Realme launched its Realme Narzo 50 5G, which brings major upgrades over the vanilla Realme Narzo 50. The phone’s price starts at Rs 15,999 in India for the base unit. At this price range, it competes with the like of Redmi Note 11T 5G, available at Rs 16,999 for the 6GB RAM/64GB unit in India. Both come with a 6.6-inch FHD+ 90hz display, MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC, and a 5000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging. In this article, we’ve compared the Realme Narzo 50 5G and Redmi Note 11T 5G in terms of specifications, price, and design.
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Realme Narzo 50 Pro 5G vs Redmi Note 11T 5G: price in India
|Realme Narzo 50 5G
|Redmi Note 11T 5G
Realme Narzo 50 5G is available in three storage options: 4GB RAM and 64GB storage priced at Rs 15,999, 6GB RAM and 128GB storage at Rs 16,999, and 6GB RAM and 128GB storage at Rs 17,999. It comes in two colour options: Hyper Blue and Hyper Black.
Redmi Note 11T 5G also comes in three storage options. It retails at Rs 16,999 for the 6GB/64GB variant, Rs 17,999 for the 6GB/128GB model and Rs 19,999 for the 8GB/128GB unit. It comes in three colour options: Matte Black, Aquamarine Blue, and Stardust White.
Realme Narzo 50 5G vs Redmi Note 11T 5G: design, specifications and features
Realme Narzo 50 5G comes with a boxy design and rounded edges. The phone features a circular dual-camera setup at the back alongside Narzo branding. It has a thin bezel display at the front that houses a punch-hole cutout for a selfie camera on the top left corner. Realme Narzo 50 5G has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner/power button on the right side and a volume rocker paired with a SIM tray on the left side. A 3.5mm headphone jack, speaker grille, and a USB Type-C port are present at the bottom.
Redmi Note 11T 5G has a curved back with rounded edges, which gives it a better grip to hold the device comfortably. The phone has a square dual-camera setup at the back alongside the Redmi 5G branding. Redmi Note 11T 5G houses a volume rocker and a power button, which doubles up as a fingerprint scanner on the right and a SIM Tray on the left side. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack, speaker grille, and a USB Type-C port for charging at the bottom.
Processor, storage, and RAM
The Realme Narzo 50 5G and the Redmi Note 11T 5G draw power from a MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor and a Mali-G57 GPU for graphic needs. The Realme Narzo 50 5G comes in 4GB/64GB, 4GB/128GB, and 6GB/128GB storage option. Redmi Note 11T 5G, on the other hand, comes in 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB, and 8GB/128GB storage options. Both phones support microSD cards up to 1TB.
The Redmi Note 11T 5G comes with better RAM and storage options than Realme Narzo 50 5G. However, The Realme Narzo 50 5G has a RAM extension feature, which allows up to 5GB GB virtual RAM.
Realme Narzo 50 5G flaunts a 6.6-inch Full-HD+ (2400×1080) display with a 90Hz refresh rate support.
Redmi Note 11T 5G has a 6.6-inch Full-HD+ (2400×1080) display with a 90Hz refresh rate support. It comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Realme Narzo 50 5G houses a dual-camera setup at the back, including a 48MP primary Nightscape camera and a B&W portrait lens. An 8MP camera on the front takes care of selfie and video calling needs.
Redmi Note 11T 5G comes with a dual rear camera setup, featuring a 50MP primary camera and an 8MP ultra-wide lens. It has a 16MP selfie snapper on the front.
Both Realme Narzo 50 5G and Redmi Note 11T 5G packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast/Dart charging. In our review, we found that the Redmi Note 11T 5G’s battery life is around two days and more on normal use and around a day and a half on heavy usage.
Realme Narzo 50 5G comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for security, and it boots Android 12-based realme UI 3.0 out of the box. Connectivity features include 5G, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB Type-C port for charging.
Redmi Note 11T features a side-mounted fingerprint reader for authentication, and it boots Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 out of the box. Connectivity features include 5G, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Realme Narzo 50 5G vs Redmi Note 11T 5G: verdict
Both share a similar configuration as they come with a 6.6-inch FHD+ 90hz display, MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC, and a 5000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging. The difference between both is that the Redmi Note 11T has a better rear and front camera setup than the Realme Nazro 50 5G.
The Redmi Note 11T has more RAM storage options onboard than Realme Nazro 50 5G, but the Narzo 50 5G supports up to 5G virtual RMA via RAM expansion feature. The Realme Narzo 50 5G is slightly more affordable than the Redmi Note 11T 5G and boots the latest Android OS out of the box. Overall both handsets offer decent performance, and both will serve you well in terms of day to day usage.