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realme X3 SuperZoom

Specifications

realme X3 SuperZoom
realme X3 SuperZoom
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ / 855 Plus 8 x - 3 GHz, Cortex-A76 / A55 (Kryo 485)
Graphics adapter
Memory
12288 MB 
Display
6.60 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 399 PPI, 8-point multitouch screen, IPS, Gorilla Glass 5, glossy: yes, 120 Hz
Storage
256 GB UFS 3.0 Flash, 256 GB 
, 237 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: USB-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G: Band 2, 3, 5, 8; 3G: Band 1, 5, 8; 4G: Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.9 x 163.8 x 75.8 ( = 0.35 x 6.45 x 2.98 in)
Battery
4200 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 10
Camera
Primary Camera: 64 MPix Quad: 64MP (26mm, FOV 78.6°, f/1.8, 6P lens Samsung GW1, 1/1.72”) + 8MP (16mm, FOV 119°, f/2.3, 5P lens) + 8MP (124mm, f/3.4, 5X Optical Zoom OIS) + 2MP (4cm focus distance, f/2.4, 1.75μm); Video: max [email protected], UISCamera2 API: Level 3
Secondary Camera: 32 MPix Dual: 32MP (f/2.5, 26mm, 1/2.8", 0.8µm) + 8MP (f/2.2, 105˚, 1/4.0", 1.12µm)
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker, Keyboard: virtual, Keyboard Light: yes, realme X3 SuperZoom, 30W Dart charger, USB Type-C cable, protective case, screen protector, SIM card removal tool, warranty brochure , quick start guide, 24 Months Warranty, GPS, GLONSS, BEIDOU, GALILEO, QZSS; Dolby Atmos; SAR (head): 0.897 W/kg, fanless
Weight
202 g ( = 7.13 oz / 0.45 pounds), Power Supply: 125 g ( = 4.41 oz / 0.28 pounds)
Price
499 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 82.24% - good
Average of 36 scores (from 63 reviews)
price: 84%, performance: 87%, features: 79%, display: 78% mobility: 91%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the realme X3 SuperZoom

83.5% Realme X3 SuperZoom Smartphone Review - Scores some major points thanks to attention to detail | Notebookcheck
The two main features of the Realme X3 SuperZoom are the 5x periscope zoom and a 120 Hz screen. On paper, the powerful Realme smartphone with the Snapdragon 855+ and plenty of RAM should be superior to other devices in our review. However, that is not the case, at least as far as the raw performance is concerned. That being said, the Realme flagship offers great data transfer speeds, thanks to UFS 3.0 memory and a 2x2 MIMO modem.
80% Device Review: Realme X3 SuperZoom
Source: What Mobile English
Realme are finding their feet in the smartphone battle and will probably need to do something a bit different in the future to stand out, but for now this is a good phone and will help the brand challenge in the UK.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/28/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 70%
realme X3 SuperZoom Review — It’s all about the optics
Source: Fone Arena English
So, should you buy the realme X3 SuperZoom? The realme X3 SuperZoom gets most of the things right with few shortcomings. It shines with a fantastic performance, great battery life, and has the best zoom capabilities as of now in the sub Rs. 30,000 price segment. On the other hand, the design is familiar and there is nothing new here. Similarly, it falls short in the display department and the camera performance in low-light ain’t that impressive. If you are looking for a smartphone under Rs. 30,000 that offers an amazing performance, solid build quality, and versatile camera setup, then the realme X3 is highly recommended. If not, check out the competitors in this price segment.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/14/2020
Realme X3 SuperZoom Full Review – Affordable Flagship with 120Hz Display
Source: Manila Shaker English
For us, this phone is a flagship killer, but by observation, it’s hard to make a flagship killer phone this year as we got expensive flagship soc with 5G capability currently competing in the market and this will cause a price increase on the device. The bright side, Realme made a cheaper but flagship phone feel.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/07/2020
Realme X3 review: Consider it for its imaging, performance and ease of use
Source: Business Standard English
Priced Rs 24,999 onwards, the Realme X3 makes for an excellent value for money in the midrange smartphone segment. Its display is the only thing that may pinch but that is a small flaw, considering the phone’s affordable pricing and overall package. Consider this one for its imaging, performance and ease of use.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2020
70% Realme X3 review: Impressive but room for improvement
Source: Neowin English
The Realme X3 starts at ₹24,999 in India for 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, while in Europe, the Realme X3 SuperZoom is available for €499 packing 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. At this price point, there's a lot to like about the Realme X3 series including its solid performance, camera features, and attractive design. However, I can't help but feel that Realme's own X2 Pro, which is available for the same or slightly lower price, is a more attractive offering than the X3. You do miss out on the periscope zoom camera of the X3 SuperZoom, but otherwise, you get similar specs with a superior 90Hz Super AMOLED display, better primary camera performance, and stereo speakers. It also comes with a crazy 50W SuperVOOC flash charger that can charge the phone from 0-100% in just 35 minutes.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 07/12/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
86% Realme X3 Superzoom Review: For Lovers Of Zoom; Others Look Elsewhere
Source: Tech2.in.com English
The Realme X3 SuperZoom is a good smartphone overall. Its major strength is the 5x periscope zoom camera and the dual front-facing cameras, which let you shoot portrait-mode videos. If the periscope zoom is something that you desire, then the X3 SuperZoom is the only offering in this price segment.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/11/2020
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
Realme X3 Super Zoom Review: More Than Just The Cameras
Source: Unbox English
Like John mentioned in the Unboxing of this device, the Realme X3 Super Zoom has a ton of potential as a flagship alternative. It crosses out a lot of things you would expect from a phone of that caliber with a good looking chassis, great hardware, and an impressive set of features.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/10/2020
80% Realme X3 SuperZoom review: Camera is the X factor
Source: The Indian Express English
If you’re looking for a smartphone that clicks stunning pictures in almost all lighting conditions and offers powerful performance and long-lasting battery life Realme X3 SuperZoom is a good choice to consider.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/10/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
realme X3 SuperZoom Review
Source: Yugatech English
Coming in at of PHP 24,990 for the 12GB+256GB configuration, the Realme X3 SuperZoom is packed with top-notch, flagship features and is a good value for the price. An 8GB+128GB option does exist, but unfortunately, it will not be available in the Philippines. Hey, at least we’ve got the better variant, right? You can get one for yourself on official Realme stores and e-commerce websites such as Lazada and Shopee.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/09/2020
80% Realme X3 Super Zoom review: An impressive blend
Source: Gadgets Now English
Realme X3 Super Zoom comes with a price tag of Rs 27,999 (base price). The price goes high up to Rs 32,999 for the 12GB RAM variant. Is it a good buy? With an impressive camera, large battery life and smooth performance, the smartphone have just the right amount of everything that one needs from a smartphone these days. Its closest competitors will be OnePlus 7T and the company’s own Realme X2 Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Realme X3 Superzoom Review
Source: Yugatech English
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/08/2020
Realme X3 SuperZoom Review - Affordable Flagship with 60X Zoom
Source: Manila Shaker English
This is our review of the newest flagship/flagship killer from Realme. This is the Realme X3 Superzoom. It has eye-catching specs 120Hz, periscope lens that shoots up to 60x hybrid zoom, last year's flagship soc, fast charging, and amazing camera features. The Realme X3 Superzoom is now available in the Philippines for P24,990.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/08/2020
88% Realme X3 SuperZoom Review: A Performance-Oriented Economical Flagship
Source: Gadget Diary English
The Realme X3 SuperZoom has everything premium under its belt including a 64MP quad-camera module with a periscopic telephoto sensor, 120Hz refresh rates, durable battery, and a good processor. And to check the price in the affordable flagship ballpark, it sensibly uses Snapdragon 855+ SoC, which effectively blurs the performance parameters with the latest Snapdragon 865 SoC.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/06/2020
Rating: Total score: 88% price: 92% performance: 94% display: 78% mobility: 86% workmanship: 88%
80% Realme X3 SuperZoom Review: Really about the cameras!
Source: Tech PP English
It has got a zoom in its name. And it lives up to it. The Realme X3 SuperZoom adds a new dimension to the budget flagship battle by bringing in a camera that lets you snap the moon, if not the stars (not always, anyways).
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% workmanship: 70%
70% Realme X3 Super Zoom Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Like the classic football analogy, the Realme X3 Super Zoom is a phone of two halves. There’s a lot of eye-popping features here like the 120Hz display, periscope lens and 30w charging – all of which you’ll rarely find at this price. But with real world use some things just don’t fall into place. The lack of 5G will annoy some, the camera needs to focus on what it wants to do best rather than try to do everything and the design doesn’t quite match the price-tag.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/03/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
90% Realme X3 SuperZoom Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
If you've made it this far, you probably know by now that the Realme X3 SuperZoom is indeed a good all-rounder. The base variant is priced at Rs. 27,999 for 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, while the second variant costs Rs. 32,999 for 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. Both variants of the phone offer immense value considering all the features they pack in.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/30/2020
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 100% display: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
Realme X3 SuperZoom Unboxing, Quick Review: Is This The Budget Flagship You’ve Been Waiting For?
Source: Unbox English
The Realme X3 SuperZoom has great potential to be an excellent flagship alternative when it’s officially launched in the Philippines, though the price will still be a factor here. While Realme hasn’t officially announced pricing for the phone, it retails for around INR 27,999 (around Php 18K) for the 8GB/128GB variant and INR 32,999 (Php 21.7K) for the top-tier 12GB/256GB variant. Take note though that this is Indian pricing for the phone – local pricing will be a little higher thanks to how our taxes work, so don’t be surprised if the phone is a tad more expensive here than India.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/30/2020
Australian Review: realme X3 SuperZoom, a camera-centric mid-range flagship?
Source: Ausdroid English
I hear many people buy last year’s flagships and there is a good reason to do this– to save a lot of money and yet you still get a decent phone. This phone is basically that — last year’s premium flagship. Is it the best mid-range device around? Unlikely but it is certainly a contender.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/30/2020
80% Realme X3 SuperZoom review: another competitive, mid-range Android phone
Source: T3 English
There are pros and cons to the Realme X3 SuperZoom, but considering the price that it's available at, we'd say the phone is still a tempting buy – just make sure you know exactly what you're letting yourself in for before you part with any of your hard-earned cash.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/29/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Realme X3 Superzoom Unboxing and Hands-On
Source: Yugatech English
Hands-On, online available, Short, Date: 06/29/2020
Realme X3 SuperZoom Unboxing - Everything is Smooth
Source: Manila Shaker English
The Realme X3 SuperZoom is the new lineup of the Realme X series. It offers flagship-level specs like the 120hz refresh rate and the periscope telephoto lens. This device is smooth in every way not just in scrolling. Watch our first impression and unboxing of the Realme X3 SuperZoom as we tried to capture night skies using the starry night mode and get a hands on to the 120hz refresh rate.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/29/2020
90% Realme X3 SuperZoom First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Realme X3 SuperZoom starts at Rs. 27,999, which is a very aggressive price when you consider the entire package on offer. We will be testing its cameras, battery life, and overall performance further over the next few days, so stay tuned for the full review, coming soon.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 100% display: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
Realme X3 hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
All in all, the Realme X3 is a reasonably well rounded package - at first glance, but also accounting for our experience with its close relative, the X3 SuperZoom. Both X3s make a whole lot more sense at their asking price in India than what Realme charges for the SuperZoom in Europe. Even so, we can't help but think that better value can be had on other models in the company's lineup.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/26/2020
80% Realme X3 SuperZoom review: Super specs and super value
Source: Pocket Lint English
This might be one of the best bang-for-your-buck phones we've seen. There's fast-charging, a long-lasting battery, a great display, and powerful internals. We're not keen on the side-mounted fingerprint sensor, but the plastic frame hasn't bothered us, nor has the absence of 5G. However, the camera results are inconsistent, which feels at odds with that being the phone's big sell.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/20/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Realme X3 SuperZoom review
Source: Stuff TV English
It packs the most affordable periscope telephoto snapper money can buy, its photos and videos impress, and thanks to the stacks of power, storage and RAM under the hood, it performs like a boss too.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/10/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
76% Realme X3 SuperZoom review
Source: GSM Arena English
Well, the Realme X3 SuperZoom is precisely that kind of a niche product. You need to value the 5x periscope zoom above everything else to be able to see past the phone's shortcomings and also turn a blind eye to how the others are better.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/06/2020
Rating: Total score: 76%
80% Realme X3 SuperZoom review: Super specs and super value
Source: Pocket Lint English
This might be one of the best bang-for-your-buck phones we've seen. There's fast-charging, a long-lasting battery, a great display, and powerful internals. We're not keen on the side-mounted fingerprint sensor, but the plastic frame hasn't bothered us, nor has the absence of 5G. However, the camera results are inconsistent, which feels at odds with that being the phone's big sell.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Realme X3 SuperZoom review
Source: Tech Advisor English
Provided you can handle the sizeable Realme X3 SuperZoom, this phone strikes a favourable price/performance balance that focuses on camera capabilities above all else. Factor in the high-refresh-rate display, speedy 30W fast charging and decent high-end performance, and it's sub-£500 price tag looks rather enticing.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Realme X3 SuperZoom FULL REVIEW 5x Periscope 120hz Flagship KILLER!
Source: TechTablets English
Realme X3 SuperZoom review & unboxing. An in-depth look at the build, screen, cameras with samples, benchmarks like Antutu, Wifi, storage, and GPS. Gaming and battery life both auto (90hz) and 120hz in this all-in-one review!
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/26/2020
Realme X3 SuperZoom Camera Review
Source: TechTablets English
Realme X3 SuperZoom camera review. What can you expect from the cameras and that 5x periscope optical zoom camera? Video, daylight and night samples, camera test, and camera samples from the X3 SuperZoom. See my in-depth full review
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/26/2020

Foreign Reviews

Realme X3 Günstiges Flaggschiff mit starker Hardware
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/18/2020
80% Realme X3 SuperZoom Top-Smartphone für unter 500 Euro?
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/02/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% High-End unter 500 Euro
Source: Nextpit Germany German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/01/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
Realme X3 SuperZoom Schnäppchen mit Makel
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/17/2020
Realme X3 SuperZoom
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/19/2020
86% Realme X3 SuperZoom
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/18/2020
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 90% display: 75% mobility: 85% workmanship: 85%
92% realme X3 SuperZoom: Mittel-(Ober)klasse im Test
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/12/2020
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 90% display: 60% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
92% realme X3 SuperZoom: Mittel-(Ober)klasse im Test
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/12/2020
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 90% display: 60% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
88% Realme X3 SuperZoom, análisis: mucho de lo que se busca en un gama alta por la mitad del precio esperado
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/12/2020
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 93% display: 88% mobility: 93% workmanship: 85%
85% realme X3 SuperZoom, análisis: ven por la cámara, quédate por la fluidez extrema (y por el precio)
Source: Andro 4 All Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2020
Rating: Total score: 85%
87% Realme X3 SuperZoom, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/31/2020
Rating: Total score: 87% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
80% Realme X3 SuperZoom: por debajo de su propio listón
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Experiencia De Uso Con El Realme X3 Superzoom Tras Una Semana
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Negative: Poor display; slow charging; mediocre speakers; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/03/2020
Realme X3 SuperZoom, primeras impresiones: lo "súper" es la fluidez, lo prometedor es poder fotografiarlo todo
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; nice display; decent hardware; great performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/26/2020
83% Recensione Realme X3 SuperZoom
Source: Notebook Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/29/2020
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 85% performance: 80% workmanship: 87%
78% Recensione REALME X3 SUPERZOOM
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/28/2020
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 70% display: 76% mobility: 89% workmanship: 79%
83% Recensione Realme X3 Superzoom
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 80% features: 90% display: 80% mobility: 75% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 75%
Recensione realme X3 SuperZoom by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; quick charging; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/26/2020
Unboxing realme X3 SuperZoom by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Big screen; decent hardware; nice cameras; elegant design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/04/2020
Realme X3 Superzoom recensione e considerazioni
Source: Batista70Phone Italian IT→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; high performance; long battery life; powerful processor; good price; nice display; decent speakers. Negative: Unsupported 5G.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/02/2020
Recensione Realme X3 SuperZoom: quasi come un top a un buon prezzo
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice display; good price; excellent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/27/2020
80% Test du Realme X3 SuperZoom : un bon compromis avec des fonctions photos superflues
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/22/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
80% [Test] Realme X3 SuperZoom, un autre bon rapport qualité-prix
Source: Journal du Geek French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/16/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% realme X3 SuperZoom
Source: Le monde numerique French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/16/2020
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% workmanship: 80%
70% Test du Realme X3 SuperZoom, un smartphone super sauf là où on l'attendait
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/16/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
90% realme X3 SuperZoom – niesamowite przybliżenie, ekran 120 Hz i sporo więcej (recenzja)
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/05/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
83% [Recenzja] realme X3 SuperZoom – coś więcej, niż tylko tani flagowiec!
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/09/2020
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Recenzja realme X3 SuperZoom – 5x zoom, 120Hz, SD 855+ i 12 GB RAM za mniej niż 2400 zł!
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Excellent display; powerful hardware; nice cameras; quick charging; good price. Negative: Relatively heavy and bulky; no mini jack; no headphone jack; overheats while using; no LED notification.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/09/2020
Обзор смартфона realme X3 SuperZoom
Source: i2Hard RU→EN
Positive: Nice cameras; high performance; decent autonomy; elegant design; great built quality. Negative: Unsupported waterproof and dust avoiding.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/22/2020
Обзор realme X3 Superzoom 12/256GB. Доступный флагман с 60-кратным зумом
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Attractive design; great built quality; powerful processor; excellent display; fast fingerprint sensor; quick charging; NFC module. Negative: No headphone jack.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/24/2020
90% Recenze Realme X3 SuperZoom: fotí skvěle a s cenou to nepřehání
Source: Smartmania.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/25/2020
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% features: 87% mobility: 93% workmanship: 88%
Realme X3 SuperZoom ra mắt: Màn hình 120Hz, Snapdragon 855+, camera zoom 60x, giá 12.8 triệu đồng
Source: Genk VN→EN
Positive: Excellent display; powerful hardware; nice cameras; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/27/2020
Review realme X3 SuperZoom
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: High performance; powerful processor; excellent display; long battery life; quick charging; decent cameras. Negative: Unsupported waterproof; no headphone jack; no microSD card slot.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/16/2020

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Realme, the fledgling Oppo sub-brand within the BBK Electronics empire, is on the boil. The X3 Superzoom is the company’s latest entry, this time taking on the mid-range multi-camera competition head first. The Realme X3 Superzoom seems to have the camera goods on paper. It is equipped with a 64MP main sensor (the same Samsung GW1 found on the Realme X2 Pro), plus an ultra-wide lens, a macro lens, and 5x optical zoom. While the X3 Superzoom’s cameras do pan out some impressive shots, it is not always the case. Some photos were as good as one would expect from a more expensive camera, while others ended up being a rather muddy and noisy mess. Well, inconsistency is perhaps the Superzoom cameras’ greatest flaw. Even with the white balance, while it will be perfect across all lenses at one moment, it certainly becomes wildly variable the next time around.

As for the macro lens, some fixed focus macro shots were great, while others were too noisy and fuzzy to be worth keeping. The ultra-wide lens can be said to be one of the worst cameras on the X3 Superzoom. Some of the notable common issues with the camera include magenta vignetting, excessive noise and under-exposure. In some shots with a bright light source, the image tends to end up with peculiar fog-like areas. While the ultra-wide lens is definitely passable in the daytime, it is not particularly impressive when the lighting is not perfect. The main 64MP main sensor bins down to 16MP images and does an admirable job as the primary shooter. Daytime photos tend to be very even-handed with no crazy saturation or heavy-handed HDR effects. Apart from that, the Realme X3 Superzoom camera comes with a whole host of night modes, including a regular night mode as well as a tripod mode for 50-second exposures for capturing light trails and the like.

In terms of its display, this X3 Superzoom has been equipped with a 6.6-inch Full-HD+ IPS panel. The LCD panel is surprisingly good, because it performs well even without producing the same inky blacks as OLED panels. It also has a high 120Hz refresh rate, which is definitely great, but it does take a while for every app, game and streaming service to support such a high refresh rate. As for the battery, the device carries a 4,200mAh battery with a 30W fast charging. As far as the performance is concerned, the Realme X3 Superzoom comes with the Snapdragon 855 Plus processor with either 8 GB or 12 GB of RAM along with 128 GB or 256 GB of storage for users to choose from. The Snapdragon 855 Plus may not be this year’s best silicon, but it was last year’s. If there is no need for 5G or 8K video, the 855 Plus should do just fine in terms of performance. Overall, the Realme X3 Superzoom is definitely a great phone to explore, although it depends on the need and preference of the user.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


SD 855+: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in 2019 and manufactured in 7 nm at TSMC. Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a modified ARM Cortex-A76 architecture clocked at up to 2.96 GHz. Three more performance cores are also based on the A76 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a X24 LTE modem (up to 2 Gigbit download), a new Wi-Fi modem (Wi-Fi 6 ready, 60 GHz mmWave), Hexagon 690 DSP with new Tensor cores for AI processing, a Spectra 380 ISP with an integrated computer vision engine and an integrated LPDDR4x memory controller. Compared to the normal Snapdragon 855, the 855 Plus offers higher clock speeds of the GPU and CPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.60":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.202 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


82.24%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2020-06-11)