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.

| Updated on: Jul 24 2019, 10:22 IST
Realme X first sale in India today
Realme X first sale in India today (Realme)
Realme X first sale in India today
Realme X first sale in India today (Realme)

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.

48-megapixel camera

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.


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First Published Date: 24 Jul, 10:22 IST