Realme X with a pop-up selfie camera, in-display fingerprint scanner, VOOC 3.0, Snapdragon 710 launched in China
Oppo’s sub-brand Realme has officially entered the Chinese market after achieving great success in India in just one year. The brand has been faring very well in markets like India on the strength of its affordable smartphones. Realme 3 Pro was recently announced in India, which was hailed as a flagship by the company. Today, we’re getting to witness a more refined product Realme x. The Realme X – which comes with a pop-up selfie camera, 48MP rear camera, VOOC fast charging, and a lot more.
Alongside the Realme X, the company also announced the Realme X Youth Edition, which is none other than a rebranded Realme 3 Pro.
RealMe X Specifications:
It features a notch-less 6.53-inch FHD+ (2340×1080) AMOLED display and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It occupies 91.2% of the surface area on the front and appears to be curve along the edges. It is protected under Gorilla Glass 5 and produces 100% of the colors in the NTSC gamut. This display also houses a sixth-gen in-display fingerprint scanner from Synaptics.
Realme X is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 mobile platform and comes in three different combinations of the RAM and storage. The three variants of the smartphone include 4GB+64GB, 6GB+64GB, and 8GB+128GB. Realme is touting that it is using UFS 2.1 for the storage, but we’re not sure if it applies to all the three models or just the top model.
The dual camera setup on the back includes a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor with f/1.7 aperture, 1.6 micron pixels and 6P lens for high resolution pictures and a 5MP secondary depth camera. The camera also comes with Nightscape long exposure mode for improved low light shots and Chroma Boost for better HDR shots. The Realme X also supports AI scene recognition and 960fps super slow motion recording. The Realme X is the company’s first phone with a pop-up camera that rises from the top middle of the frame and takes about 0.74 seconds to pop up. The mechanism houses a 16MP f/2.0 selfie sensor to take bright and sharp selfies.
Despite its bigger footprint, the Realme X has a slightly smaller battery than the Realme 3 Pro. Still you get VOOC Flash Charge 3.0, which promises to bring the 3,765mAh unit from flat to 55% in 30 minutes.
In terms of UI, the smartphone runs ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9 Pie. The in-display fingerprint scanner is an optical one (instead of an ultrasonic) and lights up the part of the screen overlapping the sensor to capture a fingerprint and unlock.
Among the three variants, the 4GB+64GB version of Realme X will be price at 1499 yuan (~$220). The 6GB+64GB at 1599 yuan (~$230), and the 8GB+128GB variant for 1799 yuan (~$260). Meanwhile, the Master edition comes at a price of 1899 yuan (~$275).
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