Realme phones with Snapdragon 778 and 870 chipsets tipped to launch on June 18th

Realme is expected to launch Snapdragon 778 and 870 powered phones in China on June 18th.

Highlights
  • Realme phones with Snapdragon 778 and 870 are said to launch on June 18th.
  • The Snapdragon 778 phone could be the Realme Quicksilver phone that was recently announced.
  • Realme Snapdragon 870 phone’s specifications were revealed through a recent leak.

Realme had recently announced it will launch the Realme Quicksilver phone powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 778 5G SoC. While the company hasn’t revealed the exact timeline for it, the handset is slated to launch in China on June 18th, according to reliable tipster Digital Chat Station. The tipster hasn’t revealed any details about the phone but there are high chances the Realme Snapdragon 778 phone is the ‘Quicksilver’ and it could be part of the Realme GT series. Furthermore, it is also said that Realme will also introduce a Snapdragon 870-powered phone at the same event. Recently we came across a screenshot that shows the ‘about phone’ section of a Snapdragon 870 powered Realme phone.

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According to the recently leaked screenshot, the upcoming Realme phone will ship with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC, Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 custom skin out of the box, 256GB storage version of which 218GB will be available, 12GB RAM and will utilise 5GB storage as virtual RAM for better multitasking, which means the phone will have a total of 17GB of RAM. We speculate the Realme Snapdragon 870 phone may have quad-cameras at the back. Connectivity options could include 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and USB Type-C port for charging. Unfortunately, that’s pretty much everything is to know about the Realme phones at the moment.

Realme Snapdragon 778 5G

Also read: Realme GT Neo Flash launch date seemingly revealed: expected specifications

Separately, Realme has scheduled an event on May 24th in China. The company is expected to unveil Realme GT Neo Flash and it may arrive with 65W fast-charging compared to 50W on the standard Realme GT Neo. The handset will retain similar specifications as the standard Realme GT Neo. Meanwhile, the Realme X7 Max launch date in India is revealed to be May 31st and the phone will arrive alongside the Realme Smart TV 4K.