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    Realme X3 SuperZoom review: Big display, easy to use with one hand, powerful periscope lens

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    The handset has all the features of a powerful phone and is easy to use using one hand.

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    A major highlight of the Realme X3 Super Zoom is the periscope lens.
    Get It For: Rs 27,999 onwards
    Highlight: Up to 60x hybrid zoom

    Realme has been looking to make a dent in the affordable premium phone space for a while now. The latest attempt rides on the Realme X3 Super Zoom. The handset comes with many flagship features like 120Hz refresh rate, periscope lens with support for up to 60x hybrid zoom and a Snapdragon 855 processor. The smartphone offers up to 12GB of RAM and has a capacity of up to 256GB USF 3.0 internal storage.

    Realme X3 SuperZoom comes with a 6.6-inch full HD+ screen with 90.5% screen-to-body ratio and 120Hz refresh rate. Despite the big display, the phone is easy to use with a single hand. The company has skipped AMOLED and opted for a LCD display. The phone offers dual in-display cameras on the front. The camera cut-out is on the top-left. It offers adequate brightness, sharp colours and has good viewing angles that add to the visual experience.

    On the rear is the vertically aligned quad-lens camera. A major highlight of the Realme X3 Super Zoom is the periscope lens, which can offer up to 60x zoom. Although images tend to become blurry at 60x, kudos to Realme to bring this feature at this price point. Other sensors include a 64MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide lens and a 2MP macro lens.

    Realme has added Super NightScape 4.0 for low-light photography. The phone also boasts of a separate Starry mode. Selfie camera consists of a 32MP primary lens and an 8MP ultra-wide lens on the front. The secondary camera offers 105-degree field-of-view and could be ideal for group selfies. Images are sharp, rich in colour and retain the natural colours.

    The phone features UFS 3.0 Boost ROM which offers faster app launch. For security, the handset is equipped with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor which gives a swift response.

    On the design front, this X3 has a matte finish. It comes in Glacier Blue and Arctic White colour options. The phone looks trendy with its refreshing design. It ships with a 4200mAh battery and a 30Watt Dart Flash Charge support. The handset can charge fully in less than an hour, as claimed by the company.

    Realme has packed Realme X3 Super Zoom with many flagship features.

    The writer is with gadgetsnow.com

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