Realme Narzo 20 vs Narzo 10: What has changed?

Realme Narzo 20 price in India and specifications have been officially revealed. So how much has changed since the Narzo 10?

Highlights
  • Realme Narzo 20 price in India starts at Rs 10,499
  • The smartphone comes with a bigger 6,000mAh battery compared to Narzo 10
  • Realme Narzo 10 India price currently starts from Rs 11,999

Realme Narzo 20 was launched in India alongside Realme Narzo 20A and Narzo 20 Pro on Monday. The vanilla Narzo 20 is the direct follow-up to the Realme Narzo 10 (review) that was unveiled back in May in the country. The smartphone has been positioned between Narzo 20A and Narzo 20 Pro, which are priced starting at Rs 8,499 and Rs 14,999, respectively. Realme Narzo 20 specifications include the MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, 6,000mAh battery, and 48MP triple rear cameras at the back. Here’s a quick look at how the smartphone compares to the Narzo 10 in terms of price and specs.

Also read: Realme Narzo 20, Narzo 20 Pro, Narzo 20A launched in India, prices start from Rs 8,499

Realme Narzo 20 vs Narzo 10: Price in India

The Realme Narzo 10 price in India is currently set at Rs 11,999 for the model with 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The phone is available in That Green, That Blue, and That White shades. The Realme Narzo 20 price in India, on the other hand, is set at Rs 10,499 for the 4GB + 64GB variant and Rs 11,499 for the 4GB RAM + 128GB option, both of which are lower than the Narzo 10. The handset will be available for sale in Flipkart, Realme.com, and offline stores from September 28th onwards in Victory Blue and Glory Silver colours.

Realme Narzo 20 vs Realme Narzo 10: Design

Face up, the Realme Narzo 20 and Realme Narzo 10 both look identical. The handsets ship with a near bezel-less display with a waterdrop notch for the selfie camera and earpiece atop. Around the back; however, both phones have a slightly different story to tell. The Realme Narzo 20 touts a Victory Design with a V-shaped pattern, a triple camera setup in a square-shaped camera module, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The Realme Narzo 10, in contrast, has a dual-tone finish with quad cameras vertically stacked on the top left corner and a fingerprint sensor.

Realme Narzo 20 vs Realme Narzo 10: Specifications

In terms of specifications, the Realme Narzo 20 comes with an upgraded MediaTek Helio G85 chipset and a whopping 6,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. The phone sports a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a standard 60Hz refresh rate. For photography, the Realme Narzo 20 comes loaded with triple rear cameras that includes a 48MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2MP macro sensor at the back. The front camera of the phone sports an 8MP snapper for selfies and video calling.

The Realme Narzo 10 ships with the same 6.5-inch HD+ display, but uses the MediaTek Helio G80 and a smaller 5,000mAh battery. In terms of photography, however, the phone rocks a quad-camera setup instead of triple cameras. Upfront, it gets a 16MP shooter for selfies and video calling as opposed to 8MP sensor on the Narzo 20. 

As for connectivity, both phones come with dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, Type-C port, and GPS/ GLONASS. The handsets also support a microSD card slot to expand the storage up to 256GB.

Realme Narzo 20 vs Realme Narzo 10: Verdict

The Realme Narzo 20 is more affordable than the Realme Narzo 10, unless the company decides to drop the price of the latter soon. Going by the specifications, the Narzo 20 should be able to perform better and last longer than its predecessor. The Narzo 10, however, does have a slight advantage over its successor in the camera department, at least on paper. Stay tuned to our full review of the Realme Narzo 20 to know how the phone really performs.