Realme C3 launch webcast started with Madhav Sheth talking about Realme C-series in India. He recapped the Realme C-series and how it has performed in the country. According to Sheth, Realme C1 and Realme C2 have been loved by the Indian consumers. He claimed over 10 million units of the Realme C1 and Realme C2 smartphones have been sold worldwide.
Sheth then moved to Realme C3 that is being launched in the country today. He invited Realme's Nidhi Bhatia to detail the new smartphone.
According to Bhatia, Realme C3 comes with a sunrise design at the back. It will be offered in Blazing Red and Frozen Blue colour options. Realme C3 features a 6.5-inch HD+ screen with waterdrop-style notch. The aspect ratio is 20:9 and the phone comes with 89.8 percent screen-to-body ratio.
Among other specifications, the new Realme phone is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio G70 SoC that is built on 12nm manufacturing process. Additionally, there is dual-band Wi-Fi support. The phone will be released in two storage variants - 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB.
For the imaging needs, Realme has added two cameras on the back with a 12-megapixel primary shooter with f/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel secondary camera for portrait shots. The primary camera supports 1080p video recording, HDR mode, slo-mo videos, and more. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie shooter.
Further, the Realme executive revealed the presence of 5,000mAh battery that supports reverse charging. You will also get dual-SIM support and a dedicated microSD card slot. Realme C3 is also the first smartphone to come pre-installed with the company's new Realme UI that is based on Android 10 and ColorOS 7. Some of the prominent Realme UI features include Focus Mode, Dual Mode Music Share, and Three Finger Screenshot.
Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth then returned to reveal the Realme C3 price in India and sale details.
Realme C3 price starts at Rs. 6,999 for the base 3GB + 32GB variant. The 4GB + 64GB variant of the phone will retail at Rs. 7,999. The first sale of the phone is scheduled for February 14 at 12pm (noon). The Realme C3 will be sold via Flipkart and Realme.com. It will soon reach offline stores as well.
In terms of the offers, Realme C3 buyers will get benefits worth Rs. 7,550 from Reliance Jio. Realme is also teasing an exchange offer that will be available on the first sale through Flipkart.
The launch presentation is over. You can check out the full video below.
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