Realme 3 Design
The Realme 3 follows the recent smartphone trend and offers a gradient back panel with a dual tone color profile. Just like every other Realme smartphone launch in India, the Realme 3 has a polycarbonate back panel, which might easily get scratched, if the device is not used with a protective case.
The Realme 3 goes for a clean back panel design with a vertical dual camera set up at the back and a rear-facing fingerprint sensor. The entire front of the display is covered by the display, except for the bottom bezel and a tiny notch at the top.
Realme 3 Hardware Performance
The Realme 3 is powered by the MediaTek Helio P70 SoC, which also powers the Realme U1. The Helio P30 is a capable chipset and offers good gaming performance, and a ton of AI features, thanks to a dedicated AI module on the chipset.
The Realme 3 can play games like PUBG without any issue, and multi-tasking on the Realme 3 also feels like a breeze, as the base variant comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage with a dedicated microSD card slot.
Realme 3 Camera Performance
The Realme 3 has a dual camera set up at the back with a 13 MP primary camera and a 2 MP depth sensor. At the front, the phone features a 13 MP selfie camera, which is tucked right into the water-drop notch.
The main camera and the selfie camera are capable of recording 1080p videos @30fps, and the smartphone slow-motion video recording as well.
Realme 3: Price to Specs ratio
The Realme 3 is an affordable version of the Realme 3 Pro with a few corner cuts. For the asking price of Rs. 8,999, the smartphone does match with the competition. The device looks premium and pretty light in weight, which does add to the overall aesthetics of the smartphone.
For Rs. 8,999, the Realme 3 does pack a lot of features, including a 12 MP primary camera with a wider aperture, which helps the smartphone to capture photos with a great amount of details even in low-light situations.
Realme 3: Important Features/Highlights
The Realme 3 is one of the few smartphones available in the country with a battery bigger than 4000 mAh. The 4230 mAh battery on the Realme 3 can last longer and also supports standard 10W charging via micro USB port with a dedicated 3.5mm headphone jack.
The device currently runs on Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6.0 skin on top, which makes the Realme 3 one of the up to date Realme 3 smartphones in India.
Realme 3: Verdict
Just like the Realme 2, the Realme 3 is made to offer the atmost value for money device, that anyone can get in India. It does offer a great battery life, and the smartphone looks premium and fancy.
The phone runs on Android 9 Pie OS with ColorOS 6.0, with a lot of customization options, and it is one of the best smartphones that Realme has ever launched in India, especially under Rs. 10,000.