A lot of smartphone manufacturers have established sub-brands advocating the high cost-performance ratio. OPPO's Realme is an example.
In Realme's portfolio, Realme X is an affordable smartphone winning a lot of users' hearts. In general, its competitiveness is as high as Honor 9X. Which one is more worth buying? Let's go into the details.
Realme X is equipped with a 6.53-inch full-screen display with an excellent pop-up camera and sensors hidden under the screen. Its screen-to-body ratio is over 91%. The bezel-less display offers a panoramic view on which the image will never be blocked.
Meanwhile, since the in-display optical fingerprint scanner works perfectly with DSP Acceleration Engine and advanced light compensation solutions, the unlocking speed of the Realme X is faster.
Honor 9X is at nearly the same price as Realme X, with approximately the same appearance.
More specifically, Honor 9X also has a 6.59-inch full-screen and a pop-up camera for an even higher screen-to-body ratio than Realme X, which is 92%. However, Honor 9X has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Thus, these two smartphones differ in the unlocking.
Realme X is a camera phone as excellent as Honor 9X. In particular, Realme X packs a dual-camera module consisting of a 48MP primary camera (f/1.8).
Thanks to the specially designed algorithms, the colors of objects can be accurately reproduced during the daytime.
Additionally, Realme X also allows you to realize super high-resolution night shots. When you want to take a selfie, it only takes 0.74 second for the 16MP front camera to pop up. Then, you can get a satisfying selfie.
Honor 9X has one more rear camera than Realme X because it has a triple-camera module with a 48MP primary camera (f/1.8).
Please don't take it for granted that Honor 9X delivers superior camera performance than Realme X. The primary camera of Realme X is a Sony IMX586 image sensor, which can produce clearer photos than Honor 9X.
Now, let's focus on the processor and performance. Realme X is powered by the Snapdragon 710 SoC fabricated on the 10nm process, which isn't comparable with Kirin 810 built on the 7nm process.
What's more, with the Ark Compiler, the Honor smartphone can load games faster than the Realme X.
The speed might remind you of the memory. Although both smartphones are at the same price, Honor 9X offers 2GB less RAM than Realme, and 50% less storage memory.
Undoubtedly, you can install more applications if you choose Realme X coupled with UFS 2.1 flash memory. That's the reason why a lot of savvy people prefer Realme X.
As the battery capacity is a crucial determinant when you are choosing a smartphone. Realme X has a 3765mAh battery, whose capacity is 200mAh less than that of Honor 9X.
However, it is because the former has a more power-saving processor, you won't feel any difference in battery life when using these two smartphones.
It's worth mentioning that the charging power of Realme X is 20W; in comparison, Honor 9X only has 10W charging power. It is estimated that it takes about 1 hour to fully charge Realme X, whereas it takes over 2 hours to charge Honor 9X till 100%, which is rather slow.
After reading the article, you probably know which one of these two smartphones is a better choice for you now.
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