Oppo K3 is Rs 5,000 cheaper than Xiaomi Redmi K20: But is the phone a better buy

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Oppo K3 is Rs 5,000 cheaper than Xiaomi Redmi K20: But is the phone a better buy

Soon after the launch of Xiaomi Redmi K20, smart enthusiasts started to compare it with the recently launched Realme X which is Rs 5,000. Interestingly, another BBK Electronics brand– Oppo– joined the debate with the new Oppo K3. The Oppo K3 and Realme X are very similar in terms of specs and price. Having said that the Redmi K20 offers the latest mid-range chipset from Qualcomm. For average users, both Redmi K20 and Oppo K3 can get the job done but let’s see whether the Rs 5,000 cheaper option a better deal or not…

Xiaomi Redmi K20 (6GB/64GB) costs Rs 2,000 more than the 8GB/128GB variant of Oppo K3

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Xiaomi Redmi K20 (6GB/64GB) costs Rs 2,000 more than the 8GB/128GB variant of Oppo K3

Xiaomi Redmi K20 (6GB RAM + 64GB storage): Rs 21,999

Xiaomi Redmi K20 (6GB RAM + 128GB storage): Rs 23,999

Oppo K3 (6GB RAM + 64GB storage): Rs 16,990

Oppo K3 (8GB + 128GB storage): Rs 19,990

Xiaomi Redmi K20 and Oppo K3 offer similar displays with pop-up cameras

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Xiaomi Redmi K20 and Oppo K3 offer similar displays with pop-up cameras

Xiaomi Redmi K20: 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 403 PPI with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Comes with pop-up camera.

Oppo K3: 6.5-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 394 PPI with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Comes with pop-up camera.

Xiaomi Redmi K20 offers the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 700 series processor

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Xiaomi Redmi K20 offers the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 700 series processor

Xiaomi Redmi K20: 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor with Adreno 618 GPU.

Realme X: 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor with Adreno 616 GPU.

Oppo K3 offers 8GB RAM option under Rs 20,000 while there is no 8GB RAM variant of Xiaomi Redmi K20

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Oppo K3 offers 8GB RAM option under Rs 20,000 while there is no 8GB RAM variant of Xiaomi Redmi K20

Xiaomi Redmi K20 (6GB RAM + 64GB storage): Rs 21,999

Xiaomi Redmi K20 (6GB RAM + 128GB storage): Rs 23,999

Oppo K3 (6GB RAM + 64GB storage): Rs 16,990

Oppo K3 (8GB + 128GB storage): Rs 19,990

Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro and Oppo K3 both don’t have microSD card slot

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Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro and Oppo K3 both don’t have microSD card slot

Xiaomi Redmi K20 offers 48MP triple-lens camera while Oppo K3 offer 16MP dual-lens camera

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Xiaomi Redmi K20 offers 48MP triple-lens camera while Oppo K3 offer 16MP dual-lens camera

Xiaomi Redmi K20: 48MP (Sony IMX582) f/1.75 aperture + 8MP telephoto lens, 2x Optical Zoom, f/2.4 aperture + 13MP 124.8 ° super wide-angle lens, f/2.4 aperture.

Oppo K3: 16MP (f/1.7 aperture) + 2MP depth sensor (f/2.4 aperture)

Xiaomi Redmi K20 and Oppo K3 offer similar video recording capabilities

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Xiaomi Redmi K20 and Oppo K3 offer similar video recording capabilities

Xiaomi Redmi K20: Supports 4K recording at 30fps, 1080P recording at 60fps and 30fps and 1080P slow motion recording at 120fps. It supports 720P slow motion recording at 120fps, 240fps and 960fps. Has Electronic image stabilization (EIS) for video recording.

Oppo K3: Supports 4K recording at 30fps and 1080P recording at 120fps/30fps. Has Electronic image stabilization (EIS) for video recording.

Both Oppo K3 and Xiaomi Redmi K20 offer a pop-up selfie camera

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Both Oppo K3 and Xiaomi Redmi K20 offer a pop-up selfie camera

Xiaomi Redmi K20: 20MP, F2.2 pop-up selfie camera

Realme X: 16MP, F2.0 pop-up selfie camera

Oppo K3 and Xiaomi Redmi K20 both run their own custom UI based on Android Pie

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Oppo K3 and Xiaomi Redmi K20 both run their own custom UI based on Android Pie

Xiaomi Redmi K20: MIUI 10.3 based on Android 9.0 Pie

Oppo K3: ColorOS 6 based on Android 9.0 Pie

Both Oppo K3 and Xiaomi Redmi K20 offer in-display fingerprint scanner along with Face Unlock support

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Both Oppo K3 and Xiaomi Redmi K20 offer in-display fingerprint scanner along with Face Unlock support

There is 3.5mm headphone jack on both Oppo K3 and Xiaomi Redmi K20

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There is 3.5mm headphone jack on both Oppo K3 and Xiaomi Redmi K20

Oppo K3 supports 20W fast charging while Xiaomi Redmi K20 has 18W fast charging

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Oppo K3 supports 20W fast charging while Xiaomi Redmi K20 has 18W fast charging

Xiaomi Redmi K20: 4,000mAh, 18W Fast Charging

Realme X: 3,765mAh, 20W VOOC 3.0 Fast Charging

Both Oppo K3 and Xiaomi Redmi K20 are dual-SIM phones with 4G VoLTE support and Bluetooth 5