Realme, the midrange smartphone maker has made its foray into the flagship category with Realme X. It comes with some pretty interesting features with include the Snapdragon 710, an in-display fingerprint reader, a pop up selfie camera and VOOC 3.0 fast charge.
On the battery front it has a 3,765mAH offering with Oppo's 20W VOOC fast charging.
The all-new Realme X is available in Steam White and Punk blue colors options. Besides these, another two Master Editions are there, Onion and Garlic White colors designed by Naoto Fukasawa. For 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage the Realme X sells at $220, the 6GB/64GB configuration costs $230 and the 8GB/128GB variant is priced at $260. The 6GB RAM and 64GB storage and 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variants are priced at CNY 1,299 and CNY 1,499 respectively. For selfies, the motorised pop-up camera hosts a 16MP Sony IMX 471 camera.
On the camera front, the phone sports a AI dual rear camera setup with 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 as primary sensor and 5-megapixel as secondary sensors along with an LED flash. The fingerprint sensor is placed at the back panel. Here you also get three memory variants, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, 6GB RAM with 64GB storage and 6GB RAM with 128GB storage. It fuels a ColorOS 6 dependent on Android Pie 9.
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Fingers crossed we get the onion and garlic Realme X models outside of China. As rumors suggested, the OPPO K3 will be coming with the pop-up camera and a notch-less display.
Featuring a 6.53-inch OLED screen with 1080p resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio, it displays no bezels or notches. To give perspective, the standard edition of Realme X comes at a starting price of 1,499 RMB.
Lastly, we have the Realme X Master Edition, in terms of specifications, the Realme X Master Edition is nearly identical to Realme X and features the same specs out of the box. Now the company's India CEO, Madhav Sheth has announced that they will soon be bringing the Realme X to India.
Realme has been making strides of late in making their presence known in the smartphone industry - the recent launch of the Realme 3 was met with decent fanfare.