realme C55 launched in Kenya, comes with a copy of Apple’s Dynamic Island feature

The realme C55 is the first Android smartphone to feature a copy of Apple’s Dynamic Island feature just that the company is calling it  “Mini Capsule”.

Now, the company brought this budget smartphone to Kenya. The “Mini Capsule” can smartly adapt to the display and can be wrapped around the punch-hole camera cutout. It can display various colors of its dynamic light in three battery status-Fully charged, Charging, and Low battery in green, blue, and red respectively. Besides, users can later experience two more functional scenarios of Data usage and Steps stats that require OTA to be realized. With Mini Capsule, users can get notifications for better daily convenience.

What gets this phone a lot of attention in the country is however its pricing and its design. Realme has launched the realme C55 with a Ksh 24,899 price tag.

Realme has previously said that its C Series will focus on the four major technology areas – image, storage, charging, and design. The realme C55 is a testament to this.

realme C55 Specs

The phone features a 6.72-inch LCD panel with a full-HD+ resolution. It comes with a maximum refresh rate of 90Hz and maximum touch sampling rate of 180Hz.

The phone is powered by a MediaTek Helio G88 SoC supported by up to 16GB of dynamic RAM and 256GB of ROM, which is now the largest storage in the segment, and supports up to 1TB of memory. With the advanced DRE Technology, the realme C55 expands 8GB of RAM by up to 8GB to achieve a 16GB-like experience, giving users a seamless and much smoother experience.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the realme C55 offers a dual rear camera setup comprising a 64-megapixel primary camera and a 2-megapixel camera. There’s an 8-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.

The phone is also powered by Realme UI 4.0, which is based on Android 13 and since it has an LCD panel, there is a side-mounted fingerprint reader located under the power button.

The phone has a 5,000mAh battery and realme offers a 33W SuperVOOC wired charger in the box.

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Nixon Kanali

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