Realme X7 series India launch soon; more Dimensity-powered phones to launch in 2021

Realme X7 series India launch will mark the debut of MediaTek Dimensity SoCs in the country and more Dimensity-powered phones will launch in 2021.

Highlights
  • Realme X7 series will mark the entry of MediaTek Dimensity chipsets in India
  • Realme X7 series will likely be the only Dimensity-powered phones this year
  • More Dimensity-powered phones to launch in 2021

Realme X7 and X7 Pro are set to release in India soon and the phones will mark the debt of MediaTek’s Dimesity chipsets in the country. The Dimensity chipsets are expected to be more powerful and more capable compared to Helio processors that have been a part of many smart devices, including smart TVs, in India. Now, talking to TechRadar, Anku Jain, MediaTek India’s managing director has shared a few interesting updates, including 5G arrival in India, the impact of COVID-19 on smartphones, and Dimensity-powered phones that have been garnering a lot of attention among tech enthusiasts.

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Talking about the upcoming phones that will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity chipset, the executive did not share much but hinted they may arrive only next year. This means the Realme X7 series will likely be the only Dimensity-powered phones in India this year. MediaTek’s Dimensity chipsets are 5G capable at an affordable price tag and are becoming quite popular among premium mid-range phones. Anku Jain said that 5G will be beneficial for markets like India and that it’s up to the government to be in touch with telecom networks to ensure that the roadblocks for 5G spectrum auction are removed so 5G rollout in the country isn’t delayed. The MediaTek executive further added that over 70 percent of smart TVs across the globe are powered by MediaTek chipsets, which is quite a big deal.

To recall the Realme X7 series specifications, the Realme X7 Pro flaunts a 6.55-inch AMOLED FHD+ display with 2,400 X 1,080 pixels resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC coupled with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. The phone runs on Android 10 OS with Realme UI custom skin on top. Realme X7 Pro has a quad-camera setup at the back with a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a couple of 2MP sensors for macro and black and white shots. It has a 32MP front-facing camera for selfies and video chats. It packs a 4,500mAh battery and supports 65W fast charging.

As for the vanilla Realme X7, it has a smaller 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display. It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 800U SoC paired with up to 8GB RAM and up to 128GB storage. The device houses a 4,300mAh battery and supports 65W fast charging. Moving to optics, the standard Realme X7 has a 64MP quad-camera setup at the back and a 32MP selfie camera on the front. Realme X7 series launch date in India is yet to be announced, but we expect to hear something very soon.