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The Realme brand started off as a sub-brand of OPPO back in 2010. Realme was spun off from OPPO in 2018 and now operates as an independent brand under BBK Electronics. The brand is known for its range of affordable budget and mid-range phones but they’ve also delved into flagship phones, accessories, and IoT products. Visit the Realme forums.

Realme’s first tablet features budget specs and a low price tag

Realme started out as a budget smartphone sub-brand under OPPO before spinning off into its own company (but still under the BBK umbrella) in 2018. Since then, the company has launched dozens of smartphones at many different price points in Europe and Asia, putting the heat on established brands like Xiaomi and Samsung. Like other...

Realme is putting the fingerprint scanner in a pretty odd place for its next phone

Realme has been trying all kinds of interesting strategies recently. With the company's recent announcement of MagDart, we've already seen some cool, albeit unoriginal, tech from the company. On the flip side, though, the upcoming Realme Narzo 50a shows Realme is not afraid to experiment. Based on the leaked renders we've seen, the Narzo 50a...

Realme launches its first laptop alongside the Realme GT series in India

Realme today announced three new products in India: a new laptop called the Realme Book Slim, the Reame GT and Realme GT Master Edition. All three products are aggressively priced and pack solid hardware. Realme Book Slim The newly launched Realme Book Slim is the first laptop from the BBK-owned brand, which has been rapidly expanding its...

Android 12 reaches Platform Stability with Beta 4, out now for Pixel phones

The fourth beta release of Android 12 goes live today, and it marks the Platform Stability milestone. This means that Android 12 Beta 4 has finalized APIs and app-facing behaviors, so developers can test their apps on the latest release without having to worry about changes in the next beta impacting compatibility testing. With the release...

Realme’s MagDart is a not-so-subtle jab at Apple’s MagSafe, and it works

Realme's MagDart is the company's latest charging technology innovation and also a not-so-subtle jab at Apple's MagSafe. Just like MagSafe, it magnetically attaches to the back of your phone, and the company has also introduced additional peripherals that are MagDart-enabled too. Realme sent us the Realme Flash to play around with, along with two MagDart...

Xiaomi reportedly overtook Samsung as the number 1 OEM in Europe in Q2 2021

Xiaomi is now the best-selling smartphone brand in Europe. According to a recent market study report from Strategy Analytics, the Chinese OEM overtook Samsung to take the top spot in Q2 2021. Although Xiaomi often tops the charts in markets like India, this is the first time the company has shipped more phones than Samsung...

Realme takes on Apple’s MagSafe with its MagDart magnetic wireless chargers

Last week we reported that Realme was gearing up to launch a new magnetic wireless charger called MagDart to take on Apple’s MagSafe. In a launch event today, the company officially unveiled a whole range of products that utilize the company’s new MagDart charging technology. The first is the 50W MagDart charger which Realme says is...

Exclusive: Here’s our real-world first look at Realme’s MagDart charging

Apple launched a new MagSafe wireless charger with the launch of the iPhone 12 series last year. The charger made it easy for users to align the charging coil in their phones with the one in the charger, as it magnetically attached to the back of the phone in the correct location. While many Android...

Realme’s new phone will support iPhone 12-like magnetic wireless charging

Realme plans to launch the first Android phone with a magnetic wireless charging solution, like the one found on Apple's latest iPhones. The company recently secured a trademark for “MagDart” from the European Union Intellectual Property Office. Along with the trademark, we also saw two variants of Realme’s upcoming MagDart charger -- a slim, puck-shaped...

Realme unveils a host of new AIoT products including the Realme Watch 2 and Buds Wireless 2

Realme is generally on a launch spree throughout the year with their smartphones. However, this time, they seem to have taken a little break from phones and have launched a bunch of AIoT products. Along with value for money phones, Realme has also been making some good accessories at affordable prices. The five products launched...

Realme launches the GT Master Edition series with Naoto Fukusawa designs

Earlier this month, we learned that Realme was working on a Master Edition variant of the Realme GT with a unique design. Now the company has officially unveiled the phone in China alongside another model dubbed the Realme GT Master Explorer Edition. Both phones are designed in collaboration with Japanese industrial designer Naoto Fukusawa and feature...

Realme is making a magnetic wireless charger like Apple’s MagSafe

Apple's MagSafe wireless charger attaches to the back of the iPhone 12 series magnetically, making it ridiculously easy to align your phone's and the charger's wireless charging coils. Apple even recently released a portable battery pack using MagSafe tech, so you can plop the pack on the back of your phone for a quick top...