Realme GT 6T vs iQOO Neo 9 Pro battery comparison: Which phone gets the edge?

Apart from a greater focus on performance and an aggressive price tag, Realme GT 6T And iQOO Neo 9 Pro If you love performance and super-fast charging speeds then the Realme GT 6T could be one of the best options for you. Both devices have 120W charging support, which is capable of fully charging the phone (from 20 percent) in less than 35 minutes. However, the new Realme GT 6T may have an edge with a relatively larger 5,500mAh battery unit (versus the 5,160mAh battery on the iQOO Neo 9 Pro).

So which of the two offers better battery life? Does a bigger battery mean a clear winner? Here is a battery comparison between the Realme GT 6T and the iQOO Neo 9 Pro.

Realme GT 6T vs iQOO Neo 9 Pro specifications

Realme GT 6T iQOO Neo 9 Pro
5,500mAh battery 5,160mAh battery
120W charging supported (wired) 120W charging supported (wired)


PCMark's dedicated battery test gives a good idea of ​​battery life under the best conditions. We tested with flight mode enabled and the brightness and audio levels adjusted to 50 percent. We also made sure that the Realme GT 6T and iQOO Neo 9 Pro were fully charged at the start of the test.


Interestingly, the Realme GT 6T lasted about 13 hours, while the iQOO Neo 9 Pro lasted an additional hour (14 hours). The test automatically stops when the battery percentage drops to 20. The iQOO Neo 9 Pro took the lead in the PCMark test despite having a relatively smaller battery.

the winner: iQOO Neo 9 Pro

video streaming

We also tested the battery life by playing a high-resolution video on YouTube for 30 minutes. For a fair competition, we made sure that the temperature of both smartphones was the same at the start.


In the video streaming test, the Realme GT 6T took the lead by consuming only 3 percent of battery. The iQOO Neo 9 Pro consumed 5 percent of battery at the end of the round.

the winner: Realme GT 6T

Gaming Testing

The Realme GT 6T and iQOO Neo 9 Pro are extremely confident performance-centric smartphones, which we confirmed in our recent performance comparison. Both smartphones can run demanding games like BGMI, Real Racing 3 and Call of Duty with ease. Our gaming test also evaluates performance by playing these three titles.


After playing each game for 30 minutes, the average battery drop recorded on the Realme GT 6T and the iQOO Neo 9 Pro was 7 percent. It is important to note that this translates into different figures due to the different battery sizes of the two smartphones. Notably, the average battery drop for the Realme GT 6T was 385mAh, while for the iQOO Neo 9 Pro it was 361mAh. This shows that the iQOO Neo 9 Pro is more efficient.

the winner: iQOO Neo 9 Pro

Charging Speed

As mentioned, the Realme GT 6T and iQOO Neo 9 Pro get 120W charging support. It is good to see that the brands are providing a charger with the same output in the box. However, in the case of iQOO, there is a PD charger in the box, which can be very useful for charging laptops as well (if there is PD support). Both smartphones lack wireless charging.


We started the charging test from 20 percent. The Realme GT 6T took 32 minutes, while the iQOO Neo 9 Pro was fully charged in barely 23 minutes. Note that the latter may take less time as it has a relatively smaller battery, yet it is not much different.

the winner: iQOO Neo 9 Pro


In our battery tests, the iQOO Neo 9 Pro emerged as the winner in most of the tests. The Realme GT 6T took the lead in the video streaming test. However, both smartphones gave a tough fight to each other, and the difference is marginal.

It is also important to note that the base model of the Realme GT 6T is more affordable. There is also a 512GB storage option, which is priced at Rs 39,999, which is Rs 1,000 more than the top variant (256GB storage) of the iQOO Neo 9 Pro.

(Tested by Aditya Pandey)

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