Realme 3 Pro Vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro

Realme 3 Pro Vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro

Oh boy! The Chinese are cruising like the hungry wolves in the smartphone market as they are firing in all cylinders now a days. The market has been always lit as brands like Xiaomi and Realme are competing to be the ultimate choice of the commoners. Hence, they are launching good quality smartphone almost every month. Realme 3 Pro Vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro.

Realme 3 Pro was announced in the last trimester of April, 2019; just a month later than Xiaomi announcing their newest addition to the Redmi Note family, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro.

People are hyped about both the phones in the market as they have been offering some out of the box features and performance. Both the phones are pretty good and has been under our radar ever since their announcement came to the existence.

You will be thrill to know that we will be conducting a show down today, amongst the best of the line, all time competitor; The Realme 3 Pro and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 pro. We will be playing with fire to fire, ice to ice.

So stay tuned with us as things are gonna get a bit hotter than usual!


Realme Vs. Xiaomi: Who offers the best?

Since the very beginning of the celestial existence, species are always running to be the best. Humans are not an exception. Being the smartest creature in the world, humans have made technology as the pathway towards existence. But as the days goes by, competition of being the best has become a necessity rather than a luxury. Xiaomi has been cruising the market with their hectic phones and consumer electronic appliances. Realme, a sister concern of Oppo and Vivo has been rising with their heads up. Both the companies has a similar motto, to serve the people what they truly deserve. From that very concept, Realme launched the al new Realme 3 Pro. But Xiaomi was not left behind, they welcomed a new member in the Redmi Note Series, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro.

According to some enthusiasts, Realme Note 3 Pro and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro are the arch rivals in the smartphone arena. As we speak, we are the customers, we will always looking up for the best option available. But which one to choose as all the companies are doing extremely good?!

Rest assured guys! I am here to clear out all your doubts. We will be making a face-off between the two phones in certain aspects. These aspects will help us to create a clear understanding of both the phones. Then we will be able to choose the right device for us. The aspects are:

  • Design
  • Display
  • Performance
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Sensors and Other Features
  • Water Resistance

So without making any dramatic statements, let us move on to the epic face off!


Realme Vs. Xiaomi: Who Has the Better Design?

Yet another face off! Coming up first, from weighing almost 172 grams, we have the Realme 3 Pro. From the other end, here comes the newest member in the family, weighing almost 186 grams, the all new Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro! We will be seeing their design and attributes first.

The design of Realme 3 Pro is pretty sleek. The finish is plastic. High quality plastic is used to make the frame and the back part of the phone. A solid phone indeed despite being plastic made. The front is protected with corning Gorilla Glass 5. The phone has a tear drop notch and the camera is dual camera setup. The dimension are 6.27 inches in length, 2.96 inches in the width and 0.32 inches in the breadth. As far as the attributes are in play then the power button is on the right side and the volume rocker and the SIM Tray on the left side. The Headphone jack, loud speaker grills and the USB type 2 connector in the bottom.


Now we shift the spotlight to the successor of Redmi Note Series, The all new Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro. This phone comes with a better looking phone as we put the lights on the design and overall finish. The phone comes with a plastic frame. But the front and the back is of glass. The icing on the top is that both the sides are protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

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The front screen has a tear drop notch as well. The dimensions are 6.27 inches in the length, 2.96 inches in width and the 0.32 inches in the breadth. The volume adjustment key and the lock button is on the right side of the phone. On the left is the Hybrid SIM Tray. The bottom is the speaker grills and the USB Type C charging port. On the top is where the all-important 3.5 mm headphone jack is located.

Judging by the design, The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro has a slight advantage over the Realme 3 Pro. So, Xiaomi takes the lead. Can Realme catch up as the score is now Xiaomi 1 and Realme 0?

We will find it in the next segment which is the display.


Realme 3 Pro Vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro: Who Has the Better Display?

First up comes the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro. The display of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 pro is a full high definition IPS LCD Display. The 6.3 inch screen has a resolution of 1080 pixels into 2340 pixels. The aspect ratio is 19:5:9 and the PPI density is close to 409. Realme 3 Pro Vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro. The Screen to body ratio is almost 81.4%. This display is a brilliant display to look at and it has the perfect color balance and brightness as we have tested it outside in the shining sun and other bright light conditions.

Now comes the Realme 3 Pro. Surprisingly both the phone has the exact same IPS LCD display. The dimensions and the resolution is also the same. The Realme 3 Pro has a full HD 6.3 inch display with a resolution of 1080 pixels into 2340 pixels. The PPI density score is also around 409 and the aspect ratio is 19:5:9. However, this screen has a bit advantage in the screen to body ratio than its competitor, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro. The Screen to Body ratio is close to 83.7%. This screen is as equally good as the one of Xiaomi.


Now, the tough part comes up for me. To choose the better screen from the two phones. Before announcing the winner I must tell you that the win margin was very narrow. So here goes nothing!

The best screen goes to *drum rolls* the all new Realme 3 Pro!

I chose it to be the better one just because of the slight advantage in the screen to body ratio. So Realme is back on track, Xiaomi and Realme is One All! This battle has just got pretty interesting as we move on to perhaps the most important factor that can differentiate the perspective about the winning smartphone. Let us move on to the performance segment where we will be seeing and testing the power of the two phones.

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Realme 3 Pro Vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro: Who Performs Better?

So, we are witnessing a tough fight between the Realme 3 Pro and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro. No one is showing a weak spot. As we speak, we are down to the performance section where both the phones will be pushed to their limits. By doing this we will be seeing what the phones are capable of.

I believe that the performance can be good if the collaboration between the software and the hardware unit is strong. So let us see what is under the hood of these two phones and what runs them so smoothly.


Table of Contents

The Hardware

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 pro has a chipset of Qualcomm which is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675. This 11 Nano meter Octa Core processor is clocked at 2.0 GHz for the first 2 Cores as Kryo 460 Gold and the other 6 cores clocked at 1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver. The GPU is Adreno 612. The RAM comes in two variants; 4 GB and 6 GB. And the internal storage comes in 2 Variants; 64 GB and 128 GB. So the phone comes in 3 combinations; 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, 6 GB and 64 GB and 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.


The Realme 3 Pro runs with the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 710. This 10 Nano meter chipset is slightly faster which is clocked at 2.2 GHz Kryo 360 Gold on the first 2 cores and 1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver on the remaining 6 cores. The GPU is Adreno 616. Realme 3 Pro Vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro. The RAM and the storage is identical to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 pro.


The Software

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro runs with an Android version of Android 9 which is commonly known as Pie. But it is upgradable to Android version 11. The UI is the all time choice of Xiaomi’s in house UI the MIUI. In this particular phone, Xiaomi has powered with the latest MIUI 11.

The Realme 3 Pro is also the proud runner of Android 9.0 Pie. However, it is upgradable up to Android Version 10. The UI which is used in this particular smartphone is the famous Color OS. The Color OS 6 runs pretty smoothly and has a better app management facilities than the MIUI. But there is not much of a difference when you use the phone simultaneously.

Yet another hiccup for me as the phones are again pretty close as far as the performance is concerned. But the Xiaomi has a slightly (0.2 GHz Slower) less powerful chipset than Realme. But on the other hand, Xiaomi can be upgraded up to Android Version 11 which is a bonus point for Xiaomi.

Judging by the facts and aspects, I have come to the decision that both the phones are equal in performance and heavy multitasking. So a point will be shared each.

So as we move on. The score is still on the same position. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 pro 3 points and Realme 3 Pro also 3 points. Now let’s move on to an exciting segment which is the camera section.


Realme 3 Pro Vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro: Which Camera is Superior?

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro has a dual camera setup on the rear camera module. The main camera is an f/1.8 48 Mega Pixels wide angle camera with PDAF sensor. The secondary camera is not a camera but a depth sensor of an f/2.4 aperture 5 Mega Pixels. Realme 3 Pro Vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro. The front camera is a 13 Mega Pixels camera with HDR.

Realme has a similar module of an f/1.7 aperture 16 Mega Pixels camera with Dual Pixel PDAF and 5 Mega Pixels Depth sensor. The selfie camera is an f/2.0 25 Mega Pixels camera.

Both of the rear camera can record up to 4k @ 30 fps.

As the cameras are put into test, the Xiaomi worked slightly better as the image quality was pretty good. So Xiaomi excelled. Xiaomi 4 and Realme 3.



Xiaomi has a 4000 mAh Battery with Quick Charge 4 and 18 watt fast charging. The Realme has 4045 mAh Battery with VOOC charging 3.0 and a 20 watt fast charger in-boxed. So the winner here is Realme for fast charging facility.


Sensors and Other Features

Both the finger print scanners are rear-mounted and both the phones have all the sensors.


Water Resistance

Both the phones are not certified water resistant.


Picking up the Winner!

After the neck to neck battle, both the phones should be proud of themselves as they have performed brilliantly throughout the course of the game. But there must be a winner. Realme 3 Pro Vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro. After heavy discussions and numerous tests, I have certainly come up with a decision.

For me, the winner is *Drum Rolls* The All-New Realme 3 Pro! It has a better processing speed and great power management.

So, that’s all for today. Good bye!

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