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Realme X2 vs Realme 5 Pro Specs Comparison – Buy Now or Wait?

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Realme 5 Pro is about to be released in the Philippines, in a matter of a few days. However, Realme XT has been announced recently. Aside from the larger 64MP main sensor, are there any more advantages when choosing Realme XT / X2 over the other?

Realme XT or X2 and Realme 5 Pro Differences

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Realme XT

Advantages of Realme XT or X2

  1. Super AMOLED panel
  2. Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  3. 64MP main camera
  4. Dolby Atmos
  5. under-screen fingerprint scanner
  6. 32MP (Realme X2)
  7. Snapdragon 730G (Realme X2)
  8. 30W VOOC Charging (Realme X2)

Advantages of Realme 5 Pro

  1. splash-resistant build
  2. slightly larger 4035mAh
  3. capacitive rear fingerprint scanner (faster & more accurate)

Realme XT or X2 and Realme 5 Pro Similarities

  1. FHD+ resolution
  2. teardrop notch
  3. plastic build
  4. Android 9 Pie with scheduled Android 10 support
  5. Snapdragon 712
  6. dedicated microSD slot up to 256GB
  7. UFS 2.1 storage
  8. four rear cameras
  9. 16MP f2.0 selfie camera
  10. BT 5.0
  11. WiFi ac
  12. headphone jack
  13. USB Type-C
  14. 20W VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge

Which is a better buy between the Realme XT/X2 and Realme 5 Pro?

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Realme 5 Pro

Design and Display

From the polycarbonate frame and back to the teardrop notch, the design is identical. The only advantage of Realme 5 Pro is its splash resistance. Which means accidental spills won’t render the phone useless afterward.

When it comes to display quality, most users might veer towards the Super AMOLED of Realme XT due to punchier colors. That’s not to say that IPS LCD is bad on Realme 5 Pro. It’s just that colors are a bit muted in comparison. That said, you will also get better scratch protection on the XT thanks to Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

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Performance

With each sporting a Snapdragon 712 chipset with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB UFS 2.1 storage, along with ColorOS 6, neither of the two were able to pull ahead or stand out. But whichever you choose, both are scheduled to receive the latest Android 10 version. But when compared to Realme X2, its gaming-centric Snapdragon 730G comes out on top.

Cameras

Although both are using four cameras, with the secondary sensors being an 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth, Realme XT is coming with a bigger 64MP sensor. Like Realme 5 Pro’s 48MP sensor, XT uses pixel-binning technique to deliver 16MP equivalent photos. In terms of selfie cameras, both are using 16MP f2.0 sensor capable of up to FHD @ 30fps video recording. With Realme X2, the selfie sensor is bumped up to 32MP.

Battery and Charging

With at least 4000mAh batteries, Realme 5 Pro edges outs its competition by a very slight margin due to its 4035mAh capacity. However, this is negligible. Both even use 20W VOOC 3.0 flash charge. Realme XT delivers a faster charging rate at 30W.

Conclusion

Realme XT starts at Rs. 15,999 or ~P11,600 in India, while Realme 5 Pro is a bit cheaper at Rs. 13,999 or ~P10k starting price. As for Realme X2, the price remains to be seen.

Whichever of the two you get, you pretty much get nearly the same experience in terms of performance and cameras. However, Realme XT has a better display and a newer, larger main sensor. If you want to step things up a bit in gaming performance, Realme X2 is a good option, too. Assuming the price isn’t too far from the two.

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SpecsRealme XT or X2Realme 5 Pro
Display6.4-inch Super AMOLED FHD+, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, teardrop notch6.3-inch FHD+ IPS LCD, Corning Gorilla Glass 3+, teardrop notch
Dimensions158.7 x 75.2 x 8.6 mm, 183g157 x 74.2 x 8.9 mm, 184g
ChipsetQualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10 nm)
Snapdragon 730G (Realme X2)
Qualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10 nm)
GPUAdreno 616 / Adreno 618 (Realme X2)Adreno 616
Memory64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, UFS 2.1 + dedicated microSD slot of up to 256GB64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM UFS 2.1 + microSD slot of up to 256GB
Main Camera64 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/1.7″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.3, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm, depth sensor
48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm, depth sensor
Front Camera16 MP, f/2.0, 1/3.1″, 1.0µm

32MP (Realme X2)

16 MP, f/2.0, 1/3.1″, 1.0µm
Connectivity4G LTE Wi-Fi ac, BT 5.0 A2DP, LE, GPS, USB Type-C, audio jack, under-screen fingerprint scanner4G LTE Wi-Fi ac, BT 5.0 A2DP, LE, GPS, USB Type-C, audio jack, rear capacitive fingerprint scanner
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 4000mAh battery (VOOC Flash Charge 3.0 20W)

30W (Realme X2)

Non-removable Li-Ion 4035mAh battery (20W VOOC 3.0 fast charging)
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie) with ColorOS 6, scheduled to receive Android 10Android 9.0 (Pie) with ColorOS 6, scheduled to receive Android 10
Official PriceRs. 15,999(~P11,600) – Rs. 18,999 (~P14,000)estimated around P10,000 – P12,500 Philippine pesos (Indian Rupees conversion), Pricing will differ in PH after final taxes

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