Realme has followed up the launch of the Realme 3 Pro from April with the Realme X. While both phones pack similar internals, the Realme X comes with a number of other useful features including an in-display fingerprint scanner, improved rear camera setup, and more. If you plan on purchasing the Realme X, check out our detailed FAQ which answers all your questions surrounding the device.
Realme X FAQ
Q) What are the full specifications of the Realme X?
A) The full specs of the Realme X are as follows:
- Dimensions: 161.2 x 76 x 8.3 mm
- Weight: 191g
- Display: 6.53-inch AMOLED display, FHD+ (2340 x 1080), Gorilla Glass 5, 91.2% screen-to-body ratio, 19.5:9 aspect ratio
- Chipset: Octa-core Snapdragon 710 running at 2.2GHz
- GPU: Adreno 616
- RAM: 4/8GB
- Storage: 64/128GB
- Rear camera: 48MP PDAF, f/1.7 aperture, Dual Pixel Fast Focusing
Secondary 5MP depth sensor, LED flash
Camera features: Nightscape, Ultra HD
- Front camera: 16MP, f/2.0 aperture, Screen Flash
- Sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light sensor, eCompass, Fingerprint sensor
- Connectivity: LTE, Dual VoLTE, Dual-SIM, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, microUSB
- Battery: 3765mAh non-removable, 20W fast charging
- Others: Android 9.0 Pie, ColorOS 6, Face Unlock
Q) What are the key features of the Realme X?
A) The Realme X’s highlight is its powerful Snapdragon 710 chipset, its beautiful design, in-display fingerprint scanner, and the pop-up selfie camera.
Q) Is the handset water-resistant?
A) No, the Realme X is not water or dust-resistant.
Q) Does the Realme X suffer from overheating issues?
A) No, since the Snapdragon 710 inside the Realme X is based on the 10nm fabrication process, the handset does not suffer from any kind of heating issues.
Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?
A) Due to its unibody build, the battery and rear cover of the Realme X is not removable.
Q) Does the handset feature glass panel at the rear?
A) No. The Realme X features a plastic panel at the rear. This means that while the phone looks premium, it does not feel premium to hold in-hand.
Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can I use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?
A) The handset does not feature a dedicated microSD card slot. It only has two nanoSIM card slots.
Q) Is there an IR blaster on the handset?
A) No, the Realme X lacks an IR blaster. This means you cannot use the phone to control other electronic devices around you.
Q) Can one play PUBG smoothly on the Realme X?
A) Yes. The Snapdragon 710 chip is more than powerful enough to run PUBG smoothly. In fact, the handset can also run Fortnite without any performance issues.
Q) Is there face unlock on the Realme X?
A) Yes, there’s face unlock on the handset. And you can use it for locking apps and other system settings as well apart from just unlocking the device.
Q) What about a fingerprint scanner?
A) Yes, apart from face unlock, the Realme X also comes with a fingerprint scanner located at the rear.
Q) Can one record calls in Realme X?
A) Yes, it has native call recording facility.
Q) Is there NFC on the Realme X?
A) No, the Realme X lacks NFC.
Q) Does the Realme X feature FM radio?
A) Yes, there’s FM radio on the handset.
Q) Is the display on the Realme X protected by Gorilla Glass?
A) Yes, the 6.59-inch display on the handset is protected by Gorilla Glass 5.
Q) Can one record slow-motion videos on the Realme X?
A) Yes, it can. The handset can record 960fps slow-mo videos at 720p resolution, though the quality is nothing to talk about. It can also record Full HD slow-motion videos at 120fps.
Q) Is there EIS for recording videos on the Realme X?
A) Yes, there’s EIS while recording videos.
Q) Is there Widevine L1 support on the Realme X?
A) Yes. The Realme X has Widevine L1 support which means it can play back HD content from Netflix, Amazon Prime, and others.
Q) Is there a dedicated Night mode in the Realme X’s Camera app?
A) Yes, the Realme X has a dedicated Night mode in its Camera app called Nightscape.
Q) Can one make native video calls on the Realme X without using a third-party app?
A) No, you cannot make direct video calls on the handset. You will have to use apps like Google Duo, WhatsApp or Skype for this.
Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?
A) Android 9.0 Pie.
Q) Does the Realme X support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?
A) Yes, it supports LTE and VoLTE networks. It has full support for Reliance Jio’s 4G VoLTE network on both its SIM card slots.
Q) Is there dual-4G support?
A) Yes, Realme X supports dual 4G network on both SIM slots.
Q) Is there Dual-VoLTE support on the phone?
A) Yes, the Realme X has dual-VoLTE support.
Q) Is there any kind of Quick Charging support on the Realme X?
A) Yes. The phone even comes with VOOC Flash Charge 3.0 charger in the box.
Q) How much free storage space does one get on the handset out of the box?
A) Almost 51GB. This can be increased slightly by uninstalling some of the pre-loaded apps and bloatware.
Q) Can you uninstall or disable pre-installed apps on the handset?
A) Yes, you can uninstall or disable some pre-installed apps on the handset, but not all.
Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?
A) Yes, the handset supports USB On-The-Go. This allows you to directly connect pen drives, external hard disks and more using an adapter to the device.
Q) What’s the price of the Realme X?
A) RealMe is selling two different variants of the Realme 3 in India. They are priced as follows:
- Realme X – 4GB/128GB – Rs 16,999
- Realme X – 8GB/128GB – Rs 19,999
Q) What colors are the Realme X going to be available in?
A) The Realme X is available in Polar White and Space Blue colors.
Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the Realme X?
A) You get the phone, a 5V/4A charger, a USB cable, SIM ejector tool, case, and some regulatory papers. Realme has also applied a screen protector on the phone’s display out of the box.
Q) When does the Realme X go on sale and where?
A) The Realme X goes on sale in India from July 19. It will be exclusively available for purchase through Flipkart. You can buy the handset from here.
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