realme X7 Max 5G Unboxing and First Impressions

realme today launched the most-expected realme X7 Max 5G smartphone in India after it was launched in China as realme GT Neo recently. It packs a 120Hz AMOLED screen, is the first phone in India to be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC, packs 64-megapixel triple rear cameras and has support for 50W  Super Dart Charge fast charging. We got hold of the phone, and here is our unboxing.

Box Contents

  • realme X7 Max 5G 12GB + 256GB version in Asteroid Black color
  • 2-pin 65W SuperDart charger (10V-6.5A)
  • USB Type C Cable
  • SIM Ejector tool
  • Clear protective case
  • User Guide and Warranty information

The realme X7 Max has a 6.43-inch Full HD+ AMOLED punch-hole screen with a pixel resolution of 2400 × 1080 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio 2.5D curved glass screen with gentle rounded corners. The display is bright, and the sunlight legibility is good as well, thanks to 1000nits peak brightness. It has 100% DCI-P3 and 98% NTSC, so the colors are vibrant. It has 120Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate, so it is pretty smooth to use. The phone as ultra-narrow border, so it has high screen-to-body ratio of about 91.7%. It also has HDR support, which works for supported YouTube videos.

It has the punch-hole that houses a 16-megapixel camera. The earpiece is present on the top that also doubles up as a secondary speaker. Powered by MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC with 12GB of RAM, the performance is good, and the phone also has stainless steel + copper VC cooling with large-area heat sink for 100% coverage that can reduce the temperature up to 15°C. The phone has an in-display fingerprint scanner which is quick to unlock the phone.  It also has minimal bezel below the screen compared to earlier phones.

Coming to the button placements, the power button is present on the right side, the volume rockers are present on the left along with dual SIM slot, secondary microphone is on the top, 3.5mm audio jack, primary microphone, USB Type-C port and the loudspeaker grill are present on the bottom. The phone doesn’t have an expandable storage, but has a 3.5mm audio jack which the realme X7 and X7 Pro lacked. Audio from the stereo speakers are good, and the phone also has Dolby Atmos support.

The phone features a 64-megapixel main camera with IMX682 sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 8-megapixel 119° ultra-wide camera with f/2.3 aperture and a 2-megapixel 4cm macro camera with f/2.4 aperture. It supports up to 4K 60 fps video recording.

Coming to the design, the company says that that back has been created with a unique micron-sized matte surface manufacturing process for a
high-quality texture that is prominent to the touch and does not leave any fingerprint marks. There is a glossy horizontal strip with a glossy finish. The phone has a plastic body unlike the X7 Pro which has a glass back.

The strip has a realme and ‘dare to leap’ branding. The phone has Linear vibration motor and 4D vibration. The phone packs a 4500mAh battery with 50W Super Dart fast charging that can charge up to 50% charge in 16 minutes, but comes with 65W charger in the box.

Priced starting Rs. 26,999 for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version, the phone will be available from Flipkart and as well as offline stores from June 4th.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

Srivatsan Sridhar is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Mobile phones and Mobile apps. He uses the phones he reviews as his main phone. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram