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Realme 6 – an Ideal Mid-Range Smartphone.

Realme 6 is the successor to the Realme 5 and is the vanilla version of the Realme 6 Pro, but it has some specs better than that of the 6 Pro.
It is priced under ₹15,000, and is powered by the MediaTek Helio G90T, a processor on par with the Snapdragon 730G, has a 90Hz Refresh Rate screen, and a 64MP quad-camera setup.

So on paper, these specs look amazing, so let’s do a detailed review of the Realme 6 and see whether these specs perform the same in real-world performance.

Realme 6 Specification Table

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Display6.5-inches IPS-LCD FHD+ Display
1080X2400 Pixels, 20:9 Aspect Ratio
~90% Screen to Body ratio, Pixel Density of 405 PPI
90Hz Refresh Rate
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
CPUMediatek Helio G90T
Octa-core (2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPUMali-G76 MC4
Memory4/6/8GB LPDDR4x RAM
Storage64/128GB UFS2.1 Storage
Camera/Optics64 MP, f/1.8,(Wide Lens)
8 MP, f/2.3,(Ultrawide Lens)
2 MP, f/2.4,(macro Lens)
2 MP B/W, (Depth Sensor)
Video Recording Options[email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps
Front Camera16 MP, f/2.0(Wide Lens)
Battery4300mAh Battery
30W Fast Charger
ConnectivityWifi 5
Bluetooth 5.0
SecurityFingerPrint-Sensor(Side Mounted)
Face-Unlock
Headphone JackYes.

Specification Details
https://www.realme.com/in/realme-6/specs

Design and Build Quality

The Realme 6 has a plastic back, but it looks good, it has gradient type finish on the back, it also water-resistant and fingerprint resistant upto a certain extent, it is a bit heavy due to that big battery. Still, once you get used to it, it is quite comfortable in hand.

Display

Realme 6

The Realme 6 has 6.5-inches IPS-LCD FHD+ Display with 1080X2400 Pixels, and Aspect Ratio of 20:9, a Screen to body ratio of ~90%, Pixel Density of 405 PPI.
A 90Hz Refresh Rate, and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3

The Screen Quality is excellent considering its an IPS-LCD Display, also due to that 90hz refresh rate it feels snappy and fluid, it is one of the best IPS-LCD display under 30K and also one of the best overall display under ₹20,000.

Performance

Realme 6

Realme 6 is powered by the Mediatek Helio G90T, which is an Octa-core SoC with 2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 and is coupled with Mali-G76 MC4 GPU, in terms of performance it is much superior to that of the 6 Pro as the Helio G90T is much ahead of the Snapdragon 730G. In comparison, the 6 Pro uses a Snapdragon 720G.
So there are no issues in performance, day to day usage feels excellent, and it can also play almost all the heavy titles at medium settings.

Memory and Storage

It has three memory options 4/6/8GB LPDDR4x RAM and two storage options 64/128GB UFS2.1 storage, the multitasking experience is excellent, and it also has excellent RAM management.

Camera/Optics

Realme 6 has a Quad Camera Setup
64 MP, f/1.8,(Wide Lens)
8 MP, f/2.3,(Ultrawide Lens)
2 MP, f/2.4,(macro Lens)
2 MP B/W, (Depth Sensor)

The Shots from the primary camera are very good, with good detail levels, color accuracy, and dynamic range, However in low light, the performance is not that great, but if you night mode, then you can get some good shots considering the price range.
The ultrawide shots under normal lighting conditions are good with a good level of detail, good contrast, colors, and dynamic range. However, in night mode, they are at best average, with lots of noise.
The portrait shots are very good, with pretty good edge detection and accuracy, Macro shots are at best above average.

Image Credits(Camera Samples)
https://www.gsmarena.com/realme_6-review-2091p5.php

Video Recording Options include [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, the video quality is good, it has good colors and dynamic range, but it could have been better.
For selfies, it has a 16 MP, f/2.0 Wide Lens, and it produced some great shots under normal lighting conditions.

Battery

Realme 6

We have 4300mAh Battery on the Realme 6, with 30W Fast Charging Support, the battery life is excellent, it will easily for around Two days with moderate usage

Audio

It has a Single Bottom Firing speaker, the speakers are loud of good quality considering the price range.

Security

Realme 6 Review

It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, which is pretty fast and accurate, The Face-unlock works very well.

User-Interface

Realme 6 Review

It has the new Realme UI instead of the normally used ColorOS and is based on top of Android 10.0, it is pretty good.

Extra

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Realme 6 is probably the only phone under ₹15,000 which has splash resistant certification.

Pricing

One can get the Realme 6 Pro at around ₹14,000 for the base 4/64GB Variant, which is almost the same as that of the Realme 5 Pro.

Conclusion

IF you look at the Price Point, that is at under ₹15,000 then I don’t think that the Realme 6 has any type of cons, it has a very good build quality, great processor, good camera setup for this price range, great display, great battery life, good audio, splash resistant.
The low light camera performance is the only issue with the Realme 6, but even there it performs good considering the price range, so overall if you want to buy a phone under ₹15,000 then Realme 6 is THE best options one can buy as of now.

Final Verdict

  • Good CPU/GPU
  • Good Build Quality
  • Great Display
  • Great Camera Setup(Night Mode can Get better through Software Updates)
  • Very Good Selfie Camera
  • Great Battery life
  • Ample Amount of Storage
  • Good Audio
  • Splash Resistant

Visual Image Credits
https://www.realme.com/in/realme-6

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