Written byMudit Dube ·
As India's first 5G-enabled smartphone, Realme has launched the X50 Pro 5G in the country today. The handset arrives with some generous specifications and features including a 90Hz AMOLED screen, 64MP quad-lens rear camera, industry-leading 65W fast-charging technology, and top-of-the-line internals.
But at a starting price of around Rs. 38,000, is it better than the popular OnePlus 7T?
Let's find out.
The Realme X2 Pro 5G arrives with a dual punch-hole design, slim-yet-noticeable bezels, and matte-finished glass chassis. The company is also touting of a '360-degree Surround Antenna' design for improved Wi-Fi and cellular reception as well as a five layer built-in cooling system.
In comparison, the OnePlus flagship gets a waterdrop notched screen and frosted matte glass body with gradient design.
Winner: Realme's flagship.
The Realme X50 Pro 5G comes with a 6.44-inch AMOLED screen with a full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) resolution, HDR10+ support, 90Hz refresh rate, and DC Dimming support for flicker-free experience.
The OnePlus 7T, on the other hand, offers a 6.55-inch full-HD+ AMOLED screen. The display also supports HDR10+ standard as well as a 90Hz refresh rate.
Winner: Specifications-wise, it looks like a tie.
The Realme handset features a 64MP main sensor, 12MP telephoto lens, 8MP lens ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 2MP portrait sensor. Up front, it has a dual-lens unit comprising a 32MP primary camera and an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens.
The OnePlus 7T offers a 48MP main sensor, 16MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, and 12MP telephoto camera. On the front, it has a 16MP camera.
Winner: X50 Pro 5G.
The Realme X50 Pro 5G is powered by the latest Snapdragon 865 flagship processor, combined with a dedicated 5G modem, up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage.
Under the hood, the OnePlus 7T comes with the Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset, paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of non-expandable storage.
Winner: Realme's flagship for its superior processor and 5G support.
The Realme X50 Pro 5G packs a 4,200mAh battery which supports an impressive 65W SuperDart Charge technology (charger comes bundled in the box). In comparison, the OnePlus houses a 3,800mAh battery with WARP Charge 30T fast-charging technology.
Further, both the handsets come with optical in-screen fingerprint sensors and pack Dolby Atmos-powered stereo speakers.
Winner: Realme X50 Pro for its industry-leading fast-charging technology.
The Realme X50 Pro 5G costs Rs. 37,999 for the entry-level 6GB/128GB variant, Rs. 39,999 for the 8GB/128GB model, and Rs. 44,999 for top-of-the-line 12GB/256GB configuration. The OnePlus 7T currently costs Rs. 34,999 for the 8GB/128GB model and Rs. 37,999 for the 8GB/256GB variant.
The OnePlus 7T might have been a popular offering four months ago but in comparison to the Realme's latest flagship, it stands no ground.
The Realme handset is worth all the money for its flagship internals, versatile cameras, a fluid 90Hz AMOLED screen, and the ultra-fast charging technology. Plus with built-in 5G support, you become future proof.
Winner: Realme X50 Pro 5G.
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