Realme 10: MediaTek Helio G99-powered smartphone arrives with 50 MP camera and Super AMOLED display for US$230
Realme has introduced the Realme 10, the first device in the series of the same name. While Realme is expected to unveil the likes of the Realme 10 Pro and Realme 10 Pro Plus later this month in China, the more entry-level has arrived globally. As expected, Realme has swapped Qualcomm for MediaTek, with the Snapdragon 680 making way for the Helio G99.
For reference, the Helio G99 is a 4G chipset built on TSMC N6 nodes with two ARM Cortex-A76 and six Cortex-A55 CPU cores, plus a Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. According to Realme, it will complement the Helio G99 with 4 GB to 8 GB of GB RAM and up to 256 GB of UFS 2.2 storage. Incidentally, the Realme 10 also supports up to 1 TB microSD cards, should you need more than 256 GB.
Moreover, the Realme 10 has a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display that operates at 90 Hz and 2,400 x 1,080 pixels. Supposedly, Realme has covered the display with Gorilla Glass 5, while the display itself peaks at 1,000 nits, offers a 360 Hz touch sampling rate and has a small punch hole for a 16 MP front-facing camera. Furthermore, Realme has included a 50 MP primary camera (Samsung ISOCELL JN1), a 2 MP B&W sensor and a 5,000 mAh battery that supports 33 W fast charging. The Realme 10 comes in three colours and will be available in the following configurations:
- 4 GB RAM/64 GB storage - US$230
- 4 GB RAM/128 GB storage - US$250
- 6 GB RAM/128 GB storage - US$270
- 8 GB RAM/128 GB storage - US$280
- 8 GB RAM/256 GB storage - US$300