The Real Pro Competition: Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Realme 3 Pro

Realme announced Realme 3 Pro just today with decent internals to compete with Redmi’s Note 7 Pro. Well, some of you may be wondering which device got a better processor or which device has the better camera. So I decided to cover up everything in this article covering the performance of the device on paper.

Display: Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Realme 3 Pro

Realme 3 Pro has 6.3-inch LCD Display with FHD+ Resolution and Redmi Note 7 Pro has the same size display and same resolution. But if you look closely Realme 3 Pro has a small chin and thinner bezels compared to Redmi Note 7 Pro.

  • Realme 3 Pro provides better display experience because of the smaller chin and thin Bezels.

Design: Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Realme 3 Pro

Redmi Note 7 Pro has a glass back gradient finish while Realme is using the back panel made of Polycarbonate with a gradient finish. Indeed Realme 3 Pro looks great from the back but Redmi Note 7 Pro looks way better because of its Glass back.

  • Redmi Note 7 Pro’s gradient glass back looks stunning

Performance: Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Realme 3 Pro

Redmi Note 7 Pro is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. While the Realme 3 Pro is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset. If we compare both the chipset based on Benchmark score then Snapdragon 675 wins by a good margin. But benchmark ain’t everything, Except CPU Snapdragon 710 has everything better in it compared to Snapdragon 675. You can also check out our detailed article to know more: Snapdragon 675 vs Snapdragon 710 

  • CPU: Snapdragon 675
  • GPU and everything else: Snapdragon 710

Camera: Realme 3 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 Pro

Realme 3 Pro houses 16MP Sony IMX519 sensor paired with a 5MP depth sensor while Redmi Note 7 Pro is using 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor paired with a 5MP depth sensor. Both the smartphone captures pretty good images and Realme 3 Pro has some features like Super Slow Mo, Chroma Boost, 64MP Ultra HD Mode but all those features are implemented with the software. On paper, Sony IMX586 should take better images in the 12MP mode because of its bigger 1.6 Micron pixel size. But that doesn’t mean Realme 3 Pro takes bad images. Redmi Note 7 Pro is just slightly better than it.

Talking of Selfie Camera, Realme 3 Pro gets the lead here. Realme 3 Pro features 25MP Selfie camera sensor carried out from the Realme U1. The front camera on Realme 3 Pro is much better than one in Redmi Note 7 Pro.

  • Rear Camera: Redmi Note 7 Pro
  • Front Camera: Realme 3 Pro

Battery: Redmi Note 7 Pro vs Realme 3 Pro

Redmi Note 7 Pro packs 4000mAh Battery which supports Quick Charge 4.0 but unfortunately Quick Charge 4.0 certified charger is not available in India. So, We tested Quick Charge 3.0 with Redmi Note 7 Pro which takes around 1 hour 50 min to fully charge the device.

While Realme 3 Pro packs slightly more 4045 battery with VOOC 3.0 supported. The good thing is Realme is providing VOOC 3.0 charger inside the box. VOOC 3.0 charger takes around 80 minutes.

  • Realme 3 Pro has a bigger battery and charges the device at a faster rate.

Software: MIUI vs ColorOS 6

Realme 3 Pro runs on ColorOS 6 based on Android Pie and at the other hand, Redmi Note 7 Pro runs on MIUI 10 based on Android Pie. MIUI 10 is much more user-friendly while ColorOS 6 looks like iOS rip off with a terrible notification bar. But if you don’t like the Ads or you don’t know how to remove it then ColorOS is better for you.

  • ColorOS: Ad-Free Experience
  • MIUI: More User-Friendly

Extra: Realme 3 Pro vs Redmi Note 7 Pro

The extra features are important to some of the users like triple card slot, USB- C port, More storage variant. Realme 3 Pro has a triple SIM card slot so you can use two SIM and memory card at the same time. While Redmi Note 7 Pro has Hybrid SIM slot so you need to make your mind whether you want to use MicroSD card or SIM card.

Redmi Note 7 Pro has USB-C port – If you’re heavily into the USB-C ecosystem that may be a necessity. while Realme 3 Pro is using MicroUSB port.

Both the devices are pretty solid at this price point and at the end of the day, it comes to your personal preference and your need. If I had to choose one I would prefer Realme 3 Pro (Only if there is good ROM Development).