Realme 3 Pro – Realme has experienced tremendous growth within a year of their existence, is a sub-brand of Oppo. The company latest release is one to cause an earthquake in the upper mid-range segment. The Realme 3 Pro (also known as Realme X Lite in China) is the advanced version of the Realme 3 and comes with upgraded specs that challenge the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, which is known to be a great mid-ranger. Other competition includes Vivo V15 Pro, Vivo S1 Pro, Samsung Galaxy A70 and Meizu Note 9. Can this device be the best budget smartphone of 2019? Let’s find out what it has in stock for us first 🙂
Realme 3 Pro Design
The Realme 3 Pro sports a plastic back with unique glass finishing and gradient touch. While the frame is made up of polycarbonate material. The back features a dual camera setup, a fingerprint reader and Realme branding. Turning to the front we have a waterdrop notch display with small bezels at the sides and bottom chin. The phone weighs 172 grams, which is not heavy considering it has a huge battery capacity. It’s however thick, measuring 8.3 mm. The body colours available on the Realme 3 Pro are Carbon Gray, Nitro Blue and Lightning Purple.
Dimensions: 156.8 x 74.2 x 8.3 mm
Weight: 172 grams
Build: Front glass, plastic back and aluminium frame
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colours: Carbon Gray, Nitro Blue, Lightning Purple
3.5 mm jack: Yes
Realme 3 Pro Display
The display we have here is a 6.3 inches IPS LCD touchscreen. It features a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Unlike the Realme 3 which features a 720p resolution, this Pro version comes with a 1080p resolution. This means there will hardly be any blurriness on the display when viewing it. The display of the Realme 3 Pro is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size: 6.3 inches (83.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (409 PPI density)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
The Realme 3 Pro sports a dual rear camera system. The primary camera features a 16 MP sensor, f/1.7 aperture, AI scene recognition and Dual Pixel PDAF. While the secondary camera features a 5 MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. At the front is a 25 MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture, which is impressive for a smartphone of this price range. Realme really did a great job with the camera of this smartphone.
Dual: 16 MP, f/1.7, 1/2.6″, 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
5 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
Features: LED flash, HDR
Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
Single: 25 MP, f/2.0, 1/2.8″, 0.8µm
The Realme smartphone is equipped with a Snapdragon 710 processor with either 4 GB or 6 GB of RAM. The device has impressive numbers in benchmark tests. It scored 154,810 on AnTuTu benchmark. Apps respond fast and swift. Once you close an app the phone automatically freezes them, so you won’t experience any lag or stutter. Gamers will love the Adreno 616 GPU featured in this device. It’s more efficient with advanced 3D image rendering, which gives a pleasant gaming experience.
Chipset: Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
CPU: Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
GPU: Adreno 616
Memory: 4GB/64GB, 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB
MicroSD: up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
The operating system running on this device is ColorOS 6 based on Android 9.0 Pie. The ColorOS 6 UI comes with an app drawer and other good features. Face ID is available on this Pro version, which you won’t see on the standard version.
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface: ColorOS 6
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
The Realme phone comes with a non-removable Li-ion 4045 mAh battery capacity. This is enough juice to last you more than a day on normal usage and at least 10+ hours on heavy usage like gaming. The phone supports Vivo’s VOOC flash charge version 3.0, which charges from 0% to 50% within 30 minutes. To charge from 0% to 100% takes roughly 85 minutes.
Type: Non-removable Li-Ion 4045 mAh battery
Charging: Fast battery charging 20W: 50% in 30 min (VOOC 3.0)
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Radio: FM radio
USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
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