Realme Mobile made its Indian debut in the year of 2018 with a slew of smartphones. The new brand created some abuzz in the Indian smartphone industry with its aggressive pricing and high specs-to-price ratio.
Realme launched 5 smartphones in the Indian market across different price bands with the lowest model being Realme C1 that was priced at Rs 5999, while the costliest model being Realme 2 Pro that was introduced at a price point of Rs 17,990.
|Price (Rs)||6999||11999/ 14999||8990/ 10990||13990/ 15990 / 17990||8990 / 10990 / 13990|
|Display||6.2 inches||6.3 inches||6.2 inches||6.3 inches||6.0 inches|
|Disp. Resolution||720 x 1520 pixels||2340 x 1080 pixels||720 x 1520 pixels||2340 x 1080 pixels||2340 x 1080 pixels|
|Operating System||Android 8.1||Android 8.1||Android 8.1||Android 8.1||Android 8.1|
|Battery||4230 mAh||3500 mAh||4230 mAh||3500 mAh||3410 mAh|
|Camera||13MP + 2MP||13MP + 2MP||13MP + 2MP||16MP + 2MP||13 MP|
|Front Camera||5 MP||25 MP||8 MP||16 MP||8 MP|
|Processor||Octa Core 1.8 GHz||Octa Core 2.1 GHz||Octa Core 1.8 GHz||Octa Core 2 GHz||Octa Core 2 GHz|
|RAM||3 GB||3 GB / 4 GB||3 GB / 4 GB||3 GB / 4 GB / 8 GB||3 GB / 4 GB / 6 GB|
|Internal Memory||32 GB||32GB / 64 GB||32GB / 64 GB||32GB / 64 GB / 128 GB||32GB / 64 GB / 128 GB|
|Expandable Memory||256 GB||256 GB||256 GB||256 GB||256 GB|
As per The Mobile Indian survey, its maiden smartphone, the Realme 1, was the most-searched smartphone in the year 2018. The data was compiled using the 2 million visitors from the website. The major highlight of the smartphone was its premium design language along powerful hardware and big battery backup. The company introduced its first smartphone with MediaTek Helio P60 processor along with some interesting camera arsenal at a starting price point of Rs 8,990.
The major high point for Realme was its aggressive pricing of the smartphones. All the products from the brand were priced quite aggressively as compared to the competition, which created some abuzz in the smartphone industry. The major plus point for the company was that it didn’t target different price bands, but was focused on one particular segment, the Budget segment, which is also the heart of the Indian smartphone industry.
Coming to the lows, there was no clarity on its relationship with Oppo. On one hand, the company announced that it now an independent company, still all the phones were manufactured by Oppo Mobiles. Another major issue, which multiple users reported was the buggy user interface.
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