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realme 6 Pro smartphone review: Swank around with big numbers

Dual selfie cam. For only 350 Euros (~$394), the realme 6 Pro has a lot to offer on its datasheet. A 90 Hz display, a quad-cam system on the back plus a dual-selfie cam and a decent amount of memory. Our test report shows what the manufacturer ultimately gets out of the installed hardware.
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realme 6 Pro

After the sister models realme 6 and realme 6i already made a good start in our tests, the realme 6 Pro now has to show what it can offer for a price of 350 Euros (~$394). A first look at the equipment shows that the built-in Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G and 8 GB RAM should provide for a smooth system operation. The 128 GB UFS 2.1 memory has almost become standard in this class and the Qualcomm Adreno 618 is suitable for medium demands on graphics performance.

In our test we compare the realme 6 Pro with the competing devices listed below. You can also add more smartphones from our database under each section for comparison.

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realme 6 Pro (6 Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G 8 x 2.3 GHz, Cortex-A76 / A55
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
Display
6.60 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 399 PPI, capacitive, IPS, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, glossy: yes, 90 Hz
Storage
128 GB UFS 2.1 Flash, 128 GB 
, 113 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: jack connector, USB Type-C, Card Reader: microSD (FAT, FAT32, exFAT), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: proximity sensor, acceleration sensor, gyroscope, induction sensor
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.1, GSM 2G (850/900/1800/1900), WCDMA 3G (B1/B2/B4/B5/B8), LTE FDD/TDD 4G: (B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B20/B28/B38/B40/B41), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.9 x 163.8 x 75.8 ( = 0.35 x 6.45 x 2.98 in)
Battery
4300 mAh Lithium-Ion
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 10
Camera
Primary Camera: 64 MPix 64 MP (26 mm, f/1.8, 1/1.7", Samsung GW1) + 8 MP (ultrawide, 15.7 mm, 119°, f/2.3) + 12 MP (Tele, 54 mm, f/2.5) + 2 MP (Macro, 40 mm, f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix 16 MP (Sony IMX471) + 8 MP (ultrawide, 105°, f/2.2)
Additional features
Speakers: 1 speaker + earphones, Keyboard: onscreen, Keyboard Light: yes, USB AC adapter, USB Type-C cable, SIM-Needle, Silicone-protective cover, realmi UI, 24 Months Warranty, SAR value (head): 1,19 W/kg, SAR value(body): 0,92 W/kg, fanless
Weight
195 g ( = 6.88 oz / 0.43 pounds), Power Supply: 124 g ( = 4.37 oz / 0.27 pounds)
Price
350 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

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Comparison devices

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Drive
Size
Resolution
Best Price
80 %
06/2020
realme 6 Pro
SD 720G, Adreno 618
195 g128 GB UFS 2.1 Flash6.60"2400x1080
79 %
05/2020
Oppo A91
Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3
172 g128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash6.40"2400x1080
81 %
04/2020
Huawei P40 Lite
Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6
183 g128 GB UFS 2.1 Flash6.40"2310x1080
81 %
05/2020
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
SD 720G, Adreno 618
209 g128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash6.67"2400x1080

Case - Realme smartphone with Corning Gorilla Glass

The housing of the realme 6 Pro is framed by a stable metal frame. The back feels like an acrylic-like plastic and the front is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. You can choose between "Lightning Blue" and "Lightning Red" as colors, whereby both options allow a flashing color gradient to appear on the back.

Size comparison

165.8 mm / 6.53 inch 76.7 mm / 3.02 inch 8.8 mm / 0.3465 inch 209 g0.4608 lbs163.8 mm / 6.45 inch 75.8 mm / 2.98 inch 8.9 mm / 0.3504 inch 195 g0.4299 lbs160.2 mm / 6.31 inch 73.3 mm / 2.89 inch 7.9 mm / 0.311 inch 172 g0.3792 lbs159.2 mm / 6.27 inch 76.3 mm / 3 inch 8.7 mm / 0.3425 inch 183 g0.4034 lbs
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Features - Space for two nanoSIM cards plus microSD

Besides the already mentioned hardware equipment, the realme 6 Pro also has a microSD card slot. The inserted memory cards can be set as the standard storage location for images and files, but reformatting to internal storage is not possible. In addition to the memory card, two nanoSIM slots also find their place. These are both LTE-compatible and support VoLTE and VoWLAN.

A USB Type-C port is available for wired data transfer, which is connected internally with the USB 2.0 standard. A 3.5 mm jack connection is also available, but users have to do without a notification LED. The Camera2 API is available with "Level 3" and DRM Widevine L1 is also supported. 

Left side: volume buttons, microSD/nanoSIM slot
Left side: volume buttons, microSD/nanoSIM slot
Right side: power button with integrated fingerprint sensor
Right side: power button with integrated fingerprint sensor

Software - RealmeOS and Opera browser

The realme 6 Pro runs an Android 10 system with security patches as of May 5, 2020 and realme's own user interface version 1.0. This is very similar to a pure Android system, but has, for example, a different organization of the settings menu. The manufacturer also preinstalls some third-party apps, including the Opera browser. While these can be easily uninstalled, the customized apps for music, pictures and videos as well as the phone manager must remain on the smartphone.

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Communication and GPS - NFC and Wi-Fi 5 in the realme 6 Pro

Our test device can establish cellular connections in GSM, 3G and LTE networks. The latter enables Cat. 9 download speeds of up to 900 Mb/s and upload rates of up to 50 Mb/s. NFC, Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) are available for short-range connections.

In our WLAN test, the realme smartphone with the reference router Netgear Nighthawk AX12 achieved speeds of an average of 292 Mb/s when receiving data and 290 Mb/s when transmitting data. This means that it can be placed in the middle of our test field and shows only a slight difference from the higher-placed models, especially when it comes to receiving data. 

Networking
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Average of class Smartphone
  (5.59 - 1599, n=303, last 2 years)
438 MBit/s ∼100% +51%
Huawei P40 Lite
Mali-G52 MP6, Kirin 810, 128 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
338 (286min - 403max) MBit/s ∼77% +17%
Oppo A91
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
332 (312min - 337max) MBit/s ∼76% +14%
realme 6 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 720G, 128 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
290 (137min - 336max) MBit/s ∼66%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Adreno 618, SD 720G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
256 (247min - 263max) MBit/s ∼58% -12%
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Average of class Smartphone
  (15.5 - 1414, n=303, last 2 years)
435 MBit/s ∼100% +49%
Huawei P40 Lite
Mali-G52 MP6, Kirin 810, 128 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
298 (61min - 334max) MBit/s ∼69% +2%
Oppo A91
Mali-G72 MP3, Helio P70, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
294 (80min - 338max) MBit/s ∼68% +1%
realme 6 Pro
Adreno 618, SD 720G, 128 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
292 (145min - 352max) MBit/s ∼67%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Adreno 618, SD 720G, 128 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
286 (225min - 321max) MBit/s ∼66% -2%
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; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø292 (145-352)
; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø290 (137-336)
GPS Test indoors
GPS Test indoors
GPS Test outdoors
GPS Test outdoors

With the GPS Test app, the realme 6 Pro can determine its position outdoors to within five meters. The Android smartphone has GPS, GLONASS, Beidou and NavIC at its disposal.

In comparison with our reference device Garmin Edge 500, the realme 6 Pro shows somewhat greater deviations in curves and a similar tolerance on longer straight lines. But overall, it is sufficiently well suited for navigation tasks. 

GNSS - realme 6 Pro
GNSS - realme 6 Pro
GNSS - realme 6 Pro
GNSS - realme 6 Pro
GNSS - realme 6 Pro
GNSS - realme 6 Pro
GNSS - Garmin Edge 500
GNSS - Garmin Edge 500
GNSS - Garmin Edge 500
GNSS - Garmin Edge 500
GNSS - Garmin Edge 500
GNSS - Garmin Edge 500

Telephony and Call Quality - Clear connection with good volume

The telephony app of the realme 6 Pro offers direct access to a numeric keypad and allows you to search your own contact list via a second tab. In conversations, the smartphone shows itself to have a good volume and transmits both participants clearly.

Cameras - Good front camera in the realme 6 Pro

Front camera shot
Front camera shot

On the back of the realme 6 Pro there is a 64 MP main sensor from Samsung, an 8 MP sensor for ultra-wide-angle shots, a 12 MP telephoto lens and a 2 MP sensor for macro shots. The front camera consists of a 16 MP main sensor and an 8 MP ultra-wide-angle lens. Pictures taken with it show many details but somewhat pale colors. Fine structures look a little blurred even at low zoom levels and a fine grain is noticeable towards the edges. The wide-angle lens enhances the effects mentioned but sometimes shows significantly stronger colors. In the camera app, users can select a variety of beautification modes and color filters. A portrait mode also adds a slightly exaggerated bokeh effect to the shot. No other customization options are available.

With the main camera, subjects are captured in great detail, with a visible grain appearing outside the focus area. Higher zoom levels also reveal structures that are not clearly delimited from one another. If the zoom is used, objects in the image are only blurred at five times magnification and with moderately recognizable details. Colors also look a little pale. The ultra-wide-angle lens takes pictures in good lighting conditions with many details, whereby poorly illuminated areas with partially muddy surfaces appear. In addition, a clearly visible hem sneaks in around objects, as can be seen in the test picture on the left side at the edge of the building. Our test subject can still be recognized under poor lighting conditions, but the colors turn too dark and the image is covered with a visible grain. Here, however, the night mode helps to achieve a better result. Users can also make manual settings for ISO, shutter speed, white balance, focus and exposure via an Expert mode.

Video recordings are of a similar quality to our test photographs. The camera also copes well with the change between light and dark scenes, and a two-stage image stabilizer reliably reduces blurring. While users can choose between 30 and 60 fps at 720p and 1080p resolutions, 4K recordings are only possible at a fixed frame rate. 

Image Comparison

Choose a scene and navigate within the first image. One click changes the position on touchscreens. One click on the zoomed-in image opens the original in a new window. The first image shows the scaled photograph of the test device.

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Under controlled lighting conditions, the ColorChecker Passport and our test chart show that colors from the realme 6 Pro are too bright, but details and structures are easy to see. The recording of the test chart also shows a clear pallor in the lower corners. With a defined illuminance of only one lux, both subjects are only dimly photographed.

ColorChecker
17 ∆E
6.6 ∆E
12.2 ∆E
19.9 ∆E
8.8 ∆E
4.6 ∆E
5.7 ∆E
11.8 ∆E
7.8 ∆E
6.5 ∆E
6.2 ∆E
6.7 ∆E
9.8 ∆E
10.2 ∆E
10 ∆E
2.8 ∆E
5.4 ∆E
10 ∆E
6.5 ∆E
3.9 ∆E
6.7 ∆E
9.9 ∆E
8 ∆E
1.2 ∆E
ColorChecker realme 6 Pro: 8.27 ∆E min: 1.21 - max: 19.92 ∆E
ColorChecker
27 ∆E
44.5 ∆E
33.9 ∆E
32.7 ∆E
37.6 ∆E
52.7 ∆E
44.4 ∆E
27.3 ∆E
29.5 ∆E
23.9 ∆E
52.6 ∆E
54.7 ∆E
24.3 ∆E
39.7 ∆E
24 ∆E
52.1 ∆E
32.4 ∆E
37.9 ∆E
52.3 ∆E
53.3 ∆E
43.5 ∆E
33.8 ∆E
22.8 ∆E
12.9 ∆E
ColorChecker realme 6 Pro: 37.07 ∆E min: 12.89 - max: 54.67 ∆E

Accessories and warranty - Protective cover included

The realme 6 Pro comes with a USB plug-in power supply with a suitable USB Type-C cable, a SIM needle and a protective cover made of silicone. The latter sits very firmly on the smartphone and makes it difficult to operate the volume buttons. Realme also offers other smartphone accessories on its own website.

The manufacturer grants buyers a guarantee period of 24 months. 

Input devices & handling - Drag-and-drop hardly possible

For entering text, realme uses Google's standard keyboard GBoard. This can be adapted in many ways and is also well suited for typing longer sentences. The touchscreen responds reliably to inputs but is not particularly suitable for longer drag-and-drop movements.

To unlock the smartphone, users can use the side-mounted fingerprint sensor and face recognition. Both worked reliably in our test.

relme 6 Pro - Input
relme 6 Pro - Input
relme 6 Pro - Input
relme 6 Pro - Input

Display - Android smartphone with 90 Hz screen

Subpixel
Subpixel

The screen of the realme 6 Pro consists of a 6.6-inch IPS panel and offers a resolution of 2400x1080 pixels. However, the maximum brightness of 419 cd/m² is only sufficient for the lowest position in our test field. With the sensor activated, we measured a maximum brightness of 444 cd/m² and in the APL50 test, the realme 6 Pro achieved 417 cd/m². The lowest adjustable brightness is 2.34 cd/m².

Our measurements also show that PWM is used for brightness control. However, this only occurs from a brightness of less than 38% and with a somewhat higher frequency of 2,336 Hz. Therefore, users with sensitive eyes do not necessarily have to worry about soreness when looking at the display. 

405
cd/m²
432
cd/m²
426
cd/m²
397
cd/m²
442
cd/m²
423
cd/m²
400
cd/m²
428
cd/m²
422
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 442 cd/m² Average: 419.4 cd/m² Minimum: 2.34 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 90 %
Center on Battery: 442 cd/m²
Contrast: 1195:1 (Black: 0.37 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 6.1 | 0.59-29.43 Ø5.5
ΔE Greyscale 5.9 | 0.64-98 Ø5.7
98.4% sRGB (Calman 2D)
Gamma: 2.35
realme 6 Pro
IPS, 2400x1080, 6.60
Oppo A91
AMOLED, 2400x1080, 6.40
Huawei P40 Lite
IPS, 2310x1080, 6.40
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
IPS, 2400x1080, 6.67
Screen
9%
11%
15%
Brightness middle
442
594
34%
478
8%
622
41%
Brightness
419
613
46%
448
7%
612
46%
Brightness Distribution
90
89
-1%
87
-3%
94
4%
Black Level *
0.37
0.49
-32%
0.56
-51%
Contrast
1195
976
-18%
1111
-7%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
6.1
6.1
-0%
3
51%
3.98
35%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
9.7
10.6
-9%
5.6
42%
7.33
24%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
5.9
7
-19%
4.1
31%
4.5
24%
Gamma
2.35 94%
2.28 96%
2.26 97%
2.206 100%
CCT
7631 85%
7370 88%
7282 89%
7361 88%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
114.9

* ... smaller is better

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM detected 2336 Hz ≤ 38 % brightness setting

The display backlight flickers at 2336 Hz (Likely utilizing PWM) Flickering detected at a brightness setting of 38 % and below. There should be no flickering or PWM above this brightness setting.

The frequency of 2336 Hz is quite high, so most users sensitive to PWM should not notice any flickering.

In comparison: 52 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 15366 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 2500000) Hz was measured.

The display of the realme 6 Pro also offers a fairly good contrast ratio of 1,195:1 and an only slightly increased black value of 0.37 cd/m². In the APL50 test, the latter also increases only slightly to 0.38 cd/m².

The CalMAN analysis shows that image content on the realme 6 Pro is reproduced with too high a blue component. However, users can set the color temperature warmer or colder in the menu and choose between a vivid and a soft color display. 

CalMAN - ColorChecker
CalMAN - ColorChecker
CalMAN - Colorspace
CalMAN - Colorspace
CalMAN - Grayscale
CalMAN - Grayscale
CalMAN - Saturation
CalMAN - Saturation

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
23.2 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 12.4 ms rise
↘ 10.8 ms fall
The screen shows good response rates in our tests, but may be too slow for competitive gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 37 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is similar to the average of all tested devices (23.9 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
33.6 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 16.4 ms rise
↘ 17.2 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 29 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (37.8 ms).

The realme 6 Pro can be used outdoors. In direct sunlight, however, disturbing reflections can occur, which hinder the view of the image content. 

realme 6 Pro outdoors
realme 6 Pro outdoors
realme 6 Pro outdoors
realme 6 Pro outdoors

The IPS panel of the realme 6 Pro has good viewing-angle stability and shows image content that is recognizable even from very steep angles.

realme 6 Pro - Viewing angles
realme 6 Pro - Viewing angles
realme 6 Pro - Viewing angles
realme 6 Pro - Viewing angles

Performance - Upper middle class

The performance of the realme 6 Pro corresponds to smartphones of the upper middle class and ensures a smooth running system. Most applications are started quickly and even more-demanding apps can run. This may occasionally result in somewhat longer loading times.

In the benchmarks, the Android smartphone shows good results if the tests relate to the system and memory performance. When it comes to graphics-heavy disciplines, the realme 6 Pro usually performs a little more moderately, which means it ends up in the middle of our test field. The overall distances to the competition are rather small.

The benchmarks were carried out with the 90 Hz mode activated. 

Geekbench 5.3
64 Bit Single-Core Score (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
567 Points ∼94%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
320 Points ∼53% -44%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
282 Points ∼47% -50%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
604 Points ∼100% +7%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
559 Points ∼93% -1%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (545 - 570, n=7)
562 Points ∼93% -1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (58 - 1604, n=245, last 2 years)
578 Points ∼96% +2%
64 Bit Multi-Core Score (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
1759 Points ∼89%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1475 Points ∼74% -16%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1430 Points ∼72% -19%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
1949 Points ∼98% +11%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
1690 Points ∼85% -4%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (1622 - 1798, n=7)
1713 Points ∼87% -3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (248 - 4455, n=245, last 2 years)
1980 Points ∼100% +13%
OpenCL Score 5.1 (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
1201 Points ∼48%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1338 Points ∼54% +11%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
2493 Points ∼100% +108%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
1173 Points ∼47% -2%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (1163 - 1201, n=3)
1179 Points ∼47% -2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (351 - 4586, n=51, last 2 years)
1680 Points ∼67% +40%
Vulkan Score 5.1 (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
1063 Points ∼68%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1337 Points ∼85% +26%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
1005 Points ∼64% -5%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (982 - 1063, n=3)
1017 Points ∼65% -4%
Average of class Smartphone
  (70 - 4043, n=55, last 2 years)
1574 Points ∼100% +48%
PCMark for Android
Work performance score (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
13777 Points ∼100%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
12070 Points ∼88% -12%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
9027 Points ∼66% -34%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (9027 - 13821, n=7)
10741 Points ∼78% -22%
Average of class Smartphone
  (2689 - 19989, n=213, last 2 years)
10002 Points ∼73% -27%
Work 2.0 performance score (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
10106 Points ∼100%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
8185 Points ∼81% -19%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
9164 Points ∼91% -9%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
7673 Points ∼76% -24%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (7673 - 10181, n=7)
8748 Points ∼87% -13%
Average of class Smartphone
  (82 - 15299, n=260, last 2 years)
7923 Points ∼78% -22%
3DMark
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Score (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
33926 Points ∼83%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
23447 Points ∼57% -31%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
41003 Points ∼100% +21%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
38671 Points ∼94% +14%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (33926 - 40241, n=5)
38044 Points ∼93% +12%
Average of class Smartphone
  (2920 - 117606, n=196, last 2 years)
40028 Points ∼98% +18%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
53600 Points ∼94%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
23159 Points ∼40% -57%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
47563 Points ∼83% -11%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
52700 Points ∼92% -2%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (49743 - 53689, n=5)
52304 Points ∼91% -2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (2177 - 224130, n=196, last 2 years)
57258 Points ∼100% +7%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
14849 Points ∼54%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
24514 Points ∼89% +65%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
27654 Points ∼100% +86%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
20019 Points ∼72% +35%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (14849 - 24117, n=5)
19808 Points ∼72% +33%
Average of class Smartphone
  (8324 - 59268, n=196, last 2 years)
23237 Points ∼84% +56%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
3528 Points ∼100%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1899 Points ∼54% -46%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
3437 Points ∼97% -3%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
3501 Points ∼99% -1%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (3086 - 3683, n=7)
3509 Points ∼99% -1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (68 - 11256, n=257, last 2 years)
3439 Points ∼97% -3%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Graphics (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
3683 Points ∼91%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1767 Points ∼44% -52%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
3384 Points ∼84% -8%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
3647 Points ∼91% -1%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (3195 - 3853, n=7)
3642 Points ∼90% -1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (54 - 16670, n=257, last 2 years)
4029 Points ∼100% +9%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Physics (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
3076 Points ∼85%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
2568 Points ∼71% -17%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
3638 Points ∼100% +18%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
3070 Points ∼84% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (2757 - 3263, n=7)
3116 Points ∼86% +1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (607 - 5301, n=257, last 2 years)
2786 Points ∼77% -9%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
3651 Points ∼88%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1885 Points ∼46% -48%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
3591 Points ∼87% -2%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
3669 Points ∼89% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (3172 - 3783, n=7)
3625 Points ∼88% -1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (149 - 11895, n=278, last 2 years)
4136 Points ∼100% +13%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Graphics (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
3835 Points ∼73%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1747 Points ∼33% -54%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
3488 Points ∼67% -9%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
3803 Points ∼73% -1%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (3323 - 4008, n=7)
3796 Points ∼72% -1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (122 - 22052, n=278, last 2 years)
5238 Points ∼100% +37%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
3125 Points ∼78%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
2606 Points ∼65% -17%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
4003 Points ∼100% +28%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
3267 Points ∼82% +5%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (2737 - 3267, n=7)
3135 Points ∼78% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (620 - 5784, n=276, last 2 years)
2982 Points ∼74% -5%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
2514 Points ∼87%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1276 Points ∼44% -49%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
2904 Points ∼100% +16%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
2507 Points ∼86% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (2499 - 2590, n=7)
2542 Points ∼88% +1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (78 - 9138, n=253, last 2 years)
2640 Points ∼91% +5%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Graphics (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
2388 Points ∼86%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1117 Points ∼40% -53%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
2740 Points ∼98% +15%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
2369 Points ∼85% -1%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (2356 - 2462, n=7)
2408 Points ∼86% +1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (62 - 11573, n=253, last 2 years)
2791 Points ∼100% +17%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Physics (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
3083 Points ∼84%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
2550 Points ∼69% -17%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
3676 Points ∼100% +19%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
3152 Points ∼86% +2%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (3083 - 3241, n=7)
3158 Points ∼86% +2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (435 - 5318, n=253, last 2 years)
2819 Points ∼77% -9%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
2656 Points ∼79%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1265 Points ∼38% -52%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
2954 Points ∼88% +11%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
2680 Points ∼80% +1%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (2253 - 2743, n=7)
2631 Points ∼78% -1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (91 - 9839, n=277, last 2 years)
3358 Points ∼100% +26%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
2558 Points ∼67%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1102 Points ∼29% -57%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
2752 Points ∼73% +8%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
2551 Points ∼67% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (2146 - 2642, n=7)
2515 Points ∼66% -2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (73 - 12914, n=277, last 2 years)
3792 Points ∼100% +48%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
3067 Points ∼77%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
2621 Points ∼66% -15%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
3972 Points ∼100% +30%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
3256 Points ∼82% +6%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (2730 - 3321, n=7)
3137 Points ∼79% +2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (620 - 5793, n=277, last 2 years)
3027 Points ∼76% -1%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (Vulkan) Unlimited (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
2317 Points ∼88%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1248 Points ∼47% -46%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
2636 Points ∼100% +14%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
2353 Points ∼89% +2%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (1989 - 2454, n=7)
2320 Points ∼88% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (426 - 6977, n=213, last 2 years)
2618 Points ∼99% +13%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (Vulkan) Unlimited Graphics (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
2255 Points ∼77%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
1103 Points ∼38% -51%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
2552 Points ∼87% +13%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
2257 Points ∼77% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (1874 - 2382, n=7)
2237 Points ∼76% -1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (349 - 11259, n=213, last 2 years)
2933 Points ∼100% +30%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (Vulkan) Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
2562 Points ∼86%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
2304 Points ∼77% -10%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
2977 Points ∼100% +16%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
2765 Points ∼93% +8%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (2536 - 2765, n=7)
2675 Points ∼90% +4%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1786 - 4061, n=213, last 2 years)
2647 Points ∼89% +3%
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
60 fps ∼95%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
59 fps ∼93% -2%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
59 fps ∼93% -2%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (59 - 70, n=5)
63.4 fps ∼100% +6%
Average of class Smartphone
  (8.2 - 143, n=217, last 2 years)
58.9 fps ∼93% -2%
1920x1080 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
85 fps ∼79%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
89 fps ∼83% +5%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
86 fps ∼80% +1%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (71 - 86, n=5)
80.8 fps ∼76% -5%
Average of class Smartphone
  (4.3 - 319, n=217, last 2 years)
107 fps ∼100% +26%
GFXBench 3.0
on screen Manhattan Onscreen OGL (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
38 fps ∼73%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
52 fps ∼100% +37%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
37 fps ∼71% -3%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (34 - 39, n=5)
37 fps ∼71% -3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (4.5 - 120, n=215, last 2 years)
46.4 fps ∼89% +22%
off screen Manhattan Offscreen OGL (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
41 fps ∼65%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
53 fps ∼85% +29%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
42 fps ∼67% +2%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (35 - 42, n=5)
39.6 fps ∼63% -3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1 - 180, n=216, last 2 years)
62.7 fps ∼100% +53%
GFXBench 3.1
on screen Manhattan ES 3.1 Onscreen (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
27 fps ∼74%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
34 fps ∼94% +26%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
27 fps ∼74% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (24 - 29, n=5)
26.8 fps ∼74% -1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (3.1 - 106, n=214, last 2 years)
36.3 fps ∼100% +34%
off screen Manhattan ES 3.1 Offscreen (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
30 fps ∼70%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
33 fps ∼77% +10%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
31 fps ∼72% +3%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (25 - 31, n=5)
29.4 fps ∼68% -2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.4 - 121, n=214, last 2 years)
43.1 fps ∼100% +44%
GFXBench
on screen Car Chase Onscreen (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
16 fps ∼71%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
20 fps ∼89% +25%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
16 fps ∼71% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (14 - 17, n=5)
15.6 fps ∼69% -2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.5 - 61, n=213, last 2 years)
22.5 fps ∼100% +41%
off screen Car Chase Offscreen (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
18 fps ∼69%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
19 fps ∼73% +6%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
18 fps ∼69% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (14 - 18, n=5)
17 fps ∼66% -6%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.8 - 75, n=213, last 2 years)
25.9 fps ∼100% +44%
Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
17 fps ∼74%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
7.5 fps ∼33% -56%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
21 fps ∼92% +24%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
17 fps ∼74% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (17 - 17, n=7)
17 fps ∼74% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.5 - 73, n=282, last 2 years)
22.9 fps ∼100% +35%
1920x1080 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
19 fps ∼72%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
8.8 fps ∼33% -54%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
21 fps ∼80% +11%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (15 - 19, n=6)
18 fps ∼68% -5%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.95 - 257, n=281, last 2 years)
26.4 fps ∼100% +39%
Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
11 fps ∼73%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
4.5 fps ∼30% -59%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
13 fps ∼86% +18%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
11 fps ∼73% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (11 - 11, n=7)
11 fps ∼73% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.2 - 60, n=282, last 2 years)
15.1 fps ∼100% +37%
2560x1440 Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
7 fps ∼68%
Oppo A91
Mediatek Helio P70, Mali-G72 MP3, 8192
2.9 fps ∼28% -59%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
7.9 fps ∼77% +13%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
7 fps ∼68% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (6.8 - 7.1, n=7)
6.96 fps ∼68% -1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.35 - 101, n=282, last 2 years)
10.3 fps ∼100% +47%
AnTuTu v8 - Total Score (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
275464 Points ∼82%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
319383 Points ∼95% +16%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
275931 Points ∼82% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (253274 - 288306, n=5)
272982 Points ∼81% -1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (53335 - 727247, n=193, last 2 years)
336601 Points ∼100% +22%
BaseMark OS II
Overall (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
3481 Points ∼94%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
3695 Points ∼100% +6%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
3542 Points ∼95% +2%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (3287 - 3542, n=5)
3412 Points ∼92% -2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (323 - 7123, n=202, last 2 years)
3709 Points ∼100% +7%
System (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
6908 Points ∼96%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
7178 Points ∼100% +4%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
6828 Points ∼95% -1%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (5783 - 6908, n=5)
6506 Points ∼91% -6%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1160 - 11774, n=202, last 2 years)
6761 Points ∼94% -2%
Memory (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
4573 Points ∼97%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
4726 Points ∼100% +3%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
4295 Points ∼91% -6%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (3845 - 4573, n=5)
4204 Points ∼89% -8%
Average of class Smartphone
  (522 - 9044, n=202, last 2 years)
4372 Points ∼93% -4%
Graphics (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
3768 Points ∼65%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
4339 Points ∼75% +15%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
3807 Points ∼66% +1%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (3757 - 3830, n=5)
3786 Points ∼66% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (349 - 15628, n=202, last 2 years)
5764 Points ∼100% +53%
Web (sort by value)
realme 6 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 8192
1233 Points ∼87%
Huawei P40 Lite
HiSilicon Kirin 810, Mali-G52 MP6, 6144
1267 Points ∼90% +3%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Adreno 618, 6144
1410 Points ∼100% +14%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  (1226 - 1410, n=5)
1315 Points ∼93% +7%
Average of class Smartphone
  (10 - 2169, n=202, last 2 years)
1280 Points ∼91% +4%

The results of the browser benchmarks meet our expectations for the installed SoC, but the competition usually does a little better. In everyday life, however, websites are built up quickly, smooth scrolling is possible and media content is made available quickly.

JetStream 1.1 - Total Score
Huawei P40 Lite (Huawei Browser 10.1.0.300)
91.154 Points ∼100% +2%
realme 6 Pro (Chrome 83)
89.577 Points ∼98%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (Chrome 81)
89.457 Points ∼98% 0%
Average of class Smartphone (10.8 - 375, n=196, last 2 years)
89.4 Points ∼98% 0%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (59.7 - 94.7, n=5)
84 Points ∼92% -6%
WebXPRT 3 - ---
Huawei P40 Lite (Huawei Browser 10.1.0.300)
97 Points ∼100% +45%
Average of class Smartphone (20 - 194, n=204, last 2 years)
78.1 Points ∼81% +17%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (Chrome 81)
69 Points ∼71% +3%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (53 - 78, n=5)
67.6 Points ∼70% +1%
realme 6 Pro (Chrome 83)
67 Points ∼69%
Octane V2 - Total Score
Huawei P40 Lite (Huawei Browser 10.1.0.300)
17925 Points ∼100% +4%
Average of class Smartphone (1986 - 58632, n=211, last 2 years)
17627 Points ∼98% +3%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (Chrome 81)
17303 Points ∼97% +1%
realme 6 Pro (Chrome 83)
17157 Points ∼96%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (11846 - 17734, n=5)
16261 Points ∼91% -5%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
Average of class Smartphone (460 - 29635, n=213, last 2 years)
3923 ms * ∼100% -29%
realme 6 Pro (Chrome 83)
3033.1 ms * ∼77%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (2532 - 3577, n=5)
2957 ms * ∼75% +3%
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S (Chrome 81)
2794.2 ms * ∼71% +8%
Huawei P40 Lite (Huawei Browser 10.1.0.300)
2471.6 ms * ∼63% +19%

* ... smaller is better

Realme installs a 128 GB UFS 2.1 memory in the 6 Pro according to the datasheet. In our test, this delivers average write and read rates, but the values indicate a UFS 2.0 memory instead. The internal microSD card reader does a little better with our Toshiba Exceria Pro M501 reference memory card.

Overall, the realme smartphone only has to surrender to the Huawei P40 Lite

realme 6 ProOppo A91Huawei P40 LiteXiaomi Redmi Note 9SAverage 128 GB UFS 2.1 FlashAverage of class Smartphone
AndroBench 3-5
-19%
15%
-10%
5%
12%
Sequential Read 256KB
512.61
505.44
-1%
912.99
78%
496.6
-3%
765 (427 - 999, n=86)
49%
780 (41.9 - 2037, n=290, last 2 years)
52%
Sequential Write 256KB
203.28
185.26
-9%
181.69
-11%
214.8
6%
256 (13.6 - 511, n=86)
26%
345 (11.9 - 1321, n=290, last 2 years)
70%
Random Read 4KB
158.66
145.64
-8%
157.32
-1%
137
-14%
146 (92.6 - 239, n=86)
-8%
139 (13.5 - 325, n=290, last 2 years)
-12%
Random Write 4KB
154
28.55
-81%
175.45
14%
123.6
-20%
120 (18.2 - 290, n=86)
-22%
125 (5.2 - 330, n=290, last 2 years)
-19%
Sequential Read 256KB SDCard
86.38 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
77.21 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M401)
-11%
82.63 (Nano Memory Card)
-4%
74.5 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
-14%
76 (13.4 - 88.3, n=43)
-12%
76.2 (13.4 - 154, n=166, last 2 years)
-12%
Sequential Write 256KB SDCard
63.43 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
60.3 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M401)
-5%
70.6 (Nano Memory Card)
11%
54.9 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
-13%
59.6 (8.4 - 72.4, n=43)
-6%
58.5 (8.4 - 83.3, n=166, last 2 years)
-8%

Games - Touchscreen hinders game flow

The Qualcomm Adreno 618 installed here is suitable for games with medium demands on graphics performance. In Arena of Valor, the HD setting occasionally caused small stutters and PUBG Mobile ran smoothly on a medium graphics level. In the games themselves, the relatively high surface resistance of the screen hindered smooth gameplay, since this made it impossible to move the fingers smoothly with drag and drop.

PUBG Mobile
PUBG Mobile
Arena of Valor
Arena of Valor

Emissions - Only one loudspeaker for media

Temperature

Our measurements certify the realme 6 Pro with surface temperatures of up to 33.6 °C under load. It only warms up moderately and can be used without any problems over a longer period of time.

Max. Load
 33.6 °C
92 F
33.3 °C
92 F
32 °C
90 F
 
 33.6 °C
92 F
33.5 °C
92 F
32.1 °C
90 F
 
 33.1 °C
92 F
33.4 °C
92 F
31.7 °C
89 F
 
Maximum: 33.6 °C = 92 F
Average: 32.9 °C = 91 F
30 °C
86 F
29.9 °C
86 F
32.7 °C
91 F
29.3 °C
85 F
30.3 °C
87 F
32.4 °C
90 F
29.1 °C
84 F
30.4 °C
87 F
32 °C
90 F
Maximum: 32.7 °C = 91 F
Average: 30.7 °C = 87 F
Power Supply (max.)  28 °C = 82 F | Room Temperature 22 °C = 72 F | Fluke t3000FC (calibrated) & Voltcraft IR-260
(±) The average temperature for the upper side under maximal load is 32.9 °C / 91 F, compared to the average of 32.9 °C / 91 F for the devices in the class Smartphone.
(+) The maximum temperature on the upper side is 33.6 °C / 92 F, compared to the average of 35.2 °C / 95 F, ranging from 22.4 to 52.9 °C for the class Smartphone.
(+) The bottom heats up to a maximum of 32.7 °C / 91 F, compared to the average of 33.8 °C / 93 F
(+) In idle usage, the average temperature for the upper side is 29 °C / 84 F, compared to the device average of 32.9 °C / 91 F.
Thermal imaging - top
Thermal imaging - top
Thermal imaging - bottom
Thermal imaging - bottom

Speakers

Only the speaker on the bottom of the realme 6 Pro is used to play media content. It delivers a good volume but tends to sound a bit tinny when set to maximum. External output devices can be connected to the smartphone via a 3.5 mm jack plug.

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2032.535.82529.433.93122.831.94025.326.15030.228.36323.3308021.922.61001918.612519.620.31601934.720016.136.125018.942.531516.643.340014.348.3500155863015.261.580014.365.7100014.369.7125014.268.8160014.869.2200014.870.3250014.471.3315014.373400014.674.3500014.770.7630014.966.8800014.965.11000014.668.81250014.865.61600015.447SPL26.882N0.949.1median 14.8median 65.6Delta1.412.730.53522.420.121.424.124.323.328.226.321.623.922.321.120.421.318.62917.246.117.551.515.156.915.255.91561.514.265.913.167.813.967.21373.8137613.777.514.279.61479.314.472.114.377.314.477.114.677.514.975.814.972.915.263.515.648.826.488.20.872.3median 14.6median 67.80.812hearing rangehide median Pink Noiserealme 6 ProHuawei P40 Lite
Frequency diagram (checkboxes can be checked and unchecked to compare devices)
realme 6 Pro audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (82 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 33% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (9.4% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(±) | reduced mids - on average 5.6% lower than median
(±) | linearity of mids is average (7.1% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(+) | balanced highs - only 4.5% away from median
(+) | highs are linear (4.8% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (25.1% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 62% of all tested devices in this class were better, 10% similar, 28% worse
» The best had a delta of 12%, average was 24%, worst was 65%
Compared to all devices tested
» 77% of all tested devices were better, 5% similar, 18% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 20%, worst was 65%

Huawei P40 Lite audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (88.2 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 24.4% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (11.5% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(±) | higher mids - on average 5.6% higher than median
(+) | mids are linear (5.8% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(±) | higher highs - on average 8.2% higher than median
(+) | highs are linear (4.8% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (22.2% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 39% of all tested devices in this class were better, 11% similar, 50% worse
» The best had a delta of 12%, average was 24%, worst was 65%
Compared to all devices tested
» 62% of all tested devices were better, 7% similar, 31% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 20%, worst was 65%

Battery life - Realme 6 Pro lasts a long time

Energy consumption

The realme 6 Pro shows a higher power requirement than most of the competing devices in our test field. However, the smartphone can be reliably supplied with energy at any time using the supplied 30-watt power supply.

Power Consumption
Off / Standbydarklight 0.02 / 0.19 Watt
Idledarkmidlight 0.92 / 1.79 / 1.88 Watt
Load midlight 5.41 / 7.59 Watt
 color bar
Key: min: dark, med: mid, max: light        Metrahit Energy
Currently we use the Metrahit Energy, a professional single phase power quality and energy measurement digital multimeter, for our measurements. Find out more about it here. All of our test methods can be found here.
realme 6 Pro
4300 mAh
Oppo A91
4025 mAh
Huawei P40 Lite
4200 mAh
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
5020 mAh
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
 
Average of class Smartphone
 
Power Consumption
20%
8%
-22%
4%
2%
Idle Minimum *
0.92
0.82
11%
0.79
14%
1.5
-63%
0.982 (0.75 - 1.5, n=5)
-7%
0.948 (0.37 - 2.5, n=233, last 2 years)
-3%
Idle Average *
1.79
1.73
3%
2.14
-20%
2.1
-17%
1.94 (1.79 - 2.19, n=5)
-8%
1.812 (0.65 - 3.94, n=233, last 2 years)
-1%
Idle Maximum *
1.88
1.75
7%
2.23
-19%
2.5
-33%
2.06 (1.84 - 2.5, n=5)
-10%
2.06 (0.69 - 4.2, n=233, last 2 years)
-10%
Load Average *
5.41
2.33
57%
3.6
33%
5.2
4%
4.02 (2.65 - 5.41, n=5)
26%
4.44 (2.1 - 8.4, n=233, last 2 years)
18%
Load Maximum *
7.59
5.97
21%
5.17
32%
7.5
1%
6.16 (4.86 - 7.59, n=5)
19%
7.27 (3.16 - 12.3, n=233, last 2 years)
4%

* ... smaller is better

Battery life

In our practical WLAN test, the realme 6 Pro achieved a runtime of 17 h 11 m. It can use its 4,300 mAh battery well and achieves a result similar to that of the Huawei P40 Lite.

With the included quick charger, the battery is fully charged again after about an hour and a half. 

Battery Runtime
NBC WiFi Websurfing Battery Test 1.3
17h 11min
realme 6 Pro
4300 mAh
Oppo A91
4025 mAh
Huawei P40 Lite
4200 mAh
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9S
5020 mAh
Battery Runtime
WiFi v1.3
1031
605
-41%
1007
-2%
1187
15%

Pros

+ 90 Hz display
+ good selfie cam
+ good battery life

Cons

- swipe movements difficult
- noticeable camera hump

Verdict - Solid Smartphone

In review: realme 6 Pro. Test unit provided by: realme Germany
In review: realme 6 Pro. Test unit provided by: realme Germany

In our test, the realme 6 Pro delivers exactly what it promises and can therefore place itself on the market as a solid competitor to other devices. The system performance corresponds to the installed hardware and the other components also do their job at class level. The 90 Hz display secures a plus point, which, however, also ensures a slightly higher price than comparable smartphones.

Buyers of the realme 6 Pro get exactly what the manufacturer promises, including a 90 Hz display and attractive coloring.

While the smartphone is visually appealing, one or the other flaw shows through the selected materials. The protective film on the screen is particularly noteworthy here, as it is not only susceptible to scratches but also makes drag-and-drop movements more difficult. The camera hump on the back is also quite high but is for compensated quite well by the included protective silicone cover. In the end, the realme 6 Pro is a solid smartphone for a good price with little to complain about.

realme 6 Pro - 06/15/2020 v7
Mike Wobker

Chassis
84%
Keyboard
67 / 75 → 89%
Pointing Device
80%
Connectivity
48 / 70 → 69%
Weight
88%
Battery
92%
Display
84%
Games Performance
29 / 64 → 45%
Application Performance
73 / 86 → 85%
Temperature
93%
Noise
100%
Audio
74 / 90 → 82%
Camera
63%
Average
75%
80%
Smartphone - Weighted Average

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