Following the launch of the new MediaTek Helio G25 and G35 chipsets, Xiaomi announced two new devices in the budget-friendly Redmi 9 series featuring the new SoCs. The new Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C, which were announced in Malaysia earlier today, are powered by the new chipsets and feature large 5,000mAh batteries, coupled with HD+ displays with a waterdrop-style notch. Now, Xiaomi’s biggest competitor Realme has also announced a new device, called the Realme C11, which is powered by the MediaTek Helio G35 SoC.
Realme C11: Specifications
|Dimensions & Weight||
|SoC||MediaTek Helio G35|
|RAM & Storage||2GB LPDDR4x + 32GB|
|Front Cameras||5MP f/24|
|Android Version||Realme UI based on Android 10|
As revealed in recent teasers, the new Realme C11 is powered by MediaTek’s Helio G35 SoC and features a new design with a square camera module that resembles the recently launched Redmi 9C. According to a recent report from Malaysian tech news website Lowyat, the Realme C11 features a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 1600×720 pixels and a waterdrop-style notch. The Helio G35 chipset is complemented by 2GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 32GB of onboard storage, which can be expanded using a microSD card.
In the camera department, the device features a 13MP f/2.2 primary camera on the back, coupled with a 2MP depth sensor. Over on the front, the device has a single 5MP selfie shooter. As mentioned earlier the device packs in a massive 5,000mAh battery which features support for 10W fast wired charging.
The device doesn’t feature a fingerprint scanner but it does support face unlock using the front camera. In terms of ports, the device has a micro USB port for charging and data syncing, along with a 3.5mm headphone jack. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth 5.0 and 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi.
Pricing and Availability
The Realme C11 has been priced at RM429 (~$100) and will be available for purchase in Malaysia starting from July 7th via Realme’s official store on Shopee. Buyers who purchase the device on the first day will also receive a free pair of Realme Buds 2. As of now, the company has released no information regarding a global launch.