Realme Pad with slim design and quad speakers was launched in India on Thursday through a virtual launch event. The company’s first tablet is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 SoC and supports Dolby Atmos sound. The Realme Pad also comes with fast charging support and has Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi + 4G variants to choose from. In addition to Realme Pad, Realme in its virtual launch announced the arrival of Realme Cobble and Realme Pocket Bluetooth portable speakers in the country. Both models come in two distinct color options and carry an IPX5 water resistant design.
Realme Pad, Realme Cobble, Realme Pocket price in India, availability
The price of Realme Pad in India was set at Rs. 13,999 for the Wi-Fi only variant which will only be available in the 3GB + 32GB storage configuration. The tablet also has a 3GB + 32GB option for the Wi-Fi + 4G variant which costs Rs. 15,999, while the 4GB+64GB high-end model with Wi-Fi+4G connectivity is priced at Rs. 17,999. All three options will be available in Real Gold and Real Grey. In terms of availability, the Realme Pad Wi-Fi + 4G models will go on sale from 12:00 pm (noon) on September 16 through Flipkart, Realme.com and major offline retailers. Details on the availability of the Wi-Fi-only variant have yet to be announced.
Customers who purchase Realme Pad via HDFC Bank card or Easy EMI transactions are entitled to receive up to Rs. 2,000 instant discount. ICICI Bank credit card customers will also receive Rs. Discount of 1,000.
Along with Realme Pad, Realme Cobble Bluetooth speaker is coming to India at a price of Rs. 1,799. It will be available in Metal Black and Electronic Blue. The speaker will initially be available at an introductory price of Rs. 1,499. In contrast, the Realme Pocket Bluetooth speaker will come with a price tag of Rs. 1,099, and will feature Classic Black and Dessert White shades. It will be available with a starting price of Rs. 999 during your initial sale. Both Bluetooth speakers will go on sale at 12:00 pm (noon) on September 15 through Flipkart, Realme.com and offline retailers.
The Realme Cobble and Realme Pocket were initially released in Malaysia earlier this year at a price of MYR 99 (about Rs. 1800) and MYR 97 (about Rs. 1,700), respectively.
Realme Pad Specifications
The Realme Pad tablet runs on Android 11 with a new Realme UI for the Pad skin on top. The tablet features a 10.4-inch WUXGA+ screen (2,000 x 1,200 pixels) with a screen-to-body ratio of 82.5 percent. The screen is also able to reduce its brightness down to 2 nits in a preloaded Night Mode to reduce eyestrain in the dark. It also has a Dark Mode to reduce the screen brightness to some extent and a Sunlight Mode to switch to maximum screen brightness when using outdoors. Under the hood is the MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, along with up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of onboard storage. The Realme Pad has an 8-megapixel camera on the front, with an ultra-wide-angle lens that has a 105-degree field of view (FoV).
To design the Realme Pad, the company used an aluminum body with a thickness of 6.9 mm and a weight of 440 grams.
The Realme Pad comes with four dynamic speakers that are powered by Dolby Atmos and high resolution audio technologies. There are also dual microphones to allow noise cancellation during video calls and when participating in online conferences.
To provide deeper integration with the ecosystem, Realme has pre-installed its Smart Connect feature on the Realme Pad that allows consumers to use their Realme Band or Realme Watch to unlock the tablet. There is also a Proximity Sharing feature to allow users to share files and images between their Realme phones and tablet. The Realme Pad has an Open-up Auto Connection feature that allows users to connect their headphones to the tablet when they are in close proximity.
The Realme Pad has a 7.100mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. The tablet also supports reverse charging via OTG cable.
Realme Cobble Bluetooth Speaker Specifications
The new Realme Cobble Bluetooth speaker comes with a 5W dynamic bass boost driver that is paired with an additional passive radiator. The speaker supports Bluetooth stereo pairing and comes with three preset equalizers for a customizable audio experience. In addition, there is a super-low latency game mode that offers wireless audio transfer with a latency rate of 88 milliseconds. The Realme Cobble comes with Bluetooth v5 connectivity and includes a Type-C charging port.
Realme provided a 1,500mAh battery in the Cobble speaker that supposedly offers up to nine hours of use on a single charge. Furthermore, the speaker weighs 200 grams and comes with an IPX5 construction.
Really Pocket Bluetooth Speaker Specifications
The Realme Pocket Bluetooth speaker comes with a 3W dynamic boost driver along with a passive radiator and is paired with a Bass Boost+ booster. The speaker includes three preset equalizers and has touch controls. It also offers Bluetooth v5 connectivity and has a USB Type-C charging port.
Equipped with a 600mAh battery, the Realme Pocket offers six hours of playback on a single charge. It measures 101×60.9x33mm and weighs 113 grams.