Realme to Launch 5G Smartphones Later this Year in India
The new 5G technology is just around the corner in India. It is sure that the new 5G technology is surely going to amaze people with its speed. But to support this technology, there have to be compatible devices. So for that, each smartphone manufacturing company is coming up with the 5G smartphone.
Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth announced that the company is planning to launch 5G products this year. The company is expected to be the first among the handset makers to launch 5G devices in the country. Currently, Realme is only established in China, India, and Taiwan.
“#5GisReal… Straight out of meeting room with Sky Li. Glad to share with you our latest R&D updates: #realme will be among the first brands to bring 5G products globally this year. And we are determined to bring the best of technology to India as early as possible,” Sheth tweeted on Thursday.
#5GisReal …. Straight out of meeting room with Mr. Sky Li. Glad to share you our latest R&D updates: #realme will be among the first brands to bring 5G products globally this year. And we are determined to bring the best of technology to India as early as possible. pic.twitter.com/cVNOA6f9Iw
— Madhav 5G (@MadhavSheth1) June 6, 2019
The announcement came after the meeting with Mr. Sky Li. Glad. They discussed R&D topics that can be brought in India. Sheth also assured that the company is keen to bring the best technology to India as early as possible. Sheth also confirmed on Twitter that the Realme X will be launched in the second half of 2019. Realme X is currently available in China market as a mid-range smartphone. Just like it was launched during Dragon Boat Festival in China, Realme X will be also launched during the festive season in India, said Madhav Sheth.
However the parent company of Realme, Oppo has already launched their first 5G smartphone in the form of Oppo Reno 5G in April. This is the 5G variant of the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom. This smartphone is already available in the market
The 5G technology is in its early stages in India. There is a lot more to come to 5G. It is expected that 5G will be launched in India by the end of this year or in early 2020. The researchers of this field feel that the second half of 2019 will be much better than the first half of the smartphone market.
“The light at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter, and growth seems within reach. The overall growth expected in the second half of this year is inclusive of a 5 percent decline in China during this time. China should be close to flat growth in 1H20 and return to positive territory in 2H20 as heavy 5G marketing inclusive of device subsidies is imminent,” said Ryan Reith, Program Vice President with IDC’s Worldwide Mobile Device Trackers.