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Realme is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer founded in 2018. Realme is a subsidiary of BBK Electronics, a Chinese multinational conglomerate that also markets smartphones under the Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus, and iQOO brands. Realme was founded by Sky Li (Li Bingzhong), the former vice president of Oppo and the head of Oppo India. Before going independent in 2018, Realme was a sub-brand of Oppo Electronics. However, the first traces of the brand date back to 2010, with the “Oppo Real” smartphone. The first smartphone under the brand was released in May 2018, namely the ‘Realme 1’. In November 2018, only a few months after its launch, Realme became the No. 1 emerging brand in the Indian market. Since its emergence in 2018, Realme has shipped more smartphones in India than Oppo. According to Counterpoint Research, Realme is the fastest brand to reach 50 million cumulative smartphone shipments in India. Realme ranks among the top six smartphone brands globally and is the fourth largest smartphone brand in India. The company is also credited as the first 5G smartphone in India. Since its emergence, Realme has branched out into several other product categories including the headphones, AIoT devices, electronics, appliances, smartwatches, etc. In May 2021, Dizo was established as the first brand in Realme’s TechLife ecosystem. More

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  • Indian smartphone market grows 3% to 35 million units in April-June; Samsung slips to 4th spot: IDC Aug 08, 2022 10:50 PM IST

    Indian smartphone market grows 3% to 35 million units in April-June; Samsung slips to 4th spot: IDC

    Chinese brands now occupy the top three positions in the Indian smartphone market with Realme and Vivo moving up the ladder, while Samsung slipped to the fourth spot in terms of volumes.

  • Realme 9i 5G Design, MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC revealed ahead of launch Aug 08, 2022 04:55 PM IST

    Realme 9i 5G Design, MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC revealed ahead of launch

    The Realme 9i 5G will be launched in India on August 18 in a virtual event

  • The Tech Weekender: Top news from the world of technology this week Jul 30, 2022 03:49 PM IST

    The Tech Weekender: Top news from the world of technology this week

    Senate bails out semiconductor industry, Google and Apple suspend BGMI, Smartphone shipments declined in Q2 2022, and more.

  • From Google Pixel 6a to Oppo Reno 8 Pro: These are the best smartphones under Rs 50,000 in India Jul 25, 2022 03:29 PM IST

    From Google Pixel 6a to Oppo Reno 8 Pro: These are the best smartphones under Rs 50,000 in India

    Find out which phone is the best for you!

  • From Infinix Note 12 Pro 5G to the Realme 9 5G SE: These are the best smartphones under Rs 20,000 in India Jul 17, 2022 04:17 PM IST

    From Infinix Note 12 Pro 5G to the Realme 9 5G SE: These are the best smartphones under Rs 20,000 in India

    India’s sub-20K smartphone segment is one of its most competitive. Realme, Xiaomi, Samsung, Motorola, Infinix, and other brands have flooded the segment with competitive devices that aim to deliver the best bang for your buck with powerful mid-tier hardware.

  • Realme first 5G-led AIoT launch on July 26: Smartwatch, tablet, TWS earbuds in the line-up Jul 14, 2022 07:01 PM IST

    Realme first 5G-led AIoT launch on July 26: Smartwatch, tablet, TWS earbuds in the line-up

    Realme is also expected to launch a new PC monitor at the event

  • Realme GT 2 Explorer Master Edition to feature 120Hz AMOLED display, LPDDR5X RAM and Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC Jul 07, 2022 07:04 PM IST

    Realme GT 2 Explorer Master Edition to feature 120Hz AMOLED display, LPDDR5X RAM and Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC

    The Realme GT 2 Explorer Master Edition is arriving on July 12.

  • Realme GT Neo 3 review: Realme makes a compelling case to choose speed over substance Jul 07, 2022 06:10 PM IST

    Realme GT Neo 3 review: Realme makes a compelling case to choose speed over substance

    But is speed enough to elevate it to the title of best smartphone under Rs 40,000? Stick around to find out.

  • Realme GT NEO 3 150W Thor: Love and Thunder Limited Edition launched in India Jul 07, 2022 02:59 PM IST

    Realme GT NEO 3 150W Thor: Love and Thunder Limited Edition launched in India

    The Realme GT NEO 3 150W Thor: Love and Thunder Limited Edition price in India is set at Rs 42,999 for the sole 12GB/256GB model

  • Realme GT Neo 3 (150W) Thor: Love and Thunder Limited Edition launching in India on July 7 Jun 30, 2022 04:31 PM IST

    Realme GT Neo 3 (150W) Thor: Love and Thunder Limited Edition launching in India on July 7

    The Realme GT Neo 3 price in India starts from Rs 36,999 for the 8GB/128GB model, while the 150W UltraDart Charge model of the GT Neo 3 is priced at Rs 42,999.

  • Realme GT2 Explorer Master Edition launch confirmed to take place in July Jun 22, 2022 06:00 PM IST

    Realme GT2 Explorer Master Edition launch confirmed to take place in July

    The Realme GT2 Explorer Master Edition will be among the first smartphones to use Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon chip that is based on TSMC’s 4nm process.

  • Realme GT Neo 3T India launch timeline, memory and colour versions leaked Jun 21, 2022 04:43 PM IST

    Realme GT Neo 3T India launch timeline, memory and colour versions leaked

    The Realme GT Neo 3T is expected to come in 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB, and 8GB/256GB memory configurations in India.

  • Realme C30 ultra-affordable smartphone launched in India: All you need to know Jun 20, 2022 02:33 PM IST

    Realme C30 ultra-affordable smartphone launched in India: All you need to know

    The Realme C30 price in India is set at Rs 7,499 for the base 2GB/32GB variant, while the 3GB/32GB model will set you back Rs 8,299.

  • Best Flagship Smartphones launched in 2022: Vivo X80 Pro, Galaxy S22 Ultra, Xiaomi 12 Pro and more Jun 17, 2022 11:30 AM IST

    Best Flagship Smartphones launched in 2022: Vivo X80 Pro, Galaxy S22 Ultra, Xiaomi 12 Pro and more

    Here are our picks for India's best smartphones in the first half of 2022.

  • Realme GT 2 Explorer Master Edition specifications revealed on TENAA Jun 14, 2022 04:25 PM IST

    Realme GT 2 Explorer Master Edition specifications revealed on TENAA

    The GT 2 Explorer Master Edition is expected to feature the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset.

  • Realme GT Neo 3T with Snapdragon 870 SoC launched globally Jun 07, 2022 01:38 PM IST

    Realme GT Neo 3T with Snapdragon 870 SoC launched globally

    The phone is a rebranded version of the Realme Q5 Pro and will be launched in India sometime later

  • Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7 Jun 05, 2022 07:19 AM IST

    Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles to help jump-start the day.

  • Realme GT Neo 3T India launch confirmed during opening of company's flagship store in Ahmedabad Jun 03, 2022 05:30 PM IST

    Realme GT Neo 3T India launch confirmed during opening of company's flagship store in Ahmedabad

    The Realme GT Neo 3 Naruto Limited Edition is also arriving in India soon.

  • Realme GT Neo 3T global launch confirmed, Snapdragon 870 SoC tipped May 29, 2022 04:44 PM IST

    Realme GT Neo 3T global launch confirmed, Snapdragon 870 SoC tipped

    The Realme GT Neo 3T also has a power button on the right, although it doesn’t look like a fingerprint reader, which suggests that the upcoming device will opt for an in-display scanner. This means that the Realme GT Neo 3T will sport an AMOLED display.

  • Realme Pad X with Snapdragon 695 SoC, 2K display and Quad speakers with Dolby Atmos launched May 26, 2022 06:26 PM IST

    Realme Pad X with Snapdragon 695 SoC, 2K display and Quad speakers with Dolby Atmos launched

    The Realme Pad X is priced at CNY 1,299 (Roughly Rs 15,000) for the base 4GB/64GB model.

  • Realme Narzo 50 5G launched with 90Hz display, MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G SoC: Check price, offers, features May 24, 2022 03:00 PM IST

    Realme Narzo 50 5G launched with 90Hz display, MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G SoC: Check price, offers, features

    Realme Narzo 50 5G India pricing starts at Rs 15,999 for the 4GB/64GB base variant

  • Realme Pad Mini Review: An entry-level tablet that holds up well for education and entertainment May 23, 2022 06:55 PM IST

    Realme Pad Mini Review: An entry-level tablet that holds up well for education and entertainment

    Considering its affordable pricing, does the Realme Pad Mini have what it

  • Realme Pad X launch on May 26, 11-inch 2K display, Dolby Atmos, stylus support confirmed May 23, 2022 04:32 PM IST

    Realme Pad X launch on May 26, 11-inch 2K display, Dolby Atmos, stylus support confirmed

    The Realme Pad X is also expected to feature a Snapdragon 870 SoC, a 120Hz refresh rate, and a large 8,360 mAh battery.

  • Motorola, Realme, OnePlus confirm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 smartphones coming soon May 22, 2022 02:01 PM IST

    Motorola, Realme, OnePlus confirm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 smartphones coming soon

    The phones in question will likely be the Realme GT 2 Master Explorer Edition, Moto Razr 3, and OnePlus 10 Ultra.

  • From Redmi Note 11 Pro to Samsung Galaxy M33 5G: These are the best smartphones under Rs 20,000 in India May 22, 2022 12:22 PM IST

    From Redmi Note 11 Pro to Samsung Galaxy M33 5G: These are the best smartphones under Rs 20,000 in India

    From the Realme Narzo 50 5G to the Galaxy F23 5G, here are the best sub-20K phones in India.

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