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Redmi Note 11T 5G vs Lava AGNI 5G vs Realme 8s 5G: price in India, specifications and features compared

The Redmi Note 11T 5G is the latest phone to arrive in the Indian market with the Dimensity 810 chipset. It has arrived to compete with other Dimensity 810 powered handsets such as Lava AGNI 5G and Realme 8s in India. The AGNI debuted earlier this month as the first 5G phone from a homegrown smartphone maker.

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The Redmi Note 11T 5G, Lava AGNI 5G, and Realme 8s 5G are packed with high refresh rate displays, impressive cameras, and large batteries. Here is a comparison between the three smartphones to see which one is the best 5G-enabled midrange phone among these models.

Redmi Note 11T 5G vs Lava AGNI 5G vs Realme 8s 5G: complete specs

Specs

Redmi Note 11T 5G

Lava AGNI 5G

Realme 8s 5G

Display

6.6-inch FHD+ LCD (90Hz)

6.78-inch FHD+ LCD (90Hz)

6.5-inch FHD+ LCD (90Hz)

Processor

MediaTek Dimensity 810

MediaTek Dimensity 810

MediaTek Dimensity 810

RAM

6GB | 8GB LPDDR4x

8GB LPDDR4x

6GB | 8GB LPDDR4x

Storage

64GB | 128GB UFS 2.2

128GB

128GB UFS 2.1

OS

MIUI based on Android 11

Android 11 (Stock Edition)

Realme UI based on Android 11

Rear cameras

50MP + 8MP

64MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP

64MP + 2MP + 2MP

Front Camera

16MP

16MP

16MP

Battery

5,000mAh

5,000mAh

5,000mAh

Fast charging

33W fast charging

30W fast charging

33W fast charging

Dimensions

163.56 x 75.78 x 8.75mm

168.8 x 76.8 x 9.1mm

162.5 x 74.8 x 8.8mm

Weight

195 grams

204g

191g

Price

Rs 16,999 starting price

Rs 19,999

Rs 17,999 starting price

Redmi Note 11T 5G vs Lava AGNI 5G vs Realme 8s 5G: price in India

The Redmi Note 11T 5G has arrived in India in three variants such as 6GB RAM + 64GB storage for Rs 16,999, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage for Rs 17,999, and 8GB RAM + 128 storage for Rs 19,999. The handset is scheduled to go on sale from 12pm on December 7th, 2021. These variants will be available for Rs 14,999, Rs 15,999, and Rs 17,999, respectively, through the introductory offer.

The AGNI 5G and Realme 8s 5G are already available for purchase in the country. The AGNI comes in a sole 8GB RAM + 128 storage variant, which is priced at Rs 19,999. It comes in Fiery Blue colour only. The Realme 8s variants such as 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage are priced at Rs 17,999 and Rs 19,999, respectively. The handset is available in Universe Blue and Universe Purple colours.

The Note 11T and Realme 8s carry the same pricing for their 6GB+128GB and 8GB+128GB variants. However, the Redmi phone does have an upper hand with the introductory offer.

Winner: Redmi Note 11T 5G

Redmi Note 11T 5G vs Lava AGNI 5G vs Realme 8s 5G: display

Redmi Note 11T 5G

Redmi Note 11T 5G features a 90Hz display

The Redmi Note 11T, Lava AGNI, and Realme 8s feature a 6.6-inch display, a 6.78-inch display, and a 6.5-inch display, respectively. These phones are equipped with LCD panels that offer a Full HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. While the Redmi and Realme phones offer a 20:9 aspect ratio, the Lava phone offers a slightly taller 20.5:9 aspect ratio.

The Note 11T’s screen offers a DCI-P3 colour gamut, a 240Hz touch sampling rate, and a Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The AGNI supports 396ppi pixel density and it also comes with a layer of Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The Realme 8s offers 405ppi pixel density, 600 nits of brightness, and a 90.5 screen-to-body ratio. It is unclear what kind of screen protection is available on the Realme phone.

Winner: Lava AGNI 5G

Redmi Note 11T 5G vs Lava AGNI 5G vs Realme 8s 5G: performance and software

The Redmi Note 11T, Lava AGNI, and Realme 8s are all powered by the Dimensity 810 SoC. The Note 11T comes with 6GB / 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB / 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage. It runs on MIUI 12.5 based Android 11 and offers 3GB of virtual RAM.

The AGNI 5G has 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of storage. There is no information on whether it features a UFS or eMMC storage. One of the major advantages of the AGNI is that it comes preinstalled with the stock edition of Android 11. The Realme 8s has 6GB / 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. It offers up to 5GB of extended RAM.

The Lava phone is the clear winner in this department if someone is looking for a sub-Rs 20,000 phone with stock Android experience. The Redmi phone comes with the faster UFS 2.2 storage, and it comes in multiple variants. Hence, Note 11T and AGNI have been chosen as the winners in the performance and software category.

Winner: Tie between Redmi Note 11T 5G and Lava AGNI 5G

Redmi Note 11T 5G vs Lava AGNI 5G vs Realme 8s 5G: cameras

Lava AGNI 5G

Lava AGNI 5G has a 64MP quad-camera unit

All three phones are equipped with a 16-megapixel front-facing camera. The Note 11T has a dual-camera module on the back featuring a 50-megapixel main camera and a 119-degree 8-megapixel ultrawide snapper. It does not feature a macro or a depth sensor.

The AGNI comes with a quad-camera unit that includes a 64-megapixel primary lens and a 5-megapixel ultrawide camera, The Realme 8s’ rear-facing triple camera unit is headlined by a 64-megapixel lens. Both phones have a pair of 2-megapixel lenses for macro and depth shots.

Winner: Lava AGNI 5G

Redmi Note 11T 5G vs Lava AGNI 5G vs Realme 8s 5G: battery

The Note 11T, AGNI, and Realme 8s are packed with a 5,000mAh battery. The Note 11T and 8s are equipped with a 33W fast charger, whereas the AGNI 5G comes with a 30W charger

Winner:  Tie

Redmi Note 11T 5G vs Lava AGNI 5G vs Realme 8s 5G: other features

Realme 8s 5G

Realme 8s 5G supports 33W fast charging

The Note 11T 5G comes with support for 7 5G bands, the Realme 8s supports 4 5G bands, and the AGNI offers 3 5G bands. The support for more number of 5G bands on the Note 11T makes it a future-ready device. These models are equipped with a side-facing fingerprint scanner and AI face unlock security features.

All three phones have a microSD card slot for additional storage. The Note 11 5G with some additional features such as stereo speakers and IR blaster that are unavailable on the Lava and Realme phones. The other common features that are available on all three phones include dual SIM support, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. As far as appearance is concerned, all three smartphones sport a similar and trendy design with some variation in the camera module.

Winner: Redmi Note 11T 5G

Redmi Note 11T 5G vs Lava AGNI 5G vs Realme 8s 5G: conclusion

The Lava AGNI 5G has advantages such as a bigger display, a cleaner OS, and better cameras. One of the major gripes of this phone is that it does not come in lower configurations like Note 11T and Realme 8s.

The Redmi Note 11T comes with some advantages such as UFS 2.2 storage, dual speakers, and affordable pricing. The Realme 8s is a good competitor in all departments for the AGNI and Note 11T smartphones. However, those who are looking for an affordable model may opt for the Note 11T since it also comes in a 64GB model, while some may prefer spending more to get the Lava for the advantages it offers.

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Anvinraj Valiyathara

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.