Realme started its succesful journey as a smartphone brand. However, now the acts in multiple segments offering wearables such as smartwatches or true wireless earphones and even Smart TVs. On August 18th, the company will give another bold step to become a solid “technology” company by introducing its very first laptop the Realme Book Slim. The new device will come with a compact design and very good specifications. Now, the company has just revealed that it will also offer some neat software features for those who have Realme smartphones.
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Realme’s upcoming laptop will come with a smartphone connect feature. This is similar to Huawei’s Share and Microsoft’s Your Phone. It will allow users to control their smartphones from the PC and share files. The new feature is dubbed PC connect and will likely work between the new Realme Book and a list of supported Realme smartphones. Much like Huawei’s software solution, we don’t expect Realme to expand this to other Android smartphones.
The Realme Book integration with smartphones will work in a different way than Huawei’s solution. Instead of using NFC like Huawei which requires you to tap the phone on the laptop’s touchpad, Realme is expected to use Wi-Fi Direct. Of course, this is mere speculation at this moment. After all, Realme is yet to disclose the full functionality of such a feature. Thankfully, we’ll know everything about the Realme Book soon enough.
Realme Book (Slim) expected features and hardware
According to the leaked specifications, the Realme Book (Slim) will be featuring a 14-inch display. This panel will come with 2,160 x 1,440 pixels of resolution and a peak brightness of 300 nits. The laptop will also come with blue light certification. Under the hood, the new slate will come with an 11th-gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 CPU. The laptop may come with 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB PCIe storage. Furthermore, it is also said that the Realme Book (Slim) will pack dual speakers tuned by Harmon Kardon. The device will also pack a microphone array, a backlit keyboard, and Windows precision drivers.
In terms of connectivity, the laptop will feature one USB 3.2 Gen 1 port, two USB C 3.1 ports, and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Moreover, the laptop will come with a fingerprint scanner. The Realme Book (Slim) will have a 54Whr battery which charges via 65W fast-charging.
As per leaks, the laptop may weigh around 1.3 kg. As far as pricing is concerned, the Realme Book will cost around INR 55,000 in India. For now, there are rumors of two variants, but we need to wait for an official confirmation.