Realme 6 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro: Price in India, Specifications Compared

Realme 6 Pro packs more capable camera hardware, better display, and faster processor among other upgrades.

Realme 6 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro: Price in India, Specifications Compared

Realme 6 Pro features dual selfie cameras housed in a pill-shaped hole-punch

  • Realme 6 Pro adds a 12-megapixel telephoto camera
  • It has a 90Hz display, while the Realme 5 Pro has a 60Hz panel
  • Realme 6 Pro comes with support for NaVIC navigation system

Realme 6 Pro has today gone official as the latest offering from the Oppo spin-off in its bread and butter numerical series of phones. The Realme 6 Pro marks a shift towards the more premium side of the smartphone market, both in terms of internal hardware and pricing, over its predecessor. The Realme 6 Pro packs a 64-megapixel quad camera setup, a 90Hz display, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC. But is the Realme 6 Pro a meaningful upgrade over the Realme 5 Pro? Here's how the two phones stack up against each other in terms of pricing and specifications:

Realme 6 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro price in India   

Realme 6 Pro starts at Rs. 16,999 for the base 6GB+64GB variant, while the 6GB+ 128GB model is priced at Rs. 17,999. As for the top-end 8GB+128GB model, it will set buyers back by Rs. 18,999. The phone comes in two colour options - Lightning Blue and Lightning Orange.

As for the Realme 5 Pro, it recently received a price cut and now starts at Rs. 12,999 for the 4GB+64GB variant, while the 6GB+64GB model carries a price tag of Rs. 13,999. The top-of-the-line 8GB+128GB configuration is now up for grabs at Rs. 15,999 in India. It comes in Sparkling Blue and Crystal Green colour options.


Realme 6 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro specifications 

The dual-SIM (Nano) Realme 6 Pro runs Android 10 with the Realme UI custom skin on top. It packs a 6.6-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) hole-punch display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 90.6 percent screen-to-body ratio, 480 nits of peak brightness, and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It draws power from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage, which can also be expanded via a microSD card (up to 256GB). Realme 6 Pro also comes with support for NaVIC, the navigation system developed by India's ISRO.

Coming to the Realme 5 Pro, it is also a dual-SIM (Nano) phone and started receiving the Android 10 update with Realme UI in India last month. It features 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) display with a lower 60Hz refresh rate, 450 nits of peak brightness, 90.6 percent screen-to-body ratio, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ for protection. It is powered by the Snapdragon 712 SoC, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage that can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 256GB).

Camera department is where the Realme 6 Pro has made some notable improvements. It features a quad rear camera setup that is headlined by a 64-megapixel main camera with an f/1.8 aperture and the Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor. It is accompanied by a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with an f/2.5 aperture and 20x hybrid zoom support, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with a 119-degree field of view, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. On the front is a pill-shaped hole-punch that houses a 16-megapixel main camera with an f/2.0 aperture and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with a 105-degree field of view.

realme 6pro vs 5pro compare body Realme 6 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro

Realme 6 Pro  and Realme 5 Pro both have a quad rear camera setup


Realme 5 Pro also has a quad rear camera setup, but it includes a lower-resolution 48-megapixel main camera with the Sony IMX586 sensor and an f/1.79 lens. It is accompanied by an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens with a 119-degree field of view, a 2-megapixel macro lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. Unlike the Realme 6 Pro that has two selfie cameras, the Realme 5 Pro has a single 16-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.0 lens.

The Realme 6 Pro packs a 4,300mAh battery that comes with support for 30W VOOC Flash Charge 4.0 technology. Notably, the 5V/6A charger will come bundled in the retail package. Dimensions of the Realme 6 Pro are 163.8x75.8x202mm and it tips the scales at 202 grams. Connectivity is handled by 4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NaVIC, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, and QZSS.

As for the Realme 5 Pro, it comes equipped with a 4,035mAh battery that is compatible with VOOC 3.0 fast charging technology. Dimensions of the phone are 157x74.2x8.9mm and its weight is 184 grams. Connectivity on the Realme 5 Pro is handled by 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Beidu, and GLONASS.

Realme 6 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro comparison
  Realme 6 Pro Realme 5 Pro
Overall NDTV Rating
Design Rating
Display Rating
Software Rating
Performance Rating
Battery Life Rating
Camera Rating
Value for Money Rating
Model6 Pro5 Pro
Release date5th March 202020th August 2019
Launched in IndiaYesYes
Dimensions (mm)163.80 x 75.80 x 8.90157.00 x 74.20 x 8.90
Weight (g)202.00184.00
Battery capacity (mAh)43004035
Removable batteryNoNo
Fast chargingProprietaryVOOC
Wireless chargingNoNo
ColoursLightning Blue, Lightning OrangeCrystal Green, Crystal Blue
Screen size (inches)6.606.30
Resolution1080x2400 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Protection typeGorilla GlassGorilla Glass
Aspect ratio20:919.5:9
Processorocta-core2.3GHz octa-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 720GQualcomm Snapdragon 712
Internal storage64GB64GB
Expandable storageYesYes
Expandable storage typemicroSDmicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)256256
Dedicated microSD slotYesYes
Rear camera64-megapixel (f/1.8) + 8-megapixel (f/2.3) + 12-megapixel (f/2.5) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)48-megapixel (f/1.8) + 8-megapixel (f/2.25) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (f/2.24)
Rear autofocusYesPhase detection autofocus
Rear flashYesYes
Front camera16-megapixel (f/2.0) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2)16-megapixel (f/2.0)
Front flashNoNo
Pop-Up Camera-No
Front autofocus-No
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9 Pie
SkinRealme UIColorOS 6.0
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothYes, v 5.10Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-CYesYes
Number of SIMs22
Active 4G on both SIM cardsYesYes
SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIM
4G/ LTEYesYes
SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIM
4G/ LTEYesYes
Fingerprint sensorYesYes
Compass/ MagnetometerYesYes
Proximity sensorYesYes
Ambient light sensorYesYes
Face unlock-Yes
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Striking design
  • Decent selfie cameras
  • Good all-round performance
  • Solid battery life and quick charging
  • Bad
  • Preinstalled bloatware
  • Somewhat bulky
  • Cameras could do better in low light
Display 6.60-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Front Camera 16-megapixel + 8-megapixel
Rear Camera 64-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 4300mAh
OS Android 10
Resolution 1080x2400 pixels
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Looks good, easy to handle
  • Strong overall performance
  • Impressive photo quality in daylight
  • Very fast charging
  • Bad
  • Average battery life
  • Camera app UI needs improvement
Display 6.30-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 48-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 4035mAh
OS Android 9 Pie
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels

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