Oppo subsidiary, Realme unveiled their next mid-range Smartphone, it is the Realme U1 with front facing 25-megapixels and it is the world’s first Smartphone to run on Helio P70 chipset.
While on the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Android Smartphone is the company’s first smartphone with AI-powered quad-camera. There is four cameras, two at the front and two at the back.
Today, we will slowly look into the complete differences, similarities of the Realme U1 and Redmi Note 6 Pro. After all, the Realme is a sub brand from Oppo to compete with Xiaomi on their stands in the budgeted and affordable markets.
Table of Interest
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Specs
*. Display: 6.26-inch Full-HD+ IPS LCD full screen panel with a 19:9 aspect ratio
*. Screen resolution: 2,280 x 1,080 pixels
*. Processor: 14nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC
*. GPU: Adreno 509
*. OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
*. RAM: 3GB / 4GB
*. Storage: 32GB / 64GB of inbuilt storage expandable up to 256GB
*. Network and connectivity: Dual SIM, OTG, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi Direct, 2.4G WIFI, 5G WIFI 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
– Back: Dual rear camera of 12MP and a 5MP sensor
– Front: Dual front camera of 20MP and a 2MP sensor
*. Sensors: Rear fingerprint sensor, IR blaster, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Distance sensor, Ambient light sensor, Electronic compass, Hall effect sensor
*. Colors: Blue, Black, Rose Gold, Red
*. Dimension: 157.9 x 76.4 x 8.26mm
*. Weight: 182g
*. Battery: 4000mAh lithium-ion polymer battery with 5V/2A charging
Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Realme U1 – Similarities
The Xiaomi Redmi series is one of the company’s best phone family series, and to sign that, the Redmi Note 6 Pro was launched to bring in an unprecedented camera features. Lets check the few of similarities.
The both phones arrives with a lot of specs similarities. There both arrived with the same Full-HD+ IPS LCD full screen panel with a 19:9 aspect ratio, and the same screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels.
Realme U1 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo OS, but with different company’s skin on top. They also comes with Fingerprint sensor and Face Unlock feature.
And they arrives in two different models, the 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage, and 4GB + 64GB internal storage expandable up to 256GB.
Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Realme U1 – Differences
Starting from the differences, the Realme U1 comes with 6.3” screen size, v-shaped notch and it weighs 168g. While the Redmi Note 6 Pro Smartphone comes with 6.26-inch, trapezoid notch display and weighs just 182g.
On the screen to body ratio, I would personally raise a clapping hand for the both devices, but the Realme U1 boasts of 90.8% screen-to-body ratio, while the Redmi Note 6 Pro with 86% screen-to-body ratio.
The Realme U1 arrives with acrylic design, shiny and liquid coating on the back, while the Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with metal frame with plastic panels (top and bottom).
For colors options, the both phones offers intriguing variants, but the Realme U1 is available in Brave Blue, Fiery Gold, Ambitious Black, and the Redmi Note 6 Pro with Blue, Black, Rose Gold, Red.
The both phones are sleek in design, delivers a smooth and incomparable bezels. But the Realme U1 comes with 157 x 74 x 8 mm dimension, while the Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with 157.9 x 76.4 x 8.26mm.
Realme U1 is powered by a MediaTek Helio P70 clocked at 2.1GHz Octa-core with ARM Mali-G72 GPU, while the Redmi Note 6 Pro with 14nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC and Adreno 509 GPU.
Another impressive differences, is the cameras lenses, the Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with four camera sensors, there is dual rear camera of 12MP and a 5MP sensor, while the Realme U1 arrives with 13MP f/2.2 + 2MP f/2.4 with LED Flash.
At the front camera, the Realme U1 features a single camera lens of 25-megapixels f/2.0 aperture with Sony IMX576 but the Redmi Note 6 Pro arrives with a dual camera setup of 20MP and a 2MP sensor, and they are both enhanced with AI-features!
For the battery capacity, the Realme U1 is fueled by a 3500mAh battery capacity, while the Redmi Note 6 Pro features a massive 4000mAh lithium-ion polymer battery with 5V/2A charging.
Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Realme U1
|Specifications||Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro||Realme U1|
|Display||6.26-inch Full-HD+ IPS LCD full screen panel with a 19:9 aspect ratio||6.3” LTPS IPS LCD FHD+, 409 PPI 19.5:9 with 2.5D, Gorilla Glass 3|
|Screen resolution||2340 x 1080p||2340 x 1080p|
|Colors||Blue, Black, Rose Gold, Red||Brave Blue, Fiery Gold, Ambitious Black|
|Dimension||157.9 x 76.4 x 8.26mm||157 x 74 x 8 mm|
|Processor||14nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC||MediaTek Helio P70 clocked at 2.1GHz Octa-core|
|GPU||Adreno 509||ARM Mali-G72|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|RAM||3GB / 4GB||3GB / 4GB|
|Storage||32GB / 64GB of inbuilt storage expandable up to 256GB||32GB / 64GB of inbuilt storage expandable up to 256GB|
|Network and connectivity||Dual SIM, OTG, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi Direct, 2.4G WIFI, 5G WIFI 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou||Dual Nano-SIM + MicroSD card Dedicated Slot, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/A-GPS/Gnolass, micro-USB, OTG, 3.5mm Audio Jack|
|Cameras||– Back: Dual rear camera of 12MP and a 5MP sensor|
– Front: Dual front camera of 20MP and a 2MP sensor
|– Back Camera: 13MP f/2.2 + 2MP f/2.4 with LED Flash|
– Front Camera: 25-megapixels f/2.0 aperture with Sony IMX576
|Screen to body ratio||86%||90.8%|
|Sensors||IR blaster, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Distance sensor, Ambient light sensor, Electronic compass, Hall effect sensor||M-sensor, Gravity Sensor, Acceleration Sensor, Light and Proximity Sensor|
|Design||Metal frame with plastic panels||Acrylic design|
|Battery||4000mAh lithium-ion polymer battery with 5V/2A charging||3500mAh with AI master|
Which of the phones are you going for? Is it the distinctive Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro with four AI-powered cameras, or with the affordable India’s SelfiePro Realme U1 with massive 25-megapixels selfie camera?