Realme C3 to come with Realme UI out-of-the-box, official launch on February 6

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Realme has already confirmed it will soon launch a new ‘Realme C3’ smartphone in India. Aimed at the budget segment, Realme C3 will succeed the popular Realme C2 series of phones. Realme C3 is scheduled to launch on February 6. Ahead of the official release, Realme has confirmed Realme C3 will be the company’s first smartphone to ship with Realme UI out-of-the-box.

In case you didn’t know, Realme UI is based on ColorOS 7 and Android 10. The custom UI brings a range of new features and improvements. Some of the new features include digital wellbeing-focused Focus Mode and three-finger snapshot gesture among others. Realme UI is also said to improve performance as it comes with better power management and screen fluency. Colors, icons, wallpapers, and animations have also been updated in the new UI.

As far as Realme C3 goes, the company has already confirmed a few important specifications. For instance, Realme C3 will run on Helio G70 gaming chipset and a 5,000mAh battery. The smartphone will sport a 6.5-inch screen and two rear cameras including a 12-megapixel sensor. The camera will come with modes such as panaroma selfie, HDR Mode, slow-motion video, and Chroma Boost. The phone will be available in 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB RAM and storage configurations.

In comparison, the predecessor Realme C2 is available in India at a starting price of Rs 5,999 in India. The smartphone ships with a 6.1-inch screen. It runs on MediaTek Helio P22 processor and is powered by a 4,000mAh battery. Realme C2 features a 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel dual rear cameras, and a 5-megapixel selfie camera. It runs ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9.0.

In a bid to make it easier for users to have a conversation on the platform, digital payments player PhonePe has launched a new chat feature on the app.

Through this feature, users can now request money or confirm the receipt of a payment without having the need of any other messaging app.

“PhonePe chat makes it really easy for our users to send money to their contacts while having a conversation. A user’s transaction history on the PhonePe app is displayed in the chat flow, making it a highly engaging experience,” Rahul Chari, Co-Founder and CTO, PhonePe, said in a statement.

In the coming weeks, we will enhance PhonePe chat with features like group chat which will make it easy for users to request/collect money from friends and family on the platform,” Chari added.

The feature, which was launched a week ago for both the Android and iOS devices, has been rolled out to over 185 million PhonePe users, according to the company.