Realme X Gets an Official Launch Date in China, Realme X Lite Likely to Launch Alongside

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After launching the Realme 3 Pro in India, the OPPO sub-brand is reportedly gearing up for another launch. According to the incoming reports, a new smartphone Realme X is in works alongside a lighter version dubbed Realme X Lite or Realme X Youth Edition. The latest report states that the new phones could debut on May 15, 2019, in China. Let’s find out more details concerning the upcoming Realme smartphones.

Realme X and Realme X Lite Already Up For Pre-orders

Interestingly, ahead of any official announcement by the brand, the Realme X is up for pre-order via online retail channels in China including JD.com, Suning and Tmall. Recently, the Realme X made an appearance on one of the leading e-commerce websites in China. A Weibo post also confirmed the launch date of the phone, i.e. May 15, 2019, in Beijing.

Realme X Weibo Post
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Besides, one of the teaser by the brand revealed that Realme X smartphone has “realme X” branding on the body. As for India, the phone had already received BIS certification last week. The teaser video for the smartphone shows rising front camera just like the Oppo F11 Pro. The phone has been codenamed RMX1901 and boasts a gradient back panel design in Blue color.

In the recent leaks about the Realme X, the phone allegedly appeared in one of the review videos by Ben’s Gadget Reviews on YouTube. Interestingly, the video is about Chinese laptop Chuwi Aerobook, but it cleverly shows the back panel of the upcoming Realme phone too. The glimpse confirms that the phone indeed has a gradient back panel in Blue color with Realme logo on it. On further observation, we can also see the dual rear camera setup. We do not see a fingerprint sensor on the back, which suggests that the phone could have an In-display fingerprint sensor as revealed in the previous leaks.

Realme X Rumored Specs, Expected Price in India

Concerning the rumored specs of the phone, it is expected to feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SoC with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It is going to be the first offering by Realme to have a full-screen design sans notch. The phone is also tipped to come with an In-display fingerprint sensor. For optics, we can expect the Realme X to have a 48MP+5MP dual rear camera setup. The battery on the phone would support OPPO’s VOOC 3.0 fast charging. Overall, we notice that the Realme X is quite similar to the OPPO F11 Pro in terms of design and specs.

The Realme X is expected to launch in three variants – 6GB RAM+64GB Storage, 6GB RAM+128GB Storage, and 8GB RAM+128GB Storage. The base variant may come with a price tag of RMB 1,599 (approx INR 16,500) while the top-end variant could flaunt a price tag of RMB 1,999 (around INR 20,500).

We will get to know everything about the Realme X as it goes official on May 15. Stay tuned with us to catch all the action as it unfolds. In the meantime, share your thoughts on the latest leak concerning the Realme X in the comments below.


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