Realme X50 Pro 5G vs iQoo 3: Which is the better 5G phone for you?

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Realme X50 Pro 5G vs iQoo 3: Which is the better 5G phone for you?
iQoo today entered the Indian smartphone segment with the launch of the 5G-enabled iQoo 3 smartphones. The company has launched two 4G variants and a 5G variant of the device in the country. That brings it directly in competition with Realme X50 Pro 5G in the country.

The launch of the iQoo 3 comes just a day after the launch of the Realme X50 Pro 5G, the company’s first 5G smartphone. In this post, we will compare the two phones to help you decide which is the better option for you.

iQoo 3 vs Realme X50 Pro 5G: Price

iQoo 3PriceRealme X50 Pro 5GPrice
4G 8GB + 128GB₹36,9906GB + 128GB₹37,999
4G 8GB + 256GB₹39,9908GB + 128GB₹39,999
5G 12GB + 256GB₹44,99012GB + 256GB₹44,999

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The iQoo 3 has been priced starting at ₹36,990 and goes all the way up to ₹44,990 for the premium 5G variant. The device will be available from Flipkart starting from March 4 in Quantum Silver, Tornado Black and Volcano Orange colour options.

On the other hand, the Realme X50 Pro 5G is priced starting at ₹37,999. It is available from Flipkart in Moss Green and Rust Red colour options.

iQoo 3 vs Realme X50 Pro 5G: Specifications

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DeviceiQoo 3Realme X50 Pro 5G
Display size6.44-inch6.44-inch
Resolution2400 x 1080 pixels2400 x 1080 pixels
Refresh rate60Hz90Hz
ProtectionSchott Xensation UPCorning Gorilla Glass 5
Android versionAndroid 10, iQoo UI 1.0Android 10, Realme UI
ChipsetSnapdragon 865Snapdragon 865
Rear camera48MP primary64MP primary
13MP telephoto12MP telephoto
13MP ultrawide angle8MP ultrawide angle
2MP depth camera2MP depth camera
Selfie camera16MP primary32MP primary
-8MP ultrawide angle
Battery4440mAh4200mAh
Fast charge55W65W fast charge
5GYesYes


iQoo 3 vs Realme X50 Pro 5G: Design

Realme X50 Pro 5G vs iQoo 3: Which is the better 5G phone for you?

The iQoo 3 features a beautiful gradient glass back design. The quad camera setup is placed in a rectangular module on the left side. Most of the front is covered by the display and there is a tiny punch-hole for the selfie camera.

The device features two pressure sensitive buttons dubbed as ‘Monster Touch Buttons’ that are designed to help gamers use the buttons without exerting much pressure.

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Realme X50 Pro 5G vs iQoo 3: Which is the better 5G phone for you?

Coming to the Realme X50 Pro 5G, it comes with a minimalistic design. It has a matte back with a simple camera module on the top left. It has dual punch-hole selfie cameras at the left corner of the display.

iQoo 3 vs Realme X50 Pro 5G: Display

Coming to the display, both the devices feature nearly identical panels. Both the devices feature a 6.44-inch Super AMOLED display. The major difference is that while the Realme X50 Pro 5G features a 90Hz display, the iQoo 3 sticks with a 60Hz display.

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The iQoo 3 has a tiny punch-hole for the selfie camera on the right side. On the other hand, the Realme X50 Pro 5G sports dual-punch hole for the cameras.

The Verdict

If you are looking to get a new flagship smartphone, both the iQoo 3 and the Realme X50 Pro are good choices. While Realme is still quite new in the Indian market, iQoo has just made its debut in the country.

While it’s good to have 5G support on the phones, it’s still a long way to go for 5G services to start in India.
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