Realme 3 outsold Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 7 Pro via online channels in March: Counterpoint

“Realme 3 has been named as the best-selling smartphone online channels in March 2019 by the market research firm”

Realme 3 budget segment smartphone was launched back in February. It comes with a 6.2-inch display with HD+ resolution and is powered by 12nm MediaTek Helio P70 chipset. Now, according to market research firm Counterpoint Research, Realme 3 was the top-selling smartphone model through online channels in March 2019, edging out the two Redmi Note 7 series handsets. It noted that Realme maintained strong momentum, thanks to its powerful hardware and aggressive pricing. Furthermore, the firm claims that Realme 3 managed to grab a 10.4 percent share of the online segment in March, while the Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7 achieved 10.2 percent each.

Realme 3

Counterpoint Research said, “Realme has a strong momentum in India driven by its aggressive specs and spotting changing market trends. This helped realme 3 to become the No. 1 model on online channels for the first time in March 2019.” Realme, which started its operations in May 2018, is currently the fourth largest smartphone brand in India by shipments. The brand has already announced that it has sold over 5 lakh units of the smartphone within three weeks of launch and called it a ‘best seller’ in the segment in April.


To recall, the Realme 3 sports a 6.2-inch HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio and brightness of 450 nits brightness. It is powered by the 12nm MediaTek Helio P70 octa-core chipset which is clocked at 2.1GHz and is paired with 900MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. The device ships with Android 9.0 Pie with ColorOS 6.0 skin on top. In the camera department, the Realme 3 rocks a dual rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel depth shooter with LED flash. The front camera gets an AI-powered 13-megapixel shooter for selfies and video calling. It packs a 4,230mAh battery.

Madhav Sheth, CEO, Realme India said, “We are delighted to share the news of Realme’s latest achievement. Realme has already created records by selling more than 5 lakh units of Realme 3 in just three weeks of its sale. Today it has earned another milestone by receiving the No. 1 position on online channels in March 2019 by Counterpoint Research. We are sure realme 3 will go a long way with the never-ending love from our customers and fans.

Key Specs

Realme 3
MediaTek Helio P70 | 3 GBProcessor
6.2 inches Display
13 MP + 2 MPRear camera
13 MPSelfie camera
4230 mAh Battery
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