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Realme Narzo 10 series India launch delayed again, here’s why

Considering the ban on the supply of non-essential items including smartphones, Realme once again cancelled the Realme Narzo 10 series launch in the country.

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 21, 2020 12:00:58 pm
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Realme has yet again postponed the launch of the Realme Narzo 10 series in India. The launch event was initially postponed from March 26 to April 21 due to the spread of the coronavirus in the country, but it has been further suspended until notice.

Realme had set up Narzo 10 lineup launch on April 21 through an online event after the union government allowed e-commerce companies to deliver non-essential items during the nationwide lockdown from April 20, 2020. However, the Ministry of Home Affairs soon revised its guidelines and continued the ban on sales of non-essential goods by e-commerce platforms.

Considering the ban on the supply of non-essential items including smartphones, Realme once again cancelled the Realme Narzo 10 series launch in the country.

“In alignment with the recent order shared by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India on the prohibition of the supply of non-essential goods by e-commerce companies, Realme has decided to postpone the online sales of its smartphones and the launch of its Narzo series until further notice.” Realme said in a statement.

Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth also tweeted that they are postponing the launch of Realme Narzo 10 and 10A until further notice “due to the latest news of the government suspending e-commerce for non-essentials”.

Realme Narzo 10

According to leaks, the Realme Narzo 10 will be a rebranded Realme 6i that was launched in Myanmar a while ago. The device sports a 6.5-inch HD+ display with 1600×720 pixels resolution and draws power from the MediaTek Helio G80 processor paired with a Mali G52 GPU, 3GB/4GB RAM, and 64GB/128GB ROM. The device is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

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The Realme 6i in Myanmar sports a quad rear camera setup carrying a 48MP primary lens, 8MP ultra-wide angle lens, a black and white sensor, and a macro lens. On the front, the phone sports a 16MP selfie camera located inside a waterdrop style notch.

Realme Narzo 10A

Realme Narzo 10A will reportedly be a rebranded version of the Realme C3 that was launched in Thailand (different from the India variant of Realme C3). The device sports a 6.5-inch HD+ LCD display, MediaTek Helio G70 processor, 2GB/3GB/4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB ROM, and 5,000mAh battery. Realme Narzo 10A is likely to feature a triple camera setup on the back consisting of a 12MP primary sensor paired with a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro lens. On the front, it will sport a 5MP selfie camera.

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Xiaomi also had to postpone the launch of the Mi 10in the wake of the lockdown imposed in the country to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The device was scheduled to launch on March 31, 2020, and Xiaomi said they will release a revised launch date soon after evaluating the situation.

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