Following the schedule, OPPO’s sub-brand launched three new smartphones today – Realme Q3, Q3 Pro and Q3i.
Realme Q3 Key Features
This product is available in science fiction black and psychedelic silver colors. The latter uses nano-level holographic texture processing technology, inspired by Y2K culture. The phone is 8.8mm thick and weighs 189g.
Under the hood, our protagonist not only sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor but also a 5000mAh high-capacity battery. It supports 30W fast charging.
The Realme Q3 features a gaming-grade VC liquid cooling and multilayer three-dimensional graphite heat sinks to ensure performance.
On the front, there is a 120Hz variable speed high refresh screen, which also has a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels, a touch sampling rate of 180Hz, a maximum screen brightness of 600nit, a color gamut coverage of 96% NTSC, and it also supports 4 variable frame rates, intelligent scene recognition, etc.
It is worth noting that this phone has a 2+1 card slot. So you can install two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time. The phone supports up to 256GB storage expansion.
In terms of cameras, the Realme Q3 comes with a 48-megapixel main camera, as well as an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens and macro lens. The front camera of the phone has a 16MP resolution and supports AI smart beauty technology.
The Realme Q3 6GB+128GB is priced at 1,299 yuan ($200), and the 8GB+128GB is priced at 1,399 yuan ($216). The pre-sale of the phone has already started and it will go on sale on April 29.
Realme Q3 Pro Key Features
The higher version, Realme Q3 Pro adopts a futuristic design and is Realme’s first fluorescent phone. The phone comes in three colors: firefly, electric blue, and gravitational black. The logo on the back cover of the firefly version uses high-efficiency light-storing materials to provide luminous effects. The back cover also adopts a five-axis laser engraving technology, which brings highlights and shines on the matte surface.
In terms of performance, the Realme Q3 Pro features a MediaTek Dimensity 1100. This processor uses TSMC’s 6nm process, 4×2.6GHz A78 large cores, 4×2.0GHz A55 small cores, supports WiFi 6 and 5G dual-carrier aggregation, 5G dual-card dual-standby technologies, and also it integrates the same G77 MC9 GPU as the Dimensity 1200. It provides an excellent gaming performance.
Compared with the Dimensity 800U of the Realme Q2, this chip has a significant performance improvement. In addition, the application of dual-channel UFS 3.1 flash storage greatly improves the game loading performance.
The Realme Q3 Pro sports a 3D tempered VC liquid cooling to ensure continuous gaming performance. Inside, it hosts a 4500mAh battery, which supports 30W fast charging , and can charge to 100% in 59 minutes.
On the front, the Realme Q3 Pro features an FHD+ Samsung AMOLED screen, with a 120Hz refresh rate, a 360Hz touch sampling rate, covering 100% DCI-P3 color gamut. The phone uses under-screen fingerprint technology, and the touch supports 5 levels of sensitivity adjustment.
In addition, this phone has dual stereo speakers that support Dolby Atmos and Hi-Res certification. There is a linear motor to provide a good game experience. The phone is 8.4mm thick and weighs only 179g.
In terms of photography, the Realme Q3 Pro has been upgraded to a 64-megapixel main camera, and is also equipped with an ultra-wide-angle lens and a macro lens, as well as a 16-megapixel front camera. The main camera supports RAW output function as well as 5 major night scene filters. Plus, the phone also has a streamer portrait mode and multi-scene recording.
It runs on Realme UI 2.0 and has an e-sports butler function.
The Realme Q3 Pro has already started pre-sale and will officially go on sale on April 29. The phone is priced at 1599 yuan ($246) for the 6+128GB version, 1799 yuan ($277) for the 8+ 128GB version, and 1999 yuan ($308) for the 8+256GB version.
Realme Q3i Key Features
In addition to the Realme Q3 and Q3 Pro two phones, Realme also released the Q3i entry 5G phone. This product is available in particle gray and light and shade blue.
The Realme Q3i features a 6.5-inch 90Hz full screen with a touch sampling rate of 180Hz and an excitation brightness of 600nit.
It weighs 185g and is 8.5mm thick. Also, the phone uses a 3D curved back cover. While ensuring lightness and thinness, the smartphone has a built-in 5000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. The standby time can be as long as 22 days, and it can play continuous TV series for up to 21 hours.
In terms of cameras, the Realme Q3i has a 48-megapixel main camera and a black and white portrait depth-of-field lens. In addition, it also has a 4cm macro lens to improve playability. The main camera supports the super night scene mode to provide a wide dynamic range performance. Plus, it also supports a variety of night scene filters, which can easily shoot cyberpunk effects.
The Realme Q3i is equipped with 2+1 card slots. In addition to dual SIM cards, it also supports the installation of a microSD card with a 1TB expansion. The phone supports AI face recognition and unlocking, and has a side fingerprint recognition module.
The Realme Q3i is already on sale. The 4+128GB model costs 999 yuan ($154), while the 6+128GB model is 1099 yuan ($169).