Ayush Das

In this comparison let’s talk about two devices that are new sensations in the mid-range market. Yes, we are talking about Redmi Note 12 Pro and Realme 10 Pro Plus. Realme 10 Pro Plus is the senior most member of the 10-lineup while 12 Pro is the middle member in the Note-12-lineup. The reason we are comparing them right now is that both devices have the same price tag and some good things to offer. Both devices have turned out to be each other’s biggest competitors. Thanks to the Indian fan following for brands like Xiaomi and Realme.


The Redmi 12 Pro has a boxy design while Realme 10 Pro Plus has a handy design. The 12 Pro has a matte finish on the rear. It also has an IR blaster and a 3.5mm headphone jack which is missing from the 10 Pro Plus. Yet, the 10 Pro Plus wins when it comes to design because of its curved glass design which is rarely found in mobiles under 25k. It looks more attractive. The 10 Pro Plus has an in-display fingerprint scanner while the 12 Pro has a side-mounted one. The 12 Pro Plus is IP53 rated.

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Both the devices are powered by Mediatek Dimensity 1080 chipset which is revamped version of Dimensity 920. Both are not exactly gaming phones but graphics-oriented games can be played on low frame rates.

Coming to display, both the devices sport a 6.67” AMOLED display while it is curved on the 10 Pro Plus. Both the devices have 120hz refresh rate and HDR10+ support while 12 Pro has additional Dolby vision support.

12 Pro starts with android 12 while 10 Pro Plus starts with android 13 with guaranteed 2 years of android updates.


Redmi Note 12 Pro has a triple camera setup on the rear with 50 MP Sony IMX766 with OIS as the main sensor, 8 MP Ultrawide, and 2 MP Macro. Realme 10 Pro Plus has a similar triple camera setup but with a greater resolution main camera with108 MP Samsung HM6 sensor, an 8 MP Ultrawide lens, and a 2 MP Macro lens. Both devices have 16MP front sensors. The photos came out to be really balanced on both with better HDR on the Redmi Note 12 Pro. On paper, the Realme camera does come on top.

By god’s grace, both devices come with chargers in the box. Realme 10 Pro Plus comes with an 80w adapter with 5000 mah battery while Redmi Note 12 Pro has a 67w adapter with the same battery capacity.


The base variant of Redmi Note 12 Pro i.e 6GB/128GB is priced at Rs 24,999 while Realme 10 Pro Plus with the same specifications costs as much.