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Realme C12 will have whopping 6,000 mAh battery

Realme C12 will have whopping 6,000 mAh battery
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Realme seem to be gearing up to release a new phone – the Realme C12. After the release of the C11 and C15, it's clear that Realme plans to focus its energy on producing affordable smartphones with bold specs. The Realme C11 comes with a 5,000mAh battery and the Realme C15 comes with a 6,000mAh battery.

It seems likely that the Realme C12 will sit inbetween the C11 and C15, but there's very little concrete information currently available. We have heard that the Realme C12 will use a 6,000mAh battery, like the C15. However, there's few other details at this stage.

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As reported by GSMArena (opens in new tab), there have been signs that the Realme C12 will be released soon, as this upcoming smartphone has appeared on multiple certifications with the model number RMX2189. These certifications come from Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and China, which are all significant markets for previous Realme phones. It's therefore not surprising that Realme are ramping up to release the Realme C12 in these countries.

Interestingly, while the Realme C12 is set to have a 6,000mAh battery, the C12 will apparently only support charging rates of 5V at 2A. This means that the lightning-fast charging speeds that we're seeing in many modern smartphones won't be seen in the C12. This isn't a huge surprise, as this would likely bump up the price and take the Realme C12 away from its intended role as an affordable smartphone.

We'll have to wait a little longer for any more information on the Realme C12, but it's certainly interesting to see the manufacturer continue to use impressive specs for affordable phones.

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With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine (opens in new tab) and  Digital Photographer (opens in new tab). Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.