Realme phone with Snapdragon 870 SoC tipped to be in the works

Highlights
  • The ‘About Phone’ section of a mysterious Realme phone has leaked.
  • The image reveals key specifications of the Realme phone.
  • The Realme phone will come with the Snapdragon 870 SoC, 12GB RAM, and 256GB storage.

Realme seems to have its plate full with consecutive launches. The company is gearing up to unveil the Realme GT Neo Flash Edition with 65W fast-charging in China and the Realme X7 Max in India. They are also teasing the Realme GT India launch as well as the Realme Quicksilver phone with the new Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset. Now, noted tipster Ice Universe has shared about the phone section of a mysterious Realme phone, which reveals key specifications. We get to know the chipset, Android OS, RAM, internal storage, and dual SIM connectivity. The model number part in the screenshot has been scratched so it’s hard to make out the exact model and moniker of the phone at the moment.

Realme Snapdragon 870 phone coming soon?

Realme Phone

According to the screenshot, the upcoming Realme phone will ship with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC, which is a slightly improved version of the Snapdragon 865, Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0, 256GB storage of which 218GB is available, and 12GB RAM but there could be other options at launch. Interestingly, the screenshot shows +5GB besides RAM configuration, which could be virtual RAM. For those unaware, virtual RAM utilises a portion of the storage as RAM for better performance and multitasking. This means the upcoming Realme phone will have a total of 17GB RAM. The tipster hasn’t quite revealed when the company will be unveiling the phone.

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Meanwhile, the Realme ‘Quicksilver’ will be the first phone to ship with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 778 5G chipset, as confirmed by the company. This comes right after the San-Diego-based chipmaker has unveiled the newest chipset, which will also be a part of  XiaomiMotorolaOPPO, and iQOO brand phones. Realme Quicksilver is a codename of the phone. However, the actual marketing name, launch timeline remain a mystery, for now. Phones powered by the Snapdragon 778 may debut later this year.