Poco X5 vs Redmi Note 12 vs Moto G73 vs Realme 10 Pro: Best phone under ₹20,000

By G. S. Vasan | Published 16 Mar 2023 05:56 IST
  • Poco X5 is running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 chipset just like Realme 10 Pro.

  • Realme 10 Pro is the only phone in this comparison that has got a 108 MP main camera.

  • Poco X5 and Redmi Note 12 sport AMOLED screens while the other two have got IPS LCD panels.

Poco X5 vs Redmi Note 12 vs Moto G73 vs Realme 10 Pro: Best phone under ₹20,000
Poco X5 vs Redmi Note 12 vs Moto G73 vs Realme 10 Pro: Best phone under ₹20,000

Poco X5 is a newly launched smartphone at a starting price of ₹18,999. It comes powered by Snapdragon 695 chipset. Another phone at this price and carrying the same chip is Realme 10 Pro. We add in Moto G73 and Redmi Note 12 too to spice up the comparison. 


All the phone panels are FHD+ in resolution and 120Hz in refresh rate. You get more screen-to-body ratio with the Realme 10 Pro. Redmi Note 12 offers the highest peak brightness at 1200 nits.


At the core of the Poco X5, there is a 6nm Snapdragon 695 SoC, which is what we get inside Realme 10 Pro also. The Redmi Note 12 runs on Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 (also based on a 6nm node). Moto G73 is the only one on the list with a 6nm MediaTek Dimensity 930 chipset. 

Poco X5 and Redmi Note 12 feature Android 12-based MIUI 13. Moto G73 boots Android 13 that’s stock-esque with some Moto-exclusive features like the Moto Secure app (interface for Thinkshield protection) and Family Spaces. Realme 10 Pro offers Android 13 with Realme UI skin.



Both Poco X5 and Redmi Note 12 carry the same camera setup, viz. 48MP (main) + 8MP (ultrawide) + 2MP (macro module). Moto G73 has got a 50MP+8MP (ultrawide) dual camera setup. Realme 10 Pro has also got a dual rear camera setup but with a 108MP primary sensor and a 2MP depth sensing module.

The front camera on both the Poco and Redmi phones is a 13MP sensor and both Moto and Realme feature a 16MP shooter.


Moto G73

All laptops bear a 5000mAh battery. Poco X5, Realme 10 Pro and Redmi Note 12 support 33W charging while Moto G73 is compatible with a 30W adapter. 

Poco X5 vs Redmi Note 12 vs Moto G73 vs Realme 10 Pro: Price

Poco X5 is available at ₹18,999 for the 6+128GB model and ₹20,999 for the 8+256GB model. 

Redmi Note 12 starts at ₹17,371 for the 4+128GB variant.

You can get the solo 8+128GB variant of the Moto G73 at ₹18,999.

Realme 10 Pro retails for ₹18,999 for the base 6+128GB SKU.

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POCO X5 5G Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Price: ₹18999
Release Date: 18 Mar 2023
Variant: 128 GB/6 GB RAM
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.67" (QHD)
  • Camera Camera
    48 | 13 MP
  • Memory Memory
  • Battery Battery
    5000 mAh
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