Chinese smartphone maker Realme has confirmed that it will unveil a new C-series smartphone – the Realme C55 – in India on March 21st. The Realme C55 has been unveiled in Indonesia already with an FHD+ display with a refresh rate of 90Hz, MediaTek Helio G88 chipset, a 64MP primary camera, and 33W fast charging support, along with other features.
Though the company’s C-series smartphones are typically affordable, the upcoming Relame C55 is expected to be the costliest smartphone to launch in this series. Ahead of the launch event, let us take a look at the phone’s launch time, expected price, design and specifications.
Realme C55 launch in India, time
The company has confirmed to the media that the affordable smartphone will debut in the country on March 21st at 12:30 PM. The Realme C55 India launch is taking place two weeks after being announced in Indonesia.
Realme C55 price in India, storage, colours (expected)
The Realme C55 is rumoured to be priced at around Rs 15,000 in India. Since it’s a 4G handset, we expect the device to fall under Rs 15,000. We will have further information regarding the price when the Realme C55 officially launches in the country. For reference, the Realme C55 costs Rp 2,499,000 (about Rs 13,300) in Indonesia for the base 6GB+128GB variant and Rp 2,999,000 (around Rs 16,000) for the 8GB+256GB model.
It is speculated that the Realme C55 would be offered in India with a variety of storage configurations, including 4GB+64GB, 4GB+128GB, and 8GB+128GB. In India, consumers would have the choice of purchasing it in three colour options, including Rainforest, Rainy Night, and Sunshower.
Realme C55 design
The Relame C55 has a punch-hole display with a noticeable chin. The flat rear panel has a matte finish and a rectangular camera module that houses two camera sensors and an LED flash. It will be equipped with a Mini Capsule, similar to the Dynamic Island in iPhone 14 Pro models.
Realme C55 specifications
The Realme C55 that launched in Indonesia features 33W fast charging and a 64MP main camera. The device gets a 6.72-inch FHD+ IPS LCD screen with a 90Hz refresh rate and a punch-hole cutout for the front camera in the middle of the screen. The primary 64MP camera is accompanied by a 2MP depth lens. An 8MP selfie camera handles selfies and video calls.
The Realme C55 is powered by the MediaTek Helio G88 chipset and the phone ships with Android 13-based Realme UI. There’s also a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and a 5,000mAh battery with 33W SuperVOOC fast charging. Connectivity options include 4G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Bluetooth, and a USB Type-C connection for charging. This is also one of the sleekest Realme C-series phones yet at 7.89mm.
Is Realme C55 a 5G phone?
No, the upcoming Realme C55 is not a 5G smartphone. The phone supports 4G LTE and 5GHz Wi-Fi.