The Realme X7 comes in as a more affordable 5G smartphone which brings 5G internet connectivity to the reach of enthusiasts whose budget falls within the 200 dollar range. Highlights of the Realme X7 includes a MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor, 65W fast charging capacity, quad rear cameras. In summary, it offers enthusiasts a solid mid-range smartphone hardware.
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Realme X7 Key Specs & Features
- 6.4-inch AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 Pixels, (411 PPI)
- Android 10, Realme UI
- Octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G (7nm)
- 6GB / 8GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage
- 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 32MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint (Under Display)
- Fast Charging (65W Capacity)
- 4300mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
Two things the Realme X7 design is not, it isn’t flashy and it isn’t innovative. Realme chose to go with a more conservative design. Aesthetically, it bears resemblance with the Realme 7.
Having a conservative design isn’t a bad thing in my opinion, especially when considering the budget. This way enthusiasts will be having a budget smartphone with a chassis design with trending features.
Perusing the chassis of the Realme X7, we discover a square camera module housing four cameras on the rear, also on the rear is the Realme branding, which indicates its a Realme smartphone.
Upfront, we have a 6.4 inch AMOLED display with a punch hole that is home to a selfie camera. This display has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 Pixels and a density of 411 PPI.
Enthusiasts who desire to purchase this Android smartphone will have three colour options to chose from, these colours include Blue, White and Rainbow.
The camera department of the Realme X7 is equipped with a set of four cameras on the rear and a single camera up front, a setup that is has been replicated on many smartphones, especially those in the mid-range category.
The quad-camera setup on the rear comprises of a 64MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, an 8MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.3, a 2MP Macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4 and lastly a 2MP depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4.
For video recording, this camera setup can record as high as 4k @ 30fps. Enthusiasts can also record [email protected]/60/120fps.
Selfies are manned by a single 32MP camera with an aperture of f/2.5. This camera is capable of recording videos at [email protected]/120fps.
Hardware and Software
As mentioned in the introductory paragraph, the Realme X7 is a mid-range smartphone, which is based on its Octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G processor.
Other features facilitating performance here include a mali-G57 graphics processing unit, 6GB or 8GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage and a non-removable 4300mAh battery. It also offers a 65W fast-charging capacity, which promises a 100% charge in about 33 minutes.
On the software side, we have got the Realme UI running on the Android 10 operating system.
The Realme X7 features a USB Type-C port, dual-band Wifi Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. Please note that there isn’t a 3.5mm headphone jack and as such private audio listening is done either through a USB-C headphone or via a wireless headphone
Internet connectivity on the Realme X7 is maxed out at 5G, which means enthusiasts have the luxury of utilizing 5G internet speed for downloads, streaming, and uploads.
Realme X7 Price and Availability
The price of the Realme X7 starts around $265 for the base 6GB / 128GB, which translates to in 101,098 Naira Nigeria, 28,731 KSH in Kenya, and 1,536 GHC in Ghana.
The Realme X7 was announced on September 1, 2020, and is expected to go on sale on September 8th, 2020.
Realme X7 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Realme X7:
- Platform: Android 10, Realme UI
- Processor: Octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G (2.4 GHz)
- GPU: Mali-G57
- Memory: 6GB / 8GB
- Colours: Blue, White, Rainbow
- Dimension: 160.9 x 74.4 x 8.1 mm
- Weight: 175 g
- SIM Type: Nano
- SIM Count: Dual
- Display: 6.4-inch AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 1080 x 2400, 20:9 Ratio, (411 PPI)
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 64MP (Primary) f/1.8 + 8MP (Ultrawide) f/2.3 + 2MP (Macro) f/2.4 + 2MP (Depth) f/2.4
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, Panorama, [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps
- Front Camera: 32MP Camera, f/2.5, HDR, [email protected]/120fps
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: 800
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
- 5G: 1, 41, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB 2.0, USB Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: No
- Navigation: Dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS
- Maps: -Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: -Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: (Under Display, Optical)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: 4300 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 65W (100% in 35 min)