Two phones that launched and priced close to each other are the Vivo V23 5G and the Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge. Both are armed properly to compete in the sub-30K segment. But, if you are in doubt about which one to bet your money on, the answer is… Something you’ll find here in this article.
This is a spec-by-spec comparison of Vivo V23 5G and Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge. By the end of this, you will know which is the best phone for your buck.
Vivo V23 5G vs Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge: Design and Display
Although both phones are good-looking in their own way, if you want a slim and sleek phone with a fancy color-changing glass back, Vivo V23 5G is for you. The Black color variant of this handset is just 7.4-inches in width and 179 grams in heft.
Coming to the front, the first thing you would notice is the broad camera cutout on the V23 5G. Yes, it benefits from two cameras, something which will talk about later. Meanwhile, HyperCharge has got a tiny punch hole for its selfie camera.
Both these panels are FHD+ AMOLEDs but if you want a higher refresh rate display go with Xiaomi as it rocks 120Hz. Vivo phone, on the other hand, refreshes up to only 90 times a second.
Also, when it comes to screen protection, Vivo shields with Schott Xensation Up and Xiaomi with Gorilla Glass 5.
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Onto those cameras now.
Vivo V23 5G vs Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge: Cameras
In the camera department, the main difference between both phones appears in the selfie side and the primary sensor by the back.
Xiaomi has equipped its phone with a 108MP primary sensor at the back while Vivo has given a 64MP shooter. Their real-world performance and experience would depend on how well the cameras are tuned, the behind-the-scenes computations, and various filters and shooting modes available for your pleasure.
The rest of the sensors on both of their triple-camera setups are an 8MP ultrawide snapper and a 2MP macro lens.
As for the front side, Vivo presents dual cameras, one of which is an ultrawide sensor for a wider field of view in your video calls, selfies, and vlogs.
Speaking of video, Vivo V23 has an edge over the Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge as it supports 4K30 recording from both front and back. However, Xiaomi has this ability by the back only as the front is limited to 1080P@30.
Vivo V23 5G vs Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge: Software and Performance
Vivo V23 5G ships with Android 12 based Funtouch 12 UI. It has a leg up over the Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge which boots with Android 11 based MIUI 12.5 E. Both are feature-rich and boots with some bloat, but they have gotten leaner with their recent updates.
Another similarity between the two is the underlying processor which is Mediatek’s Dimensity 920. It is fabbed on a 6nm process and includes two ARM Cortex-A78 clocked at 2.5GHz and six ARM Cortex-A55 clocked at 2.0GHz. The graphics are processed by an ARM Mali-G68 MC4 GPU.
Vivo V23 5G vs Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge: Memory configuration and Price
Xiaomi offers the 11i HyperCharge in 6+128GB at Rs. 26,999 and 8+256GB at Rs. 28,999 whereas in the case of Vivo V23 5G, you get a 8+128GB variant at Rs. 29,990 and 12+256GB model at Rs. 34,990.
Lastly, here’s the spec table for your perusal:
|Model||Vivo V23 5G||Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge|
|Dimensions and Weight||157.20×72.42×7.39mm; 179g||163.65 x 76.19 x 8.34 mm; 204 g|
|Display||6.44-inch (2400×1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio screen with HDR10+, 90Hz refresh rate, 98% NTSC color gamut, Schott Xensation Up protection||6.67-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, DCI-P3 color gamut, 1200nits peak brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection|
|Software||Android 12 with Funtouch OS 12||Android 11 with MIUI 12.5|
|Rear Cameras||64MP rear camera with f/1.89 aperture, LED flash, 8MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture||108MP rear primary camera with f/1.89 aperture, Samsung HM2 sensor, Dual Native ISO, 8MP 120° ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture|
|Front Camera(s)||50MP autofocus front camera with f/2.0 aperture + 8MP 105° ultra-wide camera with f/2.28 aperture, dual-tone spotlight flash, up to 4K 30fps video recording||16MP front camera with f/2.45 aperture|
|Processor||Dimensity 920||Dimensity 920|
|Memory||8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB storage / 12GB LPDDR4x RAM with 256GB storage||6GB / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.2 internal storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD|
|Battery and Charging||4200mAh battery with 44W fast charging||4500mAh battery with 120W fast charging|
|Misc||In-display fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C, Dual SIM (nano + nano), 5G SA/NSA (n1/n3/n38/n40/n41/n77/n78 bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi (2.4GHz + 5Ghz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS||Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, IR sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, Dual Super-linear speakers, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res audio, IP53 water resistance, 5G SA / NSA (N1, N3, N5, N8, N28, N40, N77, N78 bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC, Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)|
|Colors||Stardust Black, Sunshine Gold||Purple Mist, Camo Green, Pacific Pearl, and Stealth Black|