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Huawei nova 7 5G vs realme X3 SuperZoom Specs Comparison

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Huawei nova 7 5G has recently arrived in the Philippines and it seems to be a good match for the realme X3 SuperZoom with a similar price tag. Let's see who has better specs on paper.
Huawei nova 7 5G vs realme X3 SuperZoom Specs Comparison
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Huawei nova 7 5G vs realme X3 SuperZoom Specs Comparison

DeviceHuawei nova 7 5Grealme X3 SuperZoom
Display6.53-inch 2.5D curved OLED screen w/ FHD+ 2400 x 1080 resolution at 403 ppi6.6-inch 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5 protected LCD screen w/ 120Hz refresh rate, FHD+ 2400 x 1080 resolution at 399 ppi
CPU
2.56GHz 7nm Kirin 985 octa-core processor w/ Dual NPU (Big-Core + Tiny-Core)
2.96GHz 7nm Snapdragon 855 Plus octa-core processor
GPUMali-G77Adreno 640
RAM8GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR4X
ROM256GB UFS 2.1256GB UFS 3.0
Back Camera64MP f/1.8 w/ AF and OIS + 8MP f/2.4 120-degree ultra-wide-angle + 8MP f/2.4 w/ 3x optical zoom, OIS + 2MP f/2.4 4cm macro + dual-tone LED flash64MP f/1.8 Samsung GW1 w/ EIS + 8MP f/2.3 119-degree ultra-wide-angle + 8MP f/3.4 w/ 5x optical zoom and 60x digital zoom + 2MP f/2.4 w/ 4cm macro + LED flash
Selfie Camera32MP f/2.032MP f/2.5 Sony IMX616 + 8MP f/2.2 105-degree ultra-wide-angle
Battery
4,000mAh w/ 40W SuperCharge
4,200mAh w/ 30W Dart Charge
OSAndroid 10 w/ EMUI 10.1
Android 10.0 w/ realme UI 1.0
Connectivity
WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), 5G, 700MHz 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.1 (BLE, SBC), NFC, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS, dual SIM
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, OTG, FM Radio,  NFC, Dual Frequency (L1 + L5) GPS, NavIC, dual SIM
SensorsAccelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Others
In-Display fingerprint sensor, USB-C, dual-mic, Colors: Space Silver Midsummer Purple
Fingerprint sensor, face unlock, splash resistance, Super Linear Speaker, Hi-Res Audio, Dolby Atmos, dual-mic,  Tactile Engine Linear Motor, Liquid Cooling, USB-C, Colors: Arctic White, Glacier Blue
Dimensions160.64 x 74.33 x 7.96 mm163.8 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm
Weight
180 g
202 g
PricePHP 23,990PHP 24,990

Bang for the buck premium mid-range battle!

The curved back design of the new nova
The curved back design of the new nova

Build/Design
- Both devices come premium materials. The nova 7 5G has a 3D curved glass back and aluminum frame. The realme X3 SuperZoom also has a glass back as well. The bezels on the nova 7 5G are smaller. It has one of the smallest punch-holes on a phone.

120Hz LCD screen of realme
120Hz LCD screen of realme

Display - Huawei nova 7 5G has a 6.53-inch 2.5D curved OLED screen with 2400 x 1080 FHD+ resolution and 403 ppi pixel density.
60Hz OLED panel of Huawei
60Hz OLED panel of Huawei

realme X3 SuperZoom has a slightly larger 6.6-inch 2.5D curved LCD screen with 2400 x 1080 FHD+ resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, Gorilla Glass 5 protection, and 393 ppi pixel density.

In terms of colors and screen quality, the advantage goes to the OLED panel of the nova 7 5G. For smoothness, the edge goes to realme X3 SuperZoom's 120Hz panel.
AnTuTu score of nova 7 5G
AnTuTu score of nova 7 5G

Specs - For performance, Huawei nova 7 5G houses the 2.56GHz 7nm Kirin 985 octa-core processor with Dual NPU, Mali-G77 MP6 GPU, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM, 256GB expandable UFS 2.1 storage, and a 4,000mAh with 40W SuperCharge.
AnTuTu score of realme X3 SuperZoom
AnTuTu score of realme X3 SuperZoom

realme X3 SuperZoom has a 2.96GHz 7nm Snapdragon 855 Plus octa-core processor, Adreno 640 GPU, 12GB LPDDR4X RAM, 256GB UFS 3.0 expandable storage, and a 4,200mAh with 30W Dart Charge.

realme X3 SuperZoom takes a bit of a lead here on paper. It has a faster GPU, bigger RAM, and bigger battery capacity. Huawei has a faster 40W SuperCharge technology and 5G connectivity. It also has a Dual NPU for handling AI tasks nicely.

64MP quad-cam with 20x zoom
64MP quad-cam with 20x zoom

Cameras - The Huawei nova 7 5G has a quad-camera setup with 64MP f/1.8 w/ AF and OIS + 8MP f/2.4 120-degree ultra-wide-angle + 8MP f/2.4 w/ 3x optical zoom, OIS + 2MP f/2.4 4cm macro + dual-tone LED flash. It also has a 32MP f/2.0 selfie camera.
64MP quad-cam with 60x zoom
64MP quad-cam with 60x zoom

realme X3 SuperZoom also has a quad-camera setup with a combo of 64MP f/1.8 Samsung GW1 w/ EIS + 8MP f/2.3 119-degree ultra-wide-angle + 8MP f/3.4 w/ 5x optical zoom and 60x digital zoom + 2MP f/2.4 w/ 4cm macro + LED flash. It also has a dual-selfie camera with 32MP f/2.5 Sony IMX616 + 8MP f/2.2 105-degree ultra-wide-angle sensors.

In terms of main camera specs, both have 64MP main cameras. Both also have macro and ultra-wide-angle sensors as well. realme X3 SuperZoom has a 8MP f/3.4 sensor for its 5x optical zoom as well as 60x digital zoom.
Dual selfie-cam
Dual selfie-cam

For selfies, realme X3 SuperZoom is ahead with dual-cameras. The nova 7 5G has one of the smallest 32MP punch-holes.
32MP punch-hole selfie
32MP punch-hole selfie

Other features - Huawei nova 7 5G has an In-display fingerprint sensor, face unlock,  dual-band WiFi, 5G, 700MHz 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, Beidou, dual-mic, and USB-C port.

realme X3 SuperZoom has dual-band WiFi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, OTG, dual-band GPS, NAvIC, In-display fingerprint sensor, face unlock, GPS, GLONASS, S Pen, Dolby Atmos, splash resistance, Super Linear Speaker, Hi-Res Audio, Dolby Atmos, Tactile Linear Motor, Liquid Cooling, and USB-C.

Huawei nova 7 5G advantages - 5G-ready SoC, 40W SuperCharge, better connectivity features, more affordable
realme X3 SuperZoom advantages - Faster GPU, bigger RAM, faster storage, Liquid Cooling, 60x superzoom, dual-selfie camera

Our thoughts

Huawei nova 7 5G is a compelling future-ready 5G smartphone. It has capable specs, great cameras, and great premium design.

But, in terms of the overall package, the realme X3 SuperZoom has a lead in the GPU department, bigger RAM, UFS 3.1 storage, and extra features. It does lack 5G though. 

What do you guys think?
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