Realme has announced its latest budget smartphone in India, the Realme 3. Realme 3 is the successor to the Realme 2 which was launched back in August 2018. The device is set to take on the recently launched Redmi Note 7 and comes with aggressive pricing. At the event, the company also teased the launch of Realme 3 Pro, which will be coming out next month to take on the Redmi Note 7 Pro.
The Relme 3 features a 3D gradient unibody design and comes with a 6.2-inch (1520 x 720 pixels) 19:9 FullView HD+ display with a dew-drop notch, it is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P70 processor clocked up to 2.1Ghz, Arm Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. Realme 3 comes with 3/4GB RAM and 32/64GB internal storage respectively and also the storage is expandable up to 256GB with a microSD card. The device is running on ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9.0 Pie with a borderless design, near stock Android experience, navigation gestures, AI Board, similar to Google Now cards and Riding Mode. The device is packed with massive 4230mAh battery with AI battery management that learns from the users’ usage habits and shuts down the background app, to lower the power consumption.
In the camera department, the Relme 3 is equipped with a 13MP+2MP dual rear cameras with LED flash, f/1.8, and f/2.4 aperture respectively. It is sporting a 13MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture for selfies. The camera features include AI Beauty 2.0, Bokeh Mode, 5P Lens, Bokeh Mode, AF Focusing, Hybrid HDR, Night Scape, Chroma Boost to boost dynamic range and color. Further, Realme 3 packs in a fingerprint scanner at the rear and also comes with face unlock feature. Finally, the device is also developer friendly and now and comes with Camera2 API as well as Bootloader unlock options.
Realme 3 Specifications
- 6.2-inch (1520 x 720 pixels) 19:9 HD+ display
- 2.1GHz MediaTek Helio P70 processor, Arm Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
- 3/4GB RAM
- 32/64GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB with microSD card
- Android 9.0 Pie Oreo, ColorOS 6
- 13MP+2MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, f/2.4 aperture, 5P Lens, Bokeh Mode, AF Focusing
- 13MP front-facing camera, f/2.2 aperture, HDR
- 4230mAh battery, 10W charging
- Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
- Colors: Dynamic Black, Black
Pricing and availability
The Realme 3 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage is priced at INR 8,999 and the 4GB+64GB variant will be available for INR 10,999. It will go on sale starting from March 12th noon on Flipkart and will be available in tow gradient color options. The company also announced the iconic case with that will be available for INR 599.
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