Realme is bringing new breakthroughs in the smartphone gaming segment through Realme Narzo 30A. And by chance we already have the narzo 30A review unit. So, for those who are curious, we just need to unload it completely. The realme party had revealed some of the advantages of Narzo 30A to support gaming. These include a 6000mAh jumbo battery with 18W Quick Charge, a Mediatek Helio G85 processor. Including an eye catching design.
This Narzo product line seems to be paving the way in the Realme gaming segment . The movement just got tighter. No wonder the market is getting familiar with the presence of this series. realme narzo 30A is an interesting addition to further strengthen the ‘narzo’ positioning.
This gaming smartphone turns out to have an interesting design concept. Wearing a diagonal line design that is different from the usual, typical of a youth style. realme calls it the Diagonal Stripe Design.
The rear body appearance creates a visual space that seems wavy and slick. There are two colors, namely laser black and laser blue.
The review unit that we hold is laser black. Build quality realm narzo 30A is quite solid and sturdy. It’s different from some of the million series in general, which feel very fragile and really ‘plastic’.
Gamers will be suitable because the surface of the body feels comfortable to hold and there are minimal fingerprints. Also rough in the handle so it is not easy to slip, aka not slippery.
The camera module is box-shaped with a triple camera setup located on top of the fingerprint sensor. This smartphone has a 3.5mm audio port on the bottom area, then a USB type-C port and speaker holes. In the SIM card tray, two SIM cards and 1 memory card can be installed at the same time.
On the front panel, the realm narzo 30A review unit is equipped with a 6.5-inch screen with a screen ratio of 20: 9. Suitable for movie and game lovers because of its wide field of view. Realm’s latest mobile gaming also features a screen ratio of up to 88.7%.
Not many visual distractions limit the touch screen. The internal structure of the realme narzo 30A screen adopts an improved stack process, the parts and components are closer to each other so that the area of the bangs is reduced (by 30.9% compared to dewdrop).
Oh yes, the touch panel is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 so it is quite resilient. While the screen resolution used is HD +. Still okay for playing games, watching movies. The visuals still look smooth.
The realme narzo 30A review unit is equipped with a dual 13MP rear camera with a large f / 2.2 aperture lens to provide extra light when shooting at night. There’s a Super Nightscape Mode which can help take bright and clear night shots without a tripod.
The camera in this series is also supported with a night filter previously available in the flagship series. There are three carefully selected filters – Cyberpunk, Flamingo and Modern Gold – each with its own unique style. The results are quite amazing in our opinion.
realme narzo 30A also includes Chroma Boost, which results in more colorful, vibrant and engaging photos. Oh yes, this rear camera is also equipped with a B&W sensor for bokeh photos.
On the front, there is an 8MP high-definition selfie camera equipped with AI Beauty, Portrait Mode, and other features. The results were quite satisfying.
This realme Narzo 30A camera provides many modes ranging from Super Nightscape Mode, Night Filters, Chroma Boost, Beauty, Filter, HDR, Panoramic view, Portrait, Time-lapse, Slo-mo, Expert. realme Narzo 30A can record full HD video at 30fps and also slow motion.
Realme Narzo 30A is a promising gaming companion. Enhanced with the powerful Mediatek Helio G85 chipset. This processor features a powerful octa-core clocked up to 2.0GHz.
For the graphics sector, it is strengthened with the ARM Mali-G52 GPU. For the size of a million cellphones, the combination of a processor and graphics processor makes Realme Narzo 30A a powerful gaming device.
It is ideal for general use and gamers as it can handle most of the commonly used medium and heavy applications. For playing Mobile Legends, you can still set high or high graphics flat, relatively safe.
Meanwhile, for PUBG Mobile, the standard graphic settings, gameplay is still promising, there is no significant lag. As a processor for gaming, the Helio G85 scores 200,000+ on the AnTuTu Benchmark.
The narzo 30A review unit that we use relies on 4GB LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB ROM. This series also has the option of additional memory via a microSD card up to 256GB.
As a gaming cellphone, this sector is very interesting because the realm Narzo 30A has a 6000mAh mega battery. The advantage that is also an added value of this smartphone is the support for 18W Quick Charge which only takes only 30 minutes to charge 25% of the charge.
According to realme Lab testing, realme narzo 30A can last for 46 days in standby mode, even better than some other flagships.
With dedicated OTG reverse charging, realme narzo 30A can also be your battery saver. realme narzo 30A supports 18W fast charging, charging in no time.
6000mAh capacity is the foundation, sophisticated software optimization can make an even bigger difference. App Quick Freeze, Screen Battery Optimization is applied to the realme narzo 30A review unit.
App Quick Freeze can intelligently freeze rarely used apps to reduce power usage on apps running in the background.
Screen Battery Optimization will slightly lower some of the display effects without notification to increase battery life. You can also activate Sleep Standby Mode to save power while sleeping.
If you want even more power, you can activate Power Saving Mode which will reduce the screen brightness level, shorten the screen-off time to 15 seconds and disable sync in the background to further extend battery life.
In this mode, you can select 6 most used applications to stay active to extend a very long battery life. According to realme’s research on user behavior, most people only use these 6 apps in 70-80% of all phone usage time.
So, the super power saving mode greatly increases battery life but without sacrificing day-to-day use.
Not only that, with only 5% remaining battery capacity, Realme Narzo can still run phone functions for up to 2.5 hours, play music for 6 hours, reply to messages on WhatsApp for 80 minutes, and increase standby time for 3 days.
OS & UI
realme UI based on Android 10, is better built closer to the pure Android interface. realme designed the UI keeping the preferences and aesthetics of young consumers in mind.
As a result, Realme UI will feel smooth and fun to use. This cellphone also feels smooth where the application boot time is reduced by 25% and overall smoothness increases by 20%.
Icons and displays are simple, efficient, designed with 4 things in mind – system colors, icons, wallpaper and animation. In terms of color, realme UI uses saturated and high-brightness colors to build an authentic color scheme, bringing excitement and freshness.
This design style features a minimalist and dynamic icon design, which is clearer and more organized. The user can not only change the icon shape and size but also can change the internal graphic size of the icon.
Interestingly, a smoother and more minimalistic realme UI 2.0 update is coming soon
This latest realme Narzo 30A supports ultra-fast fingerprint unlocking, also supports facial recognition, which can be easily opened with one click or glance, convenient to open and secure for privacy.
There is also Dual Mode for Music Sharing (Dual Mode Music Share) which is very useful when two users are trying to enjoy the same video or song at the same time from the same device.
You can connect a pair of wireless earbuds and wired earphones at the same time, so you can both listen to the same song playing from the same realme smartphone.
Then there is the Focus Mode this helps you concentrate and relax, without being distracted from your phone. Then there is a screenshot feature using 3 fingers, Personal Information Protection to the default Dark Mode integrated neatly in realme UI.