Realme 3 Pro FAQ

BY Rajesh Pandey

Published 26 Apr 2019

Realme 3 Pro

Following the launch of the Realme 3 last month, Realme has now launched the Realme 3 Pro in India. The handset will take on the likes of the Redmi Note 7 Pro in India which is currently the most popular mid-range smartphone in the region. If you are interested in buying the Realme 3 Pro, check out our detailed FAQ which will answer all your questions surrounding the device.

The FAQ below will clear all your doubts surrounding the Realme 3 Pro and answer questions like whether it has slow-motion support or not, if there’s dual-VoLTE or not, and more.

Realme 3 Pro FAQ

Q) What are the full specifications of the Realme 3 Pro? 

A) The full specs of the Realme 3 are as follows:

  • Dimensions: 156.8 x 74.2 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 172g
  • Display: 6.3-inch Dewdrop Design, FHD+ (2340 x 1080), Gorilla Glass 5, 90.8% screen-to-body ratio, 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: Octa-core Snapdragon 710 running at 2.2GHz
  • GPU: Adreno 616
  • RAM: 4/6GB
  • Storage: 64/128GB, dedicated microSD card slot
  • Rear camera: 16MP PDAF, f/1.7 aperture, Dual Pixel Fast Focusing, 1.22um pixel size
    Secondary 5MP depth sensor, LED flash
    Camera features: Nightscape, Ultra HD
  • Front camera: 25MP, f/2.0 aperture, Screen Flash
  • Sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light sensor, eCompass, Fingerprint sensor
  • Connectivity: LTE, Dual VoLTE, Dual-SIM, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, microUSB
  • Battery: 4045mAh non-removable
  • Others: Android 9.0 Pie, ColorOS 6, Face Unlock

Q) What are the key features of the Realme 3 Pro?

A) The Realme 3 Pro’s highlight is its powerful Snapdragon 710 chipset, its beautiful design, and the excellent rear camera setup.

Q) Is the handset water-resistant?

A) No, the Realme 3 Pro is not water or dust-resistant.

Q) Does the Realme 3 Pro suffer from overheating issues?

A) No, since the Snapdragon 710 inside the Realme 3 Pro is based on the 10nm fabrication process, the handset does not suffer from any kind of heating issues.

Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?

A) Due to its unibody build, the battery and rear cover of the Realme 3 Pro is not removable.

Q) Can one hide the notch on the Realme 3 Pro?

A) The notch is really small and not that distracting. Nonetheless, if you don’t like it, there’s an option to hide it.

Q) Does the handset feature glass panel at the rear?

A) No. The Realme 3 Pro features a plastic panel at the rear. This means that while the phone looks premium, it does not feel as premium to hold in-hand.

Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can I use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?

A) The handset features a dedicated microSD card slot along with two SIM card slots. This means that you can use a microSD card along with two nano SIM cards on the phone at the same time.

Q) Is there an IR blaster on the handset?

A) No, the Realme 3 Pro lacks an IR blaster. This means you cannot use the phone to control other electronic devices around you.

Q) Can one play PUBG smoothly on the Realme 3 Pro?

A) Yes. The Snapdragon 710 chip is more than powerful enough to run PUBG smoothly. In fact, the handset can also run Fortnite without any performance issues.

Q) Is there face unlock on the Realme 3 Pro?

A) Yes, there’s face unlock on the handset. And you can use it for locking apps and other system settings as well apart from just unlocking the device.

Q) What about a fingerprint scanner?

A) Yes, apart from face unlock, the Realme 3 Pro also comes with a fingerprint scanner located at the rear.

Q) Can one record calls in Realme 3 Pro?

A) Yes, it has native call recording facility.

Q) Is there NFC on the Realme 3 Pro?

A) No, the Realme 3 Pro lacks NFC.

Q) Does the Realme 3 Pro feature FM radio?

A) Yes, there’s FM radio on the handset.

Q) Is the display on the Realme 3 Pro protected by Gorilla Glass?

A) Yes, the 6.3-inch display on the handset is protected by Gorilla Glass 3.

Q) Can one record slow-motion videos on the Realme 3 Pro?

A) Yes, it can. The handset can record 960fps slow-mo videos at 720p resolution, though the quality is nothing to talk about. It can also record Full HD slow-motion videos at 120fps.

Q) Is there EIS for recording videos on the Realme 3 Pro?

A) Yes, there’s EIS while recording videos.

Q) Is there Widevine L1 support on the Realme 3 Pro?

A) Yes. The Realme 3 Pro has Widevine L1 support which means it can playback HD content from Netflix, Amazon Prime, and others.

Q) Is there a dedicated Night mode in the Realme 3 Pro’s Camera app?

A) Yes, the Realme 3 Pro has a dedicated Night mode in its Camera app called Nightscape.

Q) Can one make native video calls on the Realme 3 Pro without using a third-party app?

A) No, you cannot make direct video calls on the handset. You will have to use apps like Google Duo, WhatsApp or Skype for this.

Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?

A) Android 9.0 Pie.

Q) Does the Realme 3 Pro support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?

A) Yes, it supports LTE and VoLTE networks. It has full support for Reliance Jio’s 4G VoLTE network on both its SIM card slots.

Q) Is there dual-4G support?

A) Yes, Realme 3 Pro supports dual 4G network on both SIM slots.

Q) Is there Dual-VoLTE support on the phone?

A) Yes, the Realme 3 Pro has dual-VoLTE support.

Q) What about VoLTE support on AirTel’s network?

A) Not yet. But Realme can add support for AirTel and Vodafone’s VoLTE network via an OTA update in the future.

Q) Is there any kind of Quick Charging support on the Realme 3 Pro?

A) Yes. The phone even comes with a 5V4A charger in the box.

Q) How much free storage space does one get on the handset out of the box?

A) Almost 51GB. This can be increased slightly by uninstalling some of the pre-loaded apps and bloatware.

Q) Can you uninstall or disable pre-installed apps on the handset?

A) Yes, you can uninstall or disable some pre-installed apps on the handset, but not all.

Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?

A) Yes, the handset supports USB On-The-Go. This allows you to directly connect pen drives, external hard disks and more using an adapter to the device.

Q) What’s the price of the Realme 3 Pro?

A) RealMe is selling two different variants of the Realme 3 in India. They are priced as follows:

  • Realme 3 Pro – 4GB/64GB – Rs 13,999
  • Realme 3 Pro – 6GB/64GB – Rs 15,999
  • Realme 3 Pro – 6GB/128GB – Rs 16,999

Q) What colors are the Realme 3 going to be available in?

A) The Realme 3 Pro is available in Lightning Purple, Nitro Blue, and Carbon Grey colors.

Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the Realme 3?

A) You get the phone, a 5V/4A charger, a USB cable, SIM ejector tool, case, and some regulatory papers. Realme has also applied a screen protector on the phone’s display out of the box.

Q) When does the Realme 3 go on sale and where?

A) The Realme 3 Pro goes on sale in India from April 29. It will be exclusively available for purchase through Flipkart. You can buy the handset from here.

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