Realme held its biggest unveil event today in India to announce the Realme 6 and Realme 6 Pro smartphones. The event was also used to announce the Realme Band as the company’s first ever fitness tracker. At the event, the company confirmed that the Realme 6 is not the successor of the Realme 5 phone, but it has arrived as the successor for the Realme 5 Pro. The Realme 6 Pro has arrived to succeed the Realme X phone from last year. This new product repositioning will let Realme provide users with more devices with flagship experience.
Realme 6 and Realme 6 Pro specifications and features
The Realme 6 and Realme 6 Pro are equipped with full HD+ 6.5-inch IPS LCD panels that offer 90Hz refresh rate. The screen of the Realme 6 has a single punch-hole whereas the Realme 6 Pro’s display has a pill-shaped punch-hole for housing dual front-facing cameras. The company claims that the Realme 6 series offer a screen-to-body ratio of around 90.5 percent.
The Realme 6 phones are equipped with side-mounted fingerprint reader. A far as the appearance of the Realme 6 is concerned, the company claims that it flaunts a comet inspired design built with optical plating process. The design of the Realme 6 Pro is inspired from thunder and lightning and is manufactured with gradient offset printing process. The Gorilla Glass 5 protects the displays of both phones. The rear shell of the Pro model also features the same reinforced glass. Also, these phones come with come with splash-resistant chassis.
The Helio G90T gaming-centric processor from MediaTek is present under the display of the Realme 6 whereas the Realme 6 Pro has arrived as the world’s first smartphone with the 8nm Snapdragon 720G mobile platform. The Realme 6 series offers users with up to 8 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 256 GB of UFS 2.1 storage.
The Realme 6 has an in-display 16-megapixel camera. The rear side of the Realme 6 has a quad camera setup which includes a 64-megapixel Samsung GW1 primary shooter, an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens, a 2-megapixel B&W portrait lens and a 2-megapixel macro lens. The rear cameras support UIS Max video stabilization.
The Realme 6 Pro features a dual camera setup on the front. It comprises of a Sony IMX471 16-megapixel main lens along with an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens with 105-degree field-of-view. The dual selfie cameras support ultrawide selfies and ultrawide video shooting. The front cameras on both phones support automatic HDR, AI Beauty, Portrait Mode, time-lapse, 120fps slow-motion video shooting and Portrait Nightscape (to arrive through subsequent OTA update).
The back panel of the Realme 6 Pro features a 64-megapixel Samsung GW1 primary shooter, a 119-degree ultrawide lens of 8-megapixel, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with support for 2x optical zoom and 20x hybrid zoom and a 2-megapixel macro lens with 4cm focal length. The rear camera of the Realme 6 Pro comes with Night Scape 3.0 which brings exciting features tripod mode with super long exposure for night shots, ultra nightscape mode in extremely dark environments and expert mode for capturing RAW photos. The rear cameras of Realme 6 Pro also support dual UIS video stabilization.
The Realme UI based Android 10 OS comes preloaded on the Realme 6 and Realme 6 Pro smartphones. The Realme 6 and 6 Pro are equipped with 4,300mAh batteries that can be fully charged in just 60 minutes through the 30W fast charging technology. To control power consumption, the smartphone can automatically switch between 60Hz and 90Hz refresh rates. The Realme 6 Pro comes with super linear speaker with Dolby Atmos and Hi-Res audio. The Realme 6 Pro also comes with support for dual-band GPS frequency. The Realme 6 Pro is the second phone in the world after Realme X50 Proto arrive with India’s own NavIC navigation system.
Realme 6 and Realme 6 Pro price and availability
Here is the pricing of the different variants of the Realme 6 duo:
- 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage – Rs. 12,999 (~$175)
- 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – Rs. 14,999 (~$204)
- 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – Rs. 15,999 (~$218)
- Color variants: Comet Blue and Comet White
- First sale: March 11 at 12PM.
Realme 6 Pro:
- 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage – Rs. 16,999 (~$232)
- 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – Rs. 17,999 (~$245)
- 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – Rs. 18,999 (~$259)
- Color variants: Lightning Blue and Lighting Orange
- First sale: March 13 at 12PM.
The Realme 6 series will be available for purchase on Realme India’s website and Flipkart. The latter offers Rs. 1,000 discount for Axis Band credit and debit card users on the first sale.