Vivo is the latest smartphone brand in India to come out with its new premium device which is part of the popular V series. The company has positioned this moniker for selfie-focused smartphones but performance is an equal part of its strong points. The new Vivo V25 Pro looks to continue that promise with its clean design approach, quality set of cameras and a few other highlights.
But priced at over Rs 35,000 means Vivo faces tough competition from the likes of OnePlus and Realme. So, to get a better understanding of its capability here is our detailed comparison of the Vivo V25 Pro with the OnePlus 10R and the Realme GT Neo 3.
Vivo V25 Pro vs OnePlus 10R vs Realme GT Neo 3: Price in India
The Vivo V25 Pro starts at Rs 35,999 in India for the 8GB+128GB storage and the 12GB+256GB variant is available for Rs 39,999.
OnePlus 10R prices in India start from Rs 38,999 which gets you the 8GB + 128GB model. You also have the 12GB + 256GB option with 80W or you can go for the 150W charging version for Rs 42,999 and Rs 43,999 respectively.
Realme GT Neo 3 80W variant comes in 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB storage options. These two are priced at Rs 36,999 and Rs 38,999, respectively. While the 150W fast charging variant only has 12GB + 256GB storage configuration and is priced at Rs 42,999.
Vivo V25 Pro vs OnePlus 10R vs Realme GT Neo 3: Design
Vivo has given special focus to the design of the new smartphone. The back panel is made out of textured glass which is capable of changing colours. The phone feels light and slim which makes it easy to use with one hand. The overall in-hand feel is also quite good.
With the OnePlus 10R, you get a boxy design that has flat edges and the back panel is made of plastic which doesn’t look premium. Having said that, a durable body makes it less prone to fingerprints and accidental bumps are also unlikely.
Realme GT Neo 3 shows all its action at the back with the design of the panel inspired by a racing stripe, something which we have seen on other GT-series devices in the past.
Vivo V25 Pro vs OnePlus 10R vs Realme GT Neo 3: Display
The Vivo V25 Pro gets a 6.56-inch curved AMOLED display with full HD+ resolution, which offers a 120Hz refresh rate, and also supports an HDR10+ certified panel.
OnePlus 10R has a 6.7-inch AMOLED display with support for adaptive refresh rates from 60Hz to 120Hz. The main screen gets Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The display gives you a pixel density of 394 PPI.
The GT Neo 3 features a 6.7-inch AMOLED display with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and support for a 120Hz refresh rate. The phone has a hole-punch cutout at the top.
Vivo V25 Pro vs OnePlus 10R vs Realme GT Neo 3: Performance and UI
V25 Pro uses the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 chipset for performance, paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Vivo is giving 8GB for virtual RAM allocated from the internal storage. The phone runs on the FunTouch OS 12 built over the Android 12 operating system.
The OnePlus 10R is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Max chipset, paired with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB which is not expandable. OnePlus 10R gets the tried-and-tested OxygenOS 12 version which is based on the Android 12 operating system.
Realme GT Neo 3 is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC and it comes with up to 12GB of RAM as well. The phone runs Android 12 out of the box and has a layer of Realme UI 3.0 on top of Android.
Vivo V25 Pro vs OnePlus 10R vs Realme GT Neo 3: Cameras
With the Vivo 25 Pro, you get a 64MP primary sensor, 8MP ultrawide sensor and 2MP macro sensor. For selfies, the phone has a front-facing 32MP camera.
OnePlus 10R has a triple rear camera setup of a 50MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor and a 2MP sensor. And on the front, you get a 16MP sensor.
Realme GT Neo 3 features a triple-camera setup at the back. You get a 50MP main camera with optical image stabilisation, an 8MP ultrawide camera and a 2MP macro camera. For selfies and video calls, the GT Neo 3 has a 16MP front camera.
Vivo V25 Pro vs OnePlus 10R vs Realme GT Neo 3: Battery
The Vivo V25 Pro packs a 4830mAh battery that supports 66W fast charging with the bundled charger.
OnePlus 10R comes in two charging options. You have the 80W charging for the 5,000mAh battery version. And then the 12GB + 256GB model which gives you 150W charging speed.
Realme GT Neo 3 also has two charging variants. The 80W variant packs a 5000mAh battery. The 150W fast charging variant gets a 4500 mAh battery.
Vivo V25 Pro vs OnePlus 10R vs Realme GT Neo 3: Verdict
Vivo V25 Pro is a premium device that has a tough battle on its hands with established and powerful devices like the OnePlus 10R and the Realme GT 3 Neo. All three phones carry an AMOLED display with high refresh rate support and other highlights. But Vivo is using a mid-range chipset which might struggle to compete with the Dimensity 8100 series.
Cameras are always subjective to usage so we can’t comment on their quality but the battery unit and the charging speed feel slower compared to what OnePlus and Realme have to offer. For this price, Vivo V25 Pro might be a hard sell for buyers.
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