realme 11 Review – Now Available in stores with SRP PHP 13,999
Here’s my realme 11 review which is now available in stores as well as on Shopee and Lazada with SRP PHP 13,999 and boasts of a 108MP ProLight Camera, an ultra-fast 67W SUPERVOOC charging system, and a powerful MediaTek Helio G99 processor.
realme 11 unboxing
The realme 11 comes with a 3.5mm Headset jack, 2 Nano SIM Card Slots + 1 Micro SD, a Type-C Port, 2 Microphones, 1 Speaker at the bottom, a Power button and Volume buttons on the right hand side of the smartphone…
The back also feature a standard matte cover that’s pretty good because it’s not a magnet for fingerprints and smudges. The phone isn’t just light on the budget it is also light literally. It weighs around 178 grams so you’ll barely feel it in your pocket or in your bag.
The realme 11 features a somewhat satisfying 6.43-inch AMOLED screen. You’ll be good to go with the bezels on this one as it’s just the right size considering the price point again. It also helps that the black borders kind of cancel the bezels making for a seemless look through the phone. The colors are pretty ok especially when you’re watching videos on Youtube or Netflix.
The 90Hz refresh rate seems dated at first but when you actually use the phone, it doesn’t really give a big impact.
Kudos also to realme for throwing in that sturdy, sturdy Corning Gorilla Glass 5 at least that’s one less thing to worry.
One of the biggest selling points for the realme 11 is it’s main camera which is 108 megapixels. Design-wise it looks very much like the realme 11 pro although for the 11, you’ll see that it’s been moved a little to the left while the 11 Pro is dead center. But it barely changes anything about the output which is a good thing for me.
Here are some samples using the main phone/ rear camera…
The front camera for the realme 11 is also note-worthy because you get good selfies even under low-light that’s worth posting on Facebook or IG.
Lowlight shots are also underrated but performs quite nice.
A word of advice though, don’t expect really good shots when zoomed in too much. I suggest you stick with 2x to 3x zoom. After that photos get blurry very fast.
I brought the phone along as we visited the newly opened SM Center San Pedro to check out the realme store that also opened there. In terms of video, the quality is OK. You can shoot videos starting with 720p all the way to 1080P with just a touch of a button. Sadly there’s no video stabilization for the realme 11 but that’s not a big factor as you can stick it to a gimbal or a stabilizer and you’re good to go. The realme 11 video also features the auto nightscape that automatically turns on Nightscape mode in low light conditions to help improve the video quality.
Output wise you can also opt to toogle on the HEVC or High Efficiency Video if you really want to save space but still get some good videos on the phone.
UI and UX
The smartphone runs on Android 13 concurrently together with the realme UI 4.0.
Like other Android phones right now, it’s got standard functions. Swiping up from the home screen brings up the apps and then you can customize the widgets and apps on the home screen.
Thanks to the processor for the phone which is the Helio G99 Octa-core, you also get the additional boost and speed on this budget-friendly phone.
The realme 11 is all about functionality and pricing. At just PHP 13,999, you get good quality specs which really is the core essence of what realme wants to give to consumers. Good quality phone at super affordable prices.