Realme X India Launch Imminent, Company Teases Arrival on Twitter

Realme X sports a pop-up selfie camera and is powered by Snapdragon 710 SoC. The phone was first launched in China in May this year.

Realme X India Launch Imminent, Company Teases Arrival on Twitter

Realme X price in India could be under Rs. 18,000

  • Realme X has an in-display fingerprint scanner
  • The upcoming Realme smartphone has a dual camera setup
  • The Realme X will be powered by a Snapdragon 710 SoC

Realme is gearing up to launch a new smartphone in India. It had recently launched the Realme 3 Pro in India that was priced to take on the Redmi Note 7 Pro. Now, the company has tweeted the imminent arrival of the Realme X. The Realme X, which was originally unveiled in May this year, comes with features like 6.53-inch full-HD+ screen, Snapdragon 710 SoC, and up to 8GB of RAM. Company CEO Madhav Sheth has also tweeted about the Realme X and reiterated that company will bring the Realme X Naoto Fukasawa collection to India. Sheth has also changed his Twitter name to “Madhav X” to tease the arrival of the smartphone in India. The company is yet to offer an exact release date. 

Realme X price in India (expected)

The Realme X has already been launched in China and is available in three variants. The base variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage has been priced at CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs. 15,400), whereas the phone's 6GB + 64GB variant carries a price tag of CNY 1,599 (roughly Rs. 16,400) and the top variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage is priced at CNY 1,799 (roughly Rs. 18,500).



However, Realme CEO Madhav Sheth had earlier mentioned that the India version will have slightly different specifications and features and is expected to be priced around the Rs. 18,000 mark.

Realme X specifications (China variant)

The Realme X has a big 6.53-inch AMOLED display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 91.2 percent screen-to-body ratio. It has a pop-up selfie camera, a first on a Realme smartphone in India. It also features an in-display fingerprint scanner and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

Just like the Realme 3 Pro, the Realme X is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC. It has a dual camera setup at the back consisting of a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.7 lens and a 5-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. The 16-megapixel selfie camera is positioned in the pop-up module.

The Realme X packs in a 3,765mAh battery and has support for VOOC 3.0 fast charging. It is a dual SIM device and has two Nano SIM slots. The phone runs Android 9 Pie with Colour OS 6 on top. Additionally, the Realme X has a USB Type-C port, Dolby Atmos support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5, and GPS.

Madhav Sheth has also mentioned in the tweet that the company will be bringing the Onion and Garlic finishes to India from the Naoto Fukasawa collection. Earlier Sheth had mentioned that there will be a special variant for India as well which will be revealed during launch.

  • NEWS
  • Variants
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Good build quality, premium design
  • Vivid OLED display
  • Good overall performance
  • Capable cameras
  • Bad
  • A bit too large for some hands
Display 6.53-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 48-megapixel + 5-megapixel
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 3765mAh
OS Android 9 Pie
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels

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Aditya Shenoy
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