Realme C21Y Price in India, Specs, and Review | Best Mobile Phones Under 10,000

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Realme C21Y is the latest phone that has been launched in India on 30Aug 2021. This new mobile phone Realme C21Y is a mid-range, budget-friendly smartphone with impressive design and attractive features. Realme C21Y can be purchased under Rs.10,000 and its base price is Rs.8,999 in India. At this price, you will get a 6.5-inch (16.54 cm) handy display size with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels having 270 pixels per inch (PPI) and 20:9 as an aspect ratio.

Realme C21Y comes with a 5000 mAh massive battery, and it supports reverse charging.  This phone has a peak brightness of 420 nits, use of brightness in mobile is to look screen clearly outside even in the sun. High brightness, high chances to look clear in the sun.

Realme C21Y is powered with Unisoc 6T610, Full HD+ display, having octa-core CPU up to 1.8 GHz and ARM Mali-G52 GPU. It has an eMMC 5.1 storage type that loads data faster. For the SIM Cards and storage, 3-card slots are provided, in which users can insert two sim cards and one microSD card that will help you to expand storage up to 256 GB.

The details, which we check before purchasing any mobile phone are the Price at which device is available, Display, Battery-Backup, Camera, Operating System, Storage, and availability of Fingerprint Sensor. So, here we have listed all these details in order. Let’s have a look at the full specifications of Realme C21Y.

Display and battery

Realme C21Y comes with a touch screen of size of 6.5-inches (16.54 cm), slim design with – bezel-less with a waterdrop notch display. According to the company, Realme C21Y measures 164.5 x 76 x 9.1 mm and weighs 200 grams. It comes with an IPS LCD type display, a rear-built fingerprint scanner, and having a screen refresh rate of 60 Hz. A refresh rate means a higher chance to reduces motion blur, which also makes touch smooth and responsive.

Realme C21Y is powered by a non-removable, Lithium-ion battery of 5000 mAh coupled with a charger of USB type 2.0 reverse charger, which can be used as data transfer from mobile phone to laptop and vice.

Camera and Sound

Realme C21Y is accompanied by a triple setup rear camera that is having the support of a 13-megapixel primary camera along with a 2-megapixel for black & white lens & a 2-megapixel macro lens. It also offers 5-megapixel snapper at the front side of the mobile for selfies and video chats. This phone has Night Mode, Panoramic view, Expert, Time-lapse, Portrait Mode, HDR, Ultra macro, AI Beauty, Filter, and Chroma Boost.

For sound, Realme C21Y has a 3.5 mm jack for the connection of earphones or headphones. It has a loudspeaker system and good quality dual speakers for the enjoyment of music and videos that makes your music and gaming more elegant.

Network and Connectivity

For Network, Realme C21Y owns dual SIM slots – GSM +GSM – having nano-size for both of the sim cards. This device does not support 5G bands. However, it supports 4G (supports VoLTE) 3G and 2G bands. It has Wi-Fi 802.11, Mobile Hotspot, LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C data cable for charging and Data Sync., 3.5 mm Headphone Jack and A Glonass System.

Color, Storage, and Sensors

Realme C21Y ships with 4GB RAM and 6GB internal storage. In India, the variants available for this phone are 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB. However, in this phone external memory card can be inserted after that storage can be expanded up to 256GB. Realme C21Y comes in two colors options – Cross Blue & Cross Black.

Realme C21Y adds up with a rear-built fingerprint sensor along with face unlock, which will help you to unlock your device instantly. Apart from this, Realme C21Y has sensors such as Magnetic induction sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor and Acceleration sensor.

Processor, Gaming and Operating system

Realme C21Y is backed with a high-class processor of Unisoc T610  processor and an Octa-core CPU, which will make your mobile phone fast and multi-tasking. The phone runs on the operating system of Android version 11 and the Realme UI User Interface system.

The phone is also best for game users; however, it may not respond to high label games.  As this phone Realme C21Y is not designed for gaming, it is specially designed for middle class family for general use only like our parents and students for attending online classes. Realme C21Y provides you massive screen and refresh rate of 60Hz so in basic use you will not fill difficulty instead of that you will enjoy it.

Price and availability in India

In India, Realme C21Y ships in two variants – 3GB + 32GB & 4GB + 64GB. This device is also available in two colors – Cross Blue & Cross Black. The device Realme C21Y can be purchased for the variant 3GB + 32GB in Rs. 8,999 and the price for the other variant of 4GB + 64GB is available at Rs. 9,999. You can currently purchase this handset from the Realme India online store, Amazon, Flipkart, and also from Leading Retail Shops.

Realme C21Y Mobile Phone Full Details


Launched date30 Aug 2021
Operating systemAndroid v11
Custom UIRealme UI
PriceRs. 8,999 and Rs.9,999
Screen Size6.5 inches (16.54cm)
Refresh rate60 Hz
ProcessorUnisoc 6T610
Sim slotDual SIM, GSM+GSM
NetworkSupports 4G, 3G, and 2G

Key specification

RAM3GB and 4GB
Storage32GB and 64GB
RAM + Storage3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB
ProcessorUnisoc 6T610
Operating systemAndroid v11
Battery5000 mAh
Front camera5MP
Rear camera13MP + 2MP + 2MP


ChipsetUnisoc 6T610
Operating systemAndroid v11
RAM3GB and 4GB
GraphicsARM Mali-G52
Fabrication12 nm
CPUOcta-core (1.8 GHz, Dual-core, Cortex A75 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A55)


Resolution720 x 1600 pixels
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen size6.5 inches (16.54cm)
Aspect ratio20:9
Pixel density270 PPI
screen-to-body ratio89.5 % (Company Claimed)
Bezel-less displayYes, with waterdrop notch display
Touch screenYes, Capacitive touch screen, multi-touch
Refresh rate60 Hz
Brightness420 nits


Height164.5 mm
Width76 mm
Thickness9.1 mm
Weight200 gm
ColourCross Blue & Cross Black

Camera: Rear

Camera setupTriple
Resolution16 MP f/2.2  (up to 4 x digital zoom)
Primary Camera 2MP f/2.4  
Macro camera 2 MP f2.4  Camera
Image resolution4128 x  3096 Pixels
FlashYes, LED Flash
Shooting ModesContinuous Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
SettingExposure compensation, ISO control
Camera Features4 x Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection
Touch to focus
Video Recording1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

Camera: Front

Camera setupSingle
Camera Resolution5 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Primary Camera
Video recording1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video Recording FeaturesFixed Focus


Capacity5000 mAh
USB Type-CNo, Reverse Support Charger


Internal memory32GB & 64 GB
Expandable memoryYes, up to 256 GB
Storage TypeeMMC 5.1

Network and Connectivity

Sim slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Sim sizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network support2G,3G, and 4G supports
SIM 14G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
SIM 24G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
BluetoothYes, v5.0
SAR ValueHead – 0.855 W/kg Head – 0.674 W/Kg
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n
Wi-Fi featuresMobile Hotspot
USB connectivityMass storage device, USB charging
GPSYes (A-GPS, AGPS, Beidou & Glonass)


Audio Jack3.5 mm


Fingerprint SensorYes
Fingerprint Sensor PositionSide-built & Face Lock
Other SensorsMagnetic induction sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor and Acceleration sensor.

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