Realme C17 may launch after Diwali in India

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Chinese smartphone maker had first launched the Realme C17 in Bangladesh during the month of September. Realme C17 handset is available in Pakistan also. However, it is yet to launch in India which is the company’s key and profitable market. Now, it’s been more than a month that the phone’s initial announcement was made. A tech influencer has disclosed when this device will arrive in India.

One of the popular tech influencers, Mukul Sharma has recently disclosed the launch information about the Realme C17 in India. As per his tweet, the new handset is expected to launch in India either during late November or early December. If this information is accurate then, in other words it is expected to arrive after the Diwali festive season in India. It is worth noting that the new smartphone was seen on Realme’s India website already earlier this month.

The new Realme C17 is dissimilar than other recent handsets of Realme C series because it is powered by a Qualcomm chipset and Snapdragon 460 to be exact. It has a 6.5 inch HD+ LCD panel along with screen resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels with 90Hz refresh rate. Also, it has 90% screen-to-body ratio, 600 nits peak brightness and a punch hole for the selfie camera aligned at top left.

It will be available in a single storage configuration i.e. 6GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 2.1. However, India may get a lower variant so that company can launch it at a lower price to chop the competition. It will support microSD cards via a triple card slot like all the other budgeted handsets.

As far as camera features are concerned, the phone will be equipped with a 13MP wide + 8MP ultra-wide – 119° + 2MP macro + 2MP monochrome quad camera setup at the back and an 8MP front facing camera for clear selfies and video calls.

If we talk about other features of the Realme C17 , it will have 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS alongside 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C, rear mounted fingerprint sensor, light sensor, proximity sensor, compass, accelerometer, realme UI which will be based on Android 10. Also, it will have a 5000mAh battery, 18W fast charging and reverse charging feature.


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