In the high price segment capacity characteristics have not particularly affect the operation of the device. Conversely, in the category of available gadgets progress is easy to notice. New realme C3 demonstrates how quickly evolyutsioniruet state employees: a powerful processor, triple camera, NFC, battery of 5000 mAh and much more. How does the modern cheap mobile—, read the review.

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

Fresh processor

The gadget is built on a new eight-processor MediaTek Helio G70, RAM installed 3 GB, and internal memory of 32 or 64 GB. The drive is easily expanded with a microSD card. The separate slot — choose between the two SIM cards and memory stick do not have to.

Fresh chipset performs well in everyday use and surprisingly to cope with the games. PUBG, World of Tanks and Call of Duty run on high settings with a stable 30 fps. The smartphone will not overheat or throttle, apps open quickly, the interface works smoothly. It seems MediaTek finally got a good chip average.

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

The developers have not forgotten about NFC. The module is supplied in the version with 64 GB of memory. Smartphone easily pay in stores and recharge a transportation card — all works.

It is worth saying a few words about the interface. Realme is used instead of the ColorOS UI 1.0 — new shell based on Android 10. The system is more like a version of «green robot»: it is easier, cleaner and faster than the former version.

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

Display without surprises

Screen the new product is impressive — 6.5 inch with an aspect ratio of 20:9, resolution 1600х720 pixels and a ppi density of 269. From IPS-matrix decent image quality and color reproduction at a high level.

If you look closely, you can see the graininess of the picture, especially when reading small text. Otherwise the display is good: even when a large deviation of the color distortion is minor, and sufficient supply of brightness for use in Sunny weather.

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

In the settings is the protection regimes of vision and a dark theme. Closed hardened glass panel Gorilla Glass 3 with a decent oleophobic coating.

Custom texture

Have a realme C3 classic design of smartphones in recent years: plastic case with bright colors and a screen with a small keyhole under the front camera. However, there is an interesting contrast to many of its competitors: the rear panel is made of frosted material with a pleasant texture. It does not remain fingerprints, it is difficult to scratch, and the gadget does not slip.

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

Due to the small borders around the display to use the device quite comfortably. The location of the power button and the fingerprint sensor is well thought out: they fall under the finger, they do not need to stretch. For precision actuation of the fingerprint scanner no issues. Also, the device provides the unlock-face, she works quickly and accurately in good light.

In 2020 it is strange to see on the bottom a micro-USB connector — it is time to move to modern USB Type-C.

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

Triple camera

In the realme C3 three modules: primary 12 MP with an aperture of f/1.8, a 2-megapixel macro lens and depth sensor of 2 megapixels. The interface of the camera application is simple, there is HDR, beautification, improved colors, professional, and other modes. Interestingly, you cannot choose the image size, but can you fix this when updating.

The camera produces good images, however, do not wait for her masterpieces, especially in the dark. However, it is clear that the camera is not for show. Day smartphone copes with almost any subjects. In complex scenes with controlam light and cloudy weather help a little HDR and a function of improved color.

1 / 10

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

Good detail, but I want to add a little brightness

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

Color reproduction faithful

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

White balance set accurately

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

Fast-moving people are not blurred

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

HDR helps to make the shot a little more interesting

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

In cloudy weather you want to tweak brightness

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

Mode «vivid colors» made the noticeably brighter

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

Accurate color reproduction, no noticeable distortion of the geometry of the rear

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

In good light turn out approximately such images

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

In the dark it is noticeable that the module is not enough intensity

Videos are recorded in Full HD with 30 fps. The quality is quite good, however, not enough stabilization.

Two days without recharging

In the realme C3 is installed battery capacity of 5000 mAh. Thanks to him, you can safely use the device and a half or two days with LTE enabled, Bluetooth, constant updating of social networks and periodic treatment to the Navigator.

If you activate airplane mode and set the display brightness to 50%, then HD video will be continuously played for 17 hours — a figure noticeably above average. In PUBG via Wi-Fi you can play about 7 hours. The smartphone has a normal charging at 10 watts — it completely charges battery in 2.5 hours from supplied power adapter.

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70


Of 6.52’, IPS, 1600×720, 269 ppi
CPU MediaTek Helio G70, 2 GHz
GPU Mali G52

3 GB
32/64 GB
5000 mAh
basic triple, 12 + 2 + 2 MP, front — 5 MP
unlock face NFC version 3/64 GB

Test results

187 346
357 single core
1263 multi core
up to 17 hours video playback
up to 7 hours of play in PUBG

Обзор realme C3: первый на Helio G70

The results

The company realme consistently produces gadgets with best price and features. The new C3 is no exception. The smartphone boasts unusually high for the budget segment performance, good battery life, NFC, and nice design. Slightly spoils the impression of the camera, but something in any case would have to sacrifice for lower prices.

By the way, about the prices. Version with 4 and 64 GB of memory and NFC chip is estimated at 10 990 rubles, and 3/32 GB — in 9990. However, at the start of sales of large retailers will apply a discount — 1000 rubles.

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