Realme X3 SuperZoom: Design
The Realme X3 SuperZoom is the latest and the first smartphone from Realme with a periscope zoom lens. The device has a glass 2.5D curved back panel with a gradient design and the phone does look similar to the Realme 6 and the Realme 6 Pro from the back panel.
At the front, the Realme X3 SuperZoom houses a 6.6-inch IPS LCD screen, protected by a 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass. There is a pill-shaped cutout on the left side of the screen that houses a dual-selfie camera setup. Overall, the Realme X3 SuperZoom does look like a modern device and it also offers a peak refresh rate of 120Hz, making this an excellent gaming smartphone.
Realme X3 SuperZoom: Hardware Performance
The Realme X3 SuperZoom is based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC and the phone does not support 5G. The device offers a minimum of 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Similarly, the high-end model of the Realme X3 SuperZoom offers up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage for faster read and write speeds.
Though the Snapdragon 855+ that powers the Realme X3 SuperZoom is not as powerful as the Snapdragon 865, this processor can still handle most of the tasks, including high-end gaming without any issue. So, you won't be having any performance-related issues on the Realme X3 SuperZoom.
Realme X3 SuperZoom: Camera Performance
The Realme X3 SuperZoom is the first smartphone from the company to have a dedicated periscope zoom lens. The smartphone has a 64MP primary camera, 8MP ultra-wide angle lens, 8MP telephoto lens, and a 2MP macro lens. The main camera can shoot native 64MP images and can also record 4K videos @60fps.
Thanks to the higher pixel count, the Realme X3 SuperZoom can take some great photos with lots of details. Similarly, the periscope zoom lens also offers a 5x optical zoom with support for OIS or optical image stabilization. The smartphone also has a dual selfie camera setup with a 32MP primary sensor and an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens and these cameras do support 1080p video recording.
Realme X3 SuperZoom: Price To Specs Ratio
The base variant of the Realme X3 SuperZoom costs Rs. 27,999 in India and offers 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, whereas the high-end variant of the same is available for Rs. 32,999. Though it might seem like a bit expensive, remember that it offers 12GB RAM and 246GB storage, making it one of the most affordable phones in the country with over 10GB RAM.
The Realme X3 SuperZoom will be the flagship smartphone for those, who do not want to spend a premium to get a high-end smartphone. This smartphone has a last-gen flagship offering and it offers a great CPU and GPU performance without any issue.
Realme X3 SuperZoom: Important Features/Highlights
The Realme X3 SuperZoom comes with a 4,200 mAh battery and the device does support 30W quick charging via the USB Type-C port. The smartphone does run on Android 10 OS with custom Realme UI skin on top with almost clean UI when compared to other custom Android skins.
Similarly, the smartphone also has a periscope zoom lens and this will offer users to zoom into subjects with ease and offers more options to take photos and videos with different perspectives.
Realme X3 SuperZoom: Verdict
All-in-all, the Realme X3 SuperZoom seems like a good flagship smartphone with features like a higher refresh rate screen, periscope zoom lens, and 30W fast charging. However, the company should have gone with an AMOLED display instead of an IPS LCD screen.