Chinese smartphone maker Oppo yesterday launched its Realme 1 smartphone. The smartphone is available in three storage variants and all three of them are priced under Rs 15,000. Oppo’s Realme 1 is the third smartphone to be launched in this price segment in the last few weeks, the other two being Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 Pro and Asus’ Zenfone Max Pro M1. All three smartphones come packed with specifications that are good for this segment. However, the perfect one for you may depend on what you are looking for in a smartphone — whether it is a big battery or a great selfie camera. Here, we compare the specifications of all the three smartphones to make it easier for you to decide which one is the perfect buy for you:
Oppo Realme 1: 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160p) display
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: 5.99-inch FHD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: 5.99-inch full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio
Oppo Realme 1: MediaTek’s 12nm octa-core Helio P60 processor
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor
Oppo Realme 1: 13MP rear camera. Note that the camera app of Oppo Realme 1 comes with support for AR stickers that can be applied to photos taken by both cameras.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: Dual rear camera setup with 12MP and 5MP sensors.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: 13MP+5MP dual rear cameras with LED flash (A new variant with 16MP+5MP dual rear camera setup will also be launched soon).
Oppo Realme 1: 8MP front facing camera with AI Beauty 2.0 feature.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: 20 selfie camera with LED flash and Xiaomi’s AI learning mechanism.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: 8MP front-facing snapper with Snapdragon camera app interface.
RAM and storage
Oppo Realme 1: 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage, 4GB RAM/64GB onboard storage and 6GB RAM/128GB storage.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage, 6GB RAM/64GB onboard storage
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: The smartphone is presently available in two storage variants — 3GB RAM/32GB onboard storage, 4GB RAM/64GB internal storage. Another variant with 6GB RAM/64GB storage is set to launch in India soon.
Support for microSD card
Oppo Realme 1: Up to 256GB
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: Up to 128GB
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: Up to 2TB
Oppo Realme 1: 3,410mAh
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: 4,000mAh
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: 5,000mAh
Oppo Realme 1: Android 8.1 Oreo skinned with ColorOS 5.0
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: Android 8.1 Oreo
Oppo Realme 1: The cost of 3GB RAM variant is Rs 8,990, the 4GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 10,990, and the 6GB RAM variant bears a price tag of Rs 13,990.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro:The 3GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 14,999 and the 6GB RAM version costs Rs 16,999.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1: The 3GB RAM version costs Rs 10,999 and the 4GB RAM bears a price tag of Rs 12,999. The upcoming 6GB RAM version of the smartphone will be launched at Rs 14,999.