Realme C17

Realme C17 Review, Pros and cons – The Realme Bangladesh section dubbed the new member of the C series, known as Realme C17. Like other models such as C12 and C15, it equips the aroma of the C series line with some additional new adjustments that make the C17 an amazing device. At the launch event, few leads from the c17 lineup were revealed, and the stage marks the presence of the Realme C17 in an impressive way.

Realme C17 Review

Highlights

  1. The phone has a 90 Hz screen with a 720p resolution.
  2. A quad-camera setup would be seen on the phone that comes with a 13 MP lens.
  3. An 11 nm octa-core Snapdragon 460 chipset placed on the motherboard.
  4. In the battery section, a 5000 mAh battery coupled with a regular 18 W fast charge.
  5. The phone is expected to reach at $ 190 (13,4999 INR).

Design and Display

The Realme C17 maintains the elegant c-series design that accompanies a unique color combination of the Navy Blue and Lake Green variant and it looks impressive from the outside. The plastic casing that maintains the bright gradient effect houses the camera plate close to the fingerprint reader.

In addition to fine bezels on the sides, there is a thick chin at the bottom of the screen. On that note, you are getting an IPS LCD-based 6.5 inches HD+ screen with a 90Hz refresh rate with a resolution of just 720p. In addition, there are some other things like gorilla glass, as well as weather-sealed ports, which are intact on the Realme C17.

Memory and Internal

The internal configuration seems to have the basic level of Snapdragon 460 chipset on its Adreno 610 graphics card. With this configuration, an octa-core processor that divides into two sections, where the 1.8 GHz cores provide the behind the scenes power in complex processing, while the 1.6 GHz core set powers regular tasks. Android 10 was placed on top of Realme UI skin.

The 128GB storage comes with 6GB of RAM support, along with the UFS 2.1 memory type that dramatically improves the speed of reading and writing data. In addition, you can add more space to your phone using a dedicated microSD solution.

Camera

In terms of the camera, the 8 MP selfie camera was placed and the quad-camera configuration on the rear panel. At the rear, you will see a 13 MP lens as the main sensor below which an ultra-wide 8 MP lens accommodates on the rectangular camera plate with a depth lens of 2MP and macro lens of 2MP. This setup is good enough since this phone comes with entry-level specs.

Battery and Others

The Realme C17 phone comes with an 18W fast charger for the huge Li-Po 5000 mAh battery and is the first in the C series to come with a Type-C 2.0 charging port. It is excellent that Realme tries to implement something new from time to time. On the plus side, the battery can survive for more than two days and can charge in a short period of an hour or two.

As for the other aspect, Realme offers a standard layer sensor, but with a better communication configuration that makes this phone convenient. In addition, it has a 3.5mm jack port with a decent speaker for better sound quality.

Realme C17 Pros and cons

Realme C17 Specifications Detail

Down below you can see full specifications of Realme C17 phone.

SpecificationsRealme C17
Network2G, 3G, 4G
AnnouncedSeptember 2020
Dimensions164.1 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm
Weight188 g
SIMDual SIM
Size6.5 inches
DisplayCapacitive touchscreen IPS LCD, 16M colors
90Hz refresh rate
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels
ProtectionCorning glass protection
Weather-sealed ports & loudspeaker
OSAndroid 10, Realme UI
ChipsetQualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm)
CPUOcta-core
(4×1.8 GHz Kryo 240
4×1.6 GHz Kryo 240)
GPUAdreno 610
Card slotYes (dedicated slot)
RAM6GB
Internal128GB
Camera13MP, 8MP, 2MP, and 2MP
Selfie8MP
3.5 mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
RadioYes
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
USB On-The-Go
SensorsRear Side Fingerprint, accelerometer
proximity, and compass
BatteryLi-Po 5000 mAh battery
Fast charging 18W
ColorsBlue, and Green
Expected Price$ 175 (12,500 INR)

Realme C17 Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of Realme C17 phone.

Pros

  1. The huge, long-lasting battery and fast charging
  2. 90 Hz refresh rate set on the screen
  3. Sufficient storage and dedicated slot option
  4. AI quad-camera and Super Nightscape mode
  5. Corning glass protection
  6. Amazing features of Realme UI
  7. Weather-sealed ports and loudspeaker

Cons

  1. Without wireless charging
  2. 720p resolution screen
  3. Not good for low light photography
  4. Single internal storage option

Conclusion

The Realme C17 is a fascinating piece of work that the Realme C series has produced so far. But for technology enthusiasts, it is still a revamped version of the Oppo A32. Since Realme is the joint brand of Oppo. From the inside out, the internal configuration is the same, just design changes. But on the bright side, it has corning glass protection with some additional adjustments that only come with Realme. However, the price increases due to the peak frame rate. This phone will be available in India, Bangladesh, and some other markets.

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Sumit Pandit
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