Realme 7 vs Realme 7 Pro: Which One is BEST for You?

Realme 7 and Realme 7 Pro are two smartphones which comes under 20,000 INR price segment. The 7 Pro costs ₹ 19,999 and the 7 goes upto ₹ 16,999. So does this difference of ₹ 3,000 make sense? Let’s find out in this Realme 7 vs Realme 7 Pro comparison.

Design and Build Quality

Now let’s take a look around the devices. So at the bottom, there is a USB type C port, and you’ll be pleased to know that both devices do have a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Now the Realme 7 has a single bottom-firing speaker.

The Realme 7 Pro does have stereo speakers. We’ve got one at the bottom and then we’ve got one in the earpiece. So you are going to get a better audio listening experience on the 7 Pro. There’s nothing at the top.

And on the right hand side, we have the power buttons, the Realme 7’s power button does double up as the fingerprint scanner. And then on the left hand side, we have the volume buttons, as well as the SIM card tray.

Now, both devices do have a triple card slot, so you can have two SIM cards active at the same time, and then you can also use a microSD card to expand the storage. Lots of other devices make you choose between either two SIM cards or one SIM card and a micro SD card but this is not the case here.

Realme 7 vs Realme 7 Pro: Display

We’ve got this very cool-looking two-tone matte finish. And we can also look at the realme 7 Pro. Taking a look at both devices side-by-side, you’ll see that the Realme 7 is slightly larger compared to the Realme 7 Pro. And that’s because we have a slightly larger display.

Realme 7 Pro display
Realme 7 Pro

It’s a 6.5-inch display vs the 6.4-inch display on the Realme 7 Pro and we do have some key differences between these displays. The Realme 7 has an LCD display while the Realme 7 Pro has an OLED display. You do get a brighter display on the Realme 7 Pro, around 600 nits vs around 480 nits on the Realme 7.

The OLED display also means that you’re going to get a higher contrast ratio, deeper blacks and more vibrant colors. However, the Realme 7 has a 90Hz refresh rate. And that is super impressive, considering that this just starts at ₹ 14,999. You get a 60Hz refresh rate on the Realme 7 Pro which is not so good as compared to Realme 7.

Now, both devices also have fingerprint scanners. The Realme 7 Pro has one in the display and it works really well. The realme 7 has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and this is very, very fast. You’ll see that both devices do have a punch out for the front facing camera. And the punch out is slightly smaller on the 7 Pro. And we do have a high resolution for the selfie camera, 32 MP on the 7 Pro and on the 7 we have 16 MP.

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Realme 7 vs Realme 7 Pro: camera comparison

Realme 7 camera specifications
Realme 7 camera specifications

Now let’s take a look around the back. We’ve got a quad camera setup on both devices. Both have an 8 MP ultra-wide camera with around a 119° angle of view, which is going to allow you to get lots more into your shots. For the primary cameras, the Realme 7 has 48 MP primary camera, the Realme 7 Pro has a 64 MP primary camera and it is the Sony IMX682 sensor.

Realme 7 Pro Camera Specifications
Realme 7 Pro Camera Specifications

This has a large 1/1.73 inch size sensor, and is one of the best sensors for a smartphone in this range. It also comes with features such as Pro Nightscape mode, which allows you to freely adjust the shutter speed, ISO, white balance, and other parameters to get some really creative night shots.

There’s also a Starry mode, which utilizes an AI algorithm combined with ultra long exposure and multi frame synthesis to intelligently enhance sharpness and brightness of stars. Both devices also have a macro camera as well as a black and white camera. And having the versatility with all of these cameras is definitely impressive.

Realme 7 vs Realme 7 Pro: Performance

Now, let’s take a look at what’s powering these devices under the hood. The Realme 7 is powered by the MediaTek Helio G95 chipset. And it’s also got a carbon fiber cooling system. This is a very capable chipset, but if you do want some more power, then you might want to consider the Realme 7 pro, which does come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset.

Now, you can get up to 128 GB of storage on both devices. The Realme 7 Pro does come with a base of 8 GB of RAM, and the starting price for this is ₹19,999, which is very competitive. The Realme 7, as mentioned, starts at just ₹ 14,999. This will give you 64 GB of storage with 4 GB of RAM.

If you do want more RAM and more storage you do have further options available, up to 128 GB with 8 gigabytes of RAM. And I think you’ll agree with me that these prices are very impressive for what you’re getting in these packages.

Realme 7 software
Realme 7 Pro software

Both devices do come with Realme UI, based on Android 10, out of the box. And you’ll be pleased to know that the brand new Realme UI 2.0, based on Android 11, will be available soon for Realme 7 Pro users next month.

Battery and Charging

The chargers are slightly different. Now these chargers support Dart charging technology from Realme. The Realme 7 has 30 watt Dart charging which will give you around a 50% charge in just 26 minutes, and a full 100% charge in just around 65 minutes.

Now this is even more impressive considering that the Realme 7 has a big 5,000 mAh battery. The Realme 7 Pro has SuperDart charging. So you can get 50% in around just 12 minutes. That’s some of the fastest charging available on pretty much any smartphone right now, let alone at this price point. In 34 minutes this will give you around a 100% charge. The Realme 7 Pro has a 4,500 mAh battery.

Realme 7 Pro with SuperDart charger
Realme 7 Pro with SuperDart charger

Now, if you’re worried about overheating, then don’t be. The Realme 7 Pro has 10 temperature sensors, and it strictly controls and cools to prevent overheating and achieves high efficiency conversion of electrical energy.

Realme 7 and Realme 7 Pro – Price in India

Both Realme 7 and 7 Pro come in two variants. The 6 GB RAM + 128 GB of Realme 7 Pro is priced at ₹ 19,999 while the 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant is priced at ₹ 21,999. The Realme 7’s base model with 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage is priced at ₹ 14,999 and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage model is priced at ₹ 16,999. 

Realme 7 vs Realme 7 Pro: Conclusion

In terms of which one might be more suitable for you. Well, of course the Realme 7 is coming in at that very affordable price. But with the Realme 7 Pro you are getting, an OLED display, higher resolution selfie camera, higher resolution primary rear camera, in-display fingerprint scanner, stereo speakers, and the Snapdragon 720G chipset, which is going to be a little bit better for gaming.

And of course you are getting the 65W SuperDart charging, which is going to give you crazy fast charging speeds. However, the Realme 7 does have the higher refresh rate, 90 hertz, and it also has a larger battery, 5,000 milliamp hours vs 4,500. Either way, I don’t think you can go wrong with either of these.

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