Realme C12 and C15 launched with Helio G35 SoC and 6,000mAh battery in India, price starts at 8,999 INR
Realme today launched two budget smartphones in India, dubbed as the Realme C12 and Realme C15. Both the smartphones have already debuted in Indonesia before the India launch. The Realme C15 with quad-camera setup and up to 4GB RAM is slightly on the higher side of the pricing while the Realme C12 being an upgrade over the Realme C11, remains more affordable.
Design-wise, both the phones are similar as they come with a same-sized display with a water-drop notch and square-shaped rear camera module. Their specs are also identical; however, the Realme C15 ups the game in the camera department, RAM capacity, and fast charging support.
The Realme C12 and Realme C15 both sport a 6.5-inch LCD display with HD+ (720×1560) resolution and 20:9 aspect ratio. Both the displays are Gorilla Glass protected.
Under the hood, they are powered by the same 12nm MediaTek Helio G35 SoC, clocked at 2.3GHz. The Realme C12 comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB default storage while the Realme C15 comes with up to 4GB RAM and 64GB default storage. Both have dedicated microSD card slot to expand storage to up to 256GB.
On the software side of things, they run Realme UI based on Android 10. A 6,000mAh battery inside both the phones keeps everything ticking. The Realme C15 has 18W fast charging support, whereas the Realme C12 makes do with 10W charging support. Both have a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for biometrics.
In terms of camera, the Realme C12 mounts a triple-rear camera setup consisting of a 13MP primary sensor, a 2MP B&W sensor, and another 2MP macro sensor. Meanwhile, the Realme C15 flaunts a quad-rear-camera setup carrying over the three sensors from the Realme C12 and adding an 8MP ultra-wide sensor as a fourth sensor. On the front, the Realme C12 and Realme C15 wield a 5MP sensor and an 8MP sensor inside the water-drop notch, respectively.
The smartphones support 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/A-GPS, and Micro-USB port. Both weigh 209 grams and measures 164.5×75.9×9.8mm in dimension.
Talking about their pricing, the Realme C12 is priced at INR8,999 for the single 3GB RAM+32GB storage model. The Realme 15, on the other hand, is priced at INR9,999 for the 3GB RAM+32GB storage model and INR10,999 for the 4GB RAM+64GB model.
Both the smartphones will be available in Power Blue and Power Silver color options. The Realme C12 is going on sale on August 24, and the Realme C15 will start shipping from August 27 via Flipkart and Realme.com.