Realme 3i vs LG W30 vs Infinix Hot 7: Looking to buy smartphone under Rs 10,000? Prices, features, cameras compared
Realme 3i vs LG W30 vs Infinix Hot 7: While 2019 has mostly been about smartphone manufacturers trying to pip each other with their flagship smartphones, the budget segment has seen little activity. The few smartphones that have been launched over the last seven months have also been overshadowed by the more premium offerings.
Realme 3i vs LG W30 vs Infinix Hot 7: While 2019 has mostly been about smartphone manufacturers trying to pip each other with their flagship smartphones, the budget segment has seen little activity. The few smartphones that have been launched over the last seven months have also been overshadowed by the more premium offerings. Launched on July 15, the Realme 3i emerges as an impressive option for users looking to buy a smartphone under Rs 10,000. The phone looks very similar to Realme 3 and sits between the Realme C2 and Realme 3 in the company's portfolio.
The smartphone competes against the recently launched devices like the LG W30 and the Infinix Hot 7 in the Indian market, both falling in the same price segment. Here, we compare the features, specs, price and camera of all these smartphones to find out which could be the best buy.
Realme 3i vs LG W30 vs Infinix Hot 7: Design and Display
The Realme 3i is undoubtedly one of the most stylish budget smartphones to be launched in India. It comes with a 6.2-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) display with 19:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and 88.30 percent screen-to-body ratio. The smartphone runs ColorOS 6 based on Android 9 Pie. As mentioned in Zee Business Online's Realme 3i review, the display offers decent colours, brightness and viewing experience. The phone is available in Diamond Black, Diamond Blue, and Diamond Red colour options.
Meanwhile, the LG W30 sports a classic look and comes with a 6.26-inch bezel-less design with a waterdrop notch for the front lens. The W30 offers IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720x1,500 pixels. The smartphone gets a brushed aluminium pattern on the back which gives it a very classic, no-nonsense look. You get three colour options with the LG W30 - Aurora Green, Platinum Gray and Thunder Blue. As mentioned in Zee Business Online's LG W30, the last one steals the show.
Launched on July 9, the Infinix Hot 7 comes with a 6.19-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720x1500 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9. At the back, the phone offers a metal finish that looks pretty smooth and sturdy. It comes in three in Midnight Black, Aqua Blue, and Mocha Brown colours. As mentioned in Zee Business Online's Infinix Hot 7 review, the phone delivers a decent viewing experience.
Realme 3i vs LG W30 vs Infinix Hot 7: Features and Performance
The Realme 3i is powered by MediaTek Helio P60 SoC, coupled with up to 4GB of RAM. It comes in two storage variant options - 32GB and 64GB - both expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). There is also a fingerprint sensor at the back of the phone, packed by a 4,230mAh battery that supports 10W charging. The LG W30 is powered by a 2GHz Cortex A53 octa-core processor that sits on a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset and comes in only one configuration - 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The latter can be expanded up to 256GB by using a memory card. The device comes with a 4,000mAh Li-Po battery. Meanwhile, the Infinix Hot 7 runs on an octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 processor. It comes with 4GB of RAM and is powered by a 4,000mAh battery. The phone has 64GB inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 256GB).
Realme 3i vs LG W30 vs Infinix Hot 7: Camera
Cameras have never been the biggest selling point of budget smartphones and this is where all these smartphones surprise you. The LG W30 brings the triple rear camera at a highly affordable rate. It's rear module includes 12MP, 13MP and 2MP lenses, clicking good quality images. On the front, it gets a 16MP lens that can click good selfies.
The Realme 3i sports a dual rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel primary sensor with a five-piece, f/1.8 lens and 2-megapixel secondary sensor. There is also the 13-megapixel camera sensor available at the front. The device does click some really sharp images. Lastly, the Infinix Hot 7 offers a similar setup too with a 13-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture and a second 2-megapixel camera. Notably, it offers a dual front camera too with a 13-megapixel primary camera with an f/2.0 aperture and a second 2-megapixel camera.
Realme 3i vs LG W30 vs Infinix Hot 7: Price
The Infinix Hot 7 price in India has been set at Rs 7,999 for the sole 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model. The Realme 3i price in India starts at Rs 7,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant while the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant has been priced at Rs 9,999. The lone variant of LG W30 is priced at Rs 9,999.