Poco X2 vs Realme X2 Phone: Battle for the best budget smartphone in India
- One of the main highlights of the Poco X2 is its display with a refresh rate of 120Hz, which is a first for a budget device.
- Realme X2 features an AMOLED display with a 60Hz refresh rate.
- Between Poco X2 and Realme X2, it’s a choice between a display with a better refresh rate or a device with an AMOLED display.
Poco, which recently became an independent brand today launched its first device, the Poco X2. The device has been priced at ₹15,999 and will go on sale starting from February 11 in India.
The main highlights of the Poco X2 is its 120Hz display, quad camera setup, dual selfie cameras and a 4,500mAh battery with 27W fast charge support. If we look at other smartphones in this price range, it competes with the Realme X2 in India. In this post, we will compare the two devices to help you decide which one is the best buy.
Poco X2 vs Realme X2: Price
|Poco X2||Price||Realme X2||Price|
|6GB + 64GB||₹ 15,999||4GB + 64GB||₹ 16,999|
|6GB + 128GB||₹ 16,999||6GB + 128GB||₹ 18,999|
|8GB + 256GB||₹ 19,999||8GB + 128GB||₹ 19,999|
The device will be available exclusively from Flipkart and Poco online store in Atlantis Blue, Matrix Purple and Phoenix Red colour options. ICICI bank debit card and credit card users can get an instant discount of ₹1,000.
The Realme X2, on the other hand is already available and can be purchased from Flipkart and Realme online store in Pearl Blue, Pearl Green and Pearl White colour options. Axis Bank Buzz credit card users can avail a discount of ₹400 off on the device.
Poco X2 vs Realme X2 specifications
|Resolution||2400 x 1080 pixels||2340 x 1080 pixels|
|Protection||Gorilla Glass 5||Gorilla Glass 5|
|Android version||Android 10, MIUI 11||Android 9, ColorOS 6.1|
|Chipset||Snapdragon 730G||Snapdragon 730G|
|Rear camera||64MP primary||64MP primary|
|8MP ultra-wide||8MP ultra-wide|
|2MP depth sensor||2MP depth sensor|
|2MP macro sensor||2MP macro sensor|
|Selfie camera||20MP primary||32MP primary|
|2MP depth sensor||-|
Poco X2 vs Realme X2: Display
One of the main highlights of the Poco X2 is its display with a refresh rate of 120Hz, which is a first for a budget device. Higher refresh rates allow the animations to be much smoother and the screen is able to refresh the content more dynamically.
The Realme X2, on the other hand, features an AMOLED display with a 60Hz refresh rate. AMOLED displays consume less power when compared to LCD displays and provide better viewing angles.
AdvertisementSo, at the end of the day, it’s a choice between a display with a better refresh rate or a device with an AMOLED display.
Poco X2 vs Realme X2: Design
The Poco X2 features the same design as the Redmi K30. It sports a 3D curved design with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection at the back. It has a splash proof P2i coating which provides basic protection against liquid damage.
The quad cameras have been aligned vertically with the flash placed at the bottom. At the front, the device sports dual punch-hole selfie cameras at the right corner. It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor on the right side.
Coming to the Realme X2, it features a 3D glass back design with hyperbola effect and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The device sports an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The quad cameras on the Realme X2 are vertically aligned and placed on the left side with the flash beside the cameras. On the front, the device sports a waterdrop notch display.
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