Realme Becomes First Brand to Announce a Smartphone, Codenamed Race, With Snapdragon 888 5G SoC

Realme Race launch details have not been revealed at the moment. However, specifications and design details of the flagship smartphone have been leaked.

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Realme has announced that it will soon launch a smartphone with the newly launched flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. The flagship smartphone codenamed “Race” will be the one of the first smartphones with launch with the Snapdragon 888 chip. The company did not reveal any other details of its upcoming flagship. However, a couple of images leaked by GSMArena have revealed some of the key specifications and the design of the upcoming Realme flagship smartphone, which is dubbed as the Realme Ace. Let’s take a look at the Realme Race leaked specifications, design, and other details.

Realme announces Race flagship smartphone with Snapdragon 888; specifications leaked

Soon after Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 888 at its first-ever virtual Tech Summit, Realme confirmed the launch of a flagship smartphone codenamed “Race”. “This is a milestone both for Realme and our users. Realme is working towards being a democratizer of next-gen 5G technology unlocking the potential of 5G to deliver exciting new experiences for consumers globally. We are proud to be among the first smartphone manufacturers to come equipped with the Snapdragon 888 chipset. With this milestone we reaffirm our commitment to bring more 5G devices in India in 2021.” Madhav Sheth, VP, Realme & CEO, Realme India and Europe said.

“In 2020, Realme was one of the first manufacturers to use Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G Mobile Platform in Realme X50 Pro 5G, becoming the first 5G flagship smartphone in India. The Realme X50 Pro 5G with Snapdragon 865 has been widely recognized by the markets worldwide.” he added.

Realme Race specifications

Realme Race specifications and design have been leaked already. The device with the model number RMX2202 will be running on Android 11 out of the box. It will have Realme’s custom Realme UI 2.0 skin on top of the mobile operating system. The About section of the phone further reveals that it will come with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal memory.

Another leaked image of the Realme Ace reveals its design. The smartphone will sport a quad-camera setup with a circular “Oreo” bump. Details about the four camera sensors are unknown at the moment. The smartphone is also rumoured to come with a 125W UltraDart fast charging technology which is capable of charging 4,000mAh batteries up to 33 per cent in just 3 minutes.

This is all the information that we have on the Realme Race at the moment. The smartphone is expected to launch soon.

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