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Following the success of the C1, Realme has finally launched its newest offering for the Philippine market. Welcome the Realme 3, a new disruptor to the budget segment by having features that are usually found on more expensive phones, combined with a solid mid-range chipset, and a very attractive price point.

realme3 22The Realme 3 touts a metallic finish for its entire body, making it look more pricey than it actually is. It sports a 6.2″ display with HD+ resolution, and is protected with Gorilla Glass 3.

realme3 32Under the hood is a more powerful Helio P60 octa-core processor, backed by 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, expandable via a microSD card.

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realme3 15The device packs dual rear cameras – a 13MP main sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. The company has now added a new feature called Chroma Boost, which enhances dynamic range and colors, and Nightscape mode which lets you take great looking night shots without without the need for a tripod.

realme3 29It comes with ColorOS 6, which gives a refreshing a new look, while retaining the goodies such as Game Space and Split Screen. There’s also AI Face Unlock, which works quick, even in less than ideal lighting. It has a 4,230mAh battery.

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Unboxing

Pricing and Availability

The Realme 3 will be priced at PhP6,990 for the 3GB + 32GB variant, PhP7,990 for the 3GB + 64GB variant, and PhP9,990 for the 4GB + 64GB variant. Pre-order the 3GB + 64GB and 4GB + 64GB variants from retail stores starting March 30, 2019 and get PhP1,299 worth of freebies!

The 3GB + 64GB variant will be available exclusively on Shopee,  while the rest of the variants will be sold in retail stores. Users who’ll buy a unit from Shopee on March 25 can get it for a discounted price of PhP6,290 by using the code SHPXREALME3.

Specifications
ProcessorHelio P60 (Octa-Core)
RAM3GB/4GB
Storage32GB/64GB (Expandable)
Display6.2" HD+
Rear Camera13MP + 2MP
Front Camera13MP + 2MP
OSAndroid 9 + ColorOS 6
Battery4,230mAh
Other FeaturesChroma Boost
Nightscape Mode
AI Face Unlock
PDAF
AI Beautification

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.