#Tech Tuesday: Comparison between Redmi K20 and Realme X, which one to pick?

Comparison between Redmi K20 and Realme X
Comparison between Redmi K20 and Realme X

In-depth comparison between Redmi K20 and Realme X: A complete Guide

Redmi K20 and Realme X were launched in India last month. The two mid-range phones have been received well in Indian markets. There are a few people who are confused between the two phones. If you are planning to buy any one of them, then you are at the right place No more internet surfing to learn about their specifications and comparision.  Here, we bring to you a complete guide with in-dept comparison between Redmi K20 and Realme X so that you can choose which one to pick.

Here, we go!

Camera-  Who doesn’t want a perfect picture

Redmi K20 has a triple rear camera setup which includes a 48MP Sony IMX582 primary sensor along with an f/1.75 lens. The secondary sensor is 13 MP with a wide-angle lens and also an 8 MP tertiary sensor with f/2.4 lens. The K20 has 20 MP pop-up selfie cameras which is accompanied by f/2.2 lens along with a sapphire glass cover on top.

Realme X has dual rear camera setup with 48 MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor and f/1.7 lens. The other sensor is 5 MP which has an f/2.4 lens. It has a pop-up selfie camera which is powered by a Sony IMX471 selfie sensor and has an f/2.0 lens on top.

Specification and features

Redmi K20 pro runs on Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10 and has a 6.39-inch full HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) AMOLED display. The screen-to-body ratio is 91.9 per cent with 19:5:9 aspect ratio with in-display fingerprints. It is powered by octa-core Snapdragon 730 SoC and comes with 6GB RAM. Two variants of 64GB and 128 GB is available in the market in Glacier Blue, Carbon Black, and Flame Red. It supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac USB Type- C port, Bluetooth 5.0, and GPS/A-GPS.

K20 sports 4,000 mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging.  The measures for phones are 161.2x76x9.4mm and weighs 191 grams.

Realme X is almost similar to Redmi k20 pro in specification. It runs on Android 9 Pie with Color OS on top.  It has 6.59-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) AMOLED display. . The screen-to-body ratio is 91.9 percent with 19:5:9 aspect ratio with an in-finger display.  It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC. It also boasts Adreno 616 GPU and comes in 4 GB RAM and 8 GB RAM variants. Both these phones come with 128 GB internal storage. It is available in Polar White, Garlic, Space Blue and Onion colour. Connectivity option is similar to Redmi K20 as it supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac USB Type- C port, Bluetooth 5.0, and GPS/A-GPS.

Measures or Realme X is 161.2x76x9.4mm, and it sports 3,765 mAh battery which supports VOOC flash Charge 3.0 technology and weighs similar to K20 at 191 grams.

Price : Will it dent your pocket?

The price of Redmi K20 stands at Rs 21,999 at for 64 GB variant and Rs 23,999 for 128 GB variant.

Realme X comes at a lower price than the Redmi K20. 4 GB variant is priced at Rs 16,999 and 8 GB variant is priced at Rs 19,999. People can buy this phone online on realme.com and Flipkart.

Comparison between Redmi K20 and Realme X in tabular form:


ModelXRedmi K20
Release date15th July 201928th May 2019
Launched in IndiaYesYes
Body typeGlassGlass
Dimensions (mm)161.20 x 76.00 x 9.40156.70 x 74.30 x 8.80
Weight (g)191.00191.00
Battery capacity (mAh)37654000
Fast chargingVOOCProprietary
ColoursPolar White, Space BlueCarbon Black, Glacier Blue, Flame Red


Rear camera48 MP (f/1.7) + 5 MP (f/2.4)48 MP (f/1.75, 1.6-micron) + 8 MP (f/2.4, 1.12-micron) + 13 MP (f/2.4)
Rear flashLEDYes
Front camera16 MP (f/2.0)20 MP (f/2.2, 0.8-micron)
Rear autofocusYes
Front flashNo


Screen size (inches)6.536.39
Resolution1080×2340 pixels1080×2340 pixels
Protection typeGorilla GlassGorilla Glass
Aspect ratio19.5:919.5:9
Pixels per inch (PPI)394403


Processor2.2GHz octa-core (2×2.2GHz + 6×1.7GHz)1.8GHz octa-core (6×1.8GHz + 2×2.2GHz)
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 710Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
Internal storage128GB64GB
Expandable storageNoNo
Dedicated microSD slotNo


Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothYes, v 5.00Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-CYesYes
Number of SIMs22
Active 4G on both SIM cardsYesYes
Wi-Fi DirectYes


Operating systemAndroid 9 PieAndroid Pie
SkinColorOS 6.0MIUI 10


Fingerprint sensorYesYes
Compass/ MagnetometerYesYes
Proximity sensorYesYes
Ambient light sensorYesYes
Face unlockYes


SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIM
4G/ LTEYesYes


SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIM
4G/ LTEYesYes

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Overall One World News Rating98.5
Software Rating98
Performance Rating99
Camera Rating88
Display Rating89
Battery Life Rating810
Design Rating99
Value for Money Rating98

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