Realme Debuted The Laptop Segment With Book Slim; Powered By 11th-gen Intel Chip & 54Wh Battery

Realme Debuted The Laptop Segment With Book Slim; Powered By 11th-gen Intel Chip & 54Wh Battery

Realme Debuted The Laptop Segment With Book Slim; Powered By 11th-gen Intel Chip & 54Wh Battery

by August 21, 2021

With an all-new device powered by Intel processor, Realme has stepped into the laptop segment of the Indian market. The Chinese tech giant has unveiled Realme Book Slim in the online-only event along with the Realme GT series of smartphones. The latter was launched globally earlier this year.

Realme has been releasing teasers related to its features before the official launch through the social media handles. Realme Book Slim is a mid-segment laptop priced right under ₹45,000 and the spec-sheet offered by Realme is just top-notch. The laptop will give a direct competition to the likes of Redmi Book, Mi Notebook 14, etc. Let’s find out about more features.

Realme Book Slim: Key specs & features

The fresh addition by Realme to the laptop segment will come with a 14” display that will produce a 2K resolution with 2160*1440 pixels. The peak brightness will go up to 400 nits and the aspect ratio of Realme Book Slim will be 3:2. The laptop also supports 100% sRGB color gamut. The brand is also offering a high 90% screen-to-body ratio, thanks to the thin bezels. The latest Book Slim will resemble quite a lot with Macbook Air and comes with a similar metallic unibody design. The build quality is also premium yet lightweight at 1.3kgs and a thickness of 14.9mm.

Realme is offering a Harmon Kardon tuned dual stereo speaker setup paired with three microphones. The laptop is equipped with a 720p webcam and the keyboard is also backlit. The keyboard lighting can be adjusted in 3 brightness settings and the key travel is at 1.3mm. The power button also comes integrated with a fingerprint scanner. The device will boot with Windows 10 and can be upgraded to Windows 11 when it is revealed.

At its core, the Realme Book Slim will sport either 11th-gen Intel i5 or i3 processors. Both the variants will come integrated with Iris Xe GPU. The processor will be paired with 8 gigs of DDR4x memory and the storage will be 512GB. The brand has also focused on heat control, the laptop will sport dual-fan storm cooling mechanism. The laptop will come with a 54Wh battery and the brand claims to offer a battery life of 11 hours on a single charge. It will support 65W fast charging.

The Realme Book Slim will also come with Realme PC Connect that will allow users to cast their smartphone screen on the laptop. A few other connectivity options are 2x USB Type-C ports (Thunderbolt 4 and USB 3.2), USB 3.1 port, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, and more.

Pricing and availability

The all-new Realme Book Slim will be available in Real Grey and Real Blue colors and there will be two processor variants. The Intel i3 variant will sport 8 gigs of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage. The elder sibling with Intel i5 processor will come with 8GB RAM and 512GB storage. The laptop is priced at ₹46,999 and ₹59,999 for the i3 and i5 variants, respectively.

The sale will commence through Realme e-store and Flipkart on August 30 at noon. As an introductory offer, the lineup will be available at ₹44,999 and ₹56,999 for the Intel i3 and i5 models, respectively. The offer is limited to the first sale on Aug 30.