Realme's global launch of X, X Lite; debut in China


In addition, the Realme X Lite is equipped with the HyperBoost 2.0 fast speed engine to further boost the performance of this smartphone. And much like some of the flagships we've seen this year, it comes with an in-display fingerprint reader. There is no water-drop notch; instead, the company has employed a 16-MP pop-up selfie camera allowing for a wide, immersive display. Realme X runs on Android 9 Pie operating system based on ColorOS 6.0 UI and it is backed up by a 3765mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 support. However, the Realme X will come in two special edition variants called "Onion" and "Garlic". If that doesn't look enough to you, then Realme has also partnered with Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa to debut garlic and onion color variants.

Prices for the handset will start at CNY 1,499 which is about $220 at the current exchange rate, the Realme X Lite will start at CNY 1,199 which is about $175. The 6GB RAM and 64GB storage and 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variants are priced at CNY 1,299 and CNY 1,499 respectively.

The Realme X is featured by a notch-less AMOLED display produced by Samsung.

In the camera department, the Realme X features a 48MP Sony IMX 586 sensor with a 6P lens having an aperture of f/1.7.

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The Realme X Lite uses a 6.3-inch LCD waterdrop display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080. Up front, the phone has a 25-megapixel selfie camera.

At the back, there is a dual camera module comprising 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. The phone is powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor coupled with 4GB+64GB, 6GB+64GB, and 6GB+128GB RAM and storage.

As for the other features, Realme X includes USB Type-C port, Dolby Atmos support, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5, GPS. The phone comes in Nitrogen blue and Electro-optic Violet color options. There's the Realme 2 Pro, Realme C1, Realme U1, and the Realme 3 paving the way for the Realme X. Furthermore, the price of the Realme X in India could be close to China pricing. To recall, Realme 3 was launched in India in March and was available for purchase via Flipkart and the company's online store. This information comes to us straight from the horse's mouth - Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth - who took to Twitter to make the announcement.