Realme Releases Realme X – Their First Smartphone on the Chinese Market

OPPO sub-branch Realme launched Realme X, its first smartphone, on the Chinese market on May 15. The device is decently priced with a pop-up camera and interesting color options.

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The phone features a 6.53 inch AMOLED display with full HD+. The notchless design and minimal bezels gives it an impressive 91.2 percent screen to body ratio. It has a 16MP pop-up camera and the back has a dual camera — a 48MP main camera with a Sony IMX 586 sensor.

Realme X 6.53 inch notch-less display
Realme X 6.53 inch notch-less display (source: Realme)

The phone is powered by Snapdragon 710 and is paired with 6GB or 8GB of RAM. It runs on OPPO’s Android skin ColorOS 6. As for battery, it packs a decent 3750 mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging support. The Realme X also supports Dolby surround sound to boost the audio experience.

Realme X Quick charging
Realme X Quick charging (source: Realme)

The Realme X comes in white and a blue/purple gradient. But as if that’s not interesting enough, the phone also comes in the shades Garlic and Onion.

Realme X smartphone
Realme X smartphone colors (source: Realme)

Realme also introduced the Realme X Youth Edition, which simply is the Realme 3 rebranded for the Chinese market. The base configuration of the Realme X Youth Edition is sold at $175.

Realme X Youth edition
Realme X Youth edition (photo source: Realme)

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The phones are expected to be released in India in the near future. 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.

Featured photo credit to Realme