realme Buds Air Neo vs realme Buds Air

realme Buds Air Neo vs realme Buds Air

realme Buds Air were launched in India back in December and received pretty good response in market. realme emerged as top 5 tws brands in India getting as much as 7% market share. realme Buds Air grabbed 2nd spot in terms of sales in 2019, just behind Appleā€™s AirPod Pro. Recently, realme announced realme Buds Air Neo, which is more affordable version of realme Buds Air. realme Buds Air Neo offer a large 13mm audio driver, 17 hour battery life and much more but which one stands out as a winner in terms of specifications among these?

realme Buds Air Neo vs realme Buds Air
realme Buds Air Neo on the left and realme Buds Air on the right, both look very identical to each other!

realme Buds Air Neo vs realme Buds Air specifications comparison,

realme Bud Airrealme Buds Air Neo
Drivers12nm13nm
TypeHalf-in EarHalf-in Ear
ChipR1 Headphone ChipR1 Headphone Chip
ControlsPlay/pause music playback
Launch voice assistant
Answer/hang up a call
Jump between tracks
Play/pause music playback
Launch voice assistant
Answer/hang up a call
Jump between tracks
App ConnectivityYes, realme LinkYes, realme Link
Bluetooth5.0, Google Fast Pair Technology5.0, Google Fast Pair Technology
Bluetooth profilesBLE/HEP/HSP/A2DP/AVRCPBLE/HEP/HSP/A2DP/AVRCP
Supported. Audio CodecsSBC/AACSBC/AAC
CallingDual microphones for Environment noise cancellationSingle mic
Wear DetectionYes, auto play/pause due to Infrared sensorNo
Low Latency ModeYes, ideal for gamingYes, ideal for gaming
Splash-proofYesYes
Charging portType-CMicro-USB
Wireless ChargingYes, 10WNo
Battery400mAh400mAh
Battery Life3 hours of standalone playback, 17 hours with the case3 hours of standalone playback, 17 hours with the case
Weight42.3 g42.3g
CasePlasticPlastic
ColorsWhite, Black, YellowWhite, Red, Green
PriceINR 3,999INR 2,999

realme Buds Air certainly have an advantage over realme Buds Air Neo as it has 10W wireless charging, wear detaction and Type- C charging port. realme Buds Air Neo have a large 13nm driver whereas the Buds Air have an 12nm driver. realme Buds Air Neo is INR 1000 cheaper as compared to realme Buds Air without any compromise on sound quality. Based on the specifiations, realme Buds Air look like more obvious choice but if you’re tight on budget, you can not really go wrong with realme Buds Air Neo. realme Central aims to become a one-stop solution for realme users across the globe, join us on Twitter, and Telegram.

This comparison is based on the product specification mentioned on official realme India website.