Vivo S1 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Realme 6: Price in India, Specifications and Features Compared

Redmi Note 9 Pro, Realme 6, and Vivo S1 - some of the best mid-range smartphones out there in the market. But, which one should you go for? Let's find out...

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The mid-range segment of Android has lately been ultra-competitive. Smartphone companies like Xiaomi, Realme, and Vivo have recently launched plenty of smartphones in the Rs 10,000 – Rs 20,000 range, which makes it very difficult for the end customer to decide as to which smartphone to go for. Three such smartphones are the Vivo S1, Realme 6, and Redmi Note 9 Pro.

All three smartphones that we mentioned offer decent specifications and features at the price point that they are kept at in the country. This would essentially lead to a lot of confusion and that is what we will try to avoid today. Today, we will compare the Vivo S1, Realme 6, and Redmi Note 9 Pro smartphones and find the best choice of smartphone for you. So, what are we waiting for? Let’s jump right into the comparison of the three devices that we mentioned above.

Vivo S1 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Realme 6: Price in India

Starting with the Vivo S1, the device is priced at Rs 16,990 for the 4GB RAM and 128GB storage variant, Rs 18,990 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant, and Rs 19,990 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.

The Redmi Note 9 Pro, on the other hand, is priced at Rs 12,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage variant and Rs 15,999 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.

Lastly, the Realme 6 costs Rs 12,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant, Rs 14,999 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant, and Rs 15,999 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.

When it comes to pricing, the base variant of the Redmi Note 9 Pro will cost you the least amongst the three smartphones that we are comparing today.

Vivo S1 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Realme 6: Display Features

Coming to the displays of the devices that we are comparing, the Redmi Note 9 Pro sports a 6.67-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The display of the device features a centrally-aligned single punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera.

The Realme 6, on the other hand, comes with a 6.5-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with a 2,400 x 1,080 pixel resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The Realme 6 is the only smartphone amongst the three, which comes with a higher 90Hz refresh rate.

Lastly, the Vivo S1 flaunts a Full HD+ AMOLED panel with a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio.

If you want a large display, the Redmi Note 9 Pro is the one to go for. If, on the other hand, you need a higher refresh rate device, you should go for the Realme 6. If AMOLED displays are something you cannot live without, Vivo S1 should be the ideal choice of a smartphone for you.

Also Read: Redmi Note 9 (Global) vs Redmi Note 8 vs Redmi Note 7S: What’s Different in Price in India, Specs and Features

Vivo S1 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Realme 6: Processor and Software

Powering the Redmi Note 9 Pro is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset. The Realme 6, on the other hand, is equipped with a 2.05GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T chipset. Lastly, the Vivo S1 comes with a MediaTek Helio P65 chipset. When it comes to the processor used, both Redmi Note 9 Pro and Realme 6 offer decent mid-range gaming processors.

On the software side of things, all three smartphones offer a different scene altogether. The Redmi Note 9 Pro ships with the company’s proprietary MIUI 11 skin. The Realme 6 features Realme UI, and the Vivo S1 boasts FunTouch OS. When it comes to the software, the ultimate choice will depend on personal preference, so we won’t really declare a winner here.

Vivo S1 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Realme 6: Camera Features

Speaking of cameras, the Redmi Note 9 Pro boasts a quadruple rear camera setup, which includes a 48MP primary wide-angle camera (with night mode), an 8MP ultra-wide camera with a 119-degree Field of View, a 2MP depth sensor with AI portrait mode, and a 5MP macro camera with up to 2cm focus distance. At the front, the device comes with a 16MP selfie shooter.

The Realme 6 also features four cameras at the back, including a 64MP Samsung GW1 wide-angle camera (f/1.8) + an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens (f/2.3) + a 2MP B&W portrait lens (f/2.4) + a 2MP macro camera (f/2.4). There is a 16MP selfie snapper embedded underneath a single punch-hole cutout.

The Vivo S1, on the other hand, offers a triple rear camera setup, which includes a 16MP primary sensor, an 8MP wide angle sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. At the front, the device features a 32MP selfie snapper.

When it comes to cameras, resolution counts are not the only parameter we should consider, so declaring a winner will be a bit difficult based on the respective resolutions of the smartphones that we are comparing today.

Vivo S1 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Realme 6: Battery Features

The Redmi Note 9 Pro features a massive 5,020mAh battery, which has support for up to 18W of fast charging. The Realme 6, on the other hand, comes with a relatively smaller 4,300mAh battery, but with faster charging speeds – 30W. Lastly, the Vivo S1 features a 4,500mAh battery with an 18W Dual-Engine fast charging.

If you want a smartphone that charges fast, the Realme 6 is the one to go for. If, on the other hand, you need a large battery, the Redmi Note 9 Pro should be the ideal choice for you.

Also Read: Realme 6 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro: Price in India, Specifications, Features Compared

Vivo S1 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Realme 6: Final Verdict

As we mentioned in the beginning, all three smartphones that we have compared today offer decent value for money features, but there are certain advantages each device has, which we have pointed out. If you want an AMOLED panel, the Vivo S1 is the one for you. If, on the other hand, you need a higher refresh rate device, go with the Realme 6. If you want a phone with a large display, the Redmi Note 9 Pro should be the ideal choice. Similarly, if you want a fast charging smartphone, go with the Realme 6. If, however, you want a large battery, the Redmi Note 9 Pro is there for you.

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


3 COMMENTS

  1. isn’t it unfair to compare one Snapdragon powered smartphone to 2 Mediatek powered ones. What about a comparison between Vivo S1 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Realme 6?

  2. Realme 6 with the MediaTek HeliO G90T is a winner here for me. It delivers flash speed performance

  3. Thanks for this detailed comparison, really helpful. What do you suggest for a gamer on the processor front. Should one go with Redmi Note 9 Pro with Snapdragon 720G or Realme 6 with Mediatek helio G90T?

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