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Lenovo Z6 Lite vs Realme 3 Pro specs comparison

The battle of affordable smartphones with premium mid-range specs are getting more intense. Aside from popular brands like Realme and Xiaomi that produce these kinds of devices, Lenovo surprisingly made a good move by releasing the Lenovo Z6 Lite. For this specs comparison, I’m putting it against the Realme 3 Pro to see which is better in key smartphone aspects. Let’s start!

Here are their detailed specs:

Lenovo Z6 LiteRealme 3 Pro
6.3-inch FHD+ (2340 x 1080) display6.3-inch FHD+ (2340 x 1080) 19.5:9 IPS display, 409ppi
HDR 10n/a
n/aCorning Gorilla Glass 5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 (10nm) 2.2GHz octa-core CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 710 (10nm) 2.2GHz octa-core CPU
Adreno 616 GPUAdreno 616 GPU
64GB64GB, 128GB storage
microSD up to 256GB (hybrid)microSD up to 256GB (dedicated slot)
16MP f/1.8 + 8MP f/2.4+ 5MP wide-angle f/2.2 triple rear cameras16MP F1.7 Sony IMX 519 + 5MP f/2.4 dual rear cameras
16MP front camera25MP F2.0 front camera
Dual-SIM (nano, hybrid)Dual-SIM (nano)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4G&5GHz, 2×2 MIMOWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0 A2DP, LE, aptX HDBluetooth 5.0 A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Fingerprint scanner (rear)Fingerprint scanner (rear)
Face UnlockFace Unlock
3.5mm audio port3.5mm audio port
Dolby Atmosn/a
USB 2.0 Type-CmicroUSB 2.0
ZUI 11 (Android 9 Pie)ColorOS 6.0 (Android 9 Pie)
4,050mAh battery w/ 15W fast charging4,045mAh battery w/ 20W VOOC 3.0 flash charge
156.6×74.3×7.88 mm156.8 x 74.2 x 8.3 mm
164 g172 g

Here are their benchmark scores:

Lenovo Z6 LiteRealme 3 Pro
Geekbench 41,863 (Single-core) 5,776 (Multi-core)1,475 (Single-Core), 5,816 (Multi-Core)
PC Mark6,986 (Work 2.0)6,618 (Work 2.0)
3D Mark1,827 (SSE-OpenGL ES), 1,733 (SSE – Vulkan)1,810 (SSE-OpenGL), 1,735 (SSE-Vulkan)
Androbench298.58 MB/s (Read), 217.79 MB/s (Write)284.86 MB/s (Read), 190.2 MB/s (Write)
Video Loop Test22 Hours and 15 Minutes12 Hours and 44 Minutes

Here are the advantages of each smartphone:

Lenovo Z6 Lite

  • HDR 10 support
  • Higher secondary camera resolution
  • Dedicated wide-angle lens
  • Dolby Atmos
  • USB Type-C
  • Longer-lasting battery life

Realme 3 Pro

  • Gorilla Glass 5
  • Larger maximum RAM option
  • Larger maximum storage option
  • Dedicated MicroSD card slot
  • Higher front camera resolution
  • Faster fast charging technology
  • Officially available in the Philippines

Both devices have the same screen size, which is ideal for people who want large 6-inch screens but don’t want the bulkiness. The advantage of the Lenovo Z6 Lite is that it supports HDR 10, which produces a better picture quality when watching on supported platforms such as Netflix. The Realme 3 Pro wins in terms of physical safety due to its Gorilla Glass 5 screen protection.

For performance, both devices sport the Snapdragon 710 premium mid-range chipset with an Adreno 616 GPU. Realme 3 Pro’s advantage is that it comes with a larger RAM capacity for better multitasking. It also comes with a higher storage variant, which is suitable for people who are fond of storing large files. Checking out their benchmark scores above, the Lenovo Z6 Lite has a slightly higher CPU score, but that’s trivial in a real-world scenario.

In the camera department, the Lenovo Z6 Lite has a triple rear camera setup while the Realme 3 Pro has two. The former has an advantage due to its dedicated wide-angle lens while the latter has a higher front camera resolution. We’ve yet to make a direct comparison on both, but you can check out our sample shots in each device here. (Lenovo Z6 Lite and Realme 3 Pro)

Feature-wise, the Lenovo Z6 Lite is better in terms of audio thanks to the Dolby Atmos technology. The Realme 3 Pro only has a micro USB port which could be a deal-breaker to some people, but it makes up for its dedicated microSD card slot.

In terms of battery performance, both of them may have large battery capacities; however, the Lenovo Z6 Lite wins in terms of battery life. It outlasted the Realme 3 Pro significantly by 10 hours, which is pretty impressive. The latter has an advantage in terms of charging speed, though, thanks to its 20W VOOC charge technology versus the former’s 15W fast charge.

Here are the prices of each smartphone:

  • Lenovo Z6 Lite – Under PHP 10,000
  • Realme 3 Pro 4GB + 64GB – PHP 12,990
  • Realme 3 Pro 6GB + 128GB – PHP 14,990

In terms of pricing, features, and battery life, the Lenovo Z6 Lite is a great choice, especially for people who are fond of traveling. The Realme 3 Pro is also a good pick in terms of screen protection, larger RAM and storage capacity, and selfies. Not to mention that it’s officially available in the Philippines so you have local support in case anything happens.

What do you guys think? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.

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Vaughn is your go-to person when it comes to comparing gadgets especially smartphones. He's also a gamer by heart and the "Hackerman" of the team.

4 Responses

  1. Avatar for Muwanguzi Muwanguzi says:

    I don’t see lenovo z6 in uganda where could they be sold in uganda?

  2. Avatar for Mark suba Mark suba says:

    Does the lenovo z6 lite used in this review is global rom?

  3. Avatar for Mark suba Mark suba says:

    Where did you by your lenovo z6 lite for this review?

  4. Avatar for Anonymous Anonymous says:

    but the Z6L also has 6/128 variants?

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