Realme U1 Vs. Redmi Note 6 Pro Comparison- Which One To Buy?

Buying a new smartphone Nowadays is becoming a headache in a market where there is a very tough competition between smartphone companies in the mid-range smartphone segment. But we as a customer can get the benefit from this competition. But choosing a perfect smartphone according to our needs is a little bit tricky task.

Because here almost every day a new smartphone arrives in the market which looks better than other smartphones which are already available in the market.

I am sure that If your budget is around Rs.15,000/- then most probably you are willing to buy any one smartphone from the latest launched Realme U1 and Redmi note 6 pro.

Realme U1 is launched at the starting price of Rs.11,999 having 25MP selfie camera and it is the first smartphone having the latest processor helio p70, whereas its competitor Redmi note 6 pro also has a good 20MP selfie camera and Snapdragon 636 processor but its starting price is Rs.14,999.

So, Let’s compare Each and every feature of both these smartphones and figure out which one best suits you and worth buying. You Can get all the specifications at the end of this article.

Also, Compare Realme U1 with Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2

Realme U1 processor Vs. Redmi note 6 pro processor

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In terms of processor, Realme U1 comes with the latest octa-core Mediatek helio p70 which is based upon 12nm technology and is clocked at the speed of  2.1 GHz and the graphics are handled by Mali-G72 GPU. The Realme U1 has 3GB/32GB storage and 4GB/64GB options available.

redmi note 6 pro camera

Redmi note 6 pro comes with Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor which is built on 14nm technology it is little old but performs better, graphics are handled by Adreno 509 GPU, Redmi note 6 pro comes in 4GB/64GB storage and 6GB/64GB storage.

Results- Here Realme U1 wins because it has the latest processor and its ram management is very quick, you can switch very fast between games running in the background, Redmi also does a good job but it is little slower as compared with realme.

Realme U1 Camera Vs. Redmi note 6 pro Camera

Real Me U1 have the dual rear camera setup where it has a 13 MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP secondary sensor with the f/2.4 aperture which clicks good pictures in portrait mode, it also has Bokeh effects, slo-mo video recording and AI scene detection features.

Redmi Note 6 pro also has a dual rear camera, with 12 MP primary sensor having a f/1.9 aperture, and a 5MP secondary sensor having a f/2.2 aperture.

Results- Here Rear camera of Redmi note 6 pro clicks better pictures than Real me U1, realme also does the decent job, but little better colour saturation in Redmi note 6 pro.

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In terms of front camera Real me U1 has a 25MP camera having f/2.0 aperture with 1.8-micron pixels, having 4 in 1-pixel technology, by which realme claims that this single-camera works better than the dual camera, But Realme U1 has no portrait mode for selfies.

Redmi note 6 pro have a dual front camera with 20MP+ 2MP. Redmi Note 6 Pro front cameras support Portrait Mode, HDR, AI, and Beauty modes. The selfies are good in all conditions.

Results– In the selfie section again Redmi Note 6 pro wins because of its ability to click selfies in portrait mode which is a must-have feature nowadays. If portrait mode is not an issue for you then you can go with Realme U1 because it clicks good selfies with all of its AI modes, the reason for choosing Redmi note 6 pro here is Portrait mode only.

Realme U1 Display Vs. Redmi note 6 Pro Display

Realme U1 comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with a resolution of 2340x1080p with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 90.5 per cent screen to body ratio by which you get a bigger screen and very thin bezels on sides and bottom and you get a very tiny Dewdrop notch at the top. The daylight visibility of the phone is good and the display is very bright and sharp by which you get better viewing angles on the phone. There is Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on display.

redmi note 6 pro india

Redmi Note 6 Pro also has a 6.26-inch fhd+ display with a 19:9 aspect ratio with a resolution of 2280 x 1080p it also have lesser bezels on side and bottom but a wider notch on the top which is outdated now. It also has good daylight visibility and better viewing angles. Redmi note 6 pro also has Corning Gorilla glass protection but which version it is not specified by the company.

Results- In terms of display, the Realme U1 is the clear winner because its display is brighter and sharper and it also has a very tiny dew drop notch and has very less bezels on sides, which makes the phone looks very stylish and updated, than Redmi Note 6pro.

Realme U1 Design Vs. Redmi note 6 Pro Design

In Terms Of Design and build quality Realme U1 looks premium, its front has a very tiny notch which makes it looks very attractive and on the back its metal and glass design which is crafted with 13 layers of laminated technology makes it stand out in the crowd.

Whereas Redmi Note 6 pro comes with its generic old design at the back, it has a metal back but plastic top and bottom panel which makes it looks little similar like Redmi note 5 pro. In the front, the phone comes with wider notch and thin bezels which also not so much attractive if compared with Realme U1.

Results- Again Realme U1 is the clear winner because it looks very premium and has very less bezels with tiny dewdrop notch design in the front.

Realme U1 Battery, Sensors, Connectivity Vs. Redmi note 6 Pro Battery, Sensors, Connectivity

Realme U1 is powered by a 3500mah battery which does not have fast charge support. In Terms of connectivity, it has dual 4G nano sim card slot with dual 4G VOLTE support,  and a dedicated slot for micro sd card which is expandable up to 256 GB,3.5mm jack, wifi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2 A2DP LE, GPS with A-GPS & GLONASS, micro USB 2.0. Realme U1 have all the necessary sensors like accelerometer, proximity, compass ( no gyroscope) and dedicated fingerprint slot at the back.

In Redmi note 6 pro, there is a 4000 mah big battery which also supports fast charging, It has a hybrid slot for sim cards and memory card expandable up to 256 GB, It also supports 4G LTE and VoLTE networks with Dual SIM with Dual VoLTE feature at the same time, wifi – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0 A2DP LE, micro USB 2.0.  It has a fingerprint sensor at the back and all the necessary sensors inside like accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and Infrared sensor to control Electronics.

Results- Redmi note 6 pro wins here because it has 4000mah of battery and quick charge support which is very important feature nowadays because the battery is very important to use all that amazing features of any phone.

Realme U1 Software Vs. Redmi note 6 Pro Software

Realme U1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with its Custom OS- Color 5.2. The Color OS has some new features but it also has some unwanted apps which come along with the device.

Redmi Note 6 Pro also runs on Android Oreo 8.1 with it’s latest Custom MIUI 10. The MIUI 10 also has unique features and some unwanted bloatware, and it shows ads in some inbuilt apps of the phone like file manager etc.

Results- Choosing the OS depends on Your Own Choice and Usage, But in my Opinion, MiUi is a better option which is smooth and have many new features so, you can Go With Redmi note 6 pro , because it also gets regular security updates.

Realme U1 Pricing Vs. Redmi note 6 Pro Pricing

The Realme U1 priced at Rs.11,999 for 3GB/32GB storage Variant and Rs.14,499 for 4GB/64GB variants and you can buy this phone from starting from December 5, at sharp 12 pm.

Redmi note 6 pro is available at Rs.13,999 for 4GB/64GB variant and Rs.15,999 for 6GB/64GB variant and you can buy the phone on

Results-  Realme U1 will be my choice because it provides all new amazing features and great looks at very competitive price. Redmi note 6 pro is little bit Costly if compared to Realme U1

Final Conclusion

So, After comparing all The aspects and features of Both these smartphones, we conclude and recommend You To Buy Realme U1 because it has better performance, great looks and build quality than Redmi note 6 pro and you will get all this thing at a price less than the base version of Redmi note 6 pro.

Realme U1 Vs Redmi Note 6 Pro Specifications

Key Specifications Realme U1 Redmi Note 6 Pro
Display 6.3-inch IPS 6.26-inch IPS
Screen Resolution FHD+ 2340×1080 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio FHD+ 2280×1080 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo with ColorOS 5.2 Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 10
Processor Octa-core, Up to 2.1GHz Octa-core, Up to 1.8GHz
Chipset Helio P70 Snapdragon 636
GPU Mali-G72 MP3 Adreno 509
Internal Storage 32GB/64GB 64GB
Expandable Storage Yes, Up to 256GB Yes, up to 256GB
Primary Camera Dual: 13 MP (f/2.2) + 2 MP (f/2.4), LED flash Dual: 12 MP (f/1.9, 1.4µm) + 5 MP (f/2.2, 1.12µm), PDAF, dual-LED flash
Front Camera 25 MP (f/2.0, 1.8µm) Dual: 20 MP (f/2.0, 0.9µm) + 2MP (f/2.2, 1.75µm)
Video Recording [email protected] [email protected]
Battery 3,500 mAh 4,000 mAh
4G VoLTE Yes Yes
Dimensions 157 x 74 x 8 mm 157.9 x 76.4 x 8.3 mm
Weight 168 g 182 g
Sim Card Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Price 3GB/32GB- Rs. 11,9994GB/64GB- Rs. 14,499 4GB/64GB- Rs. 13,9996GB/64GB- Rs. 15,999

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