The brand new Realme X7 Max will tackle lately launched and upcoming fashions from OnePlus, Xiaomi, and Vivo, amongst others. Lower than six months after the launch of the Realme X7 and X7 Professional, this new mannequin raises the stakes by way of processor energy and options with the intention to keep related within the delicate sub-Rs. 30,000 phase. The Realme X7 Max is priced beginning at Rs. 26,999 which is significantly decrease than the Rs. 29,999 that the X7 Professional launched at, regardless of having a higher-end processor.
The most important replace is the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC, which is alleged to be not solely extra highly effective but in addition extra energy environment friendly than the Dimensity 1000+ which powers the Realme X7 Professional (Evaluate). This processor has eight cores plus built-in Mali-G77 graphics. There’s a chrome steel and copper vapour cooling system to assist guarantee sustained efficiency.
Realme additionally boasts of the excellent 5G help that this SoC allows, which incorporates a number of bands, twin standby and standalone mode on each SIMs, and 5G provider aggregation. 5G remains to be a good distance from turning into mainstream in India, however we’ll be testing the processing energy of this SoC in our full evaluation.
One other important change is the styling of the Realme X7 Max. Gone is the massive ‘Dare to Leap’ slogan throughout the rear, which we noticed on the extra vibrant variants of the Realme X7 (Evaluate) and X7 Professional, and which was unavoidable on the Realme 8 collection. As an alternative, now we have a smaller model of it in a field together with the Realme brand. It is nonetheless pretty outstanding and catches the sunshine at sure angles, but it surely’s a lot much less in-your-face than earlier than.
The rear panel is usually matte textured plastic, however there is a thick, shiny, off-centre stripe passing by the digital camera module, through which you may additionally discover the brand new brand association. Whereas the stripe is very inclined to choosing up fingerprints, the remainder of the again isn’t, but it surely additionally feels surprisingly like one in all Realme’s C-series funds telephones moderately than a premium mannequin. There’s even a slight flex to the rear panel when you press down on it with a finger.
At 179g in weight and eight.4mm in thickness, making it pretty comfy within the hand, although one-handed use may want a little bit of stretching. The physique is IPX4 rated for splash resistance, and Realme has used Asahi Dragontrail glass on the entrance. There are three color choices – Asteroid Black, Mercury Silver, and a completed referred to as Milky Method, which even the corporate says is difficult to explain, however seems to be an iridescent mild purplish color.
You get a 6.43-inch full-HD+ Tremendous Amoled display screen with a 120Hz most refresh charge and as much as 360Hz contact sampling charge, which players may admire. HDR is not famous within the telephone’s specs, however the most brightness is 1000nits and there is a claimed one hundred pc DCI-P3 color gamut protection. There’s an in-display fingerprint sensor and a small gap for the entrance digital camera within the higher left nook. Stereo audio system and Dolby Atmos help ought to make for good total leisure, which we’ll see for ourselves within the full evaluation. Apparently, there is a 3.5mm headset jack on the underside, which is one thing the Realme X7 and X7 Professional lacked. The corporate cites consumer suggestions as soon as once more as the rationale for this alteration.
Realme has launched two variants, one with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage priced at Rs. 26,999, and the opposite with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage for Rs. 29,999. It is price noting that the Realme X7 Professional was launched solely with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, however for Rs. 29,999. The corporate has used UFS 3.1 storage which is able to assist apps load shortly, however there is no microSD slot for extra storage. The 4500mAh battery capability is kind of common for this phase. The X7 Max fees at as much as 50W and like its siblings, it comes with a 65W charger within the field.
The three rear cameras sit flush with the raised module on the rear. You get a 64-megapixel main digital camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide digital camera, and 2-megapixel macro digital camera. Realme touts a number of new options enabled by the Dimensity 1200’s capabilities in addition to Realme UI 2.0. Essentially the most attention-grabbing of those is an improved Nightscape mode which captures and processes full-resolution 64-megapixel pictures with the intention to maximise element. There’s additionally a doubtlessly fairly helpful AI Passport Picture mode which ought to allow you to take selfies and minimize out the background fully.
The brand new Realme X7 Max will compete with the lately launched Mi 11X (Evaluate), the OnePlus Nord (Evaluate) and its impending substitute, and the Samsung Galaxy A52 (Evaluate), amongst many different smartphones. Relying on value, it may additionally tackle the upcoming Poco F3 GT which is predicated on the identical Dimensity 1200 SoC.
If you happen to purchased a Realme X7 Professional only in the near past, you are in all probability greater than a bit of irritated by the launch of the X7 Max with higher specs at a lower cost in such a short while. Nonetheless, we’re nonetheless to finish our full evaluation of this new mannequin, so we’ll provide you with a greater thought of how the 2 stack up towards one another in the actual world. That is developing quickly on Devices 360, so do keep tuned.