Realme C17 Specs and Price

Realme C17
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Realme C17 is the newest member of the Realme C series coming from the Chinese company. The device can still be referred to as the Lite version of Realme 7i as it comes with Snapdragon 460 and lower megapixel cameras.

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That been said, the device was first announced in Bangladesh in a single 6GB + 128GB storage configuration. It’s now available in Navy Blue and Lake Green color option.

Realme C17 Key Specs & Features

  • 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
  • Android 10
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm)
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
  • 13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras
  • 8 MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fast charging 18W
  • Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery

Realme C17

Design and Display

In terms of body design, the Realme C17 packs a polycarbonate body. However, the panel is looking smooth and it housed the cameras setup and a fingerprint scanner. It also features a smooth curved edge that makes it sit comfortably in any palm.

There are a weather-sealed port and a loudspeaker on the android phone. The Realme C17 has 164.1 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm and weighs 188 grams.

On the front, it sports a display screen size of 6.5-inch HD+ 720 x 1600 pixels resolution and an IPS LCD panel on the front with a single-punch hole at the top right corner nesting the selfies camera.

The screen has a 90Hz refresh rate, 90% screen-to-body ratio, and a peak brightness of 600 nits. The display is protected by an unspecified version of Corning Gorilla Glass.


The Realme C17 has a quad rear camera setup that consists of a 13MP primary sensor, a secondary 8MP sensor with a 119° ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP tertiary sensor with a macro lens, and a 2MP quaternary monochrome camera.

The camera has an LED flash and HDR support shooting 1080p video quality as well as the 8 MP on the front for selfies.

Hardware and Software

Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 chipset that has an octa-core processor running at a speed of 1.8 GHz. The Realme C17 has Adreno 610 GPU and its paired with 6GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 2.1 internal storage.

You will also get some sensors that include a rear-mounted fingerprint, light sensor, proximity sensor, compass, and accelerometer.

Battery and Network

Fueling the smartphone is a massive 5000 mAh battery that has supports for 18W fast charging and reverses charging. As for the software, the phone is powered by realme UI based on Android 10 and should get realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11 updates as well.

On the connectivity, the Realme C17 has 4G LTE, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C. There is a triple slot on the inside dedicated for dual SIM and a microSD card at the same time.

Realme C17 Price and Availability

The Realme C17 will sell for 160 EUR and will ship in Navy Blue, and Lake Green colors. In Nigeria, the budget smartphone will sell for 75,000 Naira, around 1,200 Ghs in Ghana, and 22,000 Ksh in Kenya.

Realme C17 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Realme C17:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 10
  • Processor: Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm), Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Kryo 240 & 4×1.6 GHz Kryo 240)
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • Memory: 6GB RAM
  • Colours: Navy Blue, Lake Green
  • Dimension: 164.1 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm
  • Weight: 188 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 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Quad Cameras, [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, HDR, [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes

Network Support

  • 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, 1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, 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, GLONASS, 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: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • 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: Li-Po 5000 mAh, Non-Removable Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Fast charging 18W
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Realme C17 Specs and Price was written by Miracle .O. The article was last modified: October 5th, 2020
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