Realme has been on a launch spree for the last few months and has expended realme C series with the recent launches. Realme launched the Realme C12 and Realme C15 in the country at an online event yesterday and here is our spec comparison between Realme C11, Realme C12 and Realme C15 to help you decide which one offers better value for money.
Realme C15 vs Realme C12 vs Realme C11: Price in India
Realme C11, the cheapest smartphone under the Realme C series and is priced at Rs 7,499 for 2GB RAM and 32GB storage variant. Realme C12 is available only in 3GB RAM and 32GB storage configuration and is priced at Rs 8,999. Realme C15, the costliest amongst the trio, is priced at Rs 9,999 for 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant and Rs 10,999 for 4GB RAM and 64GB storage
Realme C15 vs Realme C12 vs Realme C11: Design
All three Realme C series devices feature a modern bezel-less display with a mini-drop notch and have a polycarbonate back with a very similar design language. Realme C11 features a geometric art design with a vertical strip that houses Realme branding while Realme C12 and Realme C15 come with a geometric gradient design. A squircle camera island can be found on the top left corner on the back of all three devices. Realme C11 lacks the fingerprint sensor while the same can be found on the rear panel on Realme C12 and Realme C15.
Realme C15 vs Realme C12 vs Realme C11: Display
Coming to the display department, Realme C11, Realme C12, and Realme C15 feature 6.5-inch HD+ (1600×720) LCD display with a mini-drop notch resulting in around 88.7% screen-to-body ratio. The maximum brightness on all three devices is 420 nits. The display on Realme C12 and Realme C15 comes with Corning Gorilla Glass protection while Realme C11 doesn’t have any scratch resistance protection.
Realme C15 vs Realme C12 vs Realme C11: Performance
All three devices are powered by Octa-core MediaTek Helio G35 built on the 12nm process, coupled with GE8320 GPU and LPDDR4X RAM. Realme C15 offers the highest memory and storage, compared to Realme C11 and Realme C12, and is also available in 4GB RAM and 64GB storage configuration. Realme C11, Realme C12, and Realme C15 run Android 10 based Realme UI 1.0 out of the box but we can expect the company to upgrade all three devices to Android 11 in the future.
Realme C15 vs Realme C12 vs Realme C11: Cameras
Realme C15 features a quad rear camera setup, while Realme C12 and Realme C11 have a triple rear camera and dual rear camera setup respectively. The primary shooter on all three devices is a 13MP lens with f/2.2 aperture, but Realme C11 doesn’t support PDAF (phase detection autofocus) on the primary camera while realme C12 and Realme C15 support. Realme C15 is the only device amongst the trio to feature an ultra-wide lens with a resolution of 8MP, 119° field of view, and f/2.25 aperture. The other two lenses on Realme C15 are 2MP B&W and 2MP Retro lens with f/2.4 aperture. Realme C12 also features a 2MP B&W lens with f/2.4 aperture but the company decided to go with a 2MP Macro lens with f/2.4 aperture instead of a Retro lens. The secondary lens on Realme C11 is a 2MP Portrait lens with f/2.4 aperture.
Realme C15 packs an 8MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture while Realme C12 and Realme C11 get a 5MP lens with f/2.4 aperture for selfies.
Realme C15 vs Realme C12 vs Realme C11: Battery and Charging
Realme C11 packs a 5000mAh battery, which is slightly smaller compared to 6000mAh on Realme C12 and Realme C15. Realme C15 supports relatively faster charging at 18W, compared to 10W on Realme C12 and Realme C11. All three devices feature a Micro-USB port for charging. Realme C12 and Realme C15 also let you charge other devices as both these devices support reverse charging which Realme C11 lacks.
Realme C15 vs Realme C12 vs Realme C11: Verdict
All three devices have similar internals, be it processor, display, battery, or the camera. Realme C15 offers faster 18W charging and a more versatile camera experience but it is also costlier as compared to the other two devices. Realme C11 does seem a bit underwhelming as it lacks a fingerprint sensor and comes only in 2GB RAM variant.
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