The Realme C3 is a budget smartphone that was officially unveiled in India. It is the first smartphone to feature the all-new Helio G70 chipset that is designed to bring gaming capabilities to entry-level smartphones.
Apart from that it also has Realme UI. The Realme C3 is the successor of the Realme C2 that brings in more display and a bigger battery. This is a budget device that is perfect for entertainment.
Realme C3 Key Specs & Features
- 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1560 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
- Android 10.0; realme UI 1.0
- Octa-core Mediatek Helio G70 (12 nm)
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
- 12 MP + 2 MP Dual Rear Camera
- 5 MP Front Camera
- 4g LTE Network
- Fast Charging
- Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Design and Display
The Realme C3 is still in the budget family and as such, it’s wrapped with plastic while the front is made of glass. Its rear shell features a new and attractive Sunrise design. It’s also where you will find the camera, an LED flash, and the branded logo.
It apparently lacks a fingerprint scanner. However, there is a model that has a fingerprint scanner and a triple rear camera. That variant was announced in Thailand.
Shifting to the front, it flaunts a large display size of 6.5-inch with an IPS LCD panel and a mini-drop notch. The display offers an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and a tall aspect ratio of 20:9. It promises a screen-to-body ratio of 89.8 percent.
On the camera side, there is an AI-powered vertical dual camera setup. It features f/1.8 aperture 12-megapixel primary shooter and an f/2.4 aperture 2-megapixel depth sensor.
The Realme C3 also has a 5-megapixel an AI Beauty Selfie camera with a 1.12micron pixel size on the front.
Then the main camera has some dandy features on the camera such as LED flash, fast PDAF focus, Chroma Boost, Panorama Selfie, HDR Mode, 1202slow-motion video shooting and 1080p video recording. The front snapper has AI Portrait, HDR Mode and Panoselfie.
Hardware and Software
Behind the wheel is a 2.0GHz Helio G70 chipset that is built with ARM G52 graphics for gaming. The 12nm chipset also has network latency optimization. The inbuilt storage includes 4 GB of LDDR4x RAM and 64GB of onboard memory. You can still expand the storage using a micro SD card.
Booting the whole system is the latest Android 10 coupled with Realme UI customize the user interface. The OS brings some interesting features such as system animations, Focus Mode, Smart Gestures, three-finger screenshot, Dual Mode Music Share and lastly, is personal information protection.
Battery and Network
The Realme C3 has a battery capacity of 5,000mAh. The juicer has a fast-charging of 10W. You will also get a reverse charging that can be used to charge other phones.
The connectivity options on the phone include dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, micro-USB 2.0 and 3.5mm audio jack for entertainment.
Realme C3 Price and Availability
The Realme C3 arrived in different storage variant such as 32GB + 2GB, 32GB + 3GB and 64GB + 4GB. These models in Nigeria will sell at a price of 35,000 Naira ($98) and 42,000 Naira ($112) respectively.
You can buy the phone in editions Blazing Red and Frozen Blue at any online leading store across the country.
Realme C3 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Realme C3:
- Platform: Android 10.0; realme UI 1.0
- Processor: Mediatek Helio G70 (12 nm), Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)
- GPU: Mali-G52 2EEMC2
- Memory: 2/3/4GB RAM
- Colours: Frozen Blue, Blazing Red
- Dimension: 164.4 x 75 x 9 mm
- Weight: 195 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1560 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 12 MP (wide) + 2 MP (depth) Dual Camera, [email protected]
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 5 MP
- Built-in Storage: 32/64GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: No
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: No