Realme 6 Pro vs Poco X2: Battle for the best budget smartphone of 2020

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Realme 6 Pro vs Poco X2: Battle for the best budget smartphone of 2020
Chinese smartphone maker Realme today launched the Realme 6, Realme 6 Pro and the Realme Band in India.

The Realme 6 Pro is the successor of the Realme 5 Pro and will compete with the likes of the Poco X2 and the company’s own Realme X2.

In this post, we will compare the Realme 6 Pro with the Poco X2 to help you decide which device to go for.

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Realme 6 Pro vs Poco X2: Price

Realme 6 ProPrice2Poco X2Price
6GB + 64GB₹16,9996GB + 64GB₹15,999
6GB + 128GB₹17,9996GB + 128GB₹16,999
8GB + 128GB₹18,9998GB + 256GB₹19,999

The Realme 6 Pro comes in Lightning Blue and Lightning Orange colour options. The device will be available via Flipkart from March 13.

On the other hand, the Poco X2 is available in Atlantis Blue, Matrix Purple and Phoenix Red colour options from Flipkart. The device is being sold in a flash sale on March 10.

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Realme 6 Pro vs Poco X2: Specifications

DeviceRealme 6 ProPoco X2
Display size6.6-inch6.67-inch
Resolution2400 x 1080 pixels2400 x 1080 pixels
Refresh rate90Hz120Hz
ProtectionGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Android versionAndroid 10, realme UIAndroid 10, MIUI 11
ChipsetSnapdragon 720GSnapdragon 730G
Rear camera64MP primary64MP primary
8MP ultra-wide8MP ultra-wide
12MP telephoto2MP depth sensor
2MP macro sensor2MP macro sensor
Selfie camera16MP primary20MP primary
8MP ultra-wide2MP depth sensor
Fingerprint sensorSide-mountedSide-mounted
Battery4,300mAh4,500mAh
Fast charge30W27W

Realme 6 Pro vs Poco X2: Display

One of the main highlights of the Realme 6 Pro is its high refresh display. The device sports a 6.6-inch 20:9 aspect ratio display with 90Hz refresh rate and 120Hz touch sampling.

On the other hand, the Poco X2 offers an even higher refresh rate. It sports a 6.67-inch 20:9 aspect ratio display with 120Hz refresh rate. High refresh rate allows for the animations to be much smoother and the screen is able to refresh the content more dynamically.
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The Poco X2 with its 120Hz display is ahead of the Realme X2. Apart from this, both the device’s have a similar display.

Realme 6 Pro vs Poco X2: Design

The Realme 6 Pro features a gradient glass back with a lightning pattern. The glass back features Gorilla Glass 5 for protection. There is Realme branding at the bottom and the quad camera setup is placed in a rectangular module.
Realme 6 Pro vs Poco X2: Battle for the best budget smartphone of 2020

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On the front, the device features minimal bezels. The company has used a punch-hole design to house the dual selfie cameras.

Coming to the Poco X2, the device features 3D curved frosted glass body. It has a similar gradient design as the Redmi K30 series. The device has Poco branding at the bottom and a circular design around the vertically aligned camera module.
Realme 6 Pro vs Poco X2: Battle for the best budget smartphone of 2020

On the front, the device is similar to the Realme 6 Pro. It has minimal bezels and a punch-hole houses the dual selfie cameras.

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Verdict

It’s a close fight between the Realme 6 Pro and the Poco X2. At the end of the day, the Poco X2 with its 120Hz display, slightly bigger battery and better pricing emerges as the winner.

See also:

Poco X2 review: Poco makes a super-smooth comeback

Poco X2 vs Realme X2 Phone: Battle for the best budget smartphone in India

Xiaomi vs Realme: India has become the battleground for two Chinese companies

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