Realme X goes on sale in India: 5 reasons to buy the latest smartphone
Realme X goes on sale in India today for the first time. Here are the top five features that make Realme X worth considering.
Realme's latest smartphone 'Realme X' goes on sale in India today at 12PM via Flipkart and the company's official website. With the price starting at ₹16,999, Realme X competes with top-mid-range smartphones such as Xiaomi Redmi K20, Redmi Note 7 Pro and Vivo Z1 Pro among others.
Realme X is available in two variants - 4GB and 128GB and 8GB and 128GB - priced at ₹16,999 and ₹19,999. Realme X is also offered Polar White and Space Blue colour options. The company offers special Onion and Garlic limited editions priced at ₹19,999. Realme X is bundled with 10% SuperCash worth ₹1,500 from Mobikwik, Jio benefits worth ₹7,000 and Paytm First premium benefits.
Realme X is one of the few non-Samsung phones to offer AMOLED panels in this category. The smartphone has a 6.53-inch full HD+ display with 19:5:9 aspect ratio. The screen to body ratio is at 91.2%. Protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Realme X display offers 430 nits brightness. Unlike older Realme phones, it doesn't have any notch on the front.
After Xiaomi, Realme is the latest to offer a 48-megapixel camera phone under ₹20,000. Realme X sports a combination of 48-megapixel and 5-megapixel rear cameras with f/1.7 and f/2.4 apertures. It is worth noting that Realme X uses 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor which is also available on Redmi K20 Pro, OnePlus 7 Pro, and Redmi Note 7 Pro. It also takes 960fps ultra slow-motion videos.
Realme X also has Super Nightscape mode for lowlight photography. Other key camera features include Chroma Boost and HDR mode.
In-screen fingerprint sensor
Realme X offers an in-screen fingerprint sensor. The sensor is quite fast and accurate compared to older generation in-screen fingerprint sensors. Realme uses optical fingerprint scanner module from Godix. The company says Realme X's in-screen fingerprint sensor is about 28.5% faster than the last-gen.
Pop-up selfie camera
Realme X is the first Realme phone to offer a pop-up selfie camera. The smartphone offers a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 camera sensor. Realme claims the selfie camera takes about 0.74 seconds to pop up. It is also one of the most affordable phones in India to offer a pop-up selfie camera.
The latest Realme phone also improves in the performance department with Snapdragon 710 processor with up to 8GB of RAM. Realme X also features Dolby Atmos support for the better audio experience. The phone is powered by a 3,765mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 (20W) fast charging.