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Realme announces 'first 5G handset in India', likely to priced at Rs 50,000

The company wants to offer future-ready products and people, who travel aboard, can use the handset as the technology is available in many developed countries, a company official said

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

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The "first handset in India" from Chinese smartphone maker, Realme, is likely to be priced around Rs 50,000 apiece, a company official said on Wednesday.

that came into existence in 2018 is all set to become the first brand to unveil ready smartphone in India on Febaruary 24, even though the "network is not available in the country", he claimed.

"handset will be powered with 865 snapdragon chipset and available at around Rs 50,000," an official, who did not wish to be identified, told PTI.

A leading website, which compares mobile phones, estimates that the price of 5G smartphone handset with a lower chipset version could be available at Rs 25,790 per unit.

The company wants to offer future-ready products and people, who travel aboard, can use the handset as the technology is available in many developed countries, the official said.

The X50 Pro 5G handset will be launched simultenously in Spain and India by after the world's largest mobile trade show, World Mobile Congress 2020, was cancelled due to outbreak of coronavirus.

iQOO 3, a new smartphone brand from China, is also likely to announce its 5G phone on February 25.

First Published: Wed, February 19 2020. 18:20 IST
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