Realme 6i vs Realme 5 Pro specs comparison

Realme 6i vs Realme 5 Pro specs comparison




Realme will soon launch in the country the Realme 6 series, which is set to succeed the Realme 5 devices from last year. And the first to arrive is the Realme 6i. Interestingly, we noticed that it might pack enough punch to take on the Realme 5 Pro, at least, on paper. So, let’s check it out below.

Realme 6iRealme 5 Pro
6.5-inch HD+ (720 x 1600) IPS waterdrop notch display6.3-inch FHD+ (2340 x 1080) Dewdrop full-screen display
Gorilla Glass 3
MediaTek Helio G80 (12nm) 2.0GHz octa-core CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 712 2.3GHz (10nm) octa-core CPU
Mali-G52 MC2 GPUAdreno 616 GPU
3GB, 4GB RAM4GB, 6GB, 8GB RAM
64GB, 128GB eMMC 5.1 storage64GB, 128GB UFS 2.1 storage
Up to 256GB via MicroSD (dedicated slot)Up to 256GB via MicroSD (dedicated slot)
Quad rear cameras:
• 48MP F1.8 main
• 8MP F2.3 ultra-wide
• 2MP F2.4 macro
• 2MP F2.4 portrait
Quad rear cameras:
• 48MP F1.8 main
• 8MP F2.3 ultra-wide
• 2MP F2.4 macro
• 2MP F2.4 portrait
16MP F2.0 front camera16MP F2.0 front camera
Dual-SIMDual-SIM
4G LTE4G LTE
WiFi 802.11 b/g/nWiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 5 .0Bluetooth 5 .0
GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDSGPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
USB Type-CUSB Type-C
3.5mm audio jack3.5mm audio jack
Fingerprint scanner (rear)Fingerprint scanner (rear)
Realme UI (Android 10)ColorOS 6 (Android 9 Pie), upgradable to Realme UI (Android 10)
5,000mAh battery w/ 18W Fast Charge4,035mAh battery w/ 20W VOOC 3.0 flash charge
164.4 x 75.4 x 9 mm157 x 74.2 x 8.9 mm
199 g184 g

Summary of advantages

Realme 6i:
• Slightly larger screen
• Larger battery
• Realme UI (Android 10) out of the box
• Lower price

Realme 5 Pro:
• Higher screen resolution
• Gorilla Glass 3
• Better synthetic performance
• Faster UFS 2.1
• 20W VOOC 3.0 fast charge

Looking at the specs, the two devices are almost similar except for the display, memory, and battery.

Display

The Realme 5 Pro is still the best choice for those looking for a high-resolution display at it has an FHD+ resolution with Gorilla Glass 3 compared to the Realme 6i’s HD+. The latter’s screen might be slightly larger, but the 0.2-inch difference is negligible.

Chipset

The Realme 5 Pro uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 (10nm) chipset that was announced in 2019. The Realme 6i, on the other hand, has a MediaTek Helio G80 (12nm) that was announced in 2020.

Memory

In terms of RAM capacity, the Realme 5 Pro has a maximum configuration of 8GB, while the Realme 6i is at 4GB only. Storage-wise, both have a max capacity of 128GB, however, the Realme 5 Pro wins for having a faster UFS 2.1 compared to the Realme 6i’s eMMC 5.1.


 

Performance

While we’re yet to finish our review of the Realme 6i, we can take a look at their AnTuTu v8 scores from Kimovil.

Realme 6i – 203,078
Realme 5 Pro – 221,482

The Realme 5 Pro definitely wins in terms of synthetic performance, but the Realme 6i is not that far behind.

Operating System

The Realme 6i runs on Realme UI based on Android 10 right out of the box, the Realme 5 Pro, on the other hand, has ColorOS 6 based on Android 9 Pie, but can be upgraded to Realme UI with Android 10.

Battery

The Realme 6i wins in this aspect for having a larger 5,000mAh battery compared to the Realme 5 Pro’s 4,035mAh. However, the latter has a faster 20W VOOC 3.0 flash charge compared to the former’s 18W.

Price

As of writing, Realme is offering the Realme 5 Pro (8GB + 128GB) for under PHP 12K. The price for the Realme 6i is yet to be announced but the company confirmed that it will be under PHP 10K., which makes it a more affordable offering for those in a tighter budget.

Conclusion

Although the Realme 5 Pro is still superior in overall specs, we can’t help but notice the improved hardware on the Realme 6i that it can go head-to-head with it in some aspects. Take note that the Realme 5 Pro is the most powerful in the Realme 5 series, while the Realme 6i is the entry-level offering in the new Realme 6 series.

What we can definitely take from here is that Realme has definitely improved this new mid-range series, and you can expect the incoming Realme 6 and Realme 6 Pro to be more impressive. We’ll just have to wait for its arrival in the Philippines.



This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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  1. Give numbers on realme 6i and realme 5pro Which is best .

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