Realme X, Realme X Lite Smartphones Launched in China; Prices, Features & Specifications

Alfred Osborne
May 18, 2019

The much-awaited Realme X has finally been unveiled at a launch event in Beijing and I know, most of us have been expecting it to be a flagship smartphone - but it really isn't one. It comes with some pretty interesting features with include the Snapdragon 710, an in-display fingerprint reader, a pop up selfie camera and VOOC 3.0 fast charge.

The smartphone comes with 3,765mAh battery, and Oppo's VOOC 3.0 fast charging. The phone comes in two colours options - Punk Blue and Stream White. The only difference you will find is the unique Onion and White Garlic gradient color and the signature at its back from Design Master, Naoto Naoto.

Prices for the Realme X starts from 1499 Yuan (~RM910) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage variant, 1599 Yuan (~RM971) for the 6GB RAM + 64GB internal storage variant and 1799 Yuan (~RM1092) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage variant. The 6GB RAM and 64GB storage and 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variants are priced at CNY 1,299 and CNY 1,499 respectively. The phone has a 6.53-inch Full HD+ 1080p AMOLED display.

In the camera department, the Realme X features a 48MP Sony IMX 586 sensor with a 6P lens having an aperture of f/1.7. It is further accompanied by a 25-megapixel selfie camera placed within the display notch. The company says it has used sapphire glass on the surface of the pop-up front camera for scratch resistance. It fuels a ColorOS 6 dependent on Android Pie 9. It has 4/6/8GB LPDDRX4 RAM and 128GB internal storage. The phone features a fingerprint sensor at the back.

Fingers crossed we get the onion and garlic Realme X models outside of China.

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The Realme X Lite uses a 6.3-inch LCD waterdrop display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080. The phone also comes with built-in OPPO's new AI assistant Breeno and comes with stereo speakers with support for Dolby Atmos for surround sound. The base configuration of the Realme X Youth Edition is sold at $175.

The device maker, which came into existence in 2018, was among the top five smartphone brands during the fourth quarter of 2018 with around eight per cent market share.

Lastly, we have the Realme X Master Edition, in terms of specifications, the Realme X Master Edition is nearly identical to Realme X and features the same specs out of the box.

Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth on his Twitter handle has announced that Realme X is coming to India.

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