Honor X9b vs Realme 12 Pro – Which phone should you buy under ₹30,000?

Feb 16, 2024

By: Sourabh Jain

Honor X9b launched in India

The Honor X9b, the company’s latest mid-range offering has been launched in India. The device takes on the Realme 12 Pro in the mid-range segment.

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Honor X9b – ₹25,999 | Realme 12 Pro – Starting at ₹25,999

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While the Honor X9b features a 6.78-inch Full HD AMOLED display, the Realme 12 Pro comes with a 6.7-inch Full HD curved AMOLED display.

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Refresh rate

Both the devices offer a 120Hz refresh rate. While the Honor X9b offers 1920Hz high-frequency PWM dimming, the Realme 12 Pro offers 2160Hz high-frequency PWM dimming

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Both the smartphones are powered by the same chipset, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1.

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Honor X9b – 8GB 256GB | Realme 12 Pro – 8GB 128GB and 8GB 256GB

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Rear camera

Honor X9b – 108MP primary, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP macro lens | Realme 12 Pro – 50MP primary, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 32MP telephoto lens

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Front camera

The Honor X9b and the Realme 12 Pro both feature a 16MP selfie camera.

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Battery and charging

Honor X9b – 5,800mAh with 35W | Realme 12 Pro – 5,000mAh with 67W

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Fingerprint sensor

Both devices feature an in-display fingerprint sensor.

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Colour options

Honor X9b – Sunrise Orange and Midnight Black | Realme 12 Pro – Navigator Beige and Submarine Blue

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