Realme is gearing up to release the Realme C55 smartphone on March 7, as per reports. The Indonesian website of the company features a promo page for the phone that discloses almost all the key details about it, except for its price.
Regarding the design, the Realme C55 is impressively slim with a thickness of 7.89mm, and features a curved display on the edges. Its back is made of polycarbonate, while a punch hole cutout at the front houses the selfie camera, and the fingerprint scanner is located on the side. One interesting design aspect is the Mini Capsule feature, akin to Apple’s Dynamic Island, that indicates the phone’s charging status, battery alerts, and data usage. An OTA update will eventually enable step count and walking distance tracking through this feature.
The specifications of the Realme C55 smartphone:
|March 7, 2023
|164.3 x 75.9 x 7.89 mm
|6.72 inches, FullHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels)
|MediaTek Helio G88
|128GB/256GB, expandable up to 1TB via microSD card
|64MP primary sensor and depth sensor
|33W SuperVOOC charging, USB Type-C port
|Realme UI 4.0 based on Android 13
|Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
|Dirac’s audio tuning
|4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC
|Rainy Night, Sunshower
|Not yet announced
As for the core specifications, the Realme C55 is equipped with a 6.72-inch FHD LCD display that boasts a 90Hz refresh rate. The phone runs on a MediaTek Helio G88 SoC and has a 5000mAh battery that supports 33W superVOOC charging and a USB Type-C charging port. The phone comes in two storage options, with 6GB RAM/128GB storage and 8GB RAM/256GB storage, both of which can be expanded virtually. The 6GB RAM model can be virtually expanded up to 6GB, while the 8GB model can go up to 8GB. The storage can also be expanded up to 1TB with a microSD card. The Realme C55 is expected to run Realme UI 4.0 based on Android 13.
On the camera front, the smartphone features a dual-camera system at the back, with a primary 64MP camera, and an 8MP front camera for selfies and video chats.
Realme’s Indonesian branch has confirmed that the Realme C55 smartphone, which recently surfaced online, will be launched on March 7 and will go on sale in the country starting from March 8. While the price is not disclosed, the smartphone’s specifications and design have been revealed on the official website.
The Realme C55 will be powered by the Helio G88 SoC and will run on Realme UI 4.0 based on Android 13. It will come in two memory configurations – 6GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB. The smartphone will have a 6.72″ FullHD+ 90Hz display, a 64MP primary camera, and an 8MP front camera housed in a punch hole. The Realme C55 will also have a Mini Capsule feature, similar to Apple’s Dynamic Island, to display low battery alerts, charging status, data usage, and more.
The smartphone will have a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, NFC, Dirac’s audio tuning, and will come in two colors, Rainy Night and Sunshower. The launch event will be livestreamed on March 7 at 1PM local time, and the Indian launch date is yet to be announced.
Realme's Mini Capsule is Apple Dynamic Island Clone pic.twitter.com/Bv5f2xylCG— TechDroider (@techdroider) February 22, 2023
The Realme C55 will be available for purchase from March 8, one day after its launch.