Realme launching 5G phone on April 23rd; likely to be Realme X3

  • Realme has promised to launch five 5G smartphones in 2020
  • The upcoming Realme 5G phone could be the Realme X3

Realme X50 5G was the company’s first 5G phone, launched in January this year, and was followed by Realme X50 Pro 5G in February. The company had already promised to introduce five 5G phones before the end of this year. Now, in line with that commitment, the brand seems to be gearing to launch the third 5G smartphone as Realme on Weibo announced that a new 5G smartphone will be added to the family as early as tomorrow. While Realme hasn’t revealed much about the upcoming 5G phone, there is a possibility it might just reveal the phone’s name for now along with the launch date. The handset will be promoted by Chinese actress Yang Zi.


While speculations are rife that it could be the Realme X50 Youth Edition 5G, rumours hint that it could be the Realme X3 that recently passed through TENAA as well as China’s 3C certifications. Another Realme phone with model number RMX2052 has also received 3C approval, but it is yet to appear on TENAA. The listings of both the phones suggests they will ship with 30W fast-charging support. It could also be the Realme X60 5G that was tipped to be in the works recently. The Realme X50 Youth Edition is said to arrive with 48MP primary lens coupled with an 8-megapixel secondary sensor and a couple of 2MP lenses. At the front, it is said to feature an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP depth sensor.

As for the Realme X3 aka Realme RMX2142, it is said to flaunt a 6.57-inch full HD+ TFT display with 2,400 × 1,080 pixels resolution and ship with a 2.4GHz octa-core processor. The phone is said to come in three variants: 6GB + 64GB, 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB storage The handset boots Android 10 with Realme UI custom skin on top. As for the optics, the Realme X3 features 16MP + 2MP front cameras and a similar setup as the Realme X50 Youth Edition on the rear side. Lastly, a 4,100mAh battery is said to fuel the phone.

Key Specs

Realme X3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus | 6 GBProcessor
6.6 inches Display
64 MP + 12 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MP + 8 MPSelfie camera
4200 mAh Battery
Realme X3 Video