Realme started as a sub-brand of Oppo in India. And it has expanded to other countries including Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. The device maker, which came into existence in May 2018. It was among the top five smartphone brands during the fourth quarter of 2018.
Realme announced the global launch of the Realme X and Realme X Lite in Beijing. Marking its entry into the Chinese market. The models are expect to be launch in India by June-end.
Smartphone maker Realme has said that it will be ready with its 5G devices before telecom operators in India start offering the fifth generation network services.
Speaking to reporters, Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth, however, said that the timeline for launching 5G phones is, so far, not clear.
“We will be launching 5G services much before the operators… we want consumers in India to enter 5G services as such,” Sheth said.
The Indian government plans to roll out 5G connectivity services by 2020. And the trial run for the operators for a three-month period will start next month. The trial period might be extended for a year if the operators need time for stabilisation.