Last May, the Vivo Y83 launched in mainland China with MediaTek’s Helio P22 same with Xiaomi Redmi 6 that recently made is release here in the Philippines.

With almost the same qualities, we made the comparison of the two devices to see which is better than the other.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Vivo Y83 differences

Xiaomi Redmi 6 pros over Vivo Y83

  • dual 12 MP + 5 MP camera

Vivo Y83 pros over Xiaomi Redmi 6

  • Larger screen
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • 3260 mAh battery

Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Vivo Y83 similarities

  • IPS LCD display
  • Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22
  • PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)

The Vivo Y83 sports a larger screen size with 6.22-inch IPS LCD display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and a screen resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels while the Xiaomi Redmi 6 features a 5.45-inch IPS LCD display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and a screen resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. The Vivo Y83 has dimension measurements of 155.2 x 75.2 x 7.7 mm weighing 150 grams while the Redmi 6 is quite smaller with 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm weighing 146 grams.

Under the hood, both handsets share the same chipset, GPU, and operating system. Which means they almost have the same smartphone prowess with MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 with PowerVR GE8320 GPU that runs Android 8.1 (Oreo). The Xiaomi Redmi 6 carries 3 GB RAM + 32GB storage / 4GB RAM + 64GB RAM storage while Vivo Y83 has 4GB RAM + 32GB storage/ 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. Almost the same but Redmi 6 has more RAm variants.

Going to the camera department, Xiaomi Redmi 6 is equipped with dual 12 MP + 5 MP camera. Both lenses have the same f/2.2 aperture. While Redmi 6 sports a dual camera, the Vivo Y83 features a 13-megapixel with a f/2.2 aperture. As for the selfie camera, Vivo Y83 has higher megapixel with an 8 as compared with 5-megapixel with Xiaomi Redmi 6.

Upon reading the two smartphones’ differences and similarities, which of the two do you prefer?

SPECSXiaomi Redmi 6Vivo Y83
Display5.45″ IPS LCD display, 18:9 ratio, 1440 x 720 pixels, 295 PPI6.22” IPS LCD display, 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 270 PPI
Dimensions147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm, 146 g155.2 x 75.2 x 7.7 mm, 150g
ChipsetMediaTek MT6762 Helio P22MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22
GPUPowerVR GE8320PowerVR GE8320
Memory3 GB RAM + 32GB storage / 4GB RAM + 64GB RAM storage4GB RAM + 32GB storage/ 4GB RAM + 64GB storage
Main CameraDual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm) + 5 MP (f/2.2, 1.12 μm), phase detection autofocus, LED flash13 MP (f/2.2), PDAF, LED flash
Front camera5MP8 MP ( f/2.2)
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 4.2, A2DP, LE, USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-GoWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
OSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo)Android 8.1 (Oreo)
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3260 mAh battery
Official Price799 Yuan (approx. PHP 6,613) 1,489 Yuan (approx. Php 12,263).


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