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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.

tech Updated: May 15, 2019 15:42 IST
Marcia Sekhose
Marcia Sekhose
Hindustan Times
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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 (Rs 13,000 approx) for the 4GB+64GB variant, and CNY 1,299 (Rs 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 (Rs 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 (Rs 15,300 approx), while the 6GB+128GB variant will retail at CNY 1,599 (Rs 16,400 approx). Realme X with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage will be available at CNY 1,799 (Rs 18,400 approx).

There’s also a special onion and garlic edition of Realme X which will retail at CNY 1,899 (Rs 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 Rs 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.

First Published: May 15, 2019 14:04 IST