Realme to open 50 exclusive stores across India; invites partners

Realme 7 and Realme 7 Pro smartphones for India unveiled at a virtual event on Thursday.

Realme on Thursday announced its plans to open 50 exclusive stores across India and has invited business partners which are keen to join hands for setting up these stores on a franchisee model, according to company sources.

"Extending our vision in India to give users one-stop experience, we plan to open 50 exclusive stores to enable Realme consumers to experience more Realme smartphones and AIoT (artificial intelligence of things) products," Madhav Sheth, vice-president of Realme and CEO of Realme India and Europe, said while unveiling Realme 7 and Realme 7 Pro smartphones for India at a virtual event.

Realme 7 series smartphones have fast charging facility in two variants 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage capacity, and 8 GB RAM with 128 GB internal storage, priced at Rs 14,999 and Rs 16,999 respectively. It will also come with Mediatek Helio G95 gaming processor that claims smoothness and high image quality with 64-megapixel quad camera.

Apart from the above similar features, Realme 7 Pro series will have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G priced at 19,999 and above.

The smart devices maker has also forayed into bags and toothbrush making. It is bringing out Realme M1 Sonic Electric toothbrush, priced at Rs 1,999 that comes with a sonic motor that can vibrate up to 34,000 times in a minute. The company also is launching 'adventure luggage' priced at Rs 2,999 and tote bag priced at Rs 999.

The new Realme 7 series smartphones, electric toothbrushes and bags will hit e-market from September 10, and Realme 7 pro series from September 14.

First Published:Sept. 3, 2020, 9:38 p.m.