Realme C11 Price in Kenya & Key Specs
|Colors||Mint Green, Pepper Grey|
|Display||6.5 inches, 720 x 1560 pixels|
|Storage||32GB ROM, 2GB RAM|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)|
|Operating System||Android 10.0; realme UI 1.0|
|Back Camera||13 MP, (wide), PDAF |
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh|
The price of Realme C11 in Kenya is around KSh12,500. The smartphone was announced in June 2020. It has 32GB onboard storage space and 2GB of RAM. It is equipped with a 6.5 inches IPS LCD display and has a 5000mAh battery.
Outstanding Realme C11 Features
- It comes with an IPS LCD display measuring 6.5 inches. This display has a resolution of 720 pixels by 1560 pixels.
- This smartphone is equipped with MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm) chipset. This processor is paired with 2GB of RAM
- It has 32GB onboard storage space.
- This device has two camera lenses at the back. The primary lens is 13 megapixels and a 2 megapixels depth sensor.
- The front-facing camera is a single 5 megapixels.
- The smartphone has an accelerometer, proximity, and compass sensor.
- This device is powered by a 5000mAh Li-Po battery. It is bundled with a 10W charging adapter.
- Two-color options are available – Mint Green, and Pepper Grey.
Before Realme came to Kenya. It made great phones in other countries in the world and made a good name. It is fast gaining popularity in Kenya, especially after it launched phones like the Realme 6, Realme C15 and Realme C12. This brand has done quite well in the few months it has been in the country. It is only a matter of time before it becomes a household name like its sister brand, Oppo.
Realme C11 is an entry-level device that succeed the Realme C3. It comes with a a large battery and dew-drop display, which seems to be a standard for phone made after 2019. It is powered MediaTek’s Helio G35 processor paired with 2GB of RAM. Interestingly, its price in Kenya is only KSh12,500.
Should you buy the Realme C11?
Realme C11 is characterized by a new unique design that makes it stand out among budget phones in Kenya. It has an amazing battery life and fairly decent cameras for its price. The MediaTek Helio G35 SoC and 2GB of RAM are just perfect. They make this beat similarly priced devices from other brands like Infinix and Tecno.
Design and display
Low-end and mid-range phones have always been characterized by mediocre design. However, this is not something that can be said about the Realme C11. The company has actually many noticeable visual changes that make the C11 stand out as far as design is concerned. The shape of the rear camera module has been redesigned from a vertical pillar to square. The square is home to two cameras and a single LED flash. This phone features a plastic back panel with a textured finish covering most of the back. It has a strip of plain matte finish running down from the square camera module. The strip has the company’s branding.
This device does not come with a fingerprint sensor but it has the face unlock feature. On the side, there is the power button and the volume rocker while the bottom houses the 3.5mm headphone jack, its micro-USB port and the speaker grille. A triple card slot is on the left side.
Realme C11 features a big 6.5-inch water-drop screen with HD+ resolution. The display offers decent brightness indoors. Generally speaking, this display is very decent at this price point and its hard to complain.
The Realme C11 is powered by a 5,000mAh battery. According to the company, this smartphone offers a two-day battery life. This should not be surprising considering the fact that the phone’s hardware is not demanding. If you are an average user, with normal day-to-day phone use involving messaging, social media browsing and watching videos on YouTube occasionally, the C11 will easily take you through a day. In addition, you get a 10W charger in its package. This charger can fully recharge the phone approximately 3 hours.
Realme C11 comes with a 13 megapixels primary camera paired with a 2 megapixels depth sensor. This is a pretty standard for phones in the budget range. This is almost the same with what you get in other competing budget devices such as the Redmi 9A and the Infinix Smart 5. This smartphone should do well during the day, when taking photos and videos outdoors.
The camera comes with the Nightscape mode, a feature that is missing in its predecessor. Nightscape allows one to take brighter and clearer pictures in places with low light.
Its 5 megapixels selfie camera captures decent photos during the day, better than what you would expect from an ordinary budget phone.
Software and hardware
The Realme C11 outscores the many competing smartphones In terms of performance, it is definitely one of the best in price range that you can buy right now in Kenya. Apps like Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp etc. will take only a few seconds to open. It comes with 2GB of RAM. Onboard storage space is 32GB.
As far as software is concerned, the Realme C11 runs on Android v10 out of the box with Realme UI on top. This is a fairly clean user interface that comes with a few preloaded apps. These apps can be removed incase you need free up some storage. Other attractive include things like system-wide dark mode.
This smartphone does not come with a fingerprint sensor. Face unlock is the only option available. When you are in an environment with ample light, it takes a few seconds for the phone to recognize you and unlock the device.
Realme C11 Full Specifications
|Announced||2020, June 30|
|Status||Available. Released 2020, July 07|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100|
|4G||1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41|
|Dimensions||164.4 x 75.9 x 9.1 mm (6.47 x 2.99 x 0.36 in)|
|Weight||196 g (6.91 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Technology||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Size||6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Screen resolution||720 x 1560 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)|
|Other display features||Multitouch|
|Card Slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Operating System||Android 10, Realme UI 1.0|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)|
|Processor||Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53|
|GPU||PowerVR GE8320 (680 MHz)|
|Single||5 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (wide), 1/5", 1.12µm|
|double||13 MP, (wide), PDAF |
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|3.5mm headphone jack||Yes|
|More features||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, IM,HTML5|
|Charging||Battery charging 10W|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Available colors||Mint Green, Pepper Grey|
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