Oppo’s former sub-brand Realme has finally made its Realme X smartphone official. The much talked about Realme X has been launched in China and it is the first smartphone by the company to come with a pop-up selfie camera. The handset also has a glass back panel that comes with a gradient finish in a shape that looks like the letter ‘S’. The device has a fingerprint scanner embedded on its screen.
Besides Realme X, the company also unveiled the new Realme X Youth Edition handset, which is basically the rebranded version of Realme 3 Pro, which was unveiled in India last month.
Realme X, Realme X Youth Edition price and availability
The Realme X is available in three variants in China. While the 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant costs CNY 1,499 (approximately Rs 15,400). the 6GB RAM/64GB storage model and the 8GB RAM/128GB storage version are priced at CNY 1,599 (approximately Rs 16,400) and CNY 1,799 (approximately Rs 18,500) respectively. The handset will be available in White and Blue colour variants with a gradient finish. The Chinese smartphone brand will also be seen releasing two special editions of the smartphone that will have Onion and Garlic finishes. However, there will only be available in 8GB RAM/128GB storage variant and will be priced at CNY 1,899 (approximately Rs 19,500).
Realme X Youth Edition is available in 4GB RAM/64GB storage model, 6GB RAM/64GB storage variant and 6GB RAM/128GB storage version that are priced at CNY 1,199 (approximately Rs 12,300), CNY 1,299 (approximately Rs 13,300) and CNY 1,499 (approximately Rs 15,400) respectively. The company has said that the two smartphones will be going on sale next week on May 20.
Realme X specifications
Realme X runs Android 9.0 Pie skinned with ColourOS 6.0 and features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ AMOLED screen that has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 91.2%. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and has an in-display fingerprint sensor. Powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 710 SoC clubbed with up to 8GB of RAM, the handset has up to 128GB of storage.
For imaging duties, there is a dual rear camera setup that comprises of a 48MP primary sensor with an f/1.7 lens and a 5MP secondary sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. For selfies, there is a 16MP front-facing snapper in a pop-up module. The handset houses a 3,765mAh battery that has support for VOOC 3.0 fast charging.
Realme X Youth Edition specifications
Coming to Realme X Youth, it runs Android 9.0 Pie skinned with ColorOS 6.0 and sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ display. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, Realme X Youth comes with up to 6GB of RAM and offers up to 128GB of internal storage. Users can also add a microSD card of up to 256GB to get more storage.
On the camera front, the handset sports a dual rear camera setup that comes with a 16MP primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture and a 5MP sensor that has an f/2.4 aperture. A 25MP front-facing camera is also present on Realme X Youth. For connectivity, the device has a fingerprint sensor, dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, and Widevine L1 certification. The newly-launched handset packs a 4,045mAh battery.
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