Its time for another specs comparison! The midrange market is getting intense once again with two new smartphones going head to head. These phones are priced the same. These are the Realme 6 and the Huawei Nova 7i. Both well under 15k, let’s see which phone is better for you and your needs. Let’s have a specs rundown first.
|Realme 6||Huawei Nova 7i|
|Processor||Octa Core Mediatek Helio G90T processor||Octa Core HiSilicon Kirin 810|
|Graphics||Mali G76 MC4||Mali G52 MP6|
|Memory||128GB expandable via microSD||128GB expandable via nano memory|
|Display||6.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display (2400 x 1080 pixels)|
90Hz refresh rate
|6.4-inch Full HD IPS LCD display (1080 x 2310 pixels)|
|Rear Camera||64 MP, f/1.8, PDAF|
8 MP, f/2.3, (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP B/W, f/2.4, (depth)
|48MP f/1.8 PDAF|
8MP f/2.4 ultrawide
2MP f/2.4 macro
2MP f/2.4 depth sensor
|Front Camera||16MP f/2.0||16MP f/2.0|
|Connectivity||4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth||4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth|
|Sensors||Fingerprint Scanner (side mounted)|
accelerometer, proximity, compass
|Fingerprint Scanner (side mounted)|
accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
|Location||GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS||GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|Battery||4,300 mAh battery with 30W fast charging||4,200 mAh battery with 40W fast charge|
|Software||Android 10 with Realme UI 1.0||Android 10 with EMUI 10|
|Price||Php 13,990||Php 13,990|
Reasons to buy the Realme 6
- The Realme 6 has one big advantage. It has a 90Hz refresh rate on its 6.5-inch display. It is smoother and you will notice it when playing games.
- Mediatek’s Helio G90T is tuned for gaming. If you do more gaming on your phone, you will be very happy using this phone.
- The advantage of an microSD expansion is its more available in stores than nano memory card.
- It has a slightly bigger battery but a slighty slower but still quick charging tech. Our worries with the 0-Hz display may drain the battery faster but it didn’t.
- Realme is dedicated to deliver regular security updates and major Android updates.
- The advantage of having Google Mobile Services is undeniable.
Related article – Realme 6 Unboxing and First Impressions
Reasons to buy the Huawei Nova 7i
- Huawei is proven to make really good phones with great build quality and after sales services. Owning a Huawei phone is worry-free.
- We were surprised how good the display of this phone is. It has good color reproduction and adequate brightness.
- When it comes on paper, the competition wins when it comes to the main camera. The Nova 7i may only have a 48MP sensor but with Huawei’s software processing, it takes much better photos than its competition especially in night mode.
- Huawei has excellent WiFi and network connectivity. 4G/LTE using both Smart and Globe has been much better than using the other phone.
- It may have a slightly smaller battery but with Huawei’s software optimizations, battery life of the Nova 7i is excellent.
- Huawei Mobile Services and its own App Store has been placed third which has the most number apps. The App Gallery continues to grow with more apps such as Viber, Tiktok, snapchat, GCash, Lazada already in tow.
Related article – Huawei Nova 7i Unboxing and First Impressions
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