Realme Race With Snapdragon 888 SoC Might Launch After Chinese Spring Festival

Realme flagship will be launched after the Chinese Spring Festival.


Realme is planning to launch a new smartphone in home country China called the Realme Race. Now a new report claims that the smartphone might launch after the Chinese Spring Festival or the Chinese New Year. Realme was the first one to announce that its upcoming flagship smartphone will be powered by the latest Snapdragon 888 chipset. According to a post by Realme Marketing Communications Director, Song Qi Aric, the Realme Race will launch after the Chinese Spring Festival. Aric didn’t reveal any specific launch date of the smartphone, but it’s smartphone is tipped to be launched by the end of this month. 

Realme Race China Launch

The official post didn’t mention the exact name of the flagship phone either, but Aric suggests that the smartphone is going to arrive with a special name and meaning. The Weibo post of Aric was first spotted by Gizmochina, and the post suggests the Realme flagship will be launched after the Chinese Spring Festival. The Chinese festival is going to start on February 12, which means that the phone will see the limelight at the end of February. 

Some reports claim that OPPO has shifted its Ace series to Realme with a new moniker. Thus, there is a fair possibility that Ace series phone might be the first Ace phone from Realme. According to the latest leak, it has been reported that the Realme Race will be powered by the Snapdragon 888 chipset, clubbed with 12GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage. The handset is said to run Android 11 operating system with Realme UI 2.0. 

There is also a Pro variant which is tipped to feature a 6.8-inch OLED Quad HD+ resolution display with a 160Hz refresh rate. The Realme Race Pro is expected to be backed by 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM, up to 512GB of storage. Under the hood, it is said to be fuelled by a massive 5,000mAh battery.