Realme has launched yet another budget phone, Realme C21. And, it is expected to launch in Nepal as well.
Realme C21 is the latest addition to Realme’s affordable C-series and it is very similar to the existing C-series phones.
To start with, it is equipped with an Helio G35 chipset from MediaTek. What else? Let’s take a brief look!
Realme C21 Specifications
- Body: 165.2 x 76.4 x 8.9 mm, 190 g, Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.5 inches IPS LCD, ~89.5% screen-to-body ratio, 720 x 1600 pixels
- Chipset: MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, eMMC 5.1
- YOU: Android 11, Realme UI 1
- Rear Camera: 13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), PDAF
- Front Camera: 5 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/5.0″, 1.12µm
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh battery, 10W charging
- USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- Misc: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass, 3.5mm Headphone jack
- Colors: Cross Black, Cross Blue
Realme C21 Price in Nepal: TBD
Realme C21 Overview
Realme C21 has a similar design to the other Realme C series phones. The only difference is the pattern on the rear thereby calling it the Geometric Art Design. It retains the plastic back and a plastic frame with a square-shaped camera module. Moreover, the fingerprint is also rear-mounted.
Realme C21 Design
On the front, it has a mini-drop notch just like the Realme C12 and Realme C15.
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Realme C21 also has the same 6.5 inches IPS LCD display that we see on the C15. It is an HD+ display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels.
The screen has a decent 89.5% screen to body ratio with 270 PPI density. The side bezels look thin but the bottom chin looks thick as it usually does in smartphones at this range. Realme C21 has also received TÜV Rhineland Smartphone High-Reliability Certification.
Realme C15 is also using the Helio G35 chipset that’s available on the Realme C15.
MediaTek Helio G35
It has an Octa-core 2.3 GHz CPU with 8 Cortex-A53 cores. And, it has a PowerVR GE8320 GPU. It comes in two memory configurations: 3/32GB and 4/64GB.
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Moving on to the camera, Realme C21 has a triple-camera setup. We get a 13MP main sensor, a 2MP B&W sensor, and a 2MP macro sensor.
Realme C21 Camera
On the front, there’s a 5MP sensor for selfies. You can capture videos up to [email protected] from both from and rear cameras.
Realme C21 has a 5000 mAh battery which is less than what we get with the C12 and C15. To make it worse, it is still using a micro USB port for charging.
Realme C21 Battery
There’s no fast charging here, Realme C21 only gets a 10W charger.
Furthermore, it runs on Realme UI 1.0 on top of Android 11.
Realme C21 Price in Nepal and Availability
Realme C21 was launched in Malaysia with starting price of RM 499 (approx NPR. 14200). This phone is expected to launch pretty soon in Nepal. When it launches, we expect Realme C21 price in Nepal to be around Rs. 16,000.
|Realme Mobile||Variant||Expected Price in Nepal|
|Realme C21||3/32GB||Rs. 16000|
Realme C21 is yet another addition to the Realme C-series and it looks very similar to the Realme C12. They share the same chipset and a similar triple camera setup. On top of that, it has a smaller battery.
With the likes of Redmi 9 already dominating the budget phone market. Realme C21 looks quite pale against the competitions.
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So, what do you think of the Realme C21? Let us know in the comments!
Also, watch the Realme C3 review in Nepali.