Realme is all set to launch its first smart TV and smartwatch on May 25 in India. The company has been teasing both products and we now have the first look of the Realme TV remote.
Realme India’s CEO Madhav Sheth shared photos of the smart TV’s remote on Twitter a day ago. There are dedicated Netflix and YouTube buttons on the remote. There’s a Google Assistant button as well which confirms the Realme TV will support voice control which makes it more interesting and innovative for its users to buy it.
Realme Smart TV Launched in India With Android TV & HDR10, Pricing Starts at Rs 12,999…! Below are some pictures of Smart TV
Realme has been a trusted brand since it releases new smartphones with new features at a very competitive price in India and it has been always a rival of Xiaomi for its budget flagship smartphones. Unlike Xiaomi, Realme is taking it slow and hasn’t introduced a 4K TV. The 43-inch model comes with a full-HD (1920×1080) resolution panel while the 32-inch model comes with an HD-ready (1366×768) panel. Both the TVs run on Google’s Android TV platform with access to the Google Play Store and direct netflix, prime video buttons on the remote itself.
While the remote looks much like the ones available in the market, it does have Realme’s yellow colour outlined at the centre.
The smart TV was recently teased on Flipkart with some of its features and specifications. Realme TV will feature a bezel-less design and it will be equipped with Chrome Boost Picture Engine with up to 400 nits. The smart TV will run on a 64-bit MediaTek quad-core processor with Mali-470 GPU.
The teaser itself revealed the Realme TV will house 24W stereo four speakers with Dolby Audio support. Realme also highlighted voice common support for users with this example – “Hey, turn on my realme Smart TV” which states that Google Assistant will be inbuilt in it which makes more user-friendly for its customers. It has also Amazon Prime Video and YouTube buttons as well as shown in the image.
Realme TV will most likely be compatible with a Realme smartphone via the company’s Realme Link app. The company has previously confirmed the Realme TV will run on the Android TV platform. Realme TV is expected to be another addition to the affordable segment of smart TVs in India. It will compete with smart TVs from brands like Xiaomi, Thomson and more.
As part of its Make in India vision, the company said it plans to create 10,000 direct jobs by the end of this year, and also expand its monthly production capacity to 3.5 million a month. Adding to its list of new launches was also the 100W Realme Soundbar. It comes with 4 speakers and a subwoofer for a refined surround sound experience and can be bought on Amazon.
Realme Watch With Heart Rate Monitor, Fitness Tracking Modes Launched at Rs 3,999
After much speculation and teasers, Realme finally launched its first smartwatch product in India. Simply called the Realme Watch, the wearable comes with a coloured touchscreen with a 2.5D glass on top. The smartwatch witnesses to come with personalised watch faces. The Realme website shows the battery level, heart rate, step count, calorie count, temperature, and the usual time, date and day.
As for the specs, there is a 1.4-inch (320×320 pixels) display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is loaded with a three-axis accelerometer and a PPG sensor and supports 20mm removable straps with an IP68-certified build for dust and water resistance. It supports Bluetooth v5.0 and can be connected to any device with Android 5.0 Lollipop or above using the Realme Link app. Packing a 160mAh battery, the watch is claimed to offer seven days of usage with the continuous heart rate monitor enabled and nine-day battery life with disabled heart rate monitoring. A Power Saving Mode pushes the battery life to up to 20 days of usage on a single charge.
Fitness features include real-time heart rate monitoring using the built-in PPG sensor that can send alerts under certain conditions, like when the user’s heart rate is lower or higher than the safe thresholds. There is also a SpO2 monitor to track blood oxygen levels.
As per the Realme website, the smartwatch will come with “intelligent” activity tracker that will be compatible with 14 sports modes including cricket, yoga, table tennis, basketball, football, badminton, aerobic, elliptical and spinning and in various sport modes. The Realme Watch can also be used to control music as well as unlock your smartphone remotely or to trigger the shutter of your phone’s camera.
Realme smartwatch will come with a 24/7 health assistant that will track heart rate in real-time. It also has blood oxygen level monitor. The device will also have smart notifications and will show incoming calls that can be accepted or rejected through it.
It will also inform about notification on WhatsApp, Facebook, Facebook Messanger, Twitter, Gmail, SMS, Instagram, and others. The smartwatch will also give reminders for drinking water which is an outstanding feature of this gadget.
But there is a drawback of this watch, this watch doesn’t have any inbuilt microphones so you can’t really receive calls, but you can however see who is calling and reject calls. There are 12 watch faces to choose from with over 100 to be provided later through an over-the-air (OTA) updates.
The device and Realme TV will be compatible only with the Realme Link app which is currently available only on Android and can be downloaded from Google Play Store and will be made available in the App store soon.
The Realme Watch is priced at Rs 3,999 and will be available via Flipkart and the Realme website June 5 at 12PM. It will be offered through offline stores as well while the fashion design wrist strap designs will be sold separately in Red, Blue, and Green colour options priced at Rs 499 each.