- Realme has hinted that the Realme X7 and X7 Pro could be coming to India.
- The Realme X7 Pro could therefore be the first MediaTek flagship in the market.
- Realme has now revealed that the phones are only coming to India in 2021.
Update: November 13 2020 (4:55 AM ET): It looks like Indian consumers holding out for the Realme X7 series will need to wait until next year. Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth confirmed on Twitter that the MediaTek-powered phones are only launching in 2021.
The Realme X7 Pro in particular packs a Dimensity 1000 Plus flagship processor, but MediaTek has already teased its next flagship SoC. It’s expected to offer a 6nm design, Cortex-A78 CPU, and 3Ghz clock speed.
Original article: October 15 2020 (6:04 AM ET): MediaTek’s Dimensity 1000 series is its flagship silicon for 2020, offering powerful CPU cores, impressive machine learning silicon, and solid graphics. We haven’t seen phones with this silicon come to India just yet though, but that could change soon.
Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth hinted on Twitter that the company is bringing the Realme X7 and X7 Pro to the market soon. Check out a screenshot of the tweet below.
There’s no word on availability and pricing just yet, but the Realme X7 series already launched in China last month and the firm later revealed that a European launch was on the cards for Q4 2020.
The Realme X7 Pro particular would likely be the first MediaTek-powered flagship phone in India, packing a Dimensity 1000 Plus processor. This 7nm chipset delivers an octacore CPU (4x Cortex-A77 and 4x Cortex-A55), a Mali-G77 MP9 GPU, a five-core APU, and support for the AV1 codec.
Realme’s Pro model also serves up a 6.55-inch 120Hz OLED panel, 8GB of RAM, 128GB or 256GB of storage, and a 4,500mAh battery.
Meanwhile, the standard Realme X7 has a Dimensity 800U processor, a 6.4-inch 60Hz OLED screen, 6GB to 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and a 4,300mAh battery.
The Realme X7 and X7 Pro also share a number of other features, such as 5G+5G dual SIM support, 65W wired charging, a 32MP selfie camera in a punch-hole cutout, and the same quad rear camera setup (64MP main, 8MP ultra-wide, 2MP macro, and 2MP monochrome).
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