Although Xiaomi still rules the Indian budget phone segment, the emergence of OPPO backed Realme is a course for concern, as it has managed to clock in solid numbers posing a threat to Xiaomi’s dominance in the mid-range segment. Admittedly, the Redmi Note 7 Pro from Xiaomi backed Redmi has been a game changer since it was launched back in February, however, it got a capable and close rival recently – the Realme 3 Pro which greatly undercuts the device in every facet. Both the Realme 3 Pro and the Redmi Note 7 Pro are available on Flipkart at about the same price.
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While the Realme 3 Pro is quite a good match for the Redmi Note 7Pro featuring a similar design aesthetic, the Realme 3 Pro, however, has an edge above the Xiaomi backed Redmi Note 7 Pro, and the brand CEO in the days leading to its launch was quite clear on that. The CEO had earlier in the month before the RM3 Pro arrived hinted that it could come off the box compatible with Fortnite mobile game all thanks to the SD 710 that powers the device. The brand didn’t renege on that, the Realme 3 Pro launched with the SD 710 out of the box, the chipset is found in the Nokia 8.1 and is quite compatible with Fortnite.
In essence, Realme 3 Pro lets you play Fortnite, and Redmi Note 7 Pro does not, at least not out of the box. Well, Xiaomi responded swiftly promising an update that could bring Fortnite support. That update is now rolling out to a number of Redmi Note 7 Pro users in the form of the MIUI V10.2.10.0 update. The update is just about 285MB, and aside from bringing the needed support for Fortnite from Epic games, the update brings has the March security patch and also fixes noises in the speaker. It is rolling out gradually via OTA, so it might take a few more days before your unit of the Redmi Note 7Pro gets the update, so do not fret.