Realme C21 Launced- See latest Specifications, Price, Pros & Cons

realme c21

Realme C21 a budget-range smartphone from Realme has recently been launched in Malaysia. The phone is quite similar to its predecessor Realme C20 in design. Realme has not officially confirmed about Realme C21 India launch but it is quite hopeful that we may see Realme C21 in the Indian market after its Indonesia launch. The Pre-booking of Realme C21 has been started on the official Realme Malaysia website. Redmi Note 10, Moto G10 Power, Infinix Zero 8i, Realme Narzo 30A, are some more budget segment smartphones. 

What is the Price of the Realme C21?

Realme C21 will cost MYR 499 for 3GB RAM & 32GB ROM variant which is roughly around INR 8820, USD 120, and EURO 101. 

What is the Release Date of Realme C21?

Realme has officially launched its Realme C21 in Malaysia on March 5. The phone has already been put on sale via Lazada Retail which is one of the popular Malaysian E-Commerce Sites.

What are the Pros & Cons of Realme C21?

PROS

  • Triple Rear-Camera Support.
  • 5000 mAh Battery.
  • Supports Reverse Charging.
  • Good Speakers.

CONS

  • Plastic Body.
  • Old Android 10 support.
  • No Fast-Charging support.
  • Little bulky.
  • No Gyroscope sensor

KEY SPECIFICATIONS


Price: Starting from MYR 499


Display: 6.5″ (16.51 cm)


Processor: MediaTek Helio G35


Front Camera: 5MP


Rear Camera: 13MP +2MP +2MP


RAM: 3GB / 4GB


Storage: 32GB / 64GB


Battery: 5000mAh


Operating System: Android 10, RealmeUI


FULL SPECIFICATIONSrealme c21

DESIGN

Realme C21 comes in two color variants of Cross Black and Cross Blue which look attractive. The body including side-frames is made completely of plastics which a smooth finish. The body does not attract fingerprints much but yet to be protected. Also, Realme C21 does not inbuilt with any IP-rated water and dust repellant technology so you just need to keep it away from water and dust. The phone has got a weight of around 192 grams, which is a bit heavy. The phone side bezels are thin but the chin is of average size.


MODEL: Realme C21


BRAND: Realme


OTG Compatible: Yes


TOUCHSCREEN: YES


DIMENSION: 165.2×76.4×8.9 mm


WEIGHT: 192 grams


AVAILABLE COLOURS: Cross Blue, Cross Black


WATERPROOF: No

DISPLAY

Realme C21 comes with a 6.5-inch of water-drop notch display that supports HD+ resolution. Due to the 720P display, the phone colors are not very much accurate neither immersive just like most of the other smartphones but are good enough to have a wonderful multimedia experience. Realme claims that its C21 smartphone has an active screen are of 89.5% but in the actual calculation, it comes to be around 80.82%. The phone screen is not very much bright but has bearable outdoor visibility. 


SCREEN SIZE: 6.5″ (16.51 cm)


SCREEN RESOLUTION: 720×1600 pixels


DISPLAY TYPE: IPS LCD


PIXEL DENSITY: 270 PPI


BRIGHTNESS: 400 nits


SCREEN TO BODY RATIO: 80.8%


SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE

Realme C21 is powered by MediaTek Helio G35 which can perform day-to-day tasks with efficiency. The processor is good enough to handle high-end games from low to medium settings but the phone has not got a gyroscope sensor which is must for playing high-end games like Pub-G, Free Fire, COD, etc. In short, Realme C21 is not made for ideal gaming.

Realme C21 comes in two storage variants which can be further increased upto 256GB. One more thing to highlight in this smartphone is that it does not have the latest Android 11 support so users have to adjust it with Android 10.


RAM: 3GB/ 4GB


ROM: 32GB/ 64GB


USB OTG Support: YES 


CPU: Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)


PROCESSOR: MediaTek Helio G35


OPERATING SYSTEM: Android 10, RealmeUI


PRIMARY CLOCK SPEED: 2.3 GHz


GPU: PowerVR GE8320


EXPANDABLE STORAGE: Yes (Upto 256GB)

CAMERA

REAR CAMERA: Realme C21 has got a triple rear-camera setup which comes with a 13MP primary camera setup. Realme claims that the triple rear-camera has got AI support to capture detailed photos. The Slow-motion video recording is also supported by Realme C21. It has also got super-night scape mode to take which is claimed to snap more detailed and sharp photos in low-light. The phone can record a maximum of 1080P resolution videos.

Selfie Camera: The phone has got a single front camera embedded in a water-drop notch design of the phone. Realme C21 has got a portrait mode and as well as AI beauty mode to click good selfies.


REAR CAMERA: 13MP (f/2.2, Wide)+ 2MP (f/2.4, Macro)+ 2MP (f/2.4, Depth)


FRONT CAMERA: 5MP (f/2.2, Wide).


Autofocus: YES (Phase Detection Autofocus)


FLASH: YES (LED flash)


FLASH POSITION: Rear


VIDEO RECORDING: 1080p@30fps


REAR-CAMERA FEATURES: 4× Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face Detection, HDR, Continuous Shooting, Night-Scape Mode, etc.


FRONT-CAMERA FEATURES: AI Beauty Mode, Portrait Mode, HDR, Panorama, etc.

BATTERY

Realme C21 has got 5000mAh massive and powerful battery. The phone can pass out a day even in excessive usage possibly due to low screen resolution. Also, Realme claims that even 5% of the battery is enough for using 1.43 hours of WhatsApp, 1.51 hours of Instagram, 1.36 hours of Youtube, etc. Realme C21 also supports reverse-charging but unfortunately, no fast-charging support on this phone.


BATTERY CAPACITY: 5000 mAh


BATTERY TYPE: Li-ion battery


REPLACEABLE: NO


BATTERY CHARGER: 10W charging.


USB Type C: Yes


WIRELESS CHARGING: No


CONNECTIVITIES

Realme C21 has all major ports present including a 3.5mm headphone jack, Dedicated MicroSD card slot, USB 2.0, etc. Whereas all the sensors except Gyroscope are present. For your kind information, a Gyroscope is one of the most essential sensor required for high-end gaming.


Wi-fi: YES (802.11 b/g/n)


OTHER Wi-fi RELATED FEATURES: Mobile Hotspot.


GPS: Yes (A-GPS, GLONASS)


NFC( Near Field Communication ): NO

BLUETOOTH: YES (v5.0)


USB: YES (USB 2.0)


USB RELATED FEATURES: Data Transfer, USB Charging


5G READY: NO


HEADPHONE JACK: YES

SENSORS AVAILABLE


GYROSCOPE: No


ACCELEROMETER: YES


PROXIMITY SENSOR: Yes


LIGHT SENSOR: YES


UNLOCK FEATURES: Rear fingerprint sensor, Face Unlock, etc.