Realme launched Realme C12 and C15 in India today, which join the Realme C11 in the country. While the Realme C12 is an upgraded C11, the C15 comes with significant upgrades over its affordable siblings. With the C-series, Realme is being very aggressive when it comes to pricing.
Also read: Realme C12 review: an upgraded Realme C11
All three models mentioned above have been priced under Rs 10,000 in India. Apart from this, all three models share the same processor, same display, square camera module, and massive batteries. This begs the question, which of these three smartphones are right for you or is better value for money. Here we compare all three smartphones to find out.
Realme C11 vs Realme C12 vs Realme C15: price in India
The Realme C11 is being offered in the country in a single configuration with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage. The smartphone retails for Rs 7,499 and can be bought in Rich Green and Rich Grey colours. The Realme C12 is being offered in a single variant as well with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The smartphone has been priced at Rs 8,999 and will go on sale starting August 24th at 12pm. The Realme C12 comes in Power Blue and Power Silver colours.
Lastly, the Realme C15 is being offered in two variants – 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, priced at Rs 9,999 and Rs 10,999. The smartphone will go on sale in India starting August 27th.
Realme C11 vs Realme C12 vs Realme C15: display
Coming to display, all three smartphones share an identical screen. The Realme C11, Realme C12 and Realme C15 are all equipped with 6.5-inch LCD displays with a waterdrop notch. The displays offer 1,600 x 720 pixels screen resolution and an 88.7 percent screen-to-body ratio.
Realme C11 vs Realme C12 vs Realme C15: performance and software
All three smartphones are powered by the entry-level 12nm MediaTek Helio G35 SoC processor with a clock speed of 2.3GHz. With the processor being the same, it all boils down to the RAM and storage configurations of the handsets. The Realme C11 is the base variant, which offers 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage. The C12 is an upgrade in terms of RAM as it offers 3GB but retains 32GB storage.
The Realme C15 also comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage but also offers a second variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. All three models support microSD card up to 256GB. Coming to the software, Realme offers all three devices with the Realme UI based on Android 10 out of the box.
Realme C11 vs Realme C12 vs Realme C15: cameras
The real differentiator between the three models is in the camera department. The Realme C11, C12 and C15 are equipped with dual, triple and quad cameras, respectively. The Realme C11 comes with a 13-megapixel primary lens backed by a 2-megapixel portrait sensor.
The Realme C12 has the same primary lens but with a 2-megapixel B&W lens, and a 2-megapixel macro lens. The Realme C15 has the same setup but with an additional 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens with a 119-degree field-of-view. The camera features on all three devices remain the same including PDAF, HDR, Chroma Boost, slow-motion video shooting, and 30fps 1080p video recording.
Coming to selfie cameras, the Realme C11 and C12 have 5-megapixel snapper on the front, whereas, the Realme C15 gets an improved 8-megapixel shooter.
Realme C11 vs Realme C12 vs Realme C15: battery
The Realme C11 and C12 are equipped with 5,000mAh and 6,000mAh batteries, respectively with support for 10W charging. The C15 also offers 6,000mAh battery but with support for 18W fast charging. All three devices offer reverse charging.