Realme 3 is the third generation smartphone from the sub-brand, barely six months after the release of Realme 2. The company’s flagship comes with improved hardware and many other features that will make you want to buy one.
Realme 3 Design
The Realme 3 features a Multi-layer plastic back with a polycarbonate frame and front Corning Gorilla glass 3. The Multi-layer makes the back shine so bright and attractive. At the top centre is a fingerprint sensor while at the top left is the dual camera setup. You’ll get to choose from Black, Dynamic Black and Radiant Blue body colours. The phone weighs 175 grams and measures 8.3 mm in thickness.
Dimensions: 156.1 x 75.6 x 8.3 mm
Weight: 175 grams
Build: Front glass, plastic body
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colours: Black, Dynamic Black, Radiant Blue
3.5 mm jack: Yes
Realme 3 Display
There is nothing to be exciting about the display of the Realme 3. It sports a 6.22 inches IPS LCD panel with a 19:9 aspect ratio. Its display features 720 x 1520 pixels with 270 PPI density and is protected by Corning gorilla glass 3.
Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size: 6.22 inches (81.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (270 PPI density)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
The dual rear camera setup packs a 13 MP main sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 2 MP depth sensor. Videos can be recorded in 1080p at 30fps. The selfie camera houses a 13 MP snapper with f/2.0 aperture and HDR.
Dual: 13 MP, f/1.8, 1/3″, 1.12µm, PDAF + 2 MP, depth sensor
Features: LED flash, HDR
Single: 13 MP, f/2.0, 1/3″, 1.12µm
Depending on the market you purchase the Realme 3 from, it comes with either MediaTek Helio P70 or Helio P60 chipset. The difference in performance is very minimal and you probably won’t notice it. You get to choose from two memory variants; 3GB/32GB or 4GB/64GB.
Chipset: Mediatek Helio P60 (12 nm) or Helio P70 (12nm)
CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53) or Octa-core (4×2.1 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU: Mali-G72 MP3
Memory: 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB
MicroSD: up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Realme 3 runs on Oppo’s latest ColorOS 6.0 skin on top of Android 9.0 Pie. The ColorOS 6.0 skin comes with great software improvements from the last ColorOS 5.2 skin. The skin features app drawer, universal fonts and lots more.
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface: ColorOS 6.0
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
The Realme 3 features a non-removable Li-ion 4,230 mAh battery. And does support 10W fast battery charging.
Type: Non-removable Li-Ion 4230 mAh battery
Charging: Fast battery charging 10W
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Radio: FM radio
USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
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