Realme has launched its latest entry-level smartphone, the Realme C55, in India with a starting price of Rs 10,999. The phone comes packed with impressive hardware, including a 90Hz display and 33W fast charging, and also features a unique feature called “mini capsule,” which is inspired by Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro dynamic island.
The Realme C55 is available in three configurations, with prices starting at Rs 10,999 for the 4GB/64GB variant, Rs 11,999 for the 6GB/64GB variant, and Rs 13,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant. Pre-orders have begun and will continue until March 27, with general availability scheduled for March 28. The phone is available for purchase through Flipkart and Realme’s online store.
The Realme C55 has a sleek, flat-edged design and is available in two attractive colours, sunshower and rainy night. The front of the phone features a 6.72-inch 1080p IPS LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate and a hole punch cutout at the center. The panel can peak 680nits, according to Realme. The phone also features a software-based mini capsule that can dynamically expand and contract to act as an indicator for various scenarios, including Charge Notification, Data Usage Notification, and Step Notification. The Charge and Data Usage Notifications are turned on by default, while the Step Notification requires an OTA to be enabled.
The Realme C55 runs on Realme UI 4.0, based on Android 13. It features a MediaTek Helio G99 processor, up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and 256GB of storage. The phone also boasts a sizable 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging.
For photography, the Realme C55 has a dual-camera setup on the rear with a 64MP main and 2MP depth sensor. On the front, it has an 8MP shooter for selfies. The phone is a dual-SIM 4G phone and features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, microSD card slot, and 3.5mm headphone jack.