realme Buyer’s Guide: Which device is for you?
There are plenty of smartphone brands in the market, and of the most popular right now is realme. Not only they have a wide-range of offerings from entry-level to mid-range, they also have accessories to compliment your device. If you’re looking at getting a realme device but don’t know which one will fit your needs, let us help you in this guide.
Affordable daily drivers
realme is known for offering affordable devices with specs that punch above its weight class. In this segment, we have three models to choose from.
First, we have the realme C11 priced at PHP 4,990, sporting a 6.5-inch HD+ display, MediaTek Helio G35 CPU, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, dual-rear cameras, 5MP front camera, 4G connectivity, large 5,000mAh battery, and realme UI based on Android 10.
Given the specs and price point, this device is a solid daily driver for basic tasks like browsing the web and social media platforms, as well as a partner for online learning needs.
Next, we have the realme C3 at PHP 5,990 which sports a 6.5-inch HD+ display, MediaTek Helio G70 CPU, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, triple-rear cameras, 5MP front camea, 4G connectivity, 5,000mAh battery, and realme UI based on Android 10.
So, if you want a device that has a better CPU, bigger RAM, and extra camera compared to the C11 for an extra PHP 1K, then this is the one to get.
Got another extra PHP 1K? Why not take a look at the Realme 5i for PHP 6,990. This is one of those smartphones with an entry-level price for mid-range specs. It has a 6.52-inch HD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 CPU, 3GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, quad-rear cameras, 8MP front camera, 4G connectivity, large 5,000mAh battery, and ColorOS 6 based on Android 9 Pie but can be upgraded to realme UI based on Android 10.
If you have a bigger budget, want to play some games and into mobile photography. Then this is the phone for you.
Since we mentioned gaming, you’d want something more powerful than the previously mentioned device, but at the same time still affordable. If that’s the case, there’s the realme 6i. It has a 6.5-inch HD+ display, MediaTek Helio G80 CPU, qua-drear cameras, 16MP front camera, large 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charge, and realme UI based on Android 10.
It comes in two models: 3GB + 64GB for PHP 7,990, which is for those with light to moderate needs, or 4GB + 128GB for PHP 9,990 for those who have heavier multitasking needs and take a lot of photos and videos.
Let’s move up the PHP 10K mark and dive into realme’s more powerful mid-rangers. If you want an all-around device (good display, performance, cameras, battery life) without breaking the bank, we have the realme 6.
This one sports a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display with a smooth 90Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass, MediaTek Helio G90T CPU, 64MP quad-rear cameras, 16MP front camera, 4,300mAh battery, and realme UI based on Android 10. It comes in two variants 4GB + 128GB for PHP 11,990, and PHP 13,990 for the 8GB + 128GB.
This device is perfect for those who want to have a device that can game, do photography, will last long, and has one of the best displays in its class.
They say that if you want more hardware, you have to pay the price. realme says otherwise though with the realme 6 Pro. We’re calling this a premium mid-range but the price didn’t even go above PHP 17K. It’s at a competitive PHP 16,990.
For that price, you’re already getting a 6.6-inch Full HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G CPU, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, 64MP quad-rear cameras, 16MP front camera, 4,300mAh battery with 30W fast charge, and realme UI based on Android 10.
Based on the hardware, the realme 6 Pro is the best mid-range phone you can buy right now from realme’s lineup, and without a doubt, one of the best mid-range phones in the market.
A flagship realme device? Yes, realme has ventured into the flagship category with the realme X3 SuperZoom. This one has a 6.6-inch Full HD+ display with an impressive 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ CPU, 12GB of RAM, 256GB UFS 3.0, 64MP quad-rear cameras, 32MP dual-front cameras, 4,200mAh battery with 30W fast charge, and realme UI based on Android 10.
If you want to run games in their highest settings, multi-task heavily, watch videos, take plenty of photos and videos, then get this one. The best part is, it only costs PHP 24,990.
So, you have already chosen your realme smartphone, why not get accessories for it to enhance your experience? In this case, check out the realme AIoT devices below.
If you want to get notifications on your wrist, monitor your heart rate, oxygen level, and fitness activity, then you need a smartwatch, or in this case, a realme Watch. It has a 1.4-inch colored touchscreen LCD display, Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and a removable 20mm silicone strap. It also comes with a customizable stylish watch faces through the Realme Link App. It is priced at PHP 3,990.
Want something to monitor your fitness activity but don’t want the bulk and price tag of a smartwatch? If that’s the case, then take a look at the realme Band. It features a 0.96-inch display that you can customize with different watch faces, a heart rate monitor, notifications for calls, SMS, and other apps, sleep monitor, and can keep track of different physical activities such as running, swimming, cycling, and yoga, to name a few. The Realme Band is available in three colors and priced at PHP 1,390.
realme Buds Air Neo
Want to listen to music and hate wires? You can go truly wireless with the realme Buds Air Neo. It is equipped with the same 13mm Dynamic Bass Boost drivers paired with R1 True wireless chip from the Buds Air, boasts super-low latency, and has up to 17 hours of music playback with the charging case. It is priced at PHP 1,990.
realme Power Bank 2
Lastly, you’ll need a device to power your smartphone and AIoT devices, and the realme Power Bank 2 fits the role. It has a 10,000mAh capacity, USB-A port, USB-C port, LED indicators, power switch, and supports two-way 18W quick charge meaning can recharge your device with 18W power but can also recharge itself using an 18W power adapter. It is priced at PHP 1,190.
realme Adventure Backpack
Now that you have chosen the realme devices that is perfect for your needs, why don’t you find a backpack that can store your realme gadgets as well as other devices like a laptop? In this case, we have the realme Adventure Backpack. It’s made of 650D high-density British Oxford Cotton and has a 32L capacity. It offers a 4-level splash resistance, a separate laptop sleeve that can hold a 17-inch notebook, a safety buckle, easy-access side pockets and zippers, a multifunctional band, an extra-padded silk handle, thick pearl cotton straps, and a trolley strap. The realme Adventure Backpack is priced at PHP 1,490.
And there you have it. We hope that this guide has helped you pick the right realme device for your needs.