Realme C21Y Specs, Price, and Best Deals

Realme C21Y
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The Realme C21Y is an entry-level smartphone that was announced by Realme this month. The smartphone comes with a triple rear cameras setup, a waterdrop notch, and has a large battery.

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Realme C21Y Key Specs & Features

  • 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
  • Android 10, Realme UI
  • Octa-core Unisoc T610 (12 nm)
  • 3GB, 4GB RAM
  • 32GB, 64GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
  • 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
  • 5 MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint (Rear)
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Reverse Charging
  • Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery

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Design and Display

The Realme C21Y has a decent body that is built with both a combination of glass and plastic frames. The handset maintains a similar body design found on most C series. It has a sleek body that measures 164.5 x 76 x 9.1 mm in dimensions and weighs 200 grams.

The front side of the phone has a waterdrop notch offering a display size of 6.5-inch HD+ with a screen resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9.

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On the cameras set up, the Realme C21Y has a triple rear cameras setup. The main camera is 13-megapixel with an additional snapper of 2-megapixel monochrome sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro lens. There is a 5-megapixel on the front for taking selfies and video calls. The device camera can record 1080p videos and it has LED flash, HDR, and panorama.

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Hardware and Software

The Realme C21Y packs a Unisoc T610 chipset that is based on a 12nm chipset with an octa-core processor handling its assignment at a speed of 2xX.X GHz. This is a major upgrade compared to the MediaTek Helio G35 SOC available on the Realme C21.

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It is a bit more powerful. The inbuilt memory on the handset is 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. A micro MicroSD card slot is available that you can use to expand it up to 128GB.

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Battery and Network

The Realme C21Y has a large battery capacity of 5,000mAh with support for reverse charging technology. The company says the juicer can last all day under a single charge.
Further, it has a dual SIM 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/, and MicroUSB. There is a fingerprint scanner for security added to the panel. Users will also get a 3.5mm headphone jack for entertainment.

Realme C21Y Price and Availability

The Realme C21Y is now available for purchase at a price of $121 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage model while the bigger storage which is 4GB RAM with 64GB will cost about $135.

The smartphone is now available for purchase and you can buy it through, Flipkart, and Offline Stores across the country.

In Nigeria, it will sell at a price of 52,000 Naira, about 730 GHs in Ghana, and 14,000 Ksh in Kenya.

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Realme C21Y Specs

Here are a few specs of the Realme C21Y:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 10, Realme UI
  • Processor: Unisoc T610 (12 nm), Octa-core (2xX.X GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G52
  • Memory: 3GB, 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Cross Black, Cross Blue
  • Dimension: 164.5 x 76 x 9.1 mm
  • Weight: 200 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, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.12µm, PDAF + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) + 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) Triple Cameras, [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera, f/2.2, (wide), 1/5.0″, 1.12µm, HDR, panorama, [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB, 64GB
  • 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 b/g/n, hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 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, GLONASS, GALILEO, 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: Yes, Reverse charging
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Realme C21Y Specs, Price, and Best Deals was written by Miracle .O. The article was last modified: September 30th, 2021

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