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Realme 6 review

Expert review

Unfortunately this phone may not be receiving security updates for much longer - see ‘Should I buy it’ in the full review for more. Realme is well known for its affordable smartphones and the Realme 6 is yet another model that will catch your eye if you don't want to spend a fortune on your next upgrade. It comes running on Android 10 and has a 90.5% screen-to-body ratio, so you’re getting as much use of the screen as possible. But how does its battery perform and is its camera any good? We’ve tested the Realme 6 at our labs to tell you the answer.

What's included:
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What’s it like to use?
  • How long does the battery last?
  • How good are the cameras?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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Last checked by Which?

July 2022

First reviewed by Which?

April 2020

Released

March 2020

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  2. 63%
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  3. 80%
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