Realme C Series – Realme Me C11, C12, C15 – Specs, Price, Features, Pros and Cons

Realme C12 and C15 Launches in India – Specs, Price, Features, and Details

Realme has expanded its C-series portfolio by adding two affordable smartphones i.e Realme C15 and Realme C12.

The phones have multiple features in common and there are some differences that we will detail in this article. 

Realme C12 and C15
Realme C12 in Power Blue Color and Realme C15 in Power Silver Color

The phones are launched in India at a reasonable rate between 8K to 10K. Both the phone comes in Power Blue and Power Silver color option.

Firstly, let’s begin with the similarities in both phones.

 Both devices come with a 6.5 inches HD+ IPS LCD screen, 1600 * 720 pixels resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, and 88% screen to body ratio. Additionally, there is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

The smartphones weigh 209g and are 9.8mm thick. The storage for both phones is expandable up to 256GB with dedicated micro SD card slots.

Notably, the phones are powered by 2.3GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G35 SoC processor. They run on the Android 10 Operating System and the Realme UI. 

Realme C12 and C15 offer incredible battery life and come with a massive 6000mAh battery. However, they have a different charging speed i.e. C12 has 10W charging and C15 supports 18W charging.  

Let’s discuss the memory and camera setup differences and the price for these two devices.

Realme C12

The main difference amongst the phones is due to the cameras.

Realme C12 comes with a 5MP AI Beauty selfie camera and triple rear camera that includes a 13MP main camera, a 2MP black and white sensor, and a 2MP macro camera. 

The budget-oriented phone comes with single memory variants of 3GB RAM and 32GB storage and costs INR 8,999.

Realme C15

Realme C15 comes with a quad rear camera setup that comprises a 13MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, a 2MP black and white sensor lens, and a 2MP macro camera whereas the front camera has an 8MP lens to capture AI-powered selfies.

As far as the memory is concerned, it comes in two memory alternatives of 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage with the price tag of INR 9,999 and 4GB RAM/64GB storage is available for INR 10,999.

Realme C11 Entry Level Gaming Phone With Helio G35 Launched in India

The Realme C11 is the latest mobile in the Realme C series and is the successor to the Realme C3.

Realme C11 Performance

Powering the new C11 is the latest MediaTek Octa-Core Helio G35 processor. The processor is based on a 12 Nm manufacturing processor and comes with Cortex-A53 cores with a maximum clock speed of 2.3 Ghz. Also, there is an IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU with 680 Mhz clock speed.

The Helio G35 is a decent processor for entry-level gaming and it can easily run games like PUBG or COD but at low settings or you can play the lighter version of the games with ease.

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Realme-C11-Image

The phone comes with 2 GB of Ram and also has 32 GB of internal storage. The storage is expandable using the dedicated Micro-sd card (3-Card Slot design).  

The Realme C11 runs on Android 10 along with the custom Realme OS on top of it.

Display, Camera, Battery Life, and Other Features

The phone has an iPhone like rear camera design and comes with a 6.5-inch HD+ (1600*720 pixels) display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The full view display is nice for multimedia consumption as well as gaming and offers an 88.7% screen to body ratio.

For imaging, it comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture lens and has a 2 MP depth camera for clicking better portrait shots with background blur.

The front selfie camera comes with a basic 5 MP shooter and has AI portrait mode and beautify options.

The camera on the phone offers several AI features such as Filter mode, HDR, Portrait mode as well as timelapse. Also, Realme is boasting about the new AI nightscape mode on this budget phone for better low light imaging. 

The Realme C11 comes with a massive 5000 mAH capacity battery that can easily last all day and it also supports fast charging.

The phone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack, Micro-USB port, Bluetooth 5.0 and WIFI, and Dual 4G support.

Realme C11 – Price and Availability

The price of the mobile is Rs. 7499 and comes will go on sale starting 22nd July on Flipkart and Realme.com. Overall, the phone looks decent for the price but 3 GB ram would have made the experience better even if the price was increased by Rs. 500.

Realme Power Bank launched With 30 Watts Charging 

Along with the Realme C11, the company has launched a new Realme Powerbank for a price tag of Rs. 1,999. The Realme Powerbank comes with 10,000 mAH battery capacity and has got dual charging ports (USB A and USB Type C) with layers charging protection.

You can buy the power bank from Flipkart or Realme official website starting 21st July 2020. The power bank looks expensive as there are several other options available at half the price with slightly slower charging speeds. 

Realme-Power-bank
Realme-Power-bank

Also, Read: 12 Best Android Mobiles Under Rs 8000 India 


 

Realme C3 Launches for Rs. 6,999 in India Offers Fast Performance and Long Battery Life

7-Feb-2020 – Realme has launched the successor to the Realme C2 in India on 6th February. The Realme C3 will go on sale on Valentine’s Day (14th February), at 12:00 pm on Flipkart and Realme.com. The brand confirms that it will later go on sale in offline stores too.

Price for Realme C3 Variants

Realme has launched the C3 in two storage and Ram variants:
1. 32 GB Internal Storage and 3 GB Ram – Price Rs. 6,999 (After a recent price increase it is available for Rs. 8,999)
2. 64 GB Internal Storage and 4 GB Ram – Price Rs. 7,999. (After a recent price increase it is available for Rs. 10,999)

The price for the Realme C3 is aggressive and the phone can help them to win back the lost market share in the coming months.

Key Specs and Features – Realme C3

It comes with a poly-plastic build and is available in two glossy colors – Red and Blue. The company is calling it “Entertainment Ka SuperStar” as it offers a large battery and display.

For starters, it has a 6.5 inch IPS LCD display that offers HD+ resolution (1600*720) with 89.8% screen to body ratio. Also, to keep the display safe it comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

The front side has minimal top bezel (comes with a dew-drop notch), however, there is slightly more bezel at the bottom. For the price, the phone looks stunning.

It is a bit bulky due to a large battery, weighs 195 grams and has 8.9 mm thickness.

Performance

To improve the UX, it comes with the latest Android 10 Os along with the custom Realme UI 1.0 offering a neat interface.

Powering the device is the new Helio G70 processor (12 Nm Manufacturing process, 2.0 GHz Speed) and Mali G52 GPU that offers fast performance in daily tasks and is also capable of running modern games like COD, and PUBG.

On the Antutu 8 Benchmark, the Realme C3 scores 72,188, impressive. The Helio G70 is significantly faster than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 used in the Xiaomi Redmi 8. The Snapdragon 439 scores close to 43K on the benchmark.

Aforementioned, it comes with 32/64 GB storage and offers a dedicated micro-sd card slot.

You can expand the storage upto 256 GB using a micro-sd card.

Cameras, Battery Life and Other Features

For imaging, it comes with Dual rear cameras. The primary lens has 12 MP resolution and comes with an f/1.8 aperture. The secondary lens has 2MP resolution and acts as a depth sensor for portrait shots.

At the front, there is a basic 5 MP selfie camera that can click images using AI portrait mode and offers beautify features.

One of the key highlight features of the Realme C3 is the presence of 5000 mAH capacity battery that comes with 10 Watts Charger.

Additionally, there is a 3.5 mm headphone jack, WIFI, Bluetooth, Dual 4G VOLTE, and micro-usb port.

Overall, the Realme C3 offers incredible value for money in the budget segment can be a good daily driver for most users.

You can read more about the Realme C2 below to know the difference. Just to sum-up, the Realme C3 offers more battery life, better processor, higher Ram, and Storage space.


 

Realme C2 Cheapest Waterdrop Notch Display Phone in India

The Realme C2 is the latest budget phone from Realme and is the successor to the Realme C1.

The Realme C2 was launched on 22 April 2019 along with the Realme 3 Pro which took all the limelight in the event.

The C2 costs Rs. 5,999 for the base variant with 2 GB ram and 16 GB of internal storage and there is a higher variant with 3 GB ram and 32 GB of internal storage that costs Rs. 7,999.

The phone will go on sale on Flipkart starting 15th May 2019 at 12:00 pm.

Let’s have a look at what Realme C2 offers to the budget buyers.

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Design,  Display & Performance

The smartphone comes with the polycarbonate back cover and has a diamond pattern design. It is available in two colors – Blue and the deep black. It is the cheapest mobile that comes with the water-drop notch display and also has dual rear cameras at the back.

The mobile comes with 6.1 Inches HD+ (1560*720) pixels display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Also, the bezels are pretty thin and it offers 89.35% screen to body ratio.

Further, the device measures 8.5 mm in thickness (not too much) and weighs 166 grams.

Powering the device is the Mediatek Helio P22 Octa-Core processor with a clock speed of 2.0 GHz. Notably, the Helio P22 is made from 12 Nm manufacturing process and comes with the PowerVR GE8320 GPU.

Overall it is a good performance device in the sub 6k price range and can play modern games (like PUBG) in low settings without having any issues.

Cameras

The Realme C2 comes with Dual rear cameras at the back. The primary sensor has a 13 MP shooter while the secondary camera is a basic 2 MP lens to offer the depth effect in portrait shots. The camera has PDAF Fast focusing, f/2.2 aperture, and a 5P Lens.

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The camera can record 1080P videos and even can record slo-mo footage.

Further, for selfies, there is a 5 Megapixel front shooter that comes with 1.12-micron pixel size.

OS and Battery Life

The phone runs on the latest Android Pie 9.0 along with the Color OS 6.0. The Color OS comes with an App drawer and also has support for AI imaging.

The C2 offers great battery back-up as it comes with 4000 mAH capacity battery and the display and processor are not battery hogs.

You can easily use the device all day without the need for charging.

Other Features

There is a face unlock feature that you will love on this budget mobile, however, there is no fingerprint scanner.

Lastly, it comes with Dual Sim, Dual Volte Support and even has support for storage expansion upto 256 GB.

Overall the Realme C2 is a fantastic phone for budget buyers in the price range of Rs. 6,000 to 8,000 and comes with loaded with several features stolen from mid-range phones.

Share your thoughts and questions in the comments below. 

Also, Read About Realme Vs Xiaomi In India and previously launched Realme Mobiles like the Realme 2 Pro or the Realme C1.

Moreover, Realme has also launched the Realme 3 Pro in India to take on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 PRO.

RealME C1

The second phone that the company launched today at the event was the Realme C1 that comes with some exceptional specs for a price of Rs. 6,999.

Update – 20th November 2018 – Realme has increased the price for the Realme C1 by Rs. 1000 and now the device is available for Rs. 7,999 instead of Rs. 6,999.

The brand has said it is a festive offer pricing and may increase it a later date.

The RealME C1 looks far better than most phones in the sub 8k price range and takes on the Xiaomi Redmi 6, 6A and the Huawei Honor 7S. For starters, it comes with a large 6.2 Inch HD+ Display (1520 by 720 pixels) with a 19:9 aspect ratio and 88.8% screen to body ratio.

There is a notch at the top the display that makes it look similar to the RealMe 2 or most Android Mobiles with a notch. Powering the mobile is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa-Core Processor with a clock speed of 1.8 GHz and comes with the Adreno 506 GPU.

Specs and features for Realme C1

There is 2 GB of Ram and 16 GB of internal storage which is user expandable upto 256 GB using the dedicated micro-sd card slot. The phone runs on the Android Oreo 8.1 along with the Color OS 5.1 (not the latest 5.2).

Further, it comes with a large 4230 mAH capacity battery that can easily power it for a full day and comes with a 5V/1A charger in the box (no fast charging).

Notably, RealMe shared that the phone supports 5V/2A charging and even has a Corning Gorilla Glass protection. For photography, the phone has a 13 MP + 2 MP Dual rear camera setup and at the front, we have a 5 MP selfie camera. The phone comes with support for the portrait mode and also has the face unlocking feature.

However, there is no fingerprint scanner on this phone like the realme 1. The phone comes in dark blue and black color and measures 8.2 mm in thickness and has a weight of 168 grams.

Same as the Realme 2 Pro the C1 looks great value for money offering from the brand and will definitely be a top seller in the online space. Aforementioned, wait for some real reviews and then can definitely buy it.

Sale Date

The RealME C1 will also go on sale on 11th October 2018 on Flipkart at 12:00 PM similar to the RealMe 2 Pro.

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