Realme C21

Released March 2021

Essential (<$200)

Summary


Pros

  • Accurate touch experience
  • Flicker-free display, making it a good companion for night reading
  • Battery autonomy, with more than two days of moderate use

Cons

  • Inability to play HDR10 videos
  • Display brightness too low for outdoor conditions
  • Long time to charge, requiring more than 3 hours for a full charge, due to 10W charger

Scores


99
battery
14th

in Essential Ranking (<$200)

Overall Battery Score i
99
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 160

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
117
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
77
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
97
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 9h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
1h50
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
3h07
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
1h27 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge

Specifications


165.2 x 76.4 x 8.9mm

Dimensions

4G
Dual SIM

Network

No water protection
No IP rating

Protection

Wired only

Charging

32/64 GB

Storage

Wide, Macro, Depth

Main camera
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