Smartphone with 6000mAh battery capacity launched

The fast-charging smartphone, Realme C15.

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What you need to know:

  • Its battery supports 46 hours of continuous calls or 28 hours of YouTube watching, with an average standby time of up to 57 days.

Three weeks after launching a series of smartphones in Nairobi, Shenzhen-based smartphone manufacturer Realme unveiled Kenya’s first gadget with a battery capacity of 6000mAh on Tuesday.

The fast-charging smartphone, Realme C15, will be available for orders starting September 21, even as foreign phone manufacturers fight for the Kenyan market where 75 percent of the population are tech savvy youths under the age of 35.

The new phone has an Artificial Intelligence Quad Camera that features 18W Quick Charge.

It has a Geometric Gradient Design, an eight-core processor, 6.5-HD+ Mini-drop full screen with high screen-to-body ratio and ultra-wide Quad Camera, making it another trendsetting smartphone with a “Dare to Leap” experience and entertainment option for young users.

Its battery supports 46 hours of continuous calls or 28 hours of YouTube watching, with an average standby time of up to 57 days.


The smartphone can charge up to 25 percent which is about 1500mAh battery in 30 minutes, maintaining several hours running of the phone.

Realme C15 is also equipped with the fast and trendsetting Realme user interface, which is specially designed for young people and in line with their aesthetics and preferences.

It features the Helio G35 eight-core processor whose main frequency reaches up to 2.3GHz which always works well no matter for daily App operation or gaming.

It also supports 2 Nano SIM cards and 1 MicroSD card at the same time, and supports a maximum of 256GB memory expansion, easily store more games, photos and files. Its internal memory is 64GB, with a RAM of 4GB.

The Instant Fingerprint Sensor on the back can secure your private information easily.

The company’s operations in both high-end and mid-range smartphones began in mid-2018 but entered the Kenyan market on August 25, recognising Silicon Savannah’s exclusive position as a regional nexus for smartphone technology and innovation.

Global excellence

The firm said in a statement that it was keen to bring its global excellence in smartphone technology to the country with a range of products specifically designed to meet the needs of young consumers.

“Realme is committed to become a tech-trendsetter brand that dares to leap, and uses the ‘mobile phone + AIoT’ dual-drive strategy to create a trendy lifestyle for the younger generation. The brand aims to introduce the full range of smartphones,” reads the statement.

The Chinese company has in the past one month launched the Realme C3, Realme C11, Realme 6 and Realme Band in Nairobi which have performed well in the market.