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POCO F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6 5G vs Realme GT Neo 3: price in India, specifications, features compared

POCO F4 5G is the latest entrant in the affordable flagship phone segment in India. One of its major rivals is the iQOO Neo 6 5G, which carries a similar price tag. Both the devices offer some common features, such as a 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 870 chipset, up to 256GB of built-in storage, and 64-megapixel triple cameras.

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The Realme GT Neo 3, which carries a bit costlier price tag, is a good rival to the POCO and iQOO flagships. Here is a comparison between the three devices to find out which one is the best affordable flagship phone.

POCO F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6 5G vs Realme GT Neo 3: complete specs

Specs POCO F4 5G iQOO Neo 6 5G Realme GT Neo 3
Display 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED (120Hz) 6.62-inch FHD+ AMOLED (120Hz) 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED (120Hz)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 MediaTek Dimensity 8100
RAM 6GB | 8GB LPDDR5 8GB | 12GB LPDDR4x 8GB | 12GB LPDDR5
Storage 128GB | 256GB UFS 3.1 storage 128GB | 256GB UFS 3.1 storage 128GB | 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
OS Android 12 Android 12 Android 12
Rear cameras 64MP + 8MP + 2MP 64MP + 8MP + 2MP 50MP + 8MP + 2MP
Front Camera 20MP 16MP 16MP
Battery 5,000mAh 5,000mAh 5,000mAh
Fast charging 67W fast charging 80W fast charging 80W / 150W fast charging
Dimensions 163.2 x 76 x 7.7 mm 163 x 76.2 x 8.5 mm 163.3 x 75.6 x 8.2 mm
Weight 195g 190g 188g
Price Rs 27,999 starting price Rs 29,999 starting price Rs 36,999 starting price

POCO F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6 5G vs Realme GT Neo 3: price in India

The POCO F4 5G is available in three models: 6GB RAM + 128GB storage for Rs 27,999, 8GB RAM + 128GB storage for Rs 29,999, and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage for Rs 33,999. It comes in Night Black and Nebula Green colours. Flipkart will carry out the first sale of the F4 5G on June 27th, 2022. It can be purchased with an introductory discount of Rs 1,000 and Rs 3,000 off through SBI Bank cards and EMI transactions. This brings the cost of the POCO F4 5G down to as low as Rs 23,999.

The iQOO Neo 6 5G is available in two variants, such as 8GB RAM + 128GB storage for RS 29,999, and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage for Rs 33,999. Cyber Rage and Dark Nova are its two colour variants. iQOO will be making it available in a new colour soon called Maverick Orange. It can be purchased through Amazon India and iQOO India’s websites.

The Realme GT Neo 3 comes in three different configurations: 8GB RAM + 128GB storage for Rs 36,999, 8GB RAM + 256GB storage for Rs 38,999, and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage for Rs 42,999. It can be bought in colours like Nitro Blue, Asphalt Black, and Sprint White. It is available on Flipkart and Realme India’s website.

One major advantage that the POCO F4 5G offers as compared to its rivals is that it comes in a low configuration of 6GB+128GB at an attractive price of Rs 27,999. As mentioned above, it can be purchased for as low as Rs 23,999 through launch offers. Hence, the F4 is a clear winner in this department.

Variants

POCO F4 5G price in India

iQOO Neo 6 5G price in India

Realme GT Neo 3 price in India

6GB + 128GB

Rs 27,999

8GB + 128GB

Rs 29,999

Rs 29,999

Rs 36,999

8GB + 256GB

Rs 33,999

Rs 33,999

Rs 38,999

12GB + 256GB

Rs 42,999

POCO F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6 5G vs Realme GT Neo 3: display

POCO F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6 5G vs Realme GT Neo 3-

POCO F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6 5G vs Realme GT Neo 3

The POCO F4 5G has a 6.67-inch AMOLED E4 display that offers up to 360Hz touch sampling rate, 1,300 nits of peak brightness, MEMC, DCI-P3 colour gamut, and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It carries support for Dolby Vision and HDR10+.

The iQOO Neo 6 5G features a 6.62-inch AMOLED E4 screen that offers up to 360Hz touch sampling rate, 1200Hz instant touch sampling rate, 1,300 nits of peak brightness, DCI-P3 colour gamut, HDR10+, and an in-display fingerprint scanner. There is no information on the screen protection of the device.

The Realme GT Neo 3 has a bigger 6.67-inch AMOLED display that produces 10-bit colours, an in-screen fingerprint scanner, and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. All three phones carry support for a Full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels and a 120Hz refresh rate.

The POCO F4 and iQOO Neo 6 have similar displays, with each brand offering different optimisations. The Realme phone also offers a top-quality display on the GT Neo 3. Hence, it’s a tie between the three phones in this category.

POCO F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6 5G vs Realme GT Neo 3: performance and software

iQOO Neo 6 5G

iQOO Neo 6 5G

The POCO F4 5G and iQOO Neo 6 are equipped with 7nm Snapdragon 870 and UFS 3.1 storage. The F4 phone has LPDDR5 onboard, but it is unclear whether the Neo 6 ships with LPPDR4x or LPDDR5 RAM. The GT Neo 3 features the 5nm Dimensity 8100 chipset, LPDDR5 RAM, and UFS 3.1 storage.

The POCO phone offers up to 3GB of virtual RAM, while the Neo6 comes with up to 4GB of extended RAM. While the GT Neo 3 may also support virtual RAM, its exact information is not available on its official product page. All three phones run on the Android 12 OS, and they come with their respective custom UIs such as MIUI 13 + POCO launcher, FunTouch OS 12, and Realme UI 3.0.

Despite having a superior fabrication process, the Dimensity 8100 is known to offer slightly weaker performance than the Snapdragon 870 while gaming. However, in general use, all three devices offer similar performance.

POCO F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6 5G vs Realme GT Neo 3: cameras

Realme GT Neo 3

Realme GT Neo 3

The POCO F4 5G and iQOO Neo 6 5G offer a similar triple camera setup. Both phones have an OIS-assisted 64-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, and a 2-megapixel macro / mono (on the Neo 6) camera. The POCO F4 5G features an OmniVision OV64B main camera, whereas the iQOO Neo 6 5G has a Samsung GW1P primary camera.

The Realme GT Neo 3’s rear camera setup has a Sony IMX766 primary camera with OIS support, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide, and a 2-megapixel m When it comes to selfies, the POCO phone offers a 20-megapixel front camera. The Neo 6 and GT Neo 3 are equipped with a 16-megapixel selfie camera.

Because of its better Sony IMX7 series camera, the GT Neo 3 has been called a winner in this category.

POCO F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6 5G vs Realme GT Neo 3: battery

The POCO F4 5G is powered by a 4,500mAh battery that supports 67W fast charging. The IQOO Neo 6 packs a 4,700mAh battery with 80W rapid charging support. The Realme GT Neo 3’s 8GB + 128GB / 256GB variants support 80W charging, whereas the higher 12GB + 256GB model supports 150W fast charging.

POCO F4 5G vs iQOO Neo 6 5G vs Realme GT Neo 3: other features

POCO F4 5G

POCO F4 5G

With a thickness of 7.7mm, the POCO F4 5G is the slimmest among the three. It is also the only phone among the three to offer features like IP53 rated splash resistance and an IR blaster. In addition, it supports ten 5G bands.

The iQOO Neo 6 only supports four bands, whereas the GT Neo 3 supports nine 5G bands. All three devices have large (stainless steel on the GT Neo 3) vapour chamber liquid cooling technology, dual stereo speakers, and an X-axis linear motor for in-game vibrations to deliver an enhanced gaming experience. These devices do not have a 3.5mm audio jack or a microSD card. It is worth mentioning that the Realme GT Neo 3 with an exciting rear design, which features a racing stripe design.

 

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Anvinraj has been writing about smartphones and other gadgets for over 10 years, with 10,000+ articles published to date. He owns a POCO X3 Pro and Realme X7 Max 5G. His interests include exploring new places, reading, photography, and church activities. At Pricebaba, he covers breaking news and features.