Realme X featuring a pop-up front-facing camera launched in China, pricing starts at 1,499 yuan ($218)

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Realme hosted a launch event in China today, in which the company unveiled the all-new smartphone series Realme X. This is the first time a Realme smartphone fails to make its Indian market debut.

The Realme X comes along with a pop-up front-facing camera module, as revealed through several leaks. This is Realme’s first such concept, a mark backed by Oppo. The Realme X comes with a spring-loaded pop-up camera which opens in just 0.72 seconds.

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The smartphone shows a 6.53-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with screen resolution of 2340 or around 1080 pixels and security for Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The display of the phone offers a screen-to – body ratio of 91.2 per cent, thanks to the selfie camera design of the pop-up.

Under the hood, the system is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 octa-core processor, much like the Realme 3 Pro. It is coupled with Adreno 616 GPU and packs up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage.

Taking care of the photography needs is a dual camera setup on the back panel that comes with a primary camera of 48 megapixels with 1/2.0′′ Sony IMX586 sensor, f/1.7 aperture, 6P lens, coupled with a secondary camera sensor of 5 megapixel.

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The system has a 16-megapixel camera with a Sony IMX471 sensor and an f/2.0 aperture at the top. The device comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor for security, a feature which Realme introduces on its smartphones for the first time.

The device’s link options include Dual 4 G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, and GPS + GLONASS. The smartphone runs on Android 9 Pie operating system with ColorOS 6 custom interface on top.

The device drives power from a 3,765mAh battery which also supports fast charging support for VOOC 3.0 which was first introduced with the Realme 3 Pro. The phone is 161,2769,4 mm in length and weighs 191 grams.

The Realme X comes in three versions — 4 GB RAM + storage of 64 GB, 6 GB RAM + storage of 128 GB and 8 GB RAM + storage of 128 GB. The 4GB model is priced at 1,499 yuan (approximately $218) while the 6GB RAM model costs 1,599 yuan (approximately $233).

The top-end 8 GB RAM model is priced at 1.799 yuan, roughly $276. The smartphone comes in two color choices — Steam White and Punk Blue and will be on sale from May 20th in China. In other regions there is no information about its availability.

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