Realme X launched in China: It’s a cheaper version of OnePlus 7 Pro

Realme X looks almost the same as the OnePlus 7 Pro and even shares a similar set of specifications.

| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 14:49 IST
Realme X smartphone launched in China.
Realme X smartphone launched in China. (Realme/Weibo)
Realme X smartphone launched in China.
Realme X smartphone launched in China. (Realme/Weibo)

Realme made its debut in China with two new smartphones - Realme X and Realme X Lite.

Realme X Lite comes in three storage variants starting at CNY 1,199 ( 13,000 approx) for the 4GB+64GB variant, and CNY 1,299 ( 13,300 approx) for the 6+64GB variant. Realme X Lite also comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage which is priced at CNY 1,499 ( 15,400 approx).

As for the Realme X, the smartphone also comes with three storage variants. The base model with 6GB RAM and 64GB is priced at CNY 1,499 ( 15,300 approx), while the 6GB+128GB variant will retail at CNY 1,599 ( 16,400 approx). Realme X with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage will be available at CNY 1,799 ( 18,400 approx).

There's also a special onion and garlic edition of Realme X which will retail at CNY 1,899 ( 19,500 approx).

In China, Realme X Lite and Realme X will go on sale starting May 20.

Realme X Lite specifications

Realme X Lite is the Chinese version of Realme 3 Pro which launched in India last month. In India, Realme 3 Pro starts at 13,999. The smartphone features a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with 90.8% screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood runs Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 processor paired with Adreno 616 GPU. It also comes with Hyper Boost 2.0 for performance enhancement.

For photography, Realme X Lite sports a dual-camera setup of 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors, and a 25-megapixel selfie camera. The smartphone is fuelled by a 4,045mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging.

Realme X specifications

Realme X looks a lot like the OnePlus 7 Pro with a notch-less display and pop-up selfie camera. Realme X also shares almost the same set of specifications like the OnePlus 7 Pro. It has a 6.53-inch AMOLED display (2340 x 1080 pixels) with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 91.2% screen-to-body ratio. Realme X also sports an in-display fingerprint sensor.

For photography, Realme X sports a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor which is also available in the Redmi Note 7 Pro. The primary camera is accompanied by a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. For selfies, the smartphone features a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 camera.

Like its 'Lite' version, Realme X is also powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 processor. The smartphone has a slightly smaller 3,765mAh battery along with VOOC 3.0 charging support. More features on the Realme X include Dolby Atmos support, UFS 2.1, and Hyper Boost 2.0. On the software front, it runs ColorOS 6 based on Android 9 Pie.

Realme X will also launch in India soon, the company had earlier confirmed.


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First Published Date: 15 May, 14:04 IST