While the company has already confirmed through various posts that it would launch the Realme 3, the teaser video indicates the launch of a Pro variant.
Shenzhen-based smartphone manufacturer RealMe might launch two new smartphones in India on March 4. The two devices — Realme 3 and Realme 3 Pro could be launched at an event in India and will take on the recently launched Redmi Note 7. Realme’s official Twitter handle posted a teaser video stating the launch of a new smartphone. The video had the number 3 written in the form of a lightning bolt.
Any guesses? pic.twitter.com/AAHoCvUf9w
— Realme (@realmemobiles) February 27, 2019
Realme’s CEO Madhav Seth retweeted the tweet and said, “What’s 7 doing in 3?”, taking a dig at the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7.
What’s 7 doing in 3? https://t.co/xw6shendPE — Madhav Sheth (@MadhavSheth1) February 27, 2019
While the company has already confirmed through various posts that it would launch the Realme 3, the teaser video indicates the launch of a Pro variant. The video ends with a ‘Be Proactive’ caption, with the ‘Pro’ highlighted in bold text.
The caption and the teaser clearly suggest that Realme would be launching the two smartphones together to compete with its Chinese counterpart in India directly. The devices succeed popular smartphones Realme 2 and Realme 2 Pro which were launched in India last year.
The company also posted a teaser video further providing information about the camera. The teaser video shows a dual-camera setup at the back. Currently, it is unclear which device will sport the dual camera setup or whether both the variants would get dual-cameras at the rear. But based on a few speculations; it is assumed that the Pro variant could include a 48 MP sensor, just like the Redmi Note 7 Pro.
3 Days To Go An experience beyond the stars awaits you. Watch it live on our official handles at 12:30 noon, 4th March from Nehru Planetarium, New Delhi. #realme3 #PowerYourStyle pic.twitter.com/7tlAaY8gv1
— Realme (@realmemobiles) March 1, 2019
Though not much information is available on the specification and features of the Realme 3 or the Realme Pro, the Realme 3 is expected to have a water-drop notch display. It may be powered by a MediaTek Helio P70 SoC paired with Mali G72 GPU. It is also expected that the devices would have a diamond-cut design, a fingerprint sensor at the back and would be running on ColorOS 6 skin based on Android 9 Pie.