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Redmi Note 10S Vs. Realme 8- Comparison


Looking at the price, Redmi Note 10S and Realme 8 are far from being competitors, with both the phones in the different price range. But things get interesting when we look at the specs of both smartphones. Even at a much lower price, Redmi Note 10S offers almost similar if not better specs and features. Let’s look at the two phones and compare the specifications side by side.

Redmi Note 10S Vs. Realme 8- Specifications

  Redmi Note 10S Realme 8
Display 6.43 inch, FHD+, AMOLED 6.67 inch, FHD+, AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+ 
Processor Mediatek Helio G95, 12nm, Octa-core at 2.05Ghz, Mali-G76 MC4 GPU Snapdragon 870 5G, 7nm, Octa-core at 3.2Ghz, Adreno 650 GPU 
Memory 6+64GB,

6GB+128GB, UFS 2.2

8GB+128GB, UFS 2.1
Software Android 11, MIUI 12.5 Android 11, MIUI 12.5
Camera Quad Rear Camera

64 MP, f/1.8,(wide), PDAF

8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide)

2 MP, f/2.4, (macro),

2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

Front Camera 

13MP f/2.5, (wide) 

Quad Rear Camera

64 MP, f/1.8,(wide), PDAF

8 MP, f/2.3, 119˚ (ultrawide)

2 MP, f/2.4, (macro),

2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

Front Camera 

16MP f/2.5 (wide)

Battery 5000 mAh 

Fast charging 33W

5000 mAh 

Fast Charging 30W

Price 6+64GB – Rs. 24,999/-

6+128GB – Rs. 26,999/-

8GB+128gb – Rs. 35,990/-

Redmi Note 10S Vs. Realme 8- Overview

Display and Design

Starting with Display, the Redmi Note 10S comes with a 6.43 inches AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution. Realme 8 features a similar 6.4-inch Display and FHD+ resolution but with a Super AMOLED Panel. Both the phones have a Similar 60Hz display with HDR 10 support and a similar PPI density. Realme 8 is a bit of a turn-off with no Gorilla Glass protection, whereas Note 10S is protected with a Gorilla Glass 3 on the front.

The phones come with similar dimensions with a similar weight, but in the built and design part, Redmi Note 10S outshines the Realme 8. Unlike the Realme 8 with no IP rating, the Note 10S comes with IP53 dust and splash resistance. Realme 8 also misses out on the Glass rear with a plastic back. The phones are built in a plastic frame, and talking about the fingerprint scanner, Realme 8 has an under-display fingerprint scanner, whereas Note 10S has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.


Moving on to the optics, both the phones come with a similar camera setup with a 64MP primary sensor followed by an 8 MP ultra-wide and 2MP Macro lens. But the last sensor is different on the two phones, with Note 10S having a 2MP depth sensor and Realme 8 having a 2 MP B&W lens. Comparing the camera performance, both the phones have a similar performance bringing out excellent camera performance, but considering the price range, Realme 8 could have done better. Realme 8 and Redmi Note 10S can shoot videos up to 4k at 30fps, 1080p at 30,60, and 120fps, but with gyro-EIS, Realme 8 is a better phone you’re looking for good video performance as well.

On to the front, the Realme 8 has a better camera setup with a 16MP wide selfie camera that can shoot videos up to 1080p at 30/120 fps with gyro-EIS. The Redmi Note 10S has a 13MP wide selfie camera that can only shoot video up to 1080p at 30fps with no stabilization.

Performance and Battery

Despite the price, both the phones perform with the same chipset, Helio G95. The chipset is a gaming focus chipset from Helio for mid-range phones. The phones handle most games at lower graphic settings, but going through your daily tasks will be an easy job. 

Another similarity is the 5000 mAh battery in both phones, but Redmi has made it slightly better than the Realme with a 33W charger in the Note 10S than the 30W in the Realme 8. But you won’t get a significant difference in the 3W difference, just a few minutes difference in charging. But considering the price, 33W sounds a lot better than the 30W fast charging.

Redmi Note 10S Vs. Realme 8- Price in Nepal

Redmi Note 10S and Realme 8 were launched recently with similar specs, but Redmi Note 10S is more value for money considering the heavy price difference between the two phones. Xiaomi has really played well pricing the phone much lower than Realme.

Realme 8 was launched with a price tag of Rs.35,990 for the 8+128GB variant, whereas the Redmi Note 10s with similar specs is only priced at Rs.24,999 for the 6+64GB variant and Rs.26,999 for the 6+128GB variant.

Redmi Note 10S Vs. Realme 8-Pros & Cons

Redmi Note 10S


  • Much lower price tag
  • Stereo Speakers
  • Gorilla Glass 3
  • 33W fast charging
  • IP53, Dust and Splash Protection
  • UFS 2.2


  • No 8GB variant
  • No Video Stabilization

Realme 8


  • Better Selfie Camera
  • Slightly better Display
  • Optical Fingerprint sensor
  • gyro-EIS


  • UFS 2.1
  • No IP rating
  • No Gorilla Glass Protection
  • Only one variant
  • Much expensive with similar specs

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