Vivo and RealMe are both prime manufacturers of budget-friendly smartphones, and their new models, the Vivo S1 and the RealMe X, boast a lot of similar features – after all, these are 2 of the top phones of 2019 under the Rs. 20,000 price mark. Vivo and Realme tend to be known for their high-quality cameras, so paying special attention to that when you compare mobiles is a useful smartphone tip!

To make things easier, we compare smartphones to help you decide which one of these 2 is best for you.

The Comparison

RealMe X Vivo S1
1.Battery Life Has a 3,765 mAh battery – much less than the Vivo S1. Has a 4,500 mAh battery – better than most smartphones.
2. Software Specifications– Comes with 128 GB of internal storage, expandable up to 256 GB. Android 9 (Pie) is the default operating system running on RealMe’s ColorOS.   Runs on a 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 octa-core processor. Comes with non-expandable 128 GB of internal storage. Android 9 (Pie) is the default operating system, running with Vivo’s FunTouch OS 9. Runs on a 2 GHz MediaTek P65 octa-core processor.
3. Camera– Has a double rear-camera setup with a 16 MP wide-angle camera and a 5 MP depth sensor.   Features Nightscape, Ultra HD, Chroma Boost, Portrait, Expert, and Slow Motion modes. The front camera is 16 MP without flash and pops out of the phone’s body. Has a triple rear-camera setup with a 16 MP primary sensor, an 8 MP secondary sensor, and a 2 MP tertiary sensor. Features HDR and Panorama modes.   The front camera is 32 MP without flash.
4. Display– Has a 6.53-inch AMOLED display, with corning gorilla glass and an eye-care display mode. Has a 6.38-inch IPS LCD display with full HD+ resolution.
5. Looks– Has a weight of 191 g. Comes in the colours Polar White and Space Blue. Has dimensions 161.3 x 76.1 x 9.4 mm. Has a weight of 179 g. Comes in the colours Sonic Black, Mirror Black, and Sonic Blue. Has dimensions 159.5 x 75.2 x 8.1 mm. Slimmer than the RealMe X.
6. Price– Rs. 17,649 on Amazon India. Rs. 17,990 on Amazon India.

Which is the Better Phone?

At their price-point, both the RealMe X and the Vivo S1 are good choices. However, photography enthusiasts may want to consider the RealMe X which has both better camera resolution as well as more functionality. It has better battery life and a slightly more powerful CPU as well, so it might also be a better option for gamers than the Vivo S1.

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