OPPO’s sub-brand Realme is expanding to China after its success in India. The company had recently launched Realme 3 Pro in the country. Now Realme, via a Weibo post, confirmed the launch of its upcoming device dubbed as the Realme X on May 15th in China. It is expected to be the company’s flagship offering.
Earlier, Realme had posted a video teasing the upcoming device on its Twitter handle. It confirmed that the Realme X will come with no notch and instead sport an elevating selfie camera. The device is also expected to feature an in-display fingerprint scanner. The Realme X is likely to come with a dual camera setup comprising of a 48MP main sensor.
Our journey began on 4th May 2018 and since then, we have pushed beyond limits to deliver an experience & quality that sets new standards, encouraged the youth to go beyond their limits & aimed to break all records. And today we are celebrating our 1st #realmeanniversary ? pic.twitter.com/9zkT6o7hCM
— realme (@realmemobiles) May 4, 2019
There will also be a toned-down variant of the device dubbed as Realme X Youth Edition/Realme X Lite. The listing on e-com portal JD.com confirms the former variant. The hardware specifications of the device are currently not known at the moment. But we expect the device in three configurations w.r.t RAM & storage. Also, one of the Realme X version is expected to come with the newly announced Snapdragon 730 processor while the other may come with flagship Snapdragon 855 SoC.
Realme has confirmed that the Realme X will go on sale online via JD.com, Suning, and TMall and pre-orders for the device have already begun. The Realme X may be launched along with two more variants just like the OnePlus 7 series. The flagship smartphone is expected to launch in India soon after its China launch. We expect the device to be priced between Rs 20,000 – 30,000 in India.