Realme is a Chinese language smartphone firm that is but to actually hit large exterior Asia, however it has simply launched a handful of merchandise which may change that, as they give the impression of being set to rival some fairly large opponents.
These merchandise are the Realme X3 Superzoom, which is a brand new smartphone, the Realme Watch and Realme Band, that are a smartwatch and health tracker respectively, and the Buds Air Neo, that are true wi-fi headphones.
We’ll briefly discover all of the merchandise in a second, however first to clarify why these merchandise is perhaps successful – they’re all priced supremely competitively. The Watch and Band intently resemble the Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Inspire respectively, in terms of design and features, but with much lower prices. If the devices are worth your time, they might be preferable to their pricey rivals.
That’s a big ‘if’ though, and we’ll need to test out the products to see if they live up to their specs. If you don’t want to wait, though, you can buy the devices now (or pre-order in the case of the phone) at Realme’s website.
The corporate has all of those merchandise accessible within the UK, and most in Australia, however the lack of a US web site suggests to us that the units will not be touchdown stateside.
Realme’s new merchandise
The Realme X3 Superzoom is the most recent telephone from the corporate, and its specs look good on paper. It has a 64MP most important digital camera joined by an 8MP telephoto (able to 60x digital zoom), 2MP macro and 8MP ultra-wide, and on the entrance there is a 32MP selfie digital camera joined by one other 8MP ultra-wide snapper.
It has a Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset, which is 2019’s top-end Android processor, plus 12GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, a 4,200mAh battery and 30W quick charging. The display screen is 6.6 inches diagonally, damaged up solely by the pill-shaped cut-out for the 2 front-facing cameras, with a FHD+ decision and 120Hz refresh charge.
These are some spectacular mid-range specs, and the telephone solely prices £469 (roughly $575, AU$870), so it may very well be an actual heavyweight at its value level.
The Realme Watch is one other reasonably priced system at solely £50 (round $60, AU$90), and it resembles the Fitbit Versa, which prices greater than twice that. It has a 1.4-inch display screen with a coronary heart charge monitor, blood oxygen degree monitor, and monitoring for 14 totally different sports activities. Most its options appear aimed toward health, so we’ll need to see how good it’s for life-style options, though it has notification and music dealing with.
The Realme Band is an inexpensive health tracker, and at £25 / AU$99 (roughly $40, though the UK and Australia costs convert to very totally different figures) it rivals the Xiaomi Mi Band Four and Huawei Band 3. The Band screens 9 sports activities modes, together with a cricket mode, plus it has coronary heart charge and sleep monitoring, and IP68 safety.
Lastly, the Realme Buds Air Neo price £40 / AU$150 (roughly $75, although once more the UK and Australia costs are very totally different). They’re true wi-fi headphones with 17-hour batteries, giant drivers and low-latency tech.
These merchandise all appear to sq. off in opposition to established rivals of their respective fields, and if the decrease costs do not imply too many corners are lower, they might discover their manner onto a couple of of our greatest lists. Once we’ve examined all of them we’ll let you realize.