Realme 5G Smartphone With Snapdragon 855 SoC Expected to Launch This Year
All the top flagship smartphone manufacturers are now working on adding a 5G-compatible smartphone to their list of devices. The first to do so was the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, and the next to follow was the LG V50 ThinQ 5G. Now, other brands, including Huawei, Oneplus, and many more, are working with certain telecom operators to offer the same 5G services on their flagship offerings. Now Realme, too, is not a company to sit back and watch others do their bidding. Realme, too, has indicated that they will be launching a 5G smartphone this year.
The news about plans regarding a 5G smartphone first came to the surface when Realme’s Chief Product Officer Derek Wang hinted about it. As of now, no word of certainty is given regarding the specifications of this device, but it will indeed be powered by the most capable Snapdragon 855. Currently, only the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 has the necessary tech to build a 5G-compatible smartphone.
Recently, an alleged image of an unknown Realme phone’s “About” section surfaced online, showing that the device will run on a Snapdragon 855 SoC. The image also reveals that the phone will have 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage. It will run on Android 8.1.0 and the ColorOS 6.0 system. Leaks suggest that it will be a pricier variant of the most recently launched Realme X, and it will probably be called Realme X Pro. The company may launch this phone later to take on the Redmi K20 Pro, which will also run on the same Qualcomm chipset.
Newly launched Realme X and X Lite’s bigger variant model will probably be the new 5G compatible device, or maybe the company is planning a different phone with 5G connectivity. It will probably be built like the Realme X but with a better and more powerful processor.