JioPhone Next vs Realme: 3 Other Options You Should Consider

Indian Telecom Giant, Jio teamed with Google to launch Jio Phone Next, the giant’s first Android smartphone in India. Customers may get the phone for as little as Rs 1999 this Diwali, but they will have to continue to pay for it through recharge contracts. The latest phone runs Paragati OS, an Android-based operating system tailored for Indian users. While Rs.1,999 seems like a crazy number, the real pricing lies behind the recharge contracts; the phone could cost you over Rs.8,000 depending on the plan you choose.

While the JioPhone Next might please you with all its hype and the Google bonus, you might actually want to take a look at smartphones from competing for smartphone manufacturers such as realme that come at similar pricing and yet offer much better specifications on paper. Let’s compare the JioPhone Next vs Realme Narzo 50i vs Narzo 30A vs the Realme C11.

JioPhone Next vs Realme Smartphones under Rs.10,000

The 5.45-inch HD+ display of the JioPhone Next is protected by Gorilla Glass 3rd generation. For the JioPhone Next, Jio and Google collaborated to create Pragati OS. It will be the first smartphone to include the capability. It’s based on the Android Go version, but it’s been customised.

The smartphone is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 processor. A 3,500mAh battery powers the JioPhone Next. It has a 13MP primary camera and an 8MP selfie lens in terms of optics. JioPhone Next sports 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage for computing. To assist the underprivileged, JioPhone Next has Read Aloud and Translate features.

JioPhone Next vs Realme Narzo 30A vs Realme Narzo 50i vs Realme C11

Realme Narzo 50i

Starting off our list, we have the Realme Narzo 50i which is priced at Rs. 7,499. In comparison to the JioPhone Next, the Narzo 50i offers a 16.5cm (6.5”) large display which is larger than what we get with the JioPhone Next. Inside, the device comes with 2GB of RAM and it runs Android 11 and is powered by a 5000mAh battery.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Realme Narzo 50i on the rear packs an 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture. It has a single front camera setup for selfies, featuring a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. The Realme Narzo 50i runs Realme UI Go Edition is based on Android 11. The phone comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via a microSD card.

Realme Narzo 30A

Next up on our list is the Realme Narzo 30A priced at Rs.8,999 which gets a big 6.5-inch display with a tall 20:9 aspect ratio. It has the SIM tray on the left side of the frame and has two Nano-SIM slots and a dedicated slot for storage expansion. You get an 18W charger, and under the hood it comes with the MediaTek Helio G85 SoC that’s paired with either 3GB or 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM, depending on the variant you choose. These variants are paired with 32GB and 64GB of storage respectively. Storage is expandable further up to 256GB using a microSD card.

Realme C11

Last but not the least, we have another Realme device competing against the JioPhone Next, the Realme C11 priced at Rs.6,999. The phone comes with a 6.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720×1600 pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The Realme C11 (2021) is powered by an octa-core processor, similar to the JioPhone Next. It comes with 2GB of RAM. The Realme C11 (2021) runs Android 11 and is powered by a 5000mAh battery.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Realme C11 (2021) on the rear packs an 8-megapixel camera. It has a single front camera setup for selfies, featuring a 5-megapixel sensor. The Realme C11 (2021) runs Realme UI is based on Android 11 and packs 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via a microSD card.

That said, have you changed your mind? Do let us know by dropping a comment down below.

 

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