the Dimensity 1000+ SoC. It also gets up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, and is identical to the Redmi Note 10 Pro in connectivity performance as well. The Poco X3 is literally the exact identical twin of the Redmi Note 10 Pro, offering the same in terms of SoC, RAM, storage and connectivity.
Redmi Note 10 Pro vs Realme Narzo 30 Pro vs POCO X3: Camera
The Redmi Note 10 Pro features a quad rear camera setup, with a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 5MP macro camera and a 2MP depth camera. It supports 4K 30fps and full HD 120fps video recording. To the front, it features a 16MP front camera, as well as full HD video recording and calling.
In comparison, the Realme Narzo 30 Pro features a triple rear camera unit with 48MP primary camera, 8MP ultra-wide and 2MP macro cameras. The setup could pull off 4K 30fps and 120fps videos as well. It too gets a 16MP front camera with full HD video calling. The Poco X3 gets a quad rear camera setup with 64MP main, 13MP ultra-wide, 2MP macro and 2MP depth cameras. It too records 4K 30fps and full HD 120fps videos. It gets the highest front camera resolution with a 20MP front camera, and full HD video calling.
Redmi Note 10 Pro vs Realme Narzo 30 Pro vs POCO X3: Battery
The Redmi Note 10 Pro gets a 5,020mAh battery with 33W fast charging that brings up 57 percent charge in 30 minutes. The Realme Narzo 30 Pro gets a 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging that gets 50 percent power in 25 minutes. The Poco X3, on the other hand, gets the largest battery pack with 6,000mAh power, and 33W fast charging that understandably takes longer to charge than the Note 10 Pro.
Redmi Note 10 Pro vs Realme Narzo 30 Pro vs POCO X3: Which one to buy?
While the Realme Narzo 30 Pro has the best performance prowess of the lot in terms of its chipset, the Redmi Note 10 Pro gets a chart-topping camera configuration and also solid battery life of the bunch. It is also the sleekest smartphone of the lot, offering the same performance, camera and comparable battery life at a much sleeker shell and overall weight in comparison to the Poco X3.