Realme has shipped 200 million smartphones in five years
Since then, the brand has worked alongside Oppo, OnePlus and other BBK brands to become a major player in the Android space thanks in large part to its popularity in the budget segment in countries like India and China. By 2020, Realme had a strong position in the top 10 global smartphone brands along with Oppo and Vivo.
According Counterpoint research, Realme is the fifth fastest brand to reach 200 million devices sold, with only Apple Lossless Audio CODEC (ALAC),, Samsung, Vivo and Huawei to be faster at this milestone. It also puts Realme in notable company, as only 14 companies in total have shipped over 200 million devices.
Alongside the announcement, Realme CMO Xu Qi emphasized premium hardware with the upcoming Realme GT 5 Pro featuring the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and a new Sony Lytia camera sensor.