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Realme on 04/02/2021 launched the X7 5G which is a flagship android smartphone in India priced at Rs.19,999 & these are my honest thoughts about it.
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1. Performance [8.6/10]
Device comes with Mediatek MT6873 Dimensity 800U 7nm SOC & runs Android 10 OS with Realme's interface on top. The overall performance should be excellent as it features,
- 2 ARM-Cortex A76 CPU clocked at 2.4 Ghz & 6 ARM-Cortex A55 CPU clocked at 2.0 Ghz with Mali-G57 MC3 GPU.
- 6/8GB LPDDR4X RAM & 128GB UFS 2.1 Storage.
2. Display [8.5/10]
Device comes with 6.43 inch display which should offer great quality as it features,
- Super AMOLED panel with FHD+ [2400 X 1080 pixels] resolution.
- 60Hz refresh rate & 180Hz touch sampling rate support.
- Great 409 ppi sharpness, 600 nits brightness, 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio & 20:9 aspect ratio.
3. Battery [8.5/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 4310 mAh battery which supports 50W fast charging. The battery life should be great as it features,
- Adequate battery size.
- 7nm fabrication of the SOC.
- 50W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 7:30 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 2 days average.
4. Features [8.4/10]
The device comes with great features which includes,
- Important sensors: Fingerprint & Gyroscope.
- Connectivity options: Dual-Band WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.1 (A2DP & LE), USB Type-C 2.0 port, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS & Beidou) & Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 5G, dual 4G, dual VoLTE, VoWiFi). It misses NFC & Micro SD card slot.
- Audio features: Single speaker & supports Dolby Atmos feature. It misses 3.5mm Headphone Jack.
5. Camera [8.3/10]
Device comes with  rear cameras with LED flash &  front camera. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be excellent [8.6/10] in day & pretty good [7/10] in night as it features [camera features 0.5],
- Main: 64MP with f/1.8 aperture, 26mm wide-angle lens, 0.8 micron pixel, 1/1.7" sensor size, PDAF & HDR.
- Ultrawide: 8MP with f/2.25 Aperture, ultrawide-angle lens with 119 degree FOV, 1.12 micron pixel & 1/4.0" sensor size.
- Macro: 2MP with f/2.4 aperture.
- Video recording options include 4K [2160p@30fps] & FHD [1080p@30/60fps] with gyro-EIS image stabilization. It features macro mode, Cinema mode, Night mode, Portrait mode & more
- Front: 16MP with f/2.5 aperture, wide-angle lens, 1.0 micron pixel, 1/3.09" sensor size & HDR.
- Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30/120fps] & HD [720p@30fps] with gyro-EIS image stabilization.
6. Form Factor [8.2/10]
- Dimensions: 160.9 x 74.4 x 8.1-8.3 mm & Weight: 176-179 gms.
- Build: Corning Gorilla Glass front & back with aluminum frame.
7. Box Contents: Realme X7 5G [Device itself], 65W Adapter, Type-C cable, 3.5mm Converter, Case, Screen guard, Guides / Paper work, Warranty card & SIM tool.
8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
|+ Excellent performance||- Camera quality could be slightly better|
|+ Great display||- No NFC / SD card slot / 3.5mm jack|
|+ Great battery life||- No OIS & 4K@60fps video|
|+ Great features||- No 90Hz refresh rate|
|+ Great camera|
|+ Great build|
1. Product Rating: 8.41/10.
2. VFM Rating: 7.4/10.
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 7.9/10.
10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Realme X7 5G is a great smartphone at a very good price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below.
11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for a great smartphone that offers excellent performance in the 20K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.