Realme C53 With 5000mAh Battery, 6.74-inch Display Launched: Price, Specifications

The Realme C53 will be one of the most affordable smartphones from the company.

  1. Realme C53 will launch with a 5000mAh battery.
  2. It is said to be the slimmest Realme smartphone to date.
  3. The phone sports a tall 6.74-inch 90Hz display.

Realme is gearing up for the launch of the C53 as its new budget smartphone. The new Realme C-series smartphone will launch in Malaysia on June 6 and is likely to debut in other markets in the coming weeks. Realme has not confirmed any details about the phone’s India availability. However, Indian customers are not missing out on the phone as the C53 is essentially a rebadged version of the Narzo N53, which was launched earlier this month in India. We say so as the official Realme Malaysia website has revealed the design and the key specifications of the phone.

The C53 has a flat frame and body. It will be launched in Malaysia in two colour options. Let’s take a look at the Realme C53 specifications, features and other details revealed ahead of the launch.

Realme C53: Price, Specifications and Features Revealed

The Realme C53 will be one of the most affordable smartphones from the company. The device will debut on June 6 in Malaysia. Ahead of the launch, Realme has listed the phone’s key specs and features on its official website. Additionally, the phone’s price, RAM and storage options have also been revealed via the Lazada online listing.

The C53 has been launched in Malaysia with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It is priced at MYR 550 (roughly Rs 9,800). In India, the Narzo N53, its rebadged sibling, has a starting price of Rs 8,999 for the base 4GB + 64GB variant. It is also available in India with 6GB + 128GB storage, which is priced at Rs 10,999.

Separately, the Realme website confirms that the C53 will sport a waterdrop notch at the top of the display. The chin bezel is quite thick compared to the rest of the bezels around the screen. Despite the bezels and the waterdrop notch, the phone offers a good 90.3 per cent screen-to-body ratio.

On the back, the phone has a square-shaped camera module with three circular cutouts. There is a dual-camera setup on the back and an LED flash module. The power and volume buttons are located on the right edge of the phone. One of the teaser images confirms that the C53 has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

In addition to the design, the website also reveals the key specs and features of the phone. The C53 is claimed to offer an all-day battery. Realme claims that the phone will have “plenty of power left at the end of the day” even after consuming content or playing games. The phone will also have up to 12GB of RAM, which will be a combination of physical and virtual RAM. In addition to this, there will be up to 128GB of internal storage.

The C53 is also the company’s slimmest phone to date, which is the same as the Narzo N53. It measures 7.49mm and continues to pack a 5000mAh battery. Also, the company revealed that the phone will launch in Champion Gold and Mighty Black colour options.

Now that the features are out of the way, here’s a quick look at the specifications of the C53:

  • Display: 6.74-inch IPS LCD with an HD+ resolution and support for a 90Hz refresh rate. The screen offers up to 560 nits of peak brightness and a 180Hz touch sampling rate. 
  • Processor: 12nm octa-core chip (Unisoc T612 SoC) with up to 1.82GHz peak clock speed and Mali-G57 GPU.
  • RAM, storage: Up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, up to 2TB of expandable storage via a microSD card.
  • Battery and fast charging: 5000mAh battery, 33W fast charging. 
  • Rear camera: 50MP main camera and 2MP portrait lens.
  • Front camera: 8MP 
  • Software: Android 13-based Realme UI T-edition.
  • Other specifications: 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C port, side-mounted fingerprint scanner, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi (2.4GHz, 5GHz), etc.