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Realme announces global launch of X, X Lite

18 May 2019

Realme, the midrange smartphone maker has made its foray into the flagship category with Realme X. It is the first phone from Realme to feature a pop-up selfie camera. The lights of this smartphone are kept on by a 4045 mAh battery which support VOOC 3.0 flash charge.

Further, Realme X comes in two attractive gradient colours - blue and white.

Besides that, the Master Edition version of the device was also revealed, designed Naoto Fukasawa.

Realme X is priced at Yuan 1,499 (approximately Rs 15,000) for the 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant, Yuan 1,599 (approximately Rs 16,000) for the 6GB RAM/64GB storage variant and Yuan 1,799 (approximately Rs 18,000) for the 8GB RAM/128GB storage variant. The 6GB RAM and 64GB storage and 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variants are priced at CNY 1,299 (approx Rs 13,300) and CNY 1,499 (approx Rs 15,400) respectively. On the front, the handset offers a motorized pop-up camera with 16MP (Sony IMX 471) sensor paired with f/2.0 aperture.

The Realme X is featured by a notch-less AMOLED display produced by Samsung.

On the optic side, the phone packs 48MP primary 6p lens with f/1.7 aperture, and 5MP secondary rear camera sensor with dual LED flash.

The listing on the OPPO's official website also confirmed the device to sport 6.5-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution and DC dimming feature.

At the back, there is a dual camera module comprising 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. It has 4/6/8GB LPDDRX4 RAM and 128GB internal storage.

This handset will be the first offering from company to sport a popup selfie camera. The inspiration from Onion and Garlic is very much visible on the back panels of the special edition Realme X handsets.

"Realme X also supports Nightscape based on RAW format and Chroma Boost modes, for images with greater depth and vitality", the company said in a statement. It comes with 1080p OLED display, is IP68 waterproof and dust resistant and runs on Android 9.0 Pie. The Realme X will go on sell on 21 May in China.

Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth on his Twitter handle has announced that Realme X is coming to India. Still, the company is stating that it's stepping into the flagship segment with this device, so let's check out what Realme's 10th smartphone release has to offer.

Realme announces global launch of X, X Lite