realme 7 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro – Numbers fight!

realme 7 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro

realme launched realme 7 in India last week with a lot of buzz and some big numbers on the spec sheet. But even before it lands in the market, it faces competition from Redmi Note 9 Pro which comes in the same segment and with some similar specs. We put realme 7 up vs Redmi Note 9 Pro to look at how both fare.

realme 7 vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Specifications Comparison,

realme 7 Redmi Note 9 Pro
DisplayType: LCD
Refresh Rate: 90Hz
Size: 6.5″ inch
Resolution: FHD+ (2400×1080)
Aspect Ratio: 20:9
Notch: Corner Punch-hole
Screen-to-body ratio: 90.5%
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass
Type: LCD
Refresh Rate: 60Hz
Size: 6.67″ inch
Resolution: FHD+ (2400×1080)
Aspect Ratio: 20:9
Notch: Punch-hole
Maximum brightness: 450 nits
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
SoCOcta-core Mediatek Helio G95
Architecture: 64-bit
Fabrication: 8nm
Core Configuration: 2 x 2.05GHz A76 Cores + 6 x 2GHz A55 Cores
GPU: ARM Mali-G76 
Octa-core Snapdragon 720G
Architecture: 64-bit
Fabrication: 8nm
Core Configuration: 2 x 2.3 GHz + 6 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 465
GPU: Adreno 618
RAMLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
StorageUFS 2.1UFS2.1
Rear CameraPrimary: 64MP IMX682 26mm with f/1.8 aperture
Ultra-wide: 119° 8MP 16mm with f/2.3 aperture
Macro: 2MP 4cm focus with f/2.4 aperture
B/W Portrait: 2MP sensor with f/2.4 aperture
Primary: 48MP Samsung GW1 sensor with f/1.79 aperture
Ultra-wide: 119° 8MP with f/2.2 aperture
Macro: 5MP 2cm with f/2.4 aperture
Depth: 2MP sensor with f/2.4 aperture
Front Camera16MP IMX471 with f/2.1 aperture16MP with f/2.5 aperture
ConnectivityDual Sim
FDD-LTE: Bands 1, 3, 5, 8
TD-LTE: Bands 38, 40, 41 (2535-2655MHz)
Dual Sim
LTE FDD: B1, 3, 5, 8
LTE TDD: B40,41(2535-2655MHz)
DLCA: 40A+40A,1C,3C,40C,41C
ULCA: 3C,40C,41C
Wi-Fi2.4/5 GHz, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g)2.4/5GHz WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
Bluetooth5.0, SBC, AAC, APTX, APTX HD, LDACAPTX-TWS+ Codecs5.0, SBC, AAC, APTX, APTX HD, LDACAPTX-TWS+ Codecs
NFC SupportNoNo
NavigationDual Frequency GPS
GPS, AGPS, Glonass, Beidou
GPS, A-GPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, NavIC
Battery and ChargingBattery Capacity: 5000 mAh
Charging Port: USB Type-C
30W (5V/6A) Dart Charge
Battery capacity: 5020 mAh
Charging port: Type-C
18W Flash charging
Audio JackYesYes
FingerprintSide, embedded with power buttonSide-mounted embedded in the power button
Micro-SD SlotYes, dedicated slotYes, dedicated slot.
Splash-ProofNoYes, P2i certified
OSAndroid 10 based realme UI 1.0Android 10 based MIUI 11
SensorsMagnetic induction sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Gyro-meter, Acceleration sensorAmbient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E Compass, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
AudioSingle speakerSingle Speaker
Dimensions162.3 mm × 75.4 mm × 9.4 mm165.8mm × 76.7mm × 8.8mm
Weight196.5 g209 g
MaterialsFrame: Plastic
Back: Plastic
Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass
ColorsMist Silver
Mist Blue
Aurora Blue
Glacier White
Interstellar Black
Price6/64 GB – INR 14,999
8/128 GB – INR 16,999
4/64 GB INR 13,999
4/128 GBINR 15,999
8/128 GB INR 16,999

Looking at the comparison, realme 7 holds an edge with a Higher refresh rate display, faster charging, Better Rear Camera, and lighter. Note 9 Pro wins with a larger display, P2i certification, better Macro sensor, NaVIC, a glass back, and a cheaper base model.  realme Central aims to become a one-stop solution for realme users across the globe, Join us on Twitter, and Telegram.

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