Realme X50 Pro or IQOO 3? – Value for money?

Finally, both Realme X50 Pro and IQOO 3 have been launched in India as the 5G phones of 2020. Earlier, IQOO announced that they will be the first company to launch a 5G smartphone, IQOO 3 on 25th February. But Realme has surprised everyone but announcing the launch of Realme X50 Pro on 24th February. Just a day before the IQOO and had become the first smartphone company to launch a 5G smartphone. Both smartphones have high-end specifications and come with a lot of amazing and interesting features.

Although IQOO is a new company, but when they launched their smartphones in China in 2019 for the first time. They were able to sell over 40 lakh devices within 4 Hours. And it is a great response for the company like IQOO as a beginner. Realme has gained the trust of the consumers in the market, as compared to IQOO. Let’s see which one is going to make the people’s choice.

But which one you should buy? Realme X50 Pro or IQOO 3 – let’s talk in detail along with their specifications. We’ll try to cover each and every aspect of both smartphones.

Comparison :

Features

iQOO 3 5G

Realme X50 Pro 5G

General

Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano+Nano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateFebruary 25, 2020February 24, 2020

Design

Dimensions158.5 x 74.88 x 9.16 mm158.96 x 74.24 x 9.65 mm
Weight214 g207 g

Display

TypeColor Super AMOLED screen (16M)Color Super AMOLED screen (16.7M)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size6.44 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels6.44 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels
Aspect Ratio20:920:9
PPI~409 PPI~402 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 91.4%~ 92%
NotchYes, Punch HoleYes, Dual Punch Hole

Memory

RAM12 GB6 GB
Storage256 GB128 GB
Card SlotNoNo
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
3GYesYes
4GYesYes
5GYesYes
VoLTEYes, Dual Stand-ByYes, Dual Stand-By
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.1Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE
USBYes, USB-C v2.0Yes, USB-C v2.0

Extra

GPSyes with A-GPS, GlonassA-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
Fingerprint SensorYes, In DisplayYes, Side
Face UnlockYesYes
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, GyroscopeGeomagnetic, Light Sensor, Proximity, Gyroscope, Acceleration
3.5mm Headphone JackYesNo
ExtraNFC
Splash ResistantNoNo

Camera

Rear Camera48 MP f/1.79 (Main)
13 MP f/2.46 (Telephoto)
13 MP f/2.2 (Wide Angle)
2 MP f/2.4 (Macro) with autofocus
64 MP f/1.8 (Main)
12 MP f/2.5 (Telephoto)
8 MP f/2.3 (Ultra Wide)
2 MP f/2.4 (Mono) with autofocus
FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focusHDR, Panoramic View, Portrait, Time-lapse, Slo-mo, NightScape, Expert, SuperNight
Video Recording4K @ 60fps UHD, 1080p @ 30/60fps FHD4K @ 60fps UHD, 1080p @ 30/60fps FHD, 720p @ 30/60fps HD
FlashYes, LEDYes, LED
Front Camera16 MP f/2.45 (Main)32 MP f/2 (Wide Angle)
8 MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide)
Front Video Recording1080p @ 30fps FHD1080p @ 30fps FHD, 720p @ 30fps HD

Technical

OSAndroid v10Android v10
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 865Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
CPU2.84 GHz, Octa-Core Processor2.84 GHz, Octa-Core Processor
Core Details1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 5851×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585
GPUAdreno 650Adreno 650
JavaNoNo
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes, supports HTML5

Multimedia

EmailYesYes
MusicAAC, AMR, MIDI, OGG, FLAC, WMA, WAV, APE, MP3AAC, APE, FLAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA, MKA
VideoMP4, 3GP, AVIMP4, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M2TS, MKV, MPG, TS, WEBM, WMV
FM RadioNoNo
Document ReaderYesYes

Battery

TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size4440 mAh, Li-ion Battery4200 mAh, Li-Po Battery
Fast Charging55W Super Flash Charge65W Super Dart

 

Verdict

IQOO 3 VS Realme X50 Pro

Display – In terms of display, both of the smartphones have a 6.44 inches Super AMOLED display. The screen to body ratio in Realme X50 Pro is 92% while in IQOO 3 is 91%. Also Realme X50 Pro has a refresh rate of 90 Hz and in IQOO 3 is 60 Hz. So here realme has a plus point and can be considered as a major advantage as 90 Hz makes it snappy when you scroll through the phones.

Design – Realme and IQOO both have done well in the built quality and looks of the smartphones. The design and the camera setup are different and look great. It totally depends on the user which one he/she prefers. But X50 Pro has an advantage here as it has the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Camera – Here also Realme has an advantage over IQOO in every aspect and all conditions. Although there is not that much great difference. Every time IQOO is close to Realme.

Performance – In this segment, both of them have the same scores. AnTuTu score is close on both and has the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor.

Gaming – Gamer’s are going to have a great and lag-free experience while gaming. But IQOO 3 has air-triggers which can be a great deal for all gamers.

Battery – Realme X50 Pro has a 4200 mAh battery and has a 65-watt fast charger. In IQOO 3, it has a 4500 mAh battery and has a 55-watt fast charger. There is a slight difference in the battery but again there is a difference in charging, so Both has a plus point.

Final Verdict

Both, IQOO and Realme has done well and presented a flagship range smartphone. Looks, design, battery, performance, and camera each and every feature are great. We liked both of the smartphone, so just consider it as a advice or suggestion. If you want to buy the phone specifically for gaming, then go for IQOO 3 for its monster buttons. Else Realme is a overall winner in every aspect.

 

 

Yash Sharma

Blogger | Engineer | Tech Freak

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