We’re going to compare two trendy smartphones. The first one is Oppo Realme 1, which was launched some time back, and the other one is Oppo Realme 2, which has been announced this week. In this article, we will be comparing these devices quickly to let you know which better device is for you according to your preferences.
Starting with the design and build quality, both the devices have nearly identical dimensions even though you get a bigger 6.2-inch display in the case of Realme 2 as compared to a 6-inch display present on Realme 1. Both come with this polycarbonate construction and have a similar diamond effect on the backside. The back looks very identical in both the devices and you do get a dual-camera plus a fingerprint sensor addition in the case of Realme 2. In contrast, there are a single camera and no fingerprint sensor on the backside in the case of Realme 1. If you have to choose one based on the design and build quality, both the devices feel equally good. We can’t select one based on the build quality as they both have the same kind of enhance feel those Realme 2 does feel slightly heavy, but that is because it comes with a bigger battery. Still, the notch design looks slightly more appealing in design than this 18:9 display present on a Realme 1.
Coming to a display part, you get this full HD plus 18:9 display in the case of Oppo Realme 1, whereas you get this HD plus 6.2 inches 19:9 display in the case of Realme 2. The company has downgraded the display for its resolution, but the size has been increased slightly. So if you prefer a higher resolution display, then Realme one still has the edge over Realme 2. Nevertheless, if you need slightly bigger displays just for videos and some games, then Realme 2 might be more appealing as it will also save some battery.
Hardware and Software
Now coming to the hardware and the software part, in terms of hardware, you get a snapdragon 415 case of Realme 2 compared to MediaTek Helio P60 case of Realme 1.Realme 2 will be available in 3GB and 4GB ram variants along with the 32 and 64GB storage variants. In contrast, you can buy Realme 1 up to six GB of RAM and 128 GB storage. Realme 1 nearly doubles in terms of AnTuTu benchmark scores. If we talk about the sensors, both the devices, come with all the major sensors you need, whether a step counter, step detector, magnetic field, gyroscope, game rotation, accelerometer, etc. Both the devices can handle multitasking and gaming as well, but when it comes to high-end gaming and very intensive gaming, then Realme 1 is the winner. Yes, Realme 1 performance is better than Realme, too, when it comes to high-end games or CPU or GPU high usage applications which demand more CPU and GPU resources. So Realme 1 is better in terms of overall performance.
Coming to the camera, you get a 13 megapixel back camera in the case of Realme 1 as compared to a 13+2 megapixel camera in the case of Realme 2. They both have 8-megapixel front-facing cameras. Both the devices have digital zooming even though you get a dual camera, and the secondary is a depth-sensing camera in Realme 2. Reviews say that the back camera works well on Realme 1 compared to Realme 2. Because the company said they are working on the software bugs and there would be a software update for Realme 2, which will improve the overall camera experience. Now the front camera is more or less the same on both the devices, but the back camera works slightly better in the case of Realme 1
In terms of battery, you get a smaller 3410 mAh battery in Realme 1 compared to a bigger 4230 mAh battery in the case of Realme 2, which will give you a much better battery life. because you get a lower resolution display here and bigger battery size, so overall which is a better device
Moving to the other feature, you do get a fingerprint sensor in the case of Realme 2, which is not present on Realme 1. They both have dual sim plus a dedicated micro SD card slot. both support Wi-Fi Bluetooth and normal connectivity features
So if you are looking for a performance-oriented device for playing high-end games smoothly and a better resolution display, you should look towards Realme 1. Still, there is no fingerprint sensor on Realme 1. If you need a fingerprint sensor, it is a must requirement for you; then you can look at Realme 2, which offers you a fingerprint sensor and a dual-camera but at the same time a lower resolution display. Although the resolution of the display is lower, it offers you a bigger 6.2-inch display. If you look at the prices, you can see a Realme 2 is cheaper than Realme 1, making it a more affordable device.