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RealMe Narzo 50A Review with Pros and Cons – Waste of Money?

RealMe Narzo 50A Review
RealMe Narzo 50A Review

RealMe is back with another affordable device and this time, it’s under Narzo 50 Series. The newly launched RealMe Narzo 50A is powered by MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, 50MP triple camera setup, massive 6000 mAh battery, HD+ display and its priced at Rs 11,499 for 4G of Ram and 64GB storage.

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Yes, RealMe has done cost-cutting here which you can clearly see on the display and camera setup. Before we start the RealMe Narzo 50A review, let me share with you the India price.

RealMe Narzo 50A India Price

The RealMe Narzo 50A price in India starts from Rs 11,499 for 4GB of Ram and 64GB storage while 4GB Ram + 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 12,499.

The device is available in Oxygen Green and Oxygen Blue colour options and it will be available on 27th September 2021 via Flipkart.

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RealMe Narzo 50A Review

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RealMe Narzo 50A is a decent offering from RealMe, it does have a massive battery size, good processor but this is not the only smartphone available at a 12k price range in India. In short, you can skip the Narzo 50A and take look at Redmi 9 Prime or even POCO M3.

No doubt, RealMe Narzo 50A is a good smartphone but still, HD+ display at Rs 11,499 in 2021 is not acceptable and there not No Secondary Microphone.

In short, RealMe Narzo 50A is not built for everyone. If you want a value money device then skip Narzo 50A.

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RealMe Narzo 50A Pros and Cons

PROS CONS
Massive 6000 mAh BatteryOnly HD Display
MediaTek Helio G85 SoCWaterdrop Notch
18W Charging SupportDecent Cameras
SD-Card Slot No Ultra-Wide Lens
Overpriced
No Secondary Microphone
Single Speaker
Tons Pre-Installed Apps

RealMe Narzo 50A In-Depth look

These are the Pros and Cons of RealMe Narzo 50A, now, let’s deep dive into the RealMe Narzo 50A and find out whether you should spend Rs 11,499 or not?

Display Quality

RealMe Narzo 50A comes with a 6.50-inches HD+ display. Now, we’re not living in 2018, this is 2021 and we have tons of option who offers FHD+ display at 10k and even 12k price range.

So it doesn’t make any sense to buy an HD+ display at Rs 11,499 price tag. No, doubt, the phone has good quality LCD display but still, HD+ doesn’t justify the Rs 11,499 Price tag.

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Forget to mention, the Narzo 50A has a plastic back and plastic frame and there is no mention of which kind of glass protection is used on the front side.

Performance

Coming to performance, the Narzo 50A is powered by MediaTek Helio G85 SoC and running on RealMe UI 2.0-based on Android 11.

MediaTek Helio G85 is a good SoC but it’s not good at the 12k price tag. The chipset can be found in 10k smartphones and even 9k, so RealMe is charging extra money for nothing.

By the way, there won’t be any kind of problem while playing games or using a smartphone. The chipset is powerful enough to handle almost everything but still, this is a budget chipset, don’t expect too much.

Cameras

If we look at the cameras, it has a 50MP primary sensor, 2MP depth, and 2MP macro while there is an 8MP selfie shooter. Both the cameras can shoot videos up to [email protected]

Again, that 2+2MP sensors are just for numbers, don’t expect anything there. Coming to the 50MP sensor, the image does come out good but still, RealMe needs to optimize the 50MP sensor.

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In short, the RealMe Narzo 50A has a decent camera and it doesn’t justify the Rs 11,499 price tag. An ultra-wide lens would have been a better option instant of 2+2MP sensors.

Also, RealMe has added night mode and all the other filters in the camera app but this is a budget smartphone, so don’t expect much from night photography, it is good but not great.

Battery Life

Here comes the big part, the device has a massive 6,000 mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. As the phone has an HD+ display, the battery life will last for more than a day, expect two-day battery life with a full charge.

In short, you will be more than happy with the battery, even if you’re a heavy user, the battery should last for more than a day.

Audio

You guessed it, the Narzo 50A only has a single bottom-firing speaker which is kind of okay, don’t expect much. Also, RealMe has removed the secondary noise cancellation microphone from the device, so call quality will also suffer.

Verdict

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As I have said, RealMe Narzo 50A is not worth buying because there is nothing new in a device that justifies the Rs 11,499 price tag. If the Narzo 50A was launched at Rs 9,999 then it would have been a Killer smartphone but at Rs 11,499 price, it’s not worth buying.

Before you buy Narzo 50A?

  • The device has decent Cameras
  • Speaker is kind of Okay
  • No secondary noise-cancellation microphone
  • No Ultra-wide Lens
  • Tons Pre-Installed Apps
  • That Old Waterdrop Notch
  • HD Display
  • And Its Overpriced Smartphone

RealMe Narzo 50A Full Specifications

Launch Date 24 August 2021
First Sale27 August 2021, at noon via Flipkart
Display Size 6.50 inches HD+ LCD
Pick Brightness of 570nits
Resolution 1600 x 720 Pixels resolution
DimensionsWidth – 75.9 mm
Height – 164.5 mm
Depth – 9.6 mm
Weight -207 g
Display ProtectionUnspecified
Touch Sampling Rate120Hz touch latency
Screen Refresh Rate60Hz Refresh Rate
Build Glass front
Plastic frame
Plastic back
OSRealMe UI 2.0 – Based on Android 11
ChipsetMediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
GPUARM G52 MC2
CPUOcta-core Cortex-A75
Storage 4GB Ram + 64GB Storage
4GB Ram + 128GB Storage
Card SlotDedicated SD-Card Slot + Two SIM
Rear Cameras50 MP Primary Sensor
2 MP Depth
2 MP Macro
Video[email protected]
Front Camera8MP Selfie Shooter
Video[email protected]
3.5mm JackNo
Stereo Speakers No
NFCNo
Bluetooth Version 5.0
5G SupportNo
IR BlasterNo
Ports and ButtonsUSB Type-C Port
3-Card Slot
3.5mm Handset Port
Power Button
Speaker
Microphone
Volume Up/Down
Sensors Magnetic Induction Sensor,
Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor,
Acceleration Sensor
Fingerprint SensorRear-Mounted
Battery 6000 mAh (non-removable)
Charging Speed18W wired fast Charging
Charging Time
Colours Oxygen Green and Oxygen Blue
Model NumberRMX3430
Weight 207 Gram
SAR ValueHead: 0.983 W/kg,
Body: 0.554 W/kg
Price4GB Ram + 64GB storage: Rs 11,499
4GB Ram + 128GB storage: Rs 12,499
In the boxRealMe Narzo 50A

Adapter (9V/2A),
USB Type C Cable,
SIM Card Tool,
Screen Protect Film,
Important Info Booklet
Quick Guide
Available at Flipkart

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