Update: A new teaser reveals the phone to be available via Flipkart.com
CEO MR. Madhav Seth took to Twitter to officially confirm the launch date, price, new color variants and a custom Spiderman edition. The Realme X is set to launch on July 15 at 12:30 PM. He has shared the price to be roughly around Rs 18,000. The phone had made its homeland debut in May.
— Madhav X (@MadhavSheth1) July 3, 2019
Mr. CEO had revealed the Indian availability of special Onion and Garlic edition of the Realme X. Celebrating the upcoming summer blockbuster- Spiderman: Far From Home, a special edition of Realme X would also arrive. Visually speaking, the phone will have a theme including the wallpaper and the icon pack, inspired by Spider-Man. Moreover, the retail box will also include a Spider-Man themed phone case and charger as well.
This is what Mr. Madhav Sheth, Co-founder & CEO, Realme had to say on the special edition launch –
“As a young, fast-growing brand, realme has been facilitating access to the cutting-edge of mobile technology at the most cost-effective prices across India. Our dynamism and focus on innovation reflects in our latest brand tagline, Dare to Leap. This brand proposition also resonates with Spider-Man, a much-loved superhero who has stood out amidst a galaxy of superstars and made his own place in the hearts and minds of people across the globe. With the launch of realme X Spider-Man edition and the special gift box, we are celebrating this shared synergy and giving our customers a chance to have a deeper engagement with their friendly neighborhood superhero.”
Realme X Indian edition would be different from the Chinese counterpart. Well, the company is tight-lipped on the differences. However, there are rumors of Realme X wielding Snapdragon 730 chipset. This would be interesting as Redmi K20 also runs on the same SoC.
Realme X (China) highlights
Well, the Realme X Chinese model was powered by Snapdragon 710 chip underneath. The interior also includes upto 8GB of RAM and 128GB UFS 2.1 storage (expandable via microSD card) It draws from a 3,765mAh battery which has 20W VOOC 3.0 fast charging support.
Upfront, this Realme phone adopts a fullscreen display. This is a 6.53-inch OLED panel with FHD resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 91.2% screen to body ratio. A 16MP front camera resides in a pop-up module.
The back cameras include a 48MP shooter paired with a 5MP depth sensor. It carries well to have features like Dolby Atmos support, a 3.5mm headphone jack, Dual VOLTE nano-SIM slots, USB-C, in-display fingerprint scanner, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5, and GPS.
A Realme Youth edition was also announced with changes in the cameras, display, memory, storage, and battery specs.