Infinix Note 11S is the latest mid-range phone with a pricing of around Rs 13,000 to launch in India. The handset is equipped with impressive specs such as a high refresh rate display, a powerful Helio chip, a big battery with fast charging support and impressive cameras. However, brands like Xiaomi, Realme, and Motorola are also selling some competitive devices with similar price tags in the country.
The Moto G31, Xiaomi Redmi 10 Prime, and Realme 8i are some of the major rivals for the Note 11S. Here is a comparison of these smartphones to find out which stands out as a winner in departments like pricing, display, performance, cameras, and so on.
Infinix Note 11S vs Moto G31 vs Redmi 10 Prime vs Realme 8i: complete specs
|Specs||Infinix Note 11S||Moto G31||Redmi 10 Prime||Realme 8i|
|Display||6.95-inch FHD+ IPS LCD (120Hz)||6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED||6.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD (90Hz)||6.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD (120Hz)|
|Processor||Helio G96||Helio G85||Helio G88||Helio G96|
|RAM||6GB | 8GB||4GB | 6GB||4GB | 6GB||4GB | 6GB|
|Storage||64GB | 128GB||64GB | 128GB||64GB | 128GB||64GB | 128GB|
|OS||Android 11 with XOS||Android 11 with MyUX||Android 11 with MIUI||Android 11 with Realme UI|
|Rear cameras||50MP + 2MP + 2MP||50MP + 8MP + 2MP||50MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP||50MP + 2MP + 2MP|
|Fast charging||33W fast charging||10W fast charging||18W fast charging||18W fast charging|
|Dimensions||173.1 x 78.4 x 8.7 mm||161.9 x 73.9 x 8.6 mm||162 x 75.6 x 9.6 mm||164.1 x 75.5 x 8.5 mm|
|Price||Rs 12,999||Rs 12,999 starting price||Rs 12,499 starting price||Rs 13,999 starting price|
Infinix Note 11S vs Moto G31 vs Redmi 10 Prime vs Realme 8i: price in India
The Infinix Note 11S has landed in two variants such as 6GB RAM + 64GB storage and 8GB RAM +128GB storage. The latter is dubbed as Free Fire Edition. They are priced at Rs 12,999 and Rs 14,999, respectively. It can be purchased in Mithril Grey and Haze Green colours.
The Moto G31 comes in two editions like 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. They are priced at Rs 12,499 and Rs 14,999, respectively. Meteorite Grey and Baby Blue are the two colour variants of the G31.
The Redmi 10 Prime’s base model with 4GB RAM + 64GB storage costs Rs 12,499, while the higher 6GB RAM + 128GB storage is priced at Rs 14,499. It can be purchased in hues like Astral White, Bitfrost Blue, and Phantom Black.
The Realme 8i variants such as 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage cost Rs 13,999 and Rs 15,999, respectively. It can be purchased in Space Blue and Space Black colours.
The Note 11S from Infinix is chosen as the winner in this category since it offers impressive specs like a 120Hz refresh rate, Helio G96, 50-megapixel triple cameras, and 33W fast charging at a reasonable price
Winner: Infinix Note 11S
Infinix Note 11S vs Moto G31 vs Redmi 10 Prime vs Realme 8i: display
The Infinix Note 11S is a massive phone featuring a 6.95-inch IPS LCD display that delivers an FHD+ resolution, a 20.5:9 aspect ratio, a 120Hz refresh rate, 480 nits of brightness, and 91 percent screen-to-body ratio. It comes with NEG Dinorex T2X-1 Glass protection. The Moto G31 is the only phone in the pack to feature an AMOLED screen. It has a 6.4-inch display that offers an FHD+ resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, a 60Hz refresh rate, and up to 700 nits of brightness.
The Redmi 10 Prime is fitted with a 6.5-inch IPS LCD FHD+ display that offers a 20:9 aspect ratio and a 90Hz refresh rate. It also comes with a layer of Gorilla Glass 3. While all three phones sport a centrally aligned punch-hole display design, the Realme 8i features a punch-hole at the upper-left corner of its 6.5-inch IPS LCD display. It offers an FHD+ resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, 100 percent DCI-P3 colour gamut, 600 nits of brightness, and a 90.8 percent screen-to-body ratio.
Apart from a larger screen space, the Note 11S supports a high refresh rate. Only those who do not prefer an LCD panel may consider Moto G31 since it has an AMOLED screen. The Realme 8i seems to be the next best choice after the Note 11S in the display department.
Winner: Infinix Note 11S
Infinix Note 11S vs Moto G31 vs Redmi 10 Prime vs Realme 8i: performance and software
The Infinix Note 11S and Realme 8i are powered by the Helio G96. Both phones come with LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. The Note 11S offers up to 8GB of RAM, while the Realme 8i comes with up to 6GB of RAM. Both smartphones are equipped with Android 11 OS. The Infinix phone features the latest XOS 10 custom UI, while the Realme handset ships with Realme UI 2.0. In addition, the Realme phone offers 5GB of virtual RAM.
The Moto G31 has the Helio G35 chip onboard. It comes with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage. Unfortunately, there is no information on the type of RAM and storage that is available on the G31. It boots to Android 11 OS that is skinned with MyUX UI, which offers a near-stock experience of Android.
The Redmi 10 Prime is powered by the Helio G88 chipset, which is an updated version of the Helio G85. However, it is inferior to the Helio G96. The Redmi phone is equipped with up to 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of eMMC 5.1 storage. It runs on Android 11, which is overlaid with MIUI 12.5.
Winner: Tie between Infinix Note 11S and Realme 8i
Infinix Note 11S vs Moto G31 vs Redmi 10 Prime vs Realme 8i: cameras
The Infinix Note 11S has a 16-megapixel camera with a dual-LED flash for snapping selfies. Its rear-facing triple camera unit includes a 50-megapixel main camera, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. The cameras are coupled with the quad-LED flash unit. Motorola Moto G31 has a 13-megapixel selfie camera, and its back panel has a 50-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens, and a 2-megapixel macro camera.
The Redmi 10 Prime has an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The quad-camera unit available on its back comprises of a 50-megapixel primary snapper, an 8-megapixel superwide lens, a 2-megapixel depth helper, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. Like the Infinix handset, the Realme 8i has a 16-megapixel front camera and a 50-megapixel (main) + 2-megapixel (depth) + 2-megapixel (depth) triple camera unit.
While the Redmi 10 Prime is the clear winner in the rear camera department, the Note 11S wins in the front camera department.
Winner: Tie between Redmi 10 Prime and Infinix Note 11S
Infinix Note 11S vs Moto G31 vs Redmi 10 Prime vs Realme 8i: battery
The Infinix Note 11S, Moto G31, and Realme 8i are packed with a 5,000mAh battery. The G31 is no competition in this department as it supports only 10W charging.
The Redmi 10 Prime has a bigger 6,000mAh battery that supports 18W charging, but it ships with a 22.5W charger. The Realme 8i also supports 18W charging. The Note 11S’s retail box includes a 33W fast charger.
Winner: Redmi 10 Prime and Infinix Note 11S
Infinix Note 11S vs Moto G31 vs Redmi 10 Prime vs Realme 8i: other features
The Note 11S, G31, Redmi 10 Prime, and Realme 8i offer security features like face unlock and a side-facing fingerprint scanner. The Redmi and Motorola phones come with a splash-proof construction.
The Note 11S comes with some additional features like dual speakers with DTS Surround Sound support and linear motor. The G31 comes with a dedicated button for accessing Google Assistant. The Redmi 10 Prime is equipped with extra features like dual speakers and an IR blaster. All four phones offer common features like dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. These phones lack support for 5G connectivity.
Winner: Infinix Note 11S and Redmi 10 Prime
Infinix Note 11S vs Moto G31 vs Redmi 10 Prime vs Realme 8i: conclusion
The Infinix Note 11S and Redmi 10 Prime are clear winners in many departments. The Realme 8i is quite similar to Note 11S in many aspects but carries a higher price tag. Despite having strengths such as AMOLED display, software experience, and 50-megapixel triple cameras, the G31 loses out in all segments.