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Realme C12 assessment: Purchase this for battery, design

Written by Sneha Saha
| Kolkata |

August 29, 2020 four:03:26 pm

Realme C12 assessment (Categorical picture: Sneha Saha)

Realme desires to supply extra selections within the sub-Rs 10,000 section with its not too long ago introduced C collection together with the Realme C12 and Realme C15. Only a month in the past the corporate introduced the Realme C11 priced at Rs 7,999. Strategically, the Realme C12 ought to have arrived subsequent 12 months, given the model used to convey only one C collection a 12 months. However the Realme C12 is already right here for shoppers and out there for buy.

The corporate says, it has modified the technique and the Realme C12 isn’t the successor to the C11. It says with the Realme C11, C12, and the C15 the corporate desires to serve shoppers at each worth level doable. With the C12, the goal is shoppers searching for a smartphone beneath Rs 9,000. The telephone begins at Rs eight,999 for the bottom mannequin.

Realme C12 worth: Begins at Rs eight,999

Realme C12 specs: 6.5-inch IPS LCD show | Realme UI primarily based on Android 10 | MediaTek Helio G35 processor | Triple rear cameras (13MP + 2MP B/W + 2MP) | 5MP entrance digital camera | 6000mAh battery | 10W charging assist | rear mounted fingerprint sensor | Gorilla Glass assist on the entrance | Polycarbonate again | MicroUSB assist

I’ve extensively used the Realme C12 as my major machine for the final one week and it’s good to see that model just isn’t compromising on options even on its price range telephones. One of many key highlights of the C12 is its large 6000mAh battery.

Realme C12 in a handsome smartphone (Categorical picture: Sneha Saha)

What’s good

When you ask me, the most effective factor concerning the Realme C12 just isn’t its distinctive design or the massive show however the battery, which is likely one of the most vital points for anybody utilizing a smartphone. The huge 6000mAh battery lasted practically two days for me. I used the telephone as my major machine for round seven days, which suggests I performed video games, watched motion pictures, spent hours on calls, browsed social media platforms, despatched emails and extra. The Realme C12 was in a position to deal with all these actions and lasted greater than I anticipated it to.

The telephone, nevertheless, takes fairly a while to cost up fully and that’s as a result of there isn’t a quick charging assist regardless of the massive battery. So, you will need to maintain your powerbank charged up earlier than the telephone drains out. Notably, the telephone comes with micro USB assist which is sort of disappointing.

I’ve all the time had issues with Realme repeating design for its telephones. That’s not the case with the C12. The Realme telephone incorporates a distinctive design that makes it stand out from the competitors. The Geometric Gradient design makes the telephone look trendy and classy and the feel presents a superb really feel and grip. Because of the distinctive textured again, you don’t have to fret about fingerprint smudges on the again cowl. The rear panel incorporates the square-shaped triple digital camera module and a round fingerprint sensor that’s fast to unlock the machine. The face ID can be quick.

In outdoor, most brightness isn’t sufficient (Categorical picture: Sneha Saha)

Given that nearly everybody is dependent upon their cellular machine for work to attach with family and friends, a telephone with an enormous display screen is a should. The Realme C12 will get a thumbs up on this division too. I watched YouTube movies and a few motion pictures on the C12 and located the brightness to be sufficient inside the house. However once I went for a stroll on my terrace even the utmost brightness wasn’t sufficient to verify my emails.

What’s not so good

Two areas the place I really feel the Realme telephone may have been higher are efficiency and digital camera. These two departments are extraordinarily vital for every certainly one of us given everybody desires a telephone with a superb digital camera and deal with fundamental duties nicely. The Realme C12, because the very starting, lagged and slowed down. It took a noticeable time to open an app or swap between two or extra functions. I used the telephone for each doable process together with sending emails, video calls, searching social media, and watching movies and flicks, taking part in video games and extra. Even video games like subway surfer didn’t run easily.

One other challenge I confronted with the telephone is its weight due to the massive battery. The C12 felt extraordinarily heavy within the palms however it’s doable to make use of it with one hand.

The telephone presents a superb hand really feel and grip (Categorical picture: Sneha Saha)

Digicam is a division the place each price range telephone disappoints. The digital camera of the Realme C12 is simply first rate. Footage clicked in good lightning look first rate however in most photos detailed have been lacking and colors regarded over saturated. Most photographs captured in low-light lacked particulars and regarded grainy. Comparable was the case with portrait and macro pictures as nicely. Selfies captured with the Realme C2 look simply effective, with particulars lacking out right here as nicely.

Realme C12 day gentle digital camera pattern
Pictures is sweet gentle look first rate
Footage miss out on particulars
Pictures seize with the Realme C12 look over saturated

Is Realme C12 good for you?

Total, the Realme C12 is an honest choice to contemplate you probably have a decent price range and may’t spend a penny greater than Rs 9,000. The telephone has each professionals and cons. Whereas within the design, battery and show departments the telephone appears to be like good to me, efficiency and digital camera are two areas that would have been higher. In the identical worth section, there are different choices out there just like the Redmi 9.

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