The Samsung Galaxy F54 5G was recently unveiled in India mid-range smartphone market. The Galaxy F54 5G succeeds the Galaxy F52 5G from 2021. However, the Galaxy F54 5G is not alone in the space with the recent arrival of the Realme 11 Pro series.
Challenging the Samsung Galaxy F54 5G in this comparison will be the Realme 11 Pro Plus. The Realme 11 Pro Plus arrived as the most premium smartphone in the company’s ‘Number’ series. So, let’s see how the Samsung Galaxy F54 5G fares against the Realme 11 Pro Plus and which is the best smartphone under 30,000 rupees.
Realme 11 Pro Plus vs Samsung Galaxy F54 5G: Full Specs Compared
|Samsung Galaxy F54 5G
|Realme 11 Pro+
|Exynos 1380 SoC (5nm)
|MediaTek Dimensity 7050 SoC (6nm)
|6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED Display, 120Hz Refresh Rate
|6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED Display, HDR10+, 120Hz Refresh Rate
|8GB/256GB (MicroSD Support)
|8GB/256GB, 12GB/256GB (No MicroSD Support)
|Rear Cameras – 108 MP with OIS, 8 MP (Ultrawide), 2 MP (Macro)
|Rear Cameras – 200 MP with OIS, 8 MP (Ultrawide), 2 MP (Macro)
|32 MP, f/2.2 Selfie Camera
|32 MP, f/2.5 Selfie Camera
|6,000 mAh Battery with 25W Charging (No Adapter)
|5,000 mAh Battery with 100W Charging (Adapter Included)
|Meteor Blue, Stardust Silver Colours
|Astral Black, Sunrise Beige, Oasis Green Colours
|Rs 27,999 / Rs 29,999
Samsung Galaxy F54 vs Realme 11 Pro Plus: Design, Dispaly
While design is subjective, Samsung appears to have a subtle back panel, while the Realme 11 Pro Plus stands out from a mile away. Additionally, the Realme 11 Pro Plus features a soft leather back as opposed to the plastic back on the Galaxy F54 5G. However, Samsung uses toucher Gorilla Glass 5 to protect the screen.
Both phones feature 120Hz AMOLED displays. If you are a fan of curved screens, then the Realme 11 Pro Plus will be the way to go. Realme also offers a more seamless viewing experience with smaller bezels. Additionally, the panel on Realme’s latest mid-ranger also supports HDR10+. However, screens on Samsung smartphones tend to do a better job under direct sunlight.
Realme 11 Pro Plus vs Samsung Galaxy F54 5G: Performance, Cameras
When it comes to performance, both phones are evenly matched. Both the Exynos 1380 and MediaTek Dimensity 7050 are well-rounded mid-range chips, offering reliable performance and functionality. The Realme 11 Pro Plus comes with up to 12GB of RAM for the same price as the Galaxy F54 5G, giving it an ever-so slight edge.
In terms of camera hardware, the Realme 11 Pro Plus has a major advantage in the camera department with its 200 MP Samsung HP3 primary sensor. But considering the role software plays in camera performance, it is too hard to call.
Moreover, Samsung tends to do a better job in delivering consistent camera performance, particularly between the main and ultrawide sensors. Additionally, Samsung also has a better selfie camera, which is the only one in the segment to support 4K video recording at 30fps.
Realme 11 Pro Plus vs Samsung Galaxy F54 5G: Battery, Software
The Galaxy F54 5G has a major advantage over the Realme 11 Pro Plus in terms of battery life. Not only does the F54 5G uses a 5nm chip as opposed a 6nm chipset on the Realme 11 Pro Plus, but it also has a much larger battery.
On the flip side, Realme’s charging support is unrivalled as not only is it faster, but it also has an adapter is also offered in the box. In terms of software, Samsung offers more customization and significantly better support in the long run than Realme.
Realme 11 Pro Plus vs Samsung Galaxy F54 5G: Our Thoughts
The Realme 11 Pro Plus does offer a few advantages in the hardware department. However, software plays a bigger role in offering a better smartphone experience and the Galaxy F54 has a clear advantage here.
If you are looking for a more reliable smartphone under Rs 30,000, then the Galaxy F54 5G is the way to go. The Galaxy F54 5G delivers the best software support in the segment, promising more Android updates than most flagships.
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published: Sunday, June 11, 2023, 8:45 [IST]