realme C53 preview: Meet the fastest charging entry-level champ from realme

POSTED BY: Lionell Go Macahilig
2023-06-21 14:42:00 PHT

Hot on the heels of the successful launch of the realme C55, realme recently introduced a new member of the C-Series family of smartphones, the all-new C53. Dubbed as the fastest charging entry-level smartphone from realme, the C53 not only offers such a feature but also has other niceties that consumers would love. Let us take a quick look at what the realme C53 offers.

Starting off with its main selling point, the realme C53 is the fastest charging smartphone in the entry-level category because it can be charged up to 50% in 31 minutes and 100% in just 88 minutes. realme has made such a feat possible by implementing the High Voltage, Low Current Charging technology on the 5000 mAh battery of the realme C53, which supports 33W SUPERVOOC charging. When fully charged, the C53 promises to offer up to 86 hours of music streaming, 36 hours of phone calls, 16 hours of YouTube playback, or 38 hours of being on standby mode.

At the looks department, the realme C53 brandishes a modern, fresh design that would make consumers perceive it as a premium smartphone. Arriving in two color variants (Midnight Black and Champion Gold), the Champion Gold version of the realme C53 stuns with its golden silk coat that shimmers even under low light conditions.

With a thickness measuring 7.49 mm, the realme C53 is one of the thinnest smartphones in the realme portfolio. The C53 carries the same modern squared off body as its predecessors, with rounded edges at the corners for easy grip. Combining elegant look and easy-to-use design, the C53 is an attractive offering for stylish users who want a no-frills smartphone that doesn't break the bank.

On the front, the realme C53 has a 6.7-inch touchscreen HD+ display. On paper, the display has a maximum brightness of 450 nits, a screen-to-body ratio of 90.3%, a refresh rate of 90 Hz, and a touch response rate of 180 Hz. Running on Android 13 and backed with a powerful hardware, the realme C53 promises to offer seamless experience in various usage scenarios.

Under the hood, the realme C53 runs a Unisoc T612 processor that supports dual-standby 4G SIM cards. The T612 processor works with a 6 GB RAM and a 128 GB onboard storage, which can be expanded up to 2 TB via a microSD card.

On the imaging front, the realme C53 is equipped with a 50-megapixel AI rear camera, while its 8-megapixel selfie camera, housed in the Dewdrop Notch, is located above the smartphone display. Stay tuned for real-world camera performance, benchmark results, and price of the realme C53 in the upcoming full review.