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Realme C17 Review: Enjoy Flagship Features in an Affordable Smartphone

The progression of technology is making phones smarter day by day. But the price tags are soaring too! If you desire to buy an affordable Smartphone with trendy features, don’t miss the realme C-series! Since their inauguration in the local market of Bangladesh on February 2020 by launching realme C2, the pioneer brand realme is surprising us with a bunch of advanced phones under reasonable price ranges. In this legacy, realme has globally launched its latest C series Smartphone realme C17. Read this article to know the key features, specifications, and price of realme C17 in Bangladesh.


Immersive Display: 90Hz Refresh Rate


The realme C17 bears a 6.5-inch display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. Its HD+ display features a standard resolution of 1600*720 with ~270 PPI density. C17 comes with a stylish outlook with a 90% screen-to-body ratio.


While most of the contemporary phones bear a 60Hz of refresh rate, realme C17 dares to offer a 90Hz screen. If you have ever used a phone with a higher refresh rate (90Hz or higher) display, it would be hard to return to a screen with a conventional refresh rate (60Hz). By virtue of the 90Hz refresh rate, the display of C17 presents butter-smooth navigation while browsing the internet or social media. You can also feel a seamless visual experience while playing virtual games, or watching movies/videos.


If you are one of those people who tend to use phones for long hours, the eye-protective features of C17 is a windfall for you! This innovative Smartphone minimizes eye strain by adjusting screen color temperature and controlling blue light radiation. Furthermore, 600 nits brightness makes C17 highly comfortable for using under direct sunlight.


Powerful 6GB RAM with Massive 128GB Storage


The more the RAM power of a phone, the better function it offers! Thanks to realme for providing a 6GB LPDDR4x RAM in its C17. This phone has a massive storage capacity of 128GB that allows you to store diverse apps, high definition virtual games, HD movies, videos, and documents. Furthermore, UFS 2.1 data transfer technology makes this phone highly compatible for professional use. Not to mention, bearing vast memory, powerful RAM, and fast data transfer mechanism, C17 can serve as a mini-computer.


AI Camera Series with Super Nightscape Mode


Nowadays, the camera is one of the key features of phones, as people love to share their experiences on social media after visiting a new restaurant, trying a new recipe, or even buying new gadgets. The realme C17 comes with staggering camera features. Here you get a quad rear camera set up including a 13MP prime sensor, 8MP 119-degree ultra-wide-angle shooter, 2MP macro camera, and 2MP portrait (depth) lens. It also has an 8MP punch-hole selfie camera on the front screen.


C17’s 13MP f/2.2 main rear camera can capture decent photos with proper sharpness, brightness, and detailing in the presence of ample daylight or artificial light. The generated photos may show some level of color-boosting, but it is not oversaturated. Moreover, its 4x zooming capacity would assist you in taking clear shots from a considerable distance.


You can capture nice photos of landscape, structure, or group at a 119-degree field of view with the 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle camera of realme C17. The captured images feature a superb dynamic range with great shadow details. The sharpness and detailing of its wide-angle images are great compared with similarly priced competitors.


Do you find pleasure in discovering the beauty of micro-world through the lens of your camera-phone? The 2MP (f/2.24) macro lens can capture clear images of micro-objects from about 4cm distance. Though the image quality is average applying some photographic skills, you can shoot great photos.


C17’s 2MP (f/2.24) portrait lens (depth sensor) can blur out the background efficiently while taking portrait shots. This sensor is blessed with an exclusive ‘color filtration’ feature that facilitates enhanced light exposure, better image contrast, texture addition, and production of retro-style photos. C17 would certainly amaze the people who love taking creative photos.


Turning to the front screen, its 8MP f/2.0 selfie camera is capable of shooting magnificent images. You can further upgrade the image quality utilizing the provided clever image editing features like AI beauty, HDR, Bokeh Effect, EIS Stabilization, etc.


Overall, the realme C17 can produce mind-blowing images considering its price range. The quality of images is pretty enough for sharing on social media. You can alleviate the quality of images captured in a dark environment by activating the ‘Super Nightscape Mode’ feature. In addition to this, you can shoot 1080p footage at 30fps with both the front and rear cameras. The video recording system offers handy features like time-lapse, panorama mode, HDR, etc.


Reliable Performance


The CPU of realme C17 is built with an octa-core processor enriched with Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm) chipset featuring Kryo 240 cortex structure with 1.8GHz clock speed at maximum. The 90Hz refresh rate has fueled the display with an ultra-smooth refreshing feeling while swiping from one app to another. This processor has a reputation for not wasting much battery power. Besides this, the C17 phone’s graphic unit is equipped with Adreno 610 GPU that would provide a pleasant visual experience while gaming and watching media.


C17’s entry-level to mid-range level processor is also good for low-end gaming. You can play PUBG at by default smooth high frame rate. Choosing the balance mode, you can play PUBG at a medium frame rate. The Freefire game runs more smoothly on this phone. You can also try other high fresh rate games with C17. Its 6GB RAM provides good support in multi-tasking and diverse apps usage. The realme C17 runs on the Android 10 Operating system.


Longer Battery Life


Like the other phones of realme C series, the latest phone C17 comes with a massive 5000mAh battery. It’s 34- day standby duration is a gift for those people who enjoy using phones in an unstoppable manner. What is more? In the box of C17 Smartphone, you get an 18W fast charger that can recharge this gadget up to 33% in 30 minutes. Though bearing a big battery, this phone won’t feel much heavy (188g). Undoubtedly, realme deserves praise for maintaining a nice weight-distribution balance in C17.


The realme C17 is programmed with some top-notch features such as ‘App Quick Freeze’ that can smartly identify and deactivate the apps used less frequently. Its clever system can set up background power usage for apps to save battery life. Additionally, its super power-saving mode and Screen Battery Optimization feature can downgrade the display effects slightly in order to preserve battery power. Continual use of WhatsApp for more than one hour can use its battery up to 5% only. Can you believe it?


Elegant Design


Holding the C17 phone can certainly make you look more graceful. The secret lies behind its trendy design in a sleek body (8.5mm). You can easily hold its lightweight body (188g) with one hand. On the rear panel, it has a fast responsive fingerprint sensor. C17 owns a 3.5mm audio jack, triple-slot tray (for two SIMs and a dedicated memory card), USB Type C port, earpiece, and loudspeaker.


On the back-side, it has a mesmerizing design. Originating from the camera zone lustrous rays of light tend to mingle to the visual center area that enhances the harmony C17’s rear panel design. In Bangladesh, the realme C17 is available in two wonderful colors: Lake Green and Navy Blue. These amazing colors have been inspired by the concept of ‘clear lake’ and ‘deep-sea’ to remind people of the sense of peace and calmness along with the profound and mysterious feeling of diving inside the deep ocean.


The realme C17 Price in Bangladesh


The realme C17 (6GB/128GB) is available at BDT 15,990 in Bangladesh.




The realme’s entry-level C series phones have acquired more than 13.2 million users. Its latest innovation realme C17 offers a bunch of flagship features, such as 90Hz refresh rate ultra-smooth, long-lasting battery, huge internal storage, powerful RAM, exciting camera features, standard processor, portable design, smart look, etc. It is certainly a great Smartphone under the 16000 BDT price range.


Source: United News of Bangladesh