Realme To Introduce VOOC Charging In Future Handsets
Realme, a Shenzhen-based Chinese smartphone manufacturer, has recently announced that their future devices will offer VOOC charging capabilities. Realme first appeared in China as “OPPO Real”, a sub-brand of OPPO. The company had announced its separation from OPPO in 2018 when it became independent. Realme launched it’s first smartphone, the Realme 1 in the Indian market as a budget-oriented option for the buyers.
Realme has launched three phones in India as of now. It will also be the first smartphone manufacturer to launch a smartphone running on MediaTek Helio P70. The Helio P70 is 64-bit Octa-Core processor which uses 12nm production process that makes it very power efficient. It will be able to support up to 8 GB of DDR4 RAM.
VOOC Charging In Realme Phones
— Madhav Sheth (@MadhavSheth1) November 4, 2018
In a recent tweet, Madhav Sheth, CEO for Realme India, announced that the users could expect VOOC charging support in future phones. The unnamed Realme phone could ship with support for VOOC charging. OnePlus also uses the same charging technology for their phones which is known as Dash Charge. VOOC charging offers an of output 5 V and 4 A, resulting in 20W charging. However, the OPPO Find X Lamborghini Edition, the company’s flagship has a 50W Super VOOC charger. VOOC charging is a proprietary technology by OPPO. Currently this technology is available only in OPPO phones with F9 Pro being the only one to make it to India. F9 Pro retails in India for Rs. 23,990.
The rupee rates are falling and as a brand we actually work on low margins. It indicates that we might have to upgrade the pricing, just to make sure that we continue to give you the best technology in our upcoming offerings. We are trying to figure out a solution post Diwali.?
— Madhav Sheth (@MadhavSheth1) November 2, 2018
The Realme CEO also shared an update about the increase in the value of dollar which could have an effect on the prices of Realme phones. Having being praised for a low price point and premium specs, the company appears to be in a tough spot, given the thin margins and falling Rupee value. Madhav Sheth announced that they might have to upgrade the pricing for their phones. This move would have a major impact on the sales of Realme phones in the Indian market as people would have the option to choose from other phones in the market. The company will try to figure out a solution to this post Diwali.