Realme X: Is This The OnePlus 7 Pro Lite?

Realme X and Realme X Lite have been launched in China and most probably Realme X is coming to India very soon. Everyone was expecting a flagship smartphone by Realme but it is a midrange smartphone with decent specs. Realme X Pro might come the with Flagship Processor. There are many similarities between the OnePlus 7 Pro and Realme X, except the Processor. Here is one fun fact, Realme was a subbrand of Oppo. BBK Electronics is the parent company of both Oppo & OnePlus! Can we say that Realme X is the OnePlus 7 Pro Lite? Let’s compare OnePlus 7 Pro and Realme X.

OnePlus 7 Pro Vs Realme X – Specifications Comparison

 Specifications  OnePlus 7 Pro  Realme X
 Display 6.67″ Quad HD+ AMOLED

90Hz Refresh Rate

6.53″ Full HD+ AMOLED
 Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
 RAM + Storage 6+128GB

8+256GB

12+256GB (UFS 3.0 Storage)

 4+64GB

6+64GB

8+128GB

 Battery  4,000mAh with 30W Warp Charging  3,765mAh with VOOC 3.0 Fast Charging

USB Type-C

 Front Camera  16MP Sony IMX471 f/2.0  16MP Sony IMX471 f/2.0
 Back Camera  48MP Sony IMX586 f/1.7 Primary Lens

8MP Telephoto Lens

16MP Ultra-wide angle lens

 48MP Sony IMX586 f/1.7 Primary Lens

5MP Depth Sensor

 Android Version  Oxygen OS on top of Android 9.0 Pie  ColorOS 6 on top of Android 9.0 Pie
 Price  (6+128GB) Rs 48,999

(8+256GB) Rs 52,999

(12+256GB) Rs 57,999

(4+64GB) ¥1,499 ~ Rs 15,400

(6+64GB) ¥1,599 ~ Rs 16,400

(8+128GB) ¥1,799 ~ Rs 18,500

 

There are many similarities between OnePlus 7 Pro and Realme X. However there is a lot of difference between both these smartphones. Let’s now compare all specifications one by one.

Design

Realme X
Realme X

First thing first, both the smartphones are notch-less. OnePlus 7 pro has the glass body while the back panel of the Realme X is polycarbonate one. Realme X has an edge when it comes to 3.5mm Audio Jack. The display is curved which looks more premium on the 7 Pro. Both have USB Type-C. Both the phone has the fingerprint sensor underneath the display. However 7 Pro unlocks the phone tiny bit faster than the Realme X, of course, Snapdragon 855 helps to improve the performance of in-display fingerprint sensor.

Also Read – Realme X launched with Snapdragon 710 and Pop-Up Camera at ₹15,000: Here are the details!

Display

OnePlus 7 Pro

Both the phones have AMOLED Display but that’s not enough. OnePlus 7 Pro has Quad HD+ display with 1440 x 3120 pixels resolution. While the Realme X has Full HD+ display with the resolution of 1080×2340 pixels. And the display of OnePlus 7 Pro has 90Hz of refresh rate, which makes the display more smooth and fluid. So definitely the display of OnePlus 7 Pro is better than the Realme X.

Performance

There is no comparison between these phones when it comes to performance. The OnePlus 7 Pro is powered by the latest and greatest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 while the Realme X has the midrange Snapdragon 710 SoC. Realme X start with 4GB of RAM and goes up to 8GB while the top variant of OnePlus 7 Pro has 12GB of RAM! Talking about the storage, Realme X has 64 and 128GB of storage while 7 Pro has 256GB of storage, and the storage used in OnePlus 7 Pro is UFS 3.0 which helps to improve the performance.

Camera

OnePlus 7 Pro

First, let’s talk about the selfie camera. Both the phones have the same 16MP Sony IMX471 selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture. And both the phones are notch-less, it means the selfie camera is hidden inside the phone and it has a motorised mechanism. The selfie camera pop-ups when needed. So, on the selfie side of thing, there is no major difference.

But there is some difference on the back side. The primary sensor on Realme X and OnePlus 7 Pro is the same. The most trending camera sensor, 48MP Sony IMX586 is the primary lens on both the smartphone. Realme X has a dual camera setup with a 5MP depth sensor. 7 pro has a triple camera setup with an 8MP telephoto lens and a 16MP wide-angle lens. OnePlus 7 Pro is better when it comes to back camera. Plus, the Image processing on 855 is definitely better than the 710.

Battery Life

Realme X Battery

A 3,765mAh battery is present on the Realme X while a little more 4,000mAh battery power-ups the OnePlus 7 Pro. When it comes to charging speed both phones come with a fast charger included in the box. VOOC 3.0 20W fast charger comes with the Realme X while the OnePlus 7 Pro has the 30W Warp Charger. The QHD+ panel with 90Hz refresh rate will consume more battery on the 7 Pro but the Oxygen OS is very well optimised so there is no huge difference between both the phones when it comes to battery life.

Software

OxygenOS 9.5 is definitely better than the ColorOS 6.0, there is no doubt. OxygenOS is a clean and lightweight OS which helps to improve the performance of the 7 Pro. The ColorOS also comes with many useful features. OnePlus 7 Pro is a clear winner here too.

Pricing

The starting price of the OnePlus 7 Pro in India is Rs 48,999 for the 6+128GB variant. The price of Realme X starts at ¥1,499 in China which is around Rs 15,400. Indian pricing is not confirmed yet. Most probably there will not a huge price difference.

Conclusion

Realme X

Realme X: Is this the OnePlus 7 Pro Lite? Our answer is, Yes. See, look at the similarities. Both have the same 16MP selfie camera, the screen is notch-less on both these smartphones. Also, the primary back camera is the same 48MP on both smartphones. The in-display fingerprint sensor is present on both the phones.

The downgrade here is in the processor. Snapdragon 855 is far better than the Snapdragon 710. And the QHD+ display with the 90Hz panel is better than the FHD+ on the Realme X.

That’s all in this comparison between OnePlus 7 Pro and Realme X Stay tuned with us for more amazing tech articles.

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