Tecno Phantom X2 vs Realme 10 Pro Plus: If you are looking for a decent midrange smartphone to buy, then you may consider getting either of these two. The most impressive thing here is that the Tecno Phantom X2 offers a flagship performance but that in any way doesn’t make it the best option. What do I mean? Let’s find out below.
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Prices | Availability
The Tecno Phantom X2 is the most expensive phone here. It has a starting price of $720 for the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage model. On the other hand, the Realme 10 Pro+ is priced at $340 for the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage model or you could even get the 8/128 GB model for $280. Both smartphones are now available for purchase.
Buy Phantom X2 and Realme 10 Pro+
|Realme 10 Pro+||Price|
|Buy on Giztop||$319.00|
|Buy on Jumia||₦384,990|
Display | Durability
The Realme 10 Pro+ has a better and brighter display. It features a 6.7-inch OLED with a curved touchscreen, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ certification, 1B colors, and a max brightness of 800 nits. In contrast, the Tecno Phantom X2 has a lesser bright panel. The screen measures 6.8-inch OLED with curved edges and 120Hz refresh rate support. Unfortunately, it doesn’t support HDR content and has no stereo speakers like the Realme 10 Pro+.
However, when it comes to durability, the Tecno Phantom X2 is spot on with gorilla glass victus protection.
As for the cameras, the Tecno Phantom X2 has a better or rather complete camera setup. It has a 64MP OIS main camera, accompanied by a 13MP ultrawide lens, 2MP macro, and a 32MP selfie camera. In contrast, the Realme 10 Pro+ has a 108MP main camera (but no OIS), an 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and a 16MP selfie camera. Overall, the Phantom X2 with optical image stabilization is a leap ahead.
Tecno Phantom X2 vs Realme 10 Pro Plus: Performance | Software
With the Tecno Phantom X2, you get a flagship performance. It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 9000 chipset paired with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. While the Realme 10 Pro+ has a midrange processor- A dimensity 1080 chipset. Paired with 8/12 GB RAM and 256GB storage. Additionally, the Tecno Phantom X2 can play games in higher settings which means it is more suitable for gamers.
Software-wise, the Realme 10 Pro+ has an edge. First, it booted Android 13 out of the box + it is certain to receive future OS upgrades for at least the next two years. But the Tecno Phantom X2 that runs Android 12 out of the box is not certain of a software update. Though Tecno has promised two years of OS upgrades, we can hardly count on that.
Tecno Phantom X2 vs Realme 10 Pro Plus: Battery
Tecno Phantom X2 packs a 5,160 mAh capacity with a 45W wired fast charge. In contrast, the Realme 10 Pro+ brings a 5,000 mAh battery capacity with a faster 67W wired charging system.
Tecno Phantom X2 vs Realme 10 Pro Plus: Verdict
The Tecno Phantom X2 is better than the Realme 10 Pro+. The Phantom X2 has better performance, a better camera setup, a bigger battery capacity and it’s more durable. However, it is overpriced for a phone with no IP68 rating and a phone with no guarantee of a software update. The likes of the OPPO Reno 9 Pro, vivo S16 Pro, and iQOO Neo 7 offers similar performance at a cheaper price. Let’s know what you think about the Tecno Phantom X2 vs Realme 10 Pro Plus below.