Realme 3 Pro: Good Display, Great Camera at a reasonable price

Realme has introduced its third-generation smartphone Realme 3 which took over the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 pro. This phone was launched in India on April 29, 2019 (Official). It comes with two variants with the price of Rs. 15,999 for 6GB/64GB and Rs. 16,999 for 6GB/128GB. This is one of the best phones under Rs. 10,000. This smartphone comes with three different colors such as Lightning Purple, Nitro Blue, and Carbon Grey. The Realme 3 Pro runs on ColorOS 6, which is based on Android 9 Pie.

Though there are similarities between Realme 3 Pro and Realme 2 pro phones, there are certain differences among them. The common things are the curved back panel, which tapers towards the sides, blending in with the phone’s polycarbonate frame.

Realme 3 Pro has many excellent features that everyone desires to have. Realme smartphones have amazing camera features that give good quality images and we can record high definition videos. It has good battery capacity which is good for daily use. This device is capable of excellent configuration that can handle multitasking easily.

Display:

Realme 3 Pro sports 6.3-inch display which has fairly slim bezels on all sides. This phone uses an IPS panel here with a Full-HD+ 1080×2340 resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass v5. The aspect ratio is 19.5:9. This phone has good viewing angles, and sufficient brightness for legibility under sunlight. Same like Realme 2 Pro, this phone also has a notch on the top which houses the front camera, while the earpiece sits just above it. It has a Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch in it.

Screen Size6.3 inches (16 cm)
Screen Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Bezel-less displayBezel-less display with waterdrop notch
Pixel Density409 ppi
Display TypeIPS LCD
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v5
Touch ScreenCapacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Design:

Realme 3 pro measures at the height of 156.8 mm, weight of 172 grams, width of 74.2 mm and thickness of 8.3 mm. The back of the phone is made up of polycarbonate material.

Height156.8 mm  
Width74.2 mm
Thickness8.3 mm
Weight172 grams
Build MaterialBack: Polycarbonate
ColorLightning Purple, Nitro Blue, Carbon Grey

Performance:

Realme 3 pro is the first smart to sport Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC in this price range. It comes with an octa-core 2.2GHz Kryo 360 dual-core and 1.7GHz  Kryo 360 hexa-core processor setup, which can deliver a great performance with the MediaTek Helio P70 chipset.

This phone features Adreno 616  which can handle the graphics of the device. There is an option to expand memory upto 256GB. It supports USB OTG.

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 710
ProcessorOcta core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 360 + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 360)
Architecture64 bit
GraphicsAdreno 616
RAM4GB, 6GB
Internal Memory64GB, 128GB
Expandable MemoryExpandable Memory to 256 GB
USB OTG SupportAvailable

Camera:

Like other phones, Realme 3 Pro has amazing camera features. Realme 3 Pro features a dual-camera setup of 16MP Sony IMX519 sensor that offers f/1.7 aperture. The secondary camera is 5MP depth sensors for portrait shots. The sensors used in this phone is the same in some premium smartphones such as Oneplus 6T. This phone captures good clicks in landscape shots taken in the daylight. The phone’s AI scene recognition was quick to recognize many objects. The phone has an LED flash.

Realme 3 Pro has a 25-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture. Under good light, we managed to get some good shots, and HDR works well too if you’re shooting against the light. The bokeh effect for selfies is not impressive.

This phone can shoot video at up to 4K resolution but there’s no stabilization. In daylight, the quality of the image is good, with decent color reproduction. At night, the quality drops a bit but noise is still handled well. At 1080p resolution though, video is stabilized.

Rear Camera:

Camera SetupDual
Resolution16 MP f/1.7 (upto 2x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera
5 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera
SensorExmor-RS CMOS Sensor
AutofocusAvailable
Physical ApertureF1.7
FlashLED Flash
Image Resolution4616 x 3464 Pixels
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting ModesContinuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features2 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording3840×2160 @ 30 fps, 1920×1080 @ 120 fps, 1280×720 @ 960 fps

Front Camera:

Camera SetupSingle
Resolution25 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera
Physical ApertureF2.0
Video Recording1920×1080 @ 30 fps

Battery:

Realme 3 Pro has good battery capacity which features 4045mAh Li-ion battery. You can play games, chat using app, surf through the internet and watch videos in normal usage.  It also has VOOC v3.0 fast charging technology. There is no user-replaceable.

Battery Capacity4045 mAh
TypeLi-ion
User-ReplaceableNo
Quick ChargingVOOC, v3.0: 50 % in 30 minutes
USB Type-CNot available

Network and connectivity:

Realme 3 pro has two trays. Both accept nano sim cards and a microSD card. It supports 4G, 3G, 2G.

This phone supports dual 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5, FM radio, USB-OTG, GPS, and the standard suite of sensors. GPRS and EDGE are available in both the sims, but NFC is not available.

SIM SizeSIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano
Network Support4G, 3G, 2G
VoLTEAvailable
SIM 14G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G Speed: HSDPA 42 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 11 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
SIM 24G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G Speed: HSDPA 42 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
SAR ValueHead: 1.159 W/kg, Body: 0.739 W/kg
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
Wi-Fi CallingAvailable
Bluetoothv5.0
GPSA-GPS
USB ConnectivityMass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0
NFCNot available

Multimedia:

FM RadioAvailable
SoundLoudspeaker, 3.5 mm audio jack

Sensors:

Realme 3 pro has fingerprint sensors and it is available in the rear of the phone. There are other sensors available such as Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope.

Fingerprint SensorAvailable
Fingerprint Sensor PositionRear
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

Realme 3 Pro FAQs:

1. What is the price of Realme 3 Pro in India?

Realme 3 Pro price in India starts from Rs.15,999 for 6GB/64GB and Rs.16,999 for 6GB/128GB.

2. Is Realme 3 Pro waterproof?

No, Realme 3 Pro is not waterproof.

3. When was Realme 3 Pro launched in India?

Realme 3 Pro was officially launched on the 29th of April 2019.

4. What kind of SIM slot does Realme 3 Pro support?

Realme 3 Pro supports two Nano-SIM slots and a dedicated slot for a microSD card. 

5. What is the battery capacity of Realme 3 Pro?

The battery capacity of Realme 3 Pro is 4045mAh battery which will last for a whole day on one charge with a VOOC 3.0 fast charger.