Realme X3, X3 SuperZoom: Here are the best 64-megapixel camera rivals

Realme yesterday dropped two new smartphones in the Indian market, the X3 and the X3 SuperZoom. Among other features, these two are touted for their 64-megapixel cameras. These are not the first by Realme to feature 64-megapixel sensors but definitely add to the competition including handsets from rivals. We are talking about Xiaomi, Oppo, Samsung and even Poco for that matter. All these have at least one smartphone with a 64-megapixel sensor in India. So, we’ve listed some of the best Realme X3 and X3 SuperZoom competitors that feature a 64-megapixel sensor. Check them out.

Note: The listing doesn’t mention smartphones in a ranked manner. Also, the competitors included are solely on the basis of camera specifications and not the performance.

Realme X3, X3 SuperZoom – starting at ₹24,999 and ₹27,999

The Realme X3 smartphones have a 64-megapixel primary camera with f/1.8 aperture +8-megapixel Ultra Wide sensor with 119-degree FOV + 8-megapixel periscope lens and a 2-megapixel macro lens. At the front, you get a 32-megapixel camera in X3 SuperZoom while the X3 features a 16-megapixel sensor.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max – starting ₹16,999

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is the closest rival to Realme X3 from Xiaomi. It does not fall in the same price bracket but is the only handset with 64-megapixel rear camera in the company’s portfolio of latest launches. You get a 64-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 aperture + 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera with 119-degree FOV + 5-megapixel macro sensor + 2-megapixel depth sensor. At the front, there is a 32-megapixel sensor.

Oppo Reno 3 Pro – ₹31,990

Oppo Reno 3 Pro is possibly a competitor here as it has a 64-megapixel sensor and falls almost in the same price range as the X3 SuperZoom. There’s a 64-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 aperture + 13-megapixel telephoto sensor with f/2.4 aperture + 8-megapixel ultra wide sensor with f/2.2 and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. At the front, you get a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 44-megapixel sensor as well.

Samsung Galaxy A70s – starts at ₹25,900

Samsung’s Galaxy A70s is also in the race. It comes in two variants that are priced at ₹25,900 and ₹28,000 – same price segment in which the Realme X3 and X3 Pro exist. At the back there is a 64-megapixel camera with Night Mode and f/1.8 aperture + 5-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture and an 8-megapixel ultra wide camera with f/2.2 aperture as well. For selfies, you have a 32-megapixel camera with f/2 aperture.

Poco X2 – starts at ₹17,499

Xiaomi’s sister brand Poco is one of the contenders here as it’s X2 has a 64-megapixel sensor at the back. However, it is far from the Realme X3 and X3 SuperZoom’s price tag. Given that Poco doesn’t have many smartphones in India right now, this one is the closest you can get to Realme’s newest 64-megapixel sensor camera phones. The specs include a 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 sensor with f/1.8 aperture + 2-megapixel macro camera with f/2.4 aperture + 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. For selfies, you get a 20-megapixel + 2-megapixel setup.