Realme Narzo 20
Realme Narzo 20 is coming after the Narzo 10. What enthusiasts should expect from the phone includes a better processor, a bigger battery capacity, more storage options, etc.
The mobile phone was announced on September 21 2020 and is expected to be available for purchase as from September 28 2020.
Realme Narzo 20 Price in Nigeria
The price of the Realme Narzo 20 starts at about ₦54,500, while the 4GB / 128GB variant can be gotten for about ₦59,800.
Design / Display
Although the design of the Realme Narzo 20 is quite different from that of the Narzo 10, there are other Realme phones that rock a similar design an example of which is the Realme C11.
When comparing the design of the Narzo 20 and the Narzo 10, you could say that the design of the Narzo 20 is less busy as its rear panel does not come with the glossy finish that we got with the Narzo 10.
The rear panel of the device houses a square camera module which is where you will find the triple rear cameras as well as an LED flash.
The rear panel is also where you will find the capacitive fingerprint sensor that the phone comes with and of course the Narzo branding.
The smartphone features a 6.5-inch display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 as well as a screen density of 2.7 PPI.
The colours that you can get the Narzo 20 in are Glory Silver and Victory Blue.
Seeing that the Narzo 20 is coming after the Narzo 10, one would expect that the camera quality should be much better but that is not the case.
To begin with, the rear camera set up of the Narzo 10 consists of four cameras while that of the Narzo 20 is made up of three cameras. The monochrome camera is absent from the Narzo 20.
That being said the rear camera set up of the Narzo 20 comprises of a 48MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, an 8MP ultra wide camera with an aperture of f/2.3 as well as a 2MP macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4.
This rear camera setup has the ability to record videos at 1080p @ 60fps. It also features panorama and HDR modes for photography.
The front camera is a single 8MP camera which again is less than the 16MP selfie camera that the Narzo 10 offers. It can record videos at 1080 @ 30fps.
Hardware / Software
Powering the device is the MediaTek Helio G85 processor, which is actually higher than the Helio G80 processor that is obtainable with the Narzo 10.
The smartphone also features a Mali-G52 MC2 GPU which takes care of the graphics as well as 4GB/8GB of RAM. There is one word that comes to mind when it comes to describing the battery capacity of the Narzo 20 and that is amazing.
The phone is equipped with a wonderful non-removable 6000mAh battery which is very much okay. So if you were impressed by the 5000mAh battery capacity of the Narzo 10, just know that you are in for more with the Narzo 20.
The device also comes with an 18W fast charge mechanism, which helps to reduce the time that it would have taken for the battery to charge if it were at normal pace.
For software the phone features the Realme user interface ontop of the Android 10 operating system.
The smartphone comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, as well as USB Type-C port. It equally boasts of WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity.
It doesn’t support 5G as internet connectivity with the device is maxed at 4G. This implies that tasks on the smartphone such as downloading, uploading, and streaming will be at 4G speeds.
Realme Narzo 20A
Realme Narzo 20A is a cheaper version of the Narzo 20. It was announced by the company on September 21 2020 and is expected to be available in the market from September 30 2020.
As it is a more affordable model, differences are expected and you can notice the step down in various areas of the smartphone for instance in the camera and battery department.
That notwithstanding, the Realme Narzo 20A is a really nice smartphone that will get the job done.
Realme Narzo 20A Price in Nigeria
The price of the Realme Narzo 20A is about ₦43,758 for the 3GB / 32GB variant, and the 4GB / 64GB variant can be gotten for about ₦49,085.
Design / Display
The Narzo 20A comes with a lovely design. The rear panel of the smartphone is home to a camera module which is where you will find the three rear camera set up of the device arranged vertically.
You will also notice an LED flash for brighter pictures even in low light environments, a capacitive fingerprint sensor for security purposes, and of course the Narzo branding which shows that the device is a Realme smartphone.
At the front of the device you will come face to face with a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 1600 and a density of 270 PPI.
This display has a drop notch design and that is where the front-facing camera is placed.
For colour options the Narzo 20A comes in Glory silver and victory blue colours.
There is a very noticeable difference with regards to the primary camera of the standard Narzo 20 and that of the Narzo 20A. While the primary camera of the Narzo 20 is a 48MP camera, that of the Narzo 20A is a 12MP camera. Also the 8MP ultra wide camera on the Narzo 20 was reduced to a 2MP sensor for the Narzo 20A.
Another camera included in the rear camera setup of the Realme Narzo 20A is a 2MP depth camera.
The rear camera setup of the smartphone can record up to 1080p @ 30fps videos. It can also provide 480p video recording at 120fps. It also supports HDR and Panorama mode.
The selfie camera of the Narzo 20A is an 8MP camera which supports HDR and can shoot videos at 1080p @ 30fps.
Hardware / Software
Under the hood of the Narzo 20A is a Snapdragon 665 processor which is obviously different from the MediaTek Helio G85 processor that is obtainable with the standard Narzo 20.
There is also an ARM Mali-G52 MC2 GPU for the graphics. The smartphone comes in two variants when it comes to RAM and internal storage. They are the 3GB / 32GB variant, and the 4GB / 64GB variant. Bear it in mind that this different RAM and internal storage options come with varying price tags.
Supplying power to the Realme Narzo 20A is a massive non-removable 5000mAh Li-Po battery. Without a doubt, this battery capacity will serve you well and last for long hours before there’ll be need to power up again.
And now to the software side, the Realme Narzo 20A features the Realme user interface ontop of the Android 10 operating system.
The Realme Narzo 20A comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, a Micro-USB port. It also supports WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity.
Internet connectivity for the smartphone is as much as 4G so if you really wanted a 5G phone, you should consider other options. Since the phone’s internet connectivity is capped at 4G, downloads, uploads, and streaming will be at 4G speeds.