Realme C3 vs Realme 5i: Can Dual Cameras, Realme UI Beat Quad Cameras?
Can the new Realme C3 beat Realme 5i? Is Reame C3 worth enough to beat the other smartphones under 10,000? Realme C3 has been unveiled in India starting at Rs 6,999 succeeding the popular Realme C2.
The new Realme C3 comes with the gaming-centric Helio G70.
Both the smartphones have a lot to offer at this their respective price points with Realme C3 turning the tables down. Can 5,000mAh battery, Helio G70 and Realme UI beat Realme 5i? Let’s find out.
Design, Display: Realme C3 vs Realme 5i
Realme 5i features a 6.52-inch HD+ display offering a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels with a water drop notch on top. Realme C3 comes with the same 6.52-inch HD+ ‘MiniDrop’ display. Its a water drop notch display supporting latency optimisation.
Both the smartphones feature a polycarbonate built on the out. Realme 5i has a fingerprint sensor.
Hardware, Processor: Realme 5i vs Realme C3
Under the hood, Realme 5i is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, paired with upto 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Realme C3 features an eight-core processor running at 2.0GHz.
MediaTek G70 has just been announced, and Realme C3 is the first smartphone to run on the new gaming-centric chip.
Storage: Realme C3 vs Realme 5i
Realme 5i two storage options: 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. Realme C3 will be available in two models: 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage.
Both the devices support expandable storage up to 256GB via a dedicated microSD card.
Software, UI: Realme 5i vs Realme C3
Realme 5i comes with Android Pie based ColorOS 6.0.1 on top. Realme C3 is the first smartphone from the company to come with Realme UI out of the box. Realme UI is based on Android 10.
Realme UI on Realme C3 supports different features from the new UI
Cameras: Realme C3 vs Realme 5i
Talking about optics, Realme 5i dons a quad camera system featuring a 12-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens, 2-megapixel depth sensor and finally a 2-megapixel macro sensor.
Upfront Realme 5i comes with an 8-megapixel selfie lens.
Realme C3 comes with a dual camera system at the back. It consists of a primary 12-megapixel camera with f/1.8 aperture and fast PDAF and a 2-megapixel secondary camera. Upfront Realme C3 has an 8-megapixel selfie lens.
Battery: Realme 5i vs Realme C3
Realme C3 comes with a massive 5,000mAh unit. Realme C3 had claimed upto six movies playback on a single charge with a 30-day standby. Realme 5i is backed by the same 5,000mAh battery as Realme 5 with a 10W wired charger in the box.
Realme C3 also supports reverse charging. The big battery on Realme C3 can be used to charge other phones using the Realme C3.
Pricing, Availability: Realme C3 vs Realme 5i
Realme C3 price starts at the same Rs 6,999. In India, Realme C3 will be available starting at Rs 6,999 for the base model with 3GB RAM and 32GB and the top-end variant comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage costing Rs 7,999.
Realme 5i is available starting at Rs 8,999 for the base model.
Realme C3 is available in two colour options: a new Blazing Red variant and Frozen Blue option. Realme 5i is available in Blue and the new Green colour option. Both the smartphones are available via Flipkart.