It was presented by the BBK group of companies Realme the C555, their first phone, in which a solution similar to the one seen on the front of the iPhone 14 Pro works. The Realme Dynamic Island instead of Mini Capsule name the function, the software can draw information about the battery, charging and data usage on it. Later, daily step counts and other fitness data will also be available there, but these functions will only be available after a software update. Unlike Apple’s phone, the Realme C55’s display has only one dot for the front camera, and in light of this, it is not entirely clear why it was important to draw a large black bar around it, when the Android-based Realme can display most of the mentioned information on the status bar anyway. UI user interface.
Realme C55 in black. [+]
In addition to the capsule, the C55 is the first in its series to be capable of 33-watt SuperVOOC charging. This charging speed will be the minimum standard for the brand in 2023, Realme previously promised that all their new devices this year will receive a 33W or faster charger.
Key specifications of Realme C55.
Apart from these, there are not many interesting things in the Realme C55. The brain of the phone is the MediaTek Helio G88 chip, with up to 8 GB of LPDDR4x type operational memory and 256 GB of storage available. The storage can be expanded with a microSD card, the upper limit is 1 TB. The display is IPS LCD with a diagonal of 6.72 inches, a resolution of FHD+ and a refresh rate of 90 Hz. Since it is IPS, the fingerprint scanner is located on the side of the phone in the power button.
Realme C55 in golden yellow color. [+]
On the back there is a 64 MP camera and an auxiliary depth sensor, the front unit is 16 MP. USB-C connector and 3.5 mm headphone jack at the bottom, NFC in the C55 under the back cover, and Indonesian currency corresponding to between 150 and 180 euros on the price tag. The device is already available in the Far East, it runs Realme UI 4.0 based on Android 13, it is not yet known when it will arrive here. Just as there is no news yet on whether the mini capsule’s software will be available to third-party developers or whether it will appear on more devices.