Realme foray into the Indian smartphone market has been a great success with the company introducing aggressively priced but impressively spec’d smartphones at regular intervals. In early March this year, it launched the Realme 3 with a dual-rear camera and 4,230mAh battery and promised that a Pro version of it will follow soon. And that promise materialized today when Realme launched the much-awaited Realme 3 Pro at an event held in Delhi University.
The smartphone was earlier teased with SpeedAwakens hashtag signaling a performance boost. And quite so it is since the smartphone comes powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, capable of playing heavy-duty Fortnite, one of the key aspects that the CEO, Madhav Seth, had already boasted about on Twitter a few days ago.
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Along with the Realme 3 Pro that takes aim at its mid-range rival, the Redmi Note 7 Pro, there was also an entry-level Realme C2 that saw the daylight at the event today. Here, we discuss the details of both the smartphones
Realme 3 Pro
The Realme 3 Pro features a 6.3-inch full HD+ display with dewdrop notch and 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 layering. On the inside, it derives power from an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC coupled with Adreno 616 GPU and 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage with expandability support up to 256GB via microSD card.
The photography domain includes a rear-mounted dual camera setup wielding a 16MP primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture and a 5MP secondary sensor with f/2.4 aperture. One of the sensors at the back is Sony IMX519 same as found in the OnePlus 6T. On the front, Realme 3 Pro tacks on a 25MP selfie snapper with f/2.0 aperture.
The Realme 3 Pro runs ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9 Pie out of the box while for juice it is housed with a hefty 4,045mAh battery equipped with VOOC 3.0 fast charging support. Moreover, the device will be bundled with a 20W fast charger. Among other things, the Realme 3 Pro supports 3.5mm headphone jack, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, micro USB port, dual nano-SIM, and Bluetooth 5.0.
So far the lower rung Realme C2 is concerned it is packed with a 6.1-inch HD+ display with a dew-drop notch. Under the hood, there is a 2GHz MediaTek Helio P22 SoC that pumps power paired with 2GB/3GB RAM and 16GB/32GB default storage.
The Realme C2 rocks a dual camera module on the back comprising a 13MP primary sensor and a 5MP secondary with f/2.2 aperture. Up front, it is fitted with a 5MP selfie camera with facial recognition feature. Realme also touts Slow-mo video recording feature to have graced an entry-level smartphone. The handset boots ColorOS 6.0 underneath Android 9 Pie put of the box and is fueled by an impressive 4,000mAh battery.
Price and Availability
The price for the Realme C2 starts at INR5,999 for 2GB RAM+16GB internal storage while the 3GB RAM+32GB model is set for the INR7,999 price tag. The smartphone will go on sale May 15 on Flipkart and Realme online store.
On the other hand, the much-vaunted Realme 3 Pro will be available for INR13,999 and INR16,999 respectively for the 4GB RAM+64GB storage and 6GB RAM+128GB storage models. The Realme 3 Pro will be available to buy starting April 29 via Flipkart and Realme online store. For offers, the smartphone will be available with flat INR1,000 off via HDFC Bank cards and worth INR5,300 benefits for Reliance Jio customers.