“The Realme 3 is the latest Android-powered budget offering with 6.2-inch HD+ display, dual rear cameras, and AI front camera”
Realme has kicked off the year with the launch of its budget offering the Realme 3 in India. The smartphone comes as a successor to the last year’s Realme 2 (review) and offers competitive hardware at a budget price tag. To start with, the Realme 3 packs the new dewdrop-design display that has a small cut-out up top, a mid-range MediaTek chipset, a beefy battery, and dual rear cameras.
Realme 3 price, availability
The Realme 3 smartphone price in India is set at Rs 8,999 for the 3GB + 32GB storage variant, while its top-end 4GB + 64GB storage option will set you back by Rs 10,999. The handset comes in three colour options: Diamond Black, Gradient Blue, and Black. It’ll be available for sale in the country starting March 12th only on Flipkart at 12pm.
Launch offers include instant discount of Rs 500 for orders paid using HDFC Bank debit or credit card..
Realme 3 specifications
Coming to the specifications, the Realme 3 sports a 6.2-inch display with HD+ resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, and a screen-to-body aspect ratio of 88.3 percent. The phone is powered by 12nm MediaTek Helio P70 chipset clocked at 2.1GHz, paired with 3GB/ 4GB of RAM and 32GB/ 64GB onboard storage, expandable by up to 256GB via microSD card.
In the camera department, the Realme 3 rocks a dual-rear camera setup with 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel resolutions and LED flash. The front camera gets an AI 13-megapixel shooter for selfies, video calling, and face unlock. The camera features include PDAF fast focusing, Nightscape, Hybrid HDR, chroma boost, AI beautification, and portrait mode. The handset can even record HD/ full HD video at 30fps and 720p slow-mo video at 90fps.
The handset runs the latest version of Android (9 Pie) with a custom ColorOS 6.0 skin out of the box. Other features include a beefy 4,230mAh battery, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and connectivity options such as 4G LTE, dual SIM support, WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS/ GLONASS.
Realme also announced that the Realme 3 Pro is also in works, however, the beefed up variant will be launched in April 2019 and will be competing directly with the Redmi Note 7 Pro.