realme C21Y with 6.5-inch HD+ display, UNISOC T610 SoC, 5000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 8999

Earlier last month, realme announced its C21Y smartphone with an HD+ display, UNISOC T610 SoC in Vietnam. Following that, now the company has launched the smartphone in India. As for the specifications, the realme C21Y sports a 6.5-inch HD+ dewdrop display with a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels and 400 nits maximum brightness.

It is powered by the octa-core UNISOC T610 processor and Mali-G52 GPU paired with 3GB/4GB LPDDR4X RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage. It runs on realme UI based on Android 11. The phone  has TÜV Rheinland Smartphone High Reliability Certification and features a geometric art rear design.

Regarding the cameras, it features a triple rear camera setup which is a combination of 13MP (primary with f/2.2 aperture) + 2MP (macro with f/2.4 aperture) + 2MP (B&W with f/2.4 aperture) and a 5MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and this phone packs a 5000mAh battery with support for reverse charging.

realme C21Y specifications

  • 6.5-inch (1600 x 720 pixels) HD+ dewdrop display with 88.70% Screen-to-Body Ratio, 400nits (Typ) Brightness, 65% NTSC colour gamut
  • Octa-core 12nm UNISOC T610 processor – Dual Core Cortex A75 and Six Core Cortex A55 clocked up to 1.8GHz with Mali-G52 GPU
  • 3GB LPDDR4X RAM with 32GB (eMMC 5.1) internal storage / 4GB LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB (eMMC 5.1) internal storage, expandable memory with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • realme UI based on Android 11
  • 13MP (primary with f/2.2 aperture) + 2MP (macro with f/2.4 aperture) + 2MP (B&W with f/2.4 aperture)
  • 5MP front camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Dimensions: 164.2×76.4×8.9mm; Weight: 190g
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS/AGPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, micro USB
  • 5000mAh battery with 10W charging and support for reverse charging

The realme C21Y comes in Cross Black and Cross Blue colours, is priced at Rs. 8999 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version and the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version costs Rs. 9999. It will be available from, Flipkart and offline stores starting from August 30th.