3 April 2023
realme, the most trusted technology brand in India, unveiled its latest offering in the C-Series, the realme C55, the new benchmark for an entry-level champion with a 64MP camera and 33W charging. Packed with cutting-edge features, a sleek design, and powerful performance, the realme C55 is set to attract users who seek a smartphone that seamlessly blends style and functionality.
realme C55, setting a new benchmark in the entry-level segment comes with a 64MP camera, which is unprecedented for this segment and enables users to capture stunningly detailed photos with ease. Additionally, it features an 8MP selfie camera and a range of photography functions, including the exclusive street photography mode, which is a first in realme C series. By taking into account the needs of users, realme C55 sets a new benchmark with the 33W SUPERVOOC charge, allowing for a charging speed that can reach 50% in a mere 29 minutes.
Currently, realme has over 30,000 stores in its distribution network. However, the company is not resting on its laurels, as it has set a goal to expand its distribution network to an impressive 50,000 stores by the end of 2023. At present, realme operates over 2000 mainline stores across Punjab, including Chandigarh. The company aims to expand its mainline stores in the region by 25-30% by the end of 2023. In Punjab, realme’s mainline market share is 10%. realme intends to add 13 more service centers in Punjab to its existing 10 by the end of 2023. Besides, realme currently has 527 service centers in India that cater to mobiles and AIOT products. However, the company aims to expand its service network and increase the number of service centers to 727 by the end of 2023. realme is committed to elevating the satisfaction of its customers across India by implementing various measures aimed at enhancing their overall experience. These efforts include providing top-notch realme care services, ensuring prompt and efficient customer support, and expanding its reach to serve even more customers. By prioritizing the needs of its customers, realme strives to achieve new levels of success and enable more people to benefit from its innovative products and services.
realme C55 sports a 90Hz FHD+ display, the largest display in the price segment for a smooth experience and is also the slimmest smartphone in the segment with a thickness of just 7.89mm. It also boasts an impressive performance, owing to its MediaTek Helio G88 chipset and 12nm process technology, earning it a remarkable Antutu benchmark score of 273,364. In a bid to enhance user convenience, the realme C55 introduced the first Mini Capsule in Android, bringing the best flagship-level experience to the entry-level segment. The mini capsule incorporates three critical features, including Charge Notification, Data Usage Notification, and Step Notification, all of which are designed to make life easier for users by providing them with useful information at a glance.
The realme C55democratizes large storage as it comes with a massive 8GB of RAM, effectively increasing the device’s storage capacity. With up to 16GB of dynamic RAM, the smartphone can smoothly run up to 20 apps in the background, bringing next-level multitasking.Moreover, the smartphone is breaking new ground by being the first phone in the C series to feature realme UI 4.0. This latest version of the UI offers a range of new and exciting features, providing users with a cutting-edge experience.
realme C55comes in two stunning colors – Sunshower and Rainy Night and comes in three storage variants, and is now available on sale on realme.com, Flipkart & mainline channels.
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Key highlights – realme C55:
64MP AI Camera & 8MP selfie camera
realme C55 has an impressive camera setup, with a primary camera of 64MP and an OV64B sensor, users can capture stunningly clear photos with an FNO of f/1.79 and a 6P lens. The addition of a 2MP B&W lens with an FNO of f/2.4 and a 3P lens only adds to the camera’s versatility. The C55 is the first in the C-Series to feature the OV64B flagship sensor and also the first to incorporate realme’s exclusive street photography mode, which includes features such as Dynamic Image Snapshot, Street Filter, and 90s Pop Filter. Other photography functions include Bokeh Flare Portrait, AI Color Portrait, and Starry Mode. The selfie camera features an 8MP lens with an FNO of f/2.0 and supports 1080p video recording with Portrait Mode, Filters, AI beauty, and HDR capabilities. Overall, the realme C55 camera is a standout feature of the device, delivering high-quality photography capabilities that far exceed its price point.
A 33W Dart Charging with a massive 5000mAh Battery
realme C55 comes equipped with a massive 5000mAh battery that offers long-lasting power to users. In addition, the phone also features the fastest 33W SUPERVOOC charging solution in its price segment, using high-voltage, low-current charging technology to provide faster charging. The phone can charge to 50% in just 29 minutes and can reach a full charge in 63 minutes. The realme C55 also supports reverse charging with a power of 5V1.2A.
90Hz FHD+ Display
realme C55‘s display is a standout feature of the device, offering a high-level fullscreen experience that is unparalleled in its price range. The phone has a 17.07cm (6.72”) 90Hz FHD+ display, which is the first in the
C-Series that comes with a 90Hz refresh rate and is the largest 90Hz FHD+ display available in this price segment. The display’s high resolution of FHD+ 1080*2400 and a screen-to-body ratio of 91.4% make for a stunning visual experience. Additionally, the smartphone supports a Sunlight screen with a brightness of 680 nits, ensuring that users can comfortably view the screen even in bright sunlight. The phone also features a high touch sampling rate of 180Hz, which makes the device extremely responsive to touch.
realme C55 boasts a unique and innovative feature called the mini capsule. It is the first realme phone to have this feature, which can be accessed by following a few simple steps. Once accessed, the mini capsule offers three functional scenarios to users. The first scenario is the Charge Notification, which includes a dynamic light that changes color to indicate the phone’s charging status. The second scenario is the Data Usage Notification, where the dynamic light changes to orange when the phone reaches 90% of the daily data usage limit. The third scenario is the Step Notification, where the dynamic light changes to yellow, and at a fixed time every day, it displays the number of steps and distance walked by the user. It’s important to note that the Charge and Data Usage Notifications are turned on by default, while the Step Notification requires OTA to be enabled. Overall, the mini capsule feature on the realme C55 provides users with convenient and useful notifications, making it stand out from other smartphones in the market.
7.89mm Ultra Slim Sunshower Design
The realme C55 has an ultra-slim design, measuring only 7.89mm in thickness, which is achieved through continuous optimization of its internal structure. This makes it the thinnest phone in its price range. The phone also features the popular right-angle bezel design trend typically found in high-end flagship models. The realme C55 comes with the Sunshower design concept, which incorporates several unique design features. The sunshower color version features a 13-layer process structure with an outward linear texture and glitter sand effect, providing a more realistic and natural display effect. It also employs the first dual-texture dual-coating process in its price segment, with a cross-light column texture and machined CD texture.
Powered by MediaTek Helio G88 Chipset
realme C55 is equipped with the MediaTek Helio G88 chipset, providing reliable and smooth performance for a seamless user experience. The octa-core processor comprises two A75 2.0GHz cores and six A55 1.8GHz cores, delivering a powerful and efficient performance. The chipset features a 64-bit CPU bit and operates on a 12nm process technology, which enhances power efficiency and reduces heat generation. The Mali-G52 GPU type provides excellent graphics processing capabilities, delivering an immersive visual experience for gaming and multimedia. realme C55 scores an impressive 273,364 on the Antutu benchmark, reflecting the processor’s top-notch performance.
realme UI 4.0
realme C55 comes with the latest realme UI 4.0, which is based on the latest Android 13. This makes the C55 the first phone in the C series to feature realme UI 4.0. The UI is designed to deliver a more immersive user experience, with features such as system-wide dark mode, customizable app icons, and a new UI design language that makes it easier to navigate and find the settings you need. The realme UI 4.0 also includes several optimizations that help to improve the overall performance and battery life of the phone, as well as several new privacy and security features to help keep your data safe. With realme UI 4.0, the C55 delivers a smoother, faster, and more personalized experience.