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realme C25 Review | Budget Gaming Phone


realme yet again release its latest C series affordable smart phone, the realme C25. Categorized as a budget phone that surprisingly packs a lot more than its price.

realme C25 Review

realme C25 Specs

Color Water Grey / Water Blue
Display Screen Size: 6.5in
Screen Ratio: 88.7 percent
Resolution: HD+ 720×1600 pixels
Size & Weight Size: 164.5mmx75.9mmx9.6mm
Weight: 209g
Battery 6,000mAh (typical value)
Storage RAM: 4GB
ROM: 64GB/128GB
Camera f/2.2 aperture
5P lens
48MP primary camera (Global)
f/1.79 aperture
6P lens
4x digital zoom
2MP macro lens
f/2.4 aperture
3P lens
4cm FF
Video 720p / 1080p, 30fps / 60fps
Features MediaTek Helio G70
Octa-core 12nm processor
Storage expandable to 256GB
Connectivity SIM Card: Dual nano-sim cards
microSD Expansion/Triple Slot
Wireless Supports 2.4/5G Wi-Fi
Supports Bluetooth 5.0
Sensors Fingerprint sensor
Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Magnetic induction sensor
Acceleration sensor
System realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11
In the Box realme C25
USB Type C Cable
9V2A Adapter
SIM Card Needle
Phone Case
Screen Protect Film
Quick Start Guide
Important Product Information (including the Warranty Card)


What I immediately noticed in the specs is that it is powered by MediaTek Helio G70 processor, which is the best in its segment. category. It is ideal for mainstream smartphone users and gamers because of its ability to handle medium to heavy apps. Compared to other phones in this segment, the benchmark score of the realme C25 is higher.

I installed popular and high graphic games like Genshin Impact, PUBG and Call of Duty as my basis of the performance of the realme C25

Playing the Genshin Impact game proves that the Helio G7 Gaming processor is not just for words/specs. The game runs very smoothly with no lags at all. You can see the video below for proof.


The realme C25 is equipped with a large-capacity 6,000mAh battery, which allows users to enjoy the features of the phone nonstop whenever they want and not need for a powerbank for a full day of heavy usage whether playing games, taking a photo, video or selfies and browsing to your social media network accounts.

I tried it playing PUBG for many hours and the battery is only reduce by a few percentage.



For a budget phone, it has suprisingly a powerful camera where it C25 boasts a 48MP triple camera setup, making it stand out from its competitors within the same price segment. it works well in not so lighted environments and has a Phase Detection Auto-Focus (PDAF) to make the photo clearer and less noise.

It comes with a macro lens that allows users to shoot macro photos with sharp details and proper setting, and of course everyone favorite the selfie camera which an 8MP selfie camera that supports AI beautification, HDR mode and portrait mode for the best selfie effects.

realme C25 Review

Hardware and TÜV Rheinland Smartphone High Reliability Certification

realme C25 has a 6.5-inch 20:9 screen which might be a standard for smartphones today, that comes with two distinct colors Water Grey and Water Blue.

It has Dual sim slot and a dedicated SD card slot which is expandable to 256GB. The lens, flashlight and camera module are located around the edges and corners, making the back cover look more slick and sophisticated.

If you are not familiar with it, TÜV Rheinland stands for safety and quality in virtually all areas of business and life. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption

realme C25 is the first ever smartphone to obtain the TÜV Rheinland High Reliability Certification

realme C25 Review


Aside from its Android 11 OS from the box, the display is powered by realme UI 2.0, it supports customization feature supports third-party icon packs. Users can download icon packs from the Play Store or Theme Store which is convenient. You can also choose different contrast levels according to their visual needs in the “Dark” settings page or known as Dark Mode.


Powered by the LPDDR4X RAM, the realme C25 will be available in two variants. Compared to the LPDDR3, the graphic performance of the realme C25 has been improved by 20 percent and RAM performance by 100 percent. Here is how the realme C25 performs when playing Call of Duty Mobile Garena.

You can see that the graphics and performance is very smooth without any lags at all. You can even use this phone in your eSports events and competitive online gaming competitions. 

realme C25 Review


realme C25 is the your friendly budget phone packed with more features than its competitors with the same price range. With a powerful 6000mAH battery you will never look for a power connector in a day. Perfect for those who are in online classes as well as all around phone for social media updates. The only downside I can see is that it is a bit heavy maybe due to its huge battery capacity but its a tradeoff I can live for, Overall, the realme C25 is your solid companion in your online needs.

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