Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and Realme 2 Pro Differences
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro pros over Realme 2 Pro
- glass and aluminum build
- 20MP + 2MP selfie camera
- FM radio
- 4000mAh battery
Realme 2 Pro pros over Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro
- smaller notch
- Snapdragon 660
- up to 8GB/128GB
- dedicated microSD slot
- 16MP + 5MP dual main camera
- up to 2160p @ 30fps video recording
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and Realme 2 Pro Similarities
- IPS LCD panel
- 1080p resolution
- dual main camera
- Android 8.1 Oreo
- microSD slot support up to 256GB
- Bluetooth 5.0
- microUSB 2.0
- rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
- audio jack
Which is a better buy between the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and Realme 2 Pro?
Design-wise, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with true glass and aluminum build as opposed to the plastic body of the Realme 2 Pro. However, Realme has a smaller notch and has an attractive hue design on the back.
While performance won’t see major differences, the Snapdragon 660 of the Realme 2 Pro is more efficient when it comes to any task management from simple browsing to intense gaming.
The Redmi Note 6 Pro starts with 3GB/32GB while the Realme 2 Pro goes up to 8GB/128GB with 4GB/64GB as the base model.
Shooting photos with the main camera might not make too much of a difference but the Realme 2 Pro is capable of shooting up to 2160p @ 30fps for a much crisper video.
You’ll start to see the difference with the selfie camera as the Redmi Note 6 Pro makes use of 20MP + 2MP dual setup for that self-portrait shots.
Longevity will go again to the Redmi Note 6 Pro thanks to its 4000mAh battery.
The Redmi Note 6 Pro starts at Php10,999 while the 4GB/64GB model is priced at Php12,990. On the other hand, the Realme 2 Pro is estimated to arrive at Php10,990. While you can never go wrong whichever of the two you get, it’s obvious that Realme is just knocking on the front door of Xiaomi.
|Specs||Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro||Realme 2 Pro|
|Display||6.26-inch IPS LCD, 1080 x 2280, 403ppi, 19:9 ratio||6.3-inch IPS LCD, 1080 x 2340, 409ppi, 19.5:9 ratio|
|Dimensions||157.9 x 76.4 x 8.3 mm, 182 g||156.7 x 74 x 8.5 mm 174g|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm||Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)|
|GPU||Adreno 509||Adreno 512|
|Memory||64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM + microSD, up to 256 GB||128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM + microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)|
|Main Camera||12 MP, f/1.9, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF|
5 MP, f/2.2, 1.12µm, depth sensor
|16 MP, f/1.7, 1/2.8″, 1.12µm, PDAF +|
2 MP, depth sensor
|Front Camera||20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm +|
2 MP, f/2.2, 1.75µm, depth sensor
|16 MP, f/2.0|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 5.0, A2DP, LE, microUSB 2.0, headphone jack||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 5.0, A2DP, LE, microUSB 2.0, headphone jack|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery (10W charging)||Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9||Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ColorOS OS 5.2|
|Official Price||Php10,999 – 3GB/32GB||estimated at Php10,990|