Redmi Y2 vs Oppo Realme 1 Comparison: Which one is better?
Updated on 2018-06-07 by Geetansh Arora
Xiaomi has launched Redmi Y2 in India which is a selfie-centric smartphone and is priced around Rs. 10000 in India. Recently, Oppo launched its new budget brand: Realme and the first phone Realme comes with some solid specs at a low price. If you are thinking which one is better? Should you buy Redmi Y2 or Realme 1? We have you covered. In this article we take a look at the detailed comparison of Redmi Y2 vs Oppo Realme 1. We will take a look at the comparison of design, processor, camera, battery, performance, pricing and more.
Redmi Y2 comes with the usual Xiaomi metal unibody build and design. The back is metal and camera is placed vertically just like on the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The build quality is good and the phone feels nice in hand. On the other hand, Realme 1 comes with a fiber body which makes the phone lightweight. The Realme 1 looks beautiful because of the diamond cuts on the back. We feel the design and looks are better on Realme 1 and build quality is better on Redmi Y2.
Redmi Y2 is powered by Snapdragon 625 processor which performs well and is power efficient. It can handle multiple apps and games with ease. On Antutu benchmarks it scores around 70000. The Realme 1 comes with the latest Mediatek Helio P60 chipset which is built on the 10nm process and scores 140000 on Antutu benchmarks which is around 100% more than the score of Redmi Y2. The processor on Redmi Y2 is not bad at all but MediaTek comes with a very powerful processor so this round goes to Realme 1.
Both Redmi Y2 and Realme 1 come with a 6-inch display of 18:9 aspect ratio. However, the display on Redmi Y2 has a resolution of HD+ 720p while Realme 1 comes with a Full HD+ 1080p display. Both displays have good color reproduction and viewing angles. The display on Realme 1 is a bit better than the display on Redmi Y2.
4. RAM & Storage
Realme 1 comes in 3 variants: 3GB-32GB, 4GB-64GB and 6GB-128GB. Redmi Y2 comes in 2 variants: 3GB-32GB and 4GB-64GB. Realme 1 is offering more options here so we think it is better here. If your usage is very heavy then Realme 1 6GB-128GB variant would be great for you.
Redmi Y2 comes with MIUI 9.5 which is a customized skin based on latest Android 8.1. The Realme 1 comes with ColorOS which is also a skin built on the latest Android 8.1.Both softwares are somewhat bloated and heavily customized. You do get some useful features like dual apps, second space etc. This round is a tie.
6. Camera Comparison
Redmi Y2 comes with a 12MP+5MP dual rear camera while Realme has a 13M back camera. The rear camera performance of Redmi Y2 is better than Realme 1. On the front, there is a 16MP camera on the Redmi Y2 with selfie flash. The Realme 1 comes with an 8MP front camera. Again, the front camera of Redmi Y2 performs much better than the camera on Realme 1. So camera wise, Redmi Y2 is a much better device than Realme 1.
We will add a camera comparison video soon.
7. Battery and Charging
The Redmi Y2 comes with a 3080 mAh battery and the Realme comes with a 3410 mAh battery. Both phones have similar screen sizes but display resolution of Redmi Y2 is lower and its battery capacity is lower as well. Both processors are power efficient so they won't make much of a difference. You can expect a day of backup on a single charge with medium usage on both these smartphones so this round is a tie as well.
8. Multitasking and Gaming
Realme 1 comes with Helio P60 chipset which is way more powerful than Redmi Y2's Snapdragon 625. Multitasking and gaming performance is better on Realme 1.
These 2 devices are priced very closely. The Redmi Y2 comes in 2 variants: 3GB-32GB at 9999 and 4GB-64GB at 12999. Realme 1 comes in 3 variants: 3GB-32GB at 8999, 4GB-64GB at 10999 and 6GB-128GB at 13999.
Realme 1 is a clear winner when it comes to pricing. You have to pay 1000 less for the lowest 3GB-32GB variant and 2000 less for 4GB-64GB variant. Plus, you have the option to get the powerful packed 6GB-128GB variant as well at just 1000 extra as compared to Redmi Y2 4GB-64GB variant.
Oppo Realme 1 32GB Features
- 3 GB RAM | 128 GB ROM
- 6" Full HD Plus Display 1080p
- Rear Camera: 13MP
- Front Camera: 8MP
- 3410 mAh Battery
- Best Price Rs. 8990
Redmi Y2 Features
- 3 GB RAM | 32 GB ROM
- 6" HD+ Display 720p
- Rear Camera: 12MP+5MP Dual
- Front Camera: 16MP
- 3080 mAh Battery
- Best Price Rs. 9999