As expected, Realme launched its first smart television in India on Monday. The Realme Smart TV Series is an entry-level option aimed at budget smart TV buyers, and is available in two sizes – 32 inches with a 1366 × 768-pixel resolution, and 43 inches by 1920 × 1080-pixel resolution. with. From Rs. 12,999, Realme Smart TV is an attractive option to consider if you are on a budget and want to try streaming services for content, in addition to the usual DTH or cable content.
However, in this price segment, there is an established player who already controls a large share of the market – Xiaomi. The Realme Smart TV series goes head to head with the Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Pro series, and we have compared these two TVs based on price, specifications and features. You can make more informed purchasing decisions by reading.
Realme Smart TV vs Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Pro: Price and Availability
Realme Smart TV is priced at Rs. 12,999 for the 32-inch variant, and Rs. Rs 21,999 for 43 inch variants. In comparison, the Mi TV 4A Pro range is priced at Rs. 12,499 for 32-inch variants and Rs. 21,999 for the 43-inch variant, putting these two models in direct competition with each other.
The new Realme TV will initially be available only through Flipkart and realme.com, but the company has announced that it intends to make the TV available offline in the coming weeks as well. Xiaomi’s televisions are available both offline and online, with major e-commerce retailers selling the mi.com/in Mi TV 4A Pro range.
Realme Smart TV vs Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Pro: screen
Realme Smart TV is available in two variants – 32-inch and 43-inch – with the former sporting an HD-ready (1366 × 768-pixel) screen and the latter a full-HD (1920 × 1080-pixel) display. The TV has a standard refresh rate of 60Hz, a peak brightness of 400 nits, and also interestingly supports HDR content up to the HDR10 format. This is a rare product that comes with HDR support at a screen resolution that is lower than Ultra-HD.
In comparison, the Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Pro has similar resolutions for the two variants in 32-inch and 43-inch sizes. The Mi TV options match Realme TV as well as the refresh rate, but do not come with support for HDR content.
Realme Smart TV vs Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Pro: specifications and software
Software is an important aspect when it comes to the ability to use smart TVs properly, and the Realme Smart TV series goes with one of the most popular options – Android TV. The television comes with stock Android TV 9 Pie with no additional launchers or overlay on top, and access to Google Play Store for Android TV to access over 5,000 applications and streaming services.
The Realme Smart TV range also comes with MediaTek MSD6683 processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage with app and app data. There is also support for Dolby audio, and the sound is via a four-speaker setup (two full-range speakers and two tweeters) with an output of 24W. The Realme Smart TV has three HDMI ports and two USB ports, and these specifications are the same in both size variants.
In comparison, Xiaomi Mi TV 4A Pro comes with the same software as Android TV, but it also has a patchwall launcher on top, which focuses on content rather than apps. Android TV is fully capable in itself, the most popular application for Android TV similar to Realme Smart TV and access to Google Play Store.
Other specifications on the Mi TV 4A Pro range are similar to Realme Smart TVs, including 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage for apps. The Mi TV 4A Pro uses the Range Amlogic processor, and has a two-speaker setup with an output of 20W. There are three HDMI ports and two USB ports, and both are specialized in Mi TV 4A Pro size variants.