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realme 11 vs. Infinix NOTE 30 VIP vs. Huawei Nova 11i


This article must be for you if you are looking for a new smartphone that is priced under 15K. Today we are comparing three devices that are priced at Php 13,999 for their 8GB +256GB configuration. We will see which of the three devices is the better budget midrange smartphone.

The first phone on this triple comparison is the realme 11 which was released last year as part of the realme 11 series and it comes with some competitive flagship-level specs.

The second phone on the list is the Infinix Note 30 VIP. It was launched last year as part of Infinix’s Note series. It also launches a limited edition variant which is the Note 30 VIP Racing Edition.

Lastly, the Huawei Nova 11i. It was launched as part of the Huawei Nova series and it sports some decent specs.

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All three devices feature a premium look that comes with tons of features for additional comfortability. They all have a durable and solid build that has an eye-catching overall design.

The Infinix Note 30 VIP’s back panel is similar to the regular Infinix Note 30 5G. It features a textured back design which allows it to diminish fingerprint smudges. It has a plastic frame and a glass back that sports an IP53 dust and splash-resistant. It weighs around 190g so carrying the device around won’t be much of a burden. The Infinix Note 30 VIP’s dimensions are 162.7 x 75.9 x 8.2 mm.

As for the realme 11, its back design is quite different from the realme 11 series. Its rounded camera module is located on the left side instead of being placed at the center. It weighs 190g and it features an aluminum frame and plastic back. The realme 11’s dimensions are 165.7 x 76 x 8.1 mm.

Lastly is the Huawei Nova 11i, it is the heavier device out of the three weighing 193g. It also features a Splash and dust resistance but its IP rating is not indicated. The Huawei Nova 11i dimensions are 164.6 x 75.6 x 8.6 mm.

Considering their price, all three devices feature a premium design but if we are going to rank them, we will place the Infinix Note 30 VIP as the number one when it comes to design because of its glass back and the IP53 rating. Followed by the Huawei Nova 11i and the realme 11.


As for their display, all three devices feature an FHD+ resolution but they all have different screen sizes and refresh rates.

The Infinix Note 30 VIP boasts a 6.7″ FHD+ AMOLED display, that is then paired with a 120Hz refresh rate. It has a 395 ppi density and a peak brightness of 900 nits.

As for Realme 11 5G, it boasts a 6.72″ IPS LCD panel that is then paired with a 120Hz refresh rate. It offers up to 680 nits of peak brightness and 391 ppi density.

As for the Huawei Nova 11i, it has a 6.8″ IPS LCD panel that is paired with a 90Hz refresh rate.

All three devices feature a punch-hole cutout placed at the upper center of their display. They all have bezeless and chinless for much wider viewing angles. In terms of their display, Infinix Note 30 VIP gets this category because of its AMOLED panel and higher brightness level.


Now let’s move forward to what powers these three devices. All three devices are powered by a 6nm chip. They also sport the same 8GB + 256GB configuration. The Infinix Note 30 VIP is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 8050 chip paired with a Mali-G77 MC9 GPU.

The Realme 11 runs on MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ paired with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU and the Huawei Nova 11i is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G chip.

They all run on Android 13 out of the box, with realme 11 partnered with Realme UI 4.0. XOS 13 for Infinix Note 30 VIP and EMUI 13 for Huawei Nova 11i.


As for their cameras, both realme 11 and Huawei Nova 11i feature a dual camera setup while Infinix Note 30 VIP boasts a triple camera setup.

Infinix Note 30 VIP offers a 108MP main camera, 2MP ultrawide, and a 2MP macro shooter. It also comes with a 32MP selfie camera.

As for realme 11, it also features a 108MP main camera, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 16MP selfie camera.

Huawei Nova 11i on the other hand features a 48MP main camera, a 2MP depth, and a 16MP selfie shooter.

In terms of megapixels, both realme 11 and Infinix Note 30 VIP overpower the 48MP of the Huawei Nova 11i. Well as for who gets this category, even though both realme and Infinix carry the same 108MP main, Infinix Note 30 VIP manages to squeeze in a 32MP selfie which is why Infinix also gets this category.


For their battery, all three devices feature a 5000mAh battery capacity. Huawei Nova 11i offers 40W of fast charging, while realme 11 offers up to 67W of fast charging. As for Infinix Note 30 VIP well they offer a bunch of charging support. It has 67W wired fast charging, 50W wireless fast charging, and reverse wired and reverse wireless charging. So in terms of battery, the Infinix Note 30 VIP wins this category.

All three devices are priced at Php 13,999 for the 8GB+256GB storage options. It is clear that out of all the three devices, the Infinix Note 30 VIP is the better option because of its bang-for-the-buck offerings. It offered more in terms of display, charging support, and camera despite the similarity in price.


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