realme, the world’s fifth-largest Android smartphone maker, has continued its strong growth in 5G smartphones. According to the latest data released by market analyst firm Counterpoint Research, realme was the fastest-growing 5G Android smartphone brand globally in Q3, with robust growth in Pakistan, India, China, and Europe. realme was able to out-grow the market with its 5G smartphone sales growing 831% YoY compared to the global growth rate of 121%.
“Our goal is to help at least 100 million young people worldwide to enjoy the benefits brought by 5G technology with 5G-powered smartphones at the core,” said Sky Li, realme’s Founder and CEO, “We will continue to bring more appealing 5G products to the market with leap-forward performance and trendsetting designs. Our first premium flagship GT 2 Pro, which features the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 5G processor and the world’s first bio-based eco-friendly polymer smartphone design with award-winning designer Naoto Fukasawa, is going to make its world debut soon.”
Dubbed as “Global 5G Democratizer”, realme has been dedicated to democratizing 5G smartphones to the masses with its substantial R&D investment, diverse product lineup as well as deep insights of the users. The three-year-old upstart has been ranked the third 5G smartphone brand in emerging markets, with its 5G share going up to 15.5 percent in Q2, 2021, as shown on Counterpoint Research findings in September.
realme is a global emerging consumer technology company disrupting the smartphone and AIoT market by making cutting-edge technologies more accessible. It provides a range of smartphones and lifestyle technology devices with premium specs, quality, and trendsetting designs to young consumers at affordable prices.
Established by Sky Li in 2018 and driven by its “Dare to Leap” spirit, realme is the world’s 6th largest smartphone brand and has become one of the top 5 smartphone players in 21 markets globally in just three years. As of Q2, 2021, realme has entered 61 markets worldwide, including China and Southeast Asia, South Asia, Europe, Russia, Australia, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa, and has a global user base of over 100 million.