Both are phones that are aimed at filling the class cellphone segment entry-level. Both are in the same price range, which is Rp. 2 million.
Nonetheless, both the Narzo 30A and the Redmi 9T offer specification which are different from each other.
In terms of appearance, the Redmi 9T carries a body design that is not much different from the other Redmi 9 lines. Meanwhile, the Narzo 30A looks fresher with a diagonal stripe that decorates most of the back surface of the cellphone.
When compared to the Redmi 9T, Narzo 30A has a size that is somewhat larger. Automatically, this measure also affects the weight of the Narzo 30A, which is 7 grams heavier than the Redmi 9T.
Turning to the side of the screen, Redmi 9T is superior because it has a slightly wider size, which is 6.53 inches. The screen also supports Full HD Plus resolution complete with Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
On the other hand, the Narzo 30A is equipped with a 6.5-inch wide screen but only supports a limited HD resolution.
For the photography sector, Redmi 9T is again winning thanks to its four cameras.
The four cameras consist of a 48 MP main camera (f / 1.8), a 2 MP macro camera (f / 2.4), a camera depth sensor 2 MP (f / 2.4), and a camera ultrawide 8 MP (f / 2.2).
The Narzo 30A camera configuration includes a 13 MP main camera (f / 2.2) and a 2 MP camera (f / 2.4). It appears that the Narzo 30A is not equipped with a macro camera and depth sensor.
The difference between the two can be seen from the sector hardware. Narzo 30A is here to target young people who like to play games.
Therefore, Realme provides this phone with the Mediatek Helio G85 chipset which is claimed to be able to produce performance gaming capable.
Meanwhile, Redmi 9T is classified as a versatile cellphone. Armed with chipset Snapdragon 662, Redmi 9T is expected to offer good performance in all aspects.
Both of these compact phones have 8 MP selfie cameras. In addition, the Narzo 30A and Redmi 9T both carry a 6,000 mAh capacity battery that supports fast charging (fast charging18 Watt then reverse charging.
Price is an equally important factor when comparing cell phones. Just launched two days ago, the Narzo 30A is priced at a slightly more affordable price, which is IDR 1.9 million.
Redmi 9T actually offers two different prices, namely Rp. 2 million and Rp. 2.4 million depending on the RAM and storage variant selected.
For comparison, here is a table of specifications for Realme Narzo 30A and Xiaomi Redmi 9T, as summarized KompasTekno from GSM Arena, Friday (5/3/2021).
|Specification||Realme Narzo 30A||Xiaomi Redmi 9T|
|Screen||IPS LCD 6.5 inches, resolution (720 x 1,600 pixels), screen ratio 20: 9, brightness level of 470 nits||6.53-inch IPS LCD, Full HD Plus resolution (1,080 x 2,340 pixels), 19.5: 9 ratio, Gorilla Glass 3, 400 nits brightness|
|Dimensions and Weights||164.5 x 75.9 x 9.8 mm
|162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)||Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)|
|CPU and GPU||CPU: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
|CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver) GPU: Adreno 610|
|RAM and Storage||4 GB/64 GB||4 GB/64 GB
6 GB/128 GB
|SIM to MicroSD||Dual nano-SIM + microSD slot hingga 256 GB||Dual nano-SIM + microSD slot hingga 512 GB|
|Front camera||8 MP (f / 2.0)||8 MP (f / 2.0)|
|Rear Camera||Main camera 13 MP (f / 2.2)
Kamera 2 MP (f / 2.4)
|48 MP main camera (f / 1.8)
2 MP macro camera (f / 2.4)
Kamera depth sensor 2 MP (f/2.4)
Camera ultrawide 8 MP (f / 2.2)
|Operating system||Android 10||Android 10|
|Battery||6.000 mAh, fast charging 18 watt,, reverse charging||6.000 mAh, fast charging 18 watt, reverse charging 2,5 watt|
|Other features||Fingerprint (on the back of the phone), Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0||Fingerprint (side-mounted), Bluetooth 5.0, dual speaker, USB type-C 2.0, jack audio 3.5 mm, sensor inframerah, dan Wi-Fi 802.11|
|Color||Laser Black, Laser Blue||Carbon Gray, Twilight Blue, dan Ocean Green|
|Price||IDR 1,899,000 million||Rp 1.999.000 (4 GB/ 64 GB)
Rp 2.399.000 (6 GB/ 128 GB)