A new month and Realme is here with new products. There are two phones from its C series, accompanied by a pair of really basic earphones aptly titled Buds Classic. It is powered by 14.2mm dynamic drivers, with tuning skewed towards lower frequencies. As for the phones, they carry a huge 6000mAh battery and MediaTek’s Helio G35 processor under the hood. They are here to fill the void created by the recent GST price hike. Speaking of which, all three come at affordable prices, stacking more options at the entry-level.
So, let’s begin with the pricing and availability details itself.
Price and Availability
- Realme C12 w/ 3GB RAM is priced at Rs. 8,999 (The first sale 24th August 12 pm via Flipkart and Realme.com while it will be available offline from 31st August)
- Realme C12 w/ 3GB RAM carries a price tag of Rs. 9999 whereas the 4GB model comes at Rs. 10999 (The first sale on 27th August 12 pm via Flipkart and Realme.com; Offline availability from 3rd September)
- Realme Buds Classic would cost you Rs. 399 (Sale from 24th August at 12 pm via Realme.com and Amazon).
On to the specs and features now.
Realme C12 highlights
Realme C12 sports a big 6000mAh battery that supports only 10W charger. Other internals comprises of MediaTek Helio G35 chip, 3GB LPDDR4x RAM, and 32GB ROM. The storage is further expandable up to 256GB using a dedicated microSD card.
On the surface, you get a cookie-cutter design (at least on the front). This includes a 6.5″ HD+ display with a waterdrop notch. There is a 5MP camera in that indent. You get face unlocking support.
By the back, you have got a diamond gradient design with a square camera panel. The incumbents are a 13MP primary sensor, a 2MP mono lens, and a 2MP macro (4cm focal length) module.
Realme C15 highlights
This one also bags a 6000mAh juice bank but is supported by an 18W fast charger. The chip also happens to be the same as C12, but you can pick it in 4GB + 64GB SKU.
There are slight variations in the camera department too. That is an 8MP front snapper, whilst the rear quartet consists of a 13MP main sensor, an 8MP ultrawide clicker, paired with 2MP mono and 2MP retro lenses.
The rest of the repertoire remains more or less the same. Here, have a look —
Realme C12 vs Realme C15 Specs
|Phone||Realme C12||Realme C15|
|Display||6.5 inches; 720 x 1600 px, 88.7% Screen-to-body ratio||6.5 inches; 720 x 1600 px, 88.7% Screen-to-body ratio|
|Battery||6000 mAh, 10W charger||6000 mAh, 18W charger|
|Processor||MediaTek Helio G35||MediaTek Helio G35|
|Memory||3GB LPDDR4x + 32GB (dedicated expansion slot for up to 256GB microSD)||3/4GB LPDDR4x + 32/64GB (dedicated expansion slot for up to 256GB microSD)|
|Rear Camera||13MP main camera + 2MP Macro (4cm) lens + 2MP B&W lens; up to 1080p @ 30fps||13MP main camera + 8MP ultrawide 119° + 2MP retro lens + 2MP B&W lens; up to 1080p @ 30fps|
|Front Camera||5MP within a waterdrop notch||8MP within a waterdrop notch|
|Software||Realme UI based on Android 10||Realme UI based on Android 10|
|Connectivity||Dual SIM, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB OTG, micro USB port||Dual SIM, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB OTG, micro USB port|
|Colors||Power Blue, Power Silver||Power Blue, Power Silver|