Xiaomi recently announced that its Redmi X smartphone is set to launch on May 14 – the same day as OnePlus 7. And now, the competitor of the Redmi X, the Realme X’s official launch date has also been announced. Realme confirmed that the Realme X handset will be launching on May 15 at an event in Beijing. Other than the Realme X, the company will also be bringing the Realme X Youth Edition/ Lite Edition. According to the leaks, the Lite Edition of Realme X is just the Realme 3 Pro with a different name. Before the official launch, the Realme X is available for registrations on the major Chinese e-commerce platforms. And the device is likely to make its way to India after launching in China.
Realme announced the launch date of its upcoming device on Chinese official social networking platform Weibo in a post that read that the device will be launched in Beijing on May 15. The company also said that the users can now register for the upcoming smartphone on online shopping platforms like JD.com or Suning. The first 100 customers to register for the Realme X will get a pair of Realme headphones free. Other than that, the company didn’t say anything about the Lite or Youth Edition of the Realme X. Earlier, the handset was spotted alongside the Realme X on the TENAA listing.
Realme X specifications and price (expected)
The Realme X will sport a dew-drop notched display with a Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. It is expected to be powered by the Snapdragon 730 SoC and will also feature an in-display fingerprint scanner.
The Realme X might come with VOOC 3.0 fast charge support but its exact battery configuration is currently not known. On the camera front, the Realme X may come with a 48MP primary sensor paired with a 5MP depth sensor. The details about the front camera are currently not known.
It is expected that the Realme X will come with three variants. While its base variant with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage is expected to carry a price tag of CNY 1,599 (approximately Rs 16,500). A higher-end model will come with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage and will reportedly hold a price tag of CNY 1,799 (approximately Rs 18,500). Coming to the top end variant pf Realme X, it is said to have 8GB RAM and 128GB storage is expected to be priced at CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs 20,600).