The Realme X7 series will launch in India next year, as CEO Madhav Sheth confirmed on Twitter. The lineup includes two phones, Realme X7 and Realme X7 Pro, which were launched in China in early September as relatively affordable 5G smartphones. Now, Sheth has shared that the company’s plan is to “democratize 5G technology in 2021” in India with the Realme X7 series. As of now, there is no fixed date for the launch but the Realme X7 series can be expected in the first quarter of 2021.
Madhav Sheth, CEO of Realme India and Europe tweeted that the company was the first to bring 5G smartphones to India with Realme X50 Pro, launched in February of this year. He added that Realme X7 series will “democratize 5G technology in 2021”. The Realme X7 series includes Realme X7 and Realme X7 Pro and presumably, both phones will hit the Indian market. While there is no fixed date for the launch of the two phones in India, they can be expected in the first quarter or at least the first half of 2021.
In September, rumors a Realme X7 Lite started to surface and the phone was reportedly spotted in a TENAA listing with the model number RMX2173. As the name suggests, the phone is expected to be a toned down, more affordable version of Realme X7, but the company hasn’t shared any information on that.
Specifications Realme X7, Realme X7 Pro
Both phones support dual SIM and run on Android 10 with Realme UI on top. Realme X7 has a 6.4-inch Full HD + AMOLED display (1080 x 2400 pixels), while Realme X7 Pro has a 6.55-inch Full HD + AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The Vanilla Realme X7 is powered by the Dimensity 800U octa-core SoC and the Pro variant comes with the Dimensity 1000+ octa-core SoC. You get up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage on Realme X7 and up to 256GB on Realme X7 Pro.
In terms of cameras, Realme X7 comes with a 64-megapixel primary shooter with f / 1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel sensor with an f / 2.3 ultra-wide-angle lens, a black and white portrait sensor. 2-megapixel camera with an f / 2.4 lens and a 2-megapixel macro shooter with f / 2.4 aperture. On the front there is a 32-megapixel sensor with an f / 2.5 lens. Realme X7 Pro ships with roughly the same setup with a few minor differences.
Realme X7 is backed by a 4300mAh battery while Realme X7 Pro is backed by a 4500mAh battery. Both support 65W fast charging.