Is it Worth Buying RealMe X7 5G?

RealMe X7 India version is re-brand of Chinese RealMe V15.

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Some time ago, Xiaomi launched the Mi 10i smartphone in India which was priced at Rs 20,999 and now, we have another 5G smartphone at a lower price but this time, it’s from RealMe.

The RealMe X7 is powered all-new MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G SoC, triple rear camera setup, 5G support, 50W fast charging support, AMOLED display, 6GB of Ram, new design and it’s priced at Rs 19,999 in India which is a good price for what RealMe is offering. So let’s find out whether you should buy RealMe X7 at 19k or not?

RealMe X7 Price in India

RealMe X7 price in India starts from Rs 19,999 for 6GB of Ram and 128GB storage while 8GB Ram + 128GB Storage variant is priced at Rs 21,999. It’s available in Nebula and Space Silver colour options. The first sale starts on 12th February 2021 at noon via Flipkart and RealMe India website.

Key Specs:

Display6.40 inches FHD+ AMOLED Display
Cameras64 MP Primary + 8MP Ultra-Wide + 2 MP Macro | 16MP Front
ChipsetMediaTek Dimensity 800U Processor (7 nm)
OSAndroid 10 (RealMe UI 2.0)
Battery4,310 mAh (non-removable) 50W fast charging support

Is it Worth Buying RealMe X7 5G?

Yes, RealMe X7 is worth buying because the phone has powerful MediaTek Dimensity 800U Processor, good camera setup, massive 50W fast charging support, unique design and it’s priced at Rs 19,999 which is good price for what RealMe is offering. Overall, the RealMe X7 is worth buying at 20k and it has almost everything that mid-budget smartphone should have.

That was answer you’re looking for, now, let’s go deep and see what RealMe is not offering?

No 3.5mm Audio Jack

Also Read: RealMe X7 5G Review with Pros and Cons

I know, most of the people will say, I have TWS earphone, so I don’t see a huge problem here but I’m talking about those people who don’t want to spend 2k or 5k on TWS earbuds. For those, people, this is a huge letdown.

That said, if you can live without 3.5mm Audio Jack then there is no point talking about audio jack but if you want to use wired earphones then you can buy Type-C to 3.5mm dongle or just go with Mi 10i 5G or any other phone that has Audio Jack.

No SD Card Slot

These days, most of the budget smartphone comes with dedicated SD card slot or option to use SD card but RealMe has just cut out SD card slot. This means you can only use TWO SIM cards.

60Hz Refresh Rate

Now, it looks like RealMe is moving to AMOLED display but they just cut down high refresh rate display. RealMe X7 comes with 60Hz AMOLED display which I don’t have any problem with but for those who want to use 120Hz, this is deal-breaker.

There is an option, LCD with 120Hz or AMOLED with 60Hz. Here RealMe used AMOLED with 60Hz, now, I can talk as much as you want about these two options but I won’t. So you decide, what you want on your next smartphone, LCD or AMOLED.

Apart from those missing stuff, I didn’t see any other problem with cameras, display, battery life or about anything else. RealMe has also, enabled camera2api, so you can use Gcam on RealMe X7 without any issue.

Conclusion

Of course, I will say more about RealMe X7 in full review but till then, if you want to buy a new budget smartphone then you can considering buying RealMe X7 as this phone has almost everything that you’re looking for.

In short, RealMe X7 is good smartphone and it’s not overpriced like RealMe X7 Pro. Also, the phone has support for Wide vide L1 that means you can stream FHD+ content on Netflix and Prime video.

RealMe X7 Full Specifications

SpecificationRealMe X7
Launch Date February 04, 2020
Available From February 12, 2020 at noon via Flipkart
Display6.40 inches FHD+ AMOLED Display
Display Brightness 600 nits
Screen Refresh Rate60Hz
Resolutions1080 x 2400 pixels resolution
Dimensions160.9x74.4x8.1mm
Build Quality Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic back, plastic frame
Ram6GB | 8GB LPDDR4X
Storage128GB UFS 2.1
Camera (Rear)64 MP Primary Sensor
8 MP Ultra-Wide
2 MP Macro
Video Recording (Rear)Up to 4k@60fps
Camera (Front)16MP Selfie Shooter (Sony IMX471 Sensor)
Video Recording (Front)1080p@30fps
ChipsetMediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G SoC (7 nm)
OSRealMe UI 2.0 - based on Android 10
GPUMali-G57
CPUOcta-core (2x2.4 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
5GYes
5G Bandsn1/n41/n77/n78
Sensors In-display fingerprint sensor
Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Magnetic induction sensor
Acceleration sensor
Gyro-meter sensor
Battery4,310 mAh (non-removable)
Charging Speed50W fast Charging support (65W charger include in the box)
Charging PortUSB Type C 2.0
3.5mm JackNO
SD Card No
SIM sloteTwo SIM Card Slot (No SD Card Slot)
Fingerprint In-display fingerprint sensor
Weight 176 Grams
Colors Nebula and Space Silver
Price6GB Ram + 128GB storage: Rs 19,999
8GB Ram + 128GB storage: Rs 21,999
Available AtBuy@Flipkart
In the BoxRealme X7 5G
USB Type-C Cable
3.5mm to USB-C Cable
65W Charge Adapter
SIM Card Needle
Screen Protect Film
Protect Case
Quick Start Guide
Important Product Information (including the Warranty Card)

Images: RealMe

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