realme X3 SuperZoom with 60x Zoom to be announced on May 26 [Update: 120Hz display, Snapdragon 855+ confirmed]

Update – May 23: 2020: realme has confirmed the design of the X3 SuperZoom with dual front cameras, quad rear cameras including a periscope lens for 60x zoom. It will come in White and Green colors.

realme has also confirmed 120Hz refresh rate screen for the phone, but it will be an LCD screen since the phone has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. It has also confirmed Snapdragon 855+ SoC and according to the company this the 517,743 score is the highest for the SoC.

Earlier – May 20, 2020: realme has finally confirmed the launch of X3 SuperZoom smartphone in Europe on May 26th. The company is also expected to launch in India soon as the India head Madhav Seth confirmed 60x zoom and a new “Starry Mode” to capture shots of the Milky Way. He also posted an image captured using the phone. The company also mentions Super Speed for the processing power.

This is said to use 13MP periscope lens to offer up to 60x zoom. It might feature a 64MP main camera similar to most of the realme phones. Based on earlier teaser, the phone is said to be priced in India under Rs. 30000 and powered by Snapdragon 8 series SoC (could be Snapdragon 855+ as rumored earlier).

We should know more details about the smartphone in the coming days before it goes official on May 26th. realme India and realme China already have announced separate events on May 25th, but it is not clear we can expect the phone early before the Europe launch. The realme Europe online launch event starts at 10 30AM CET (2PM IST). As usual, the company will offer live stream.


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