Realme X: The Good, the Bad, and the X factor

Realme X Lite with 6.3-inch display, SD710 SoC, 6GB RAM and dual rear cameras launched in China

It's not really a premium flagship high-specced Android phone but the features are nearly premium starting with the 6.53-inch OLED screen with 1080p resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Snapdragon 710 chipset, 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor, 16MP pop-up selfie camera, on-screen fingerprint scanner, 3765mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging tech, and a headphone jack. On the front, a pop-up 16MP camera is present with Sony IMX471 sensor. The handset runs on Android 9 Pie that uses AI, making it adapt to how you use the smartphone.

For its camera, it comes with a dual rear camera setup with 48MP + 5MP sensors whereas the selfie camera comes with a 16MP sensor.

OPPO sub-branch Realme launched Realme X, its first smartphone, on the Chinese market on May 15. The company's Indian CEO Madhav Sheth has already confirmed this many times before. The Realme X smartphone will be available in a wide range of color variants and the sale is expected to start in China on May 20. The phone also comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and Face Unlock support.

Internally, the phone is powered by the new Snapdragon 710 chipset which is built on a 10nm manufacturing process. It got a huge 6.5 inch AMOLED display with a curved rear panel for maximum clarity, the new chassis panel looks trendy with the new gradient shades. The top-end model with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage will retail for 1,499 Yuan (Rs 15,500 approx) in China. The company has also announced a special edition colour inspired by onions and garlic. It fuels a ColorOS 6 dependent on Android Pie 9. The memory can be expanded up to 256GB with microSD card. The company says it has used sapphire glass on the surface of the pop-up front camera for scratch resistance.

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The smartphone comes with 3,765mAh battery, and Oppo's VOOC 3.0 fast charging.

The new phones also offer "960fps/720P and 120fps/1080P" slow motion video shooting. The phone features a fingerprint sensor at the back. The device comes in Nitro Blue and Lightning Purple colors and will be available soon.

The Realme X with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage is priced at Yuan 1499, the 6GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage you have to pay Yuan 1499, while 8GB RAM of RAM with 128GB of internal storage will cost Yuan 1799.

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