Counterpoint has released its report on the performance of smartphone brands in the Philippines last quarter.
Before the Realme Buds Air were launched in India on December 17, there was a leak that revealed the cost of the wireless earbuds. Now that they’re official, we’re happy to report that they come bearing a lower price tag. The Realme Buds Air cost ₹3,999 (around P2,848, $56) instead of the rumored ₹4,999 (P3,560, $70).
Realme is all set to enter the wireless earbuds market with the launch of the Realme Buds Air on December 17. Through teasers, we’ve learned a bit about the earbuds already, but because of Indian e-commerce site Flipkart, we find out that they will cost ₹4,999 (around P3,580, $71).
Just in time for Lazada’s annual 12.12 sale, Realme Philippines will be dropping the prices of all its smartphones, including the much-coveted Realme XT with a 64-megapixel quad camera. The company is offering discounts for as much as 21% during the Brand Mega Offer period from 12 a.m. to 2 a.m. on December 12.
During the launch of the Realme XT in the Philippines, the former OPPO sub-brand also unveiled the Realme Buds 2 and Realme Buds Wireless. Both audio accessories — priced at P690 (around $14) and P1,990 ($39), respectively — will be available at the much-awaited Lazada 12.12 sale.
Qualcomm has announced not one but three 5G-capable mobile platforms at its annual technology summit. The Snapdragon 865 chip is the successor to the 855, which is used by many of today’s flagship devices. The Snapdragon 765 and 765G (the “G” stands for gaming), on the other hand, will power midrange smartphones.
Realme has recently confirmed that the Realme X50 will be the brand’s first 5G phone. But it looks like it will be joined by another 5G handset based on a post shared on Realme Fans’ Facebook page: the Realme X50 Lite (Youth Edition).
Continuing the wave of price cuts across the industry, Realme Philippines has announced markdown offers for the Realme C2 2020 and Realme 3 Pro phones.
OPPO has announced the rollout schedule for ColorOS 7, and it begins in four days. Starting November 25, a handful of OPPO Reno models are first to be getting the software update based on Android 10.
The Realme 5s isn’t a significant upgrade from the Realme 5, but it does offer new features like a 48-megapixel Samsung GM1 sensor, a new Crystal Red variant, and two storage options: 64GB and 128GB.