The Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has announced the Realme X, a smartphone with pop-up camera and OLED screen. The device is the most expensive and most luxurious phone so far under the Realme brand of cheap smartphones.
Oppo Realme X The Realme X has a 105 cm 2 large oled screen with a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels according to the specs. The 19.5: 9 screen has dimensions of 15.1x7cm and a diagonal of 6.53″, with no notch. The phone runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710-soc, a 10nm-soc for midrange smartphones from the American processor designer.
The phone has 4, 6 or 8 GB of lpddr4x memory and 64 GB or 128 GB of ufs 2.1 storage. Oppo buys together with OnePlus and the companies already have ufs 3.0 storage, but only the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro announced Tuesday use the faster and probably more expensive storage.
The camera setup is the same as the OnePlus 7. The pop-up camera is a Sony IMX471 with 1.0 micron large pixels and a maximum resolution of 25 megapixels. At the back is a Sony IMX586, a 48-megapixel sensor with quad-bayer layout, assisted by a second camera that serves as a depth sensor. In contrast to the OnePlus telephones, the Realme X does have a 3.5 mm connection.
The phone initially only comes in China, but Engadget reports that it will later also be available worldwide. The cheapest 4 / 64GB option costs 1499 yuan, converted around $216. Realme is the budget brand of smartphone maker Oppo and focuses primarily on countries such as India with online sales of devices in lower price ranges. The prices remain relatively low by saving on overheads such as offices and distribution channels.