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Realme X

Realme X
$167
Brand: Realme
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.53-inch 1080 x 2340 pixels Full-HD+ display
  • Camera 48 MP + 5 MP Main/ 16 MP front
  • Storage 64/128/256 GB
  • RAM 4/6/8 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.2GHz Snapdragon 710
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS v6

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

8.7
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Overview

The Realme X is the first device from Realme to get a motorized pop-up front-facing camera. And not just that, it also the first device from the company to have it fingerprint scanner hidden underneath the phone’s display. The gadget comes with a large 6.53-inch Full-HD+ display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. The phone screen covers almost the entire front panel, leaving out about 14.4%, which account for those bezels round the display.

Specification wise, the Realme X is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 CPU, an octa-core chip clocked at 2.2GHz, aided by the Adreno 616 GPU. Storage wise, the device is available in four (4) variations: a 64GB ROM + 4GB RAM, a 64GB ROM + 6GB RAM, a 128GB ROM + 8GB RAM, and a 256GB ROM + 8GB RAM. Considering the available storage options, Realme saw no reason for external SD card, but a dual Nano-SIM with support for 4G LTE network is still present.

At the back, you are getting a dual camera set up, which includes a 48-megapixel main sensor with f/1.7 aperture, and a 5 MP depth sensor with AI effects and a single LED flash. Upfront, Realme made use of a single large 16-megapixel selfie sensor, with AI Beauty and AI FaceID.

As mentioned above, the device comes with an in-screen fingerprint scanner, and available in Steam white, Punk Blue colours. It runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with Colors OS v6.0, and pack a 3765mAh battery with 20W fast VOOC charging, which can charge the device up to 50% in 30 minutes. The full specifications and detailed features of the Realme X mobile phone is contained in the table below.

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
- CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/75 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 161.2 x 76 x 9.4 mm (6.35 x 2.99 x 0.37 in)
Weight 191 g (6.74 oz)
Build Front glass (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic body
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.53 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~85.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie), planned upgrade to Android 10.0; ColorOS 6
Chipset Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 616

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4/6/8 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 48 MP + 5 MP
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Flash type - Quad LED
5-element lens
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP (depth sensor)
Video Resolution 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) Motorized pop-up 16 MP
Camera Features FaceID,
HDR
6-level AI face Beauty
f/2.2 aperture
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
FM Radio Yes

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 3765 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 28 hours
Stand-by Up to 480 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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