realme narzo 50A vs Infinix HOT 11S: Specs Comparison

realme narzo 50A vs Infinix HOT 11S: Specs Comparison

Both realme and Infinix have recently brought their latest budget smartphones to the Philippines, the realme narzo 50A and the Infinix HOT 11S. Priced under PHP 7K-8K, both smartphones come with a MediaTek Helio SoC, triple rear cameras, and large batteries. But, which of these is best to get? Let’s find out in a specs comparison.

realme narzo 50A specs:Infinix Hot 11S specs:
6.5-inch HD+ (1600 x 720) display6.78-inch FHD+ (2480 x 1080) IPS LCD
90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate
MediaTek Helio G85MediaTek Helio G88
Mali-G52 MC2Mali-G52 MC2
64GB storage64GB, 128GB storage
microSD card slot (dedicated)microSD card slot (dedicated)
Triple-rear cameras:Triple rear cameras:
• 50MP (main)• 50MP (main)
• 2MP (depth)• 2MP (depth)
• 2MP (macro)• AI lens
8MP front camera8MP front camera
Dual-SIM (nano)Dual-SIM (nano)
WiFi 5WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
USB Type-CUSB Type-C
3.5mm headphone jack3.5mm headphone jack
Fingerprint scanner (rear)Fingerprint scanner (rear)
realme UI 2.0 (Android 11)XOS 7.6 (Android 11)
6,000mAh battery w/ 18W fast charging5,000mAh battery w/ 18W fast charging
164.5 x 75.9 x 9.6 mm168,9 x 77 x 8.82mm
207 g205g
Oxygen Green Oxygen BlueGreen Wave, Polar Black, 7 Purple

Summary of advantages

realme narzo 50A
• 2MP macro lens
• larger battery capacity (6,000mAh vs 5,000mAh)

Infinix HOT 11S
• Slightly larger display (6.78-inch vs 6.5-inch)
• FHD+ display (vs HD+)
• 90Hz refresh rate
• 180Hz touch sampling rate
• Larger RAM option
Larger storage option


Both the realme narzo 50A and the Infinix Hot 11S sport a large display at over 6-inch IPS LCD. However, if we get into the technical details, the HOT 11S is noted to have a slightly larger screen at 6.78-inches compared to the narzo 50A’s 6.5-inch. Further, most of the advantages also go to the HOT 11S with its FHD+ display with a smoother 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate.


Under the hood, both smartphones are powered by a MediaTek Helio SoC. There’s a Helio G85 on the realme narzo 50A and Helio G88 on the Infinix HOT 11S. Both also have Mali-G52 MC2 GPU.

Check out the smartphones’ benchmark scores below.

realme narzo 50AInfinix HOT 11S
• AnTuTu v9.1.8 – 181,411• AnTuTu v9.1.8 – 218,412
• AnTuTu v9.1.7 Storage Test – 13,712 (345.5MB/s Seq. Read, 209.2MB/s Seq. Write)• AnTuTu v9.1.8 Storage Test – 14,535 (318.4MB/s Seq. Read, 166.0MB/s Seq. Write)
• PC Mark – 8,870 (Work 3.0)• PC Mark – 8,817 (Work 3.0)
• Geekbench 5 – 388 (Single-Core), 1,354 (Multi-Core)• Geekbench 5 – 365 (Single-Core), 1,339 (Multi-Core)
• AndroBench – 309.58 MB/s (Seq. Read), 258.29 MB/s (Seq. Write)• AndroBench – 315.52 MB/s (Seq. Read), 197.55 MB/s (Seq. Write)

The results show that the Infinix HOT 11S slightly outperforms the realme narzo 50A.

RAM & Storage

The narzo 50A comes with 4GB of RAM, while the HOT 11S is available in two options: 4GB or 6GB. For the storage, the former only has 64GB, while the latter has up to 128GB. Both smartphones, however, have a dedicated microSD slot for storage expansion without sacrificing their dual-SIM capabilities.


Talking about the cameras, these smartphones are alike. The two are equipped with triple rear cameras with a 50MP main shooter. However, completing the narzo 50A’s cameras are its 2MP depth and 2MP macro sensors. On the other hand, the HOT 11S has a 2MP depth sensor along with an AI lens. Check out the sample shots below.


Upfront, both have an 8MP selfie camera. Check out the sample selfies below.

Connectivity & Other Features

The two devices have 4G, Dual-SIM (nano), WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, SatNavs, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB-C. Both also have rear-mounted fingerprint scanners. Moreover, for the software, both are running on Android 11 using their own custom skins.


Both smartphones have large batteries. The narzo 50A got an advantage for having a whopping 6,000mAh battery vs. the HOT 11S’ 5,000mAh. Both, however, have 18W fast charging support.

In our standard video loop test (which entails the device running a 1080p video on loop, airplane mode turned on, headphones plugged in, with 50% brightness), the realme narzo 50A got a total playback time of 28 hours and 52 minutes, while the Infinix HOT 11S yielded 12 hours and 14 minutes.


The realme narzo 50A (4GB + 64GB) is priced at PHP 7,990, whereas the Infinix HOT 11S retails at PHP 6,990 for 4GB + 64GB and PHP 7,990 for 6GB +128GB.

Which one to get?

For PHP 7,990, the Infinix HOT 11S is a better deal considering that you’ll get the advantage of a better display, slightly better performance, as well as larger RAM and storage configuration. However, if you are looking for a budget smartphone with a more solid battery, then it’s great to go for the realme narzo 50A.

realme narzo 50A Review
Infinix HOT 11S Review

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3 Responses

  1. joberta says:

    1000mah is not really a deal breaker, refresh rate would probably be, Infinix offers the better device. Realme needs to go back the drawing board. Tecno and Infinix is going after Redmi and Realme.

    • mozart says:

      i have to agree except according to yugatech’s battery test, the narzo performs more than double than that of infinix.

  2. mozart says:

    almost empty fuel, not good for your vehicle..^_^

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