China’s Realme Hits 200 Million Shipment Milestone

Realme, a prominent Chinese smartphone manufacturer, proudly announced that it has successfully dispatched over 200 million smartphones since its inception just over five years ago.

Notably, the majority of these phones were shipped to international markets, highlighting Realme’s global reach. Remarkably, China’s Realme has achieved the distinction of being the fifth fastest smartphone maker to accomplish this remarkable milestone.

It is worth mentioning that China’s Realme is a subsidiary of BBK Electronics, a renowned Chinese consumer hardware conglomerate that also holds ownership of the Oppo and Vivo brands. This significant achievement of reaching the 200 million mark was attained during the second quarter of operations.

According to market analytics firm Counterpoint Research, only Vivo, Huawei, Samsung, and Apple have been able to ship the same number of units in a shorter amount of time. Out of the 14 companies worldwide that have shipped over 200 million phones to date, these four companies have proven to be the most efficient.

Realme’s chief marketing officer, Xu Qi, expressed pride in the fact that despite the existence of over 700 smartphone brands in the world, China’s Realme has managed to secure a spot in the top 10 brands for the past five years.

Counterpoint Research reported that in 2017, the market was flooded with over 700 phone brands. However, as of September, this figure has significantly decreased to approximately 250.

China's Realme Hits 200 Million Shipment Milestone

Realme’s CEO, Xu, expressed confidence in the brand’s ability to compete with high-end smartphones through the upcoming launch of the China’s Realme GT 5 Pro. This device is set to feature the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip from Qualcomm and Sony’s new Lytia camera sensor, making it one of the first handsets to do so.

Xiaomi has also entered the market with their own offering, the Xiaomi 14 Pro, which also runs on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip.

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China’s Realme company owner

Sky Li

Realme company owner

Realme, a Shenzhen-based consumer electronics manufacturer, originated as a sub-brand of Oppo and was founded by Li Bingzhong (also known as Sky Li) on May 4, 2018. Since then, China’s Realme has grown to become its brand and has achieved remarkable success in the smartphone market. In Q3 2021, China’s Realme emerged as the fastest-growing 5G smartphone brand. Furthermore, China’s Realme’s global smartphone user base reached 35 million in June 2020, and its AIoT product sales broke a record of 1 million. According to Counterpoint statistics, China’s Realme ranked 7th in the global smartphone production ranking in Q1 2020, with an annual growth rate of 157%, making it the top-ranked brand in the world.

At present, China’s realme has established its presence in 27 global markets, encompassing China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Europe, Russian Federation, Australia, Egypt, and more.


Main article: List of China’s Realme products

The company has a large number of products, particularly in the Indian market.

  • Realme 1
  • Realme 2/2 Pro
  • Realme U1
  • Realme 3/3 Pro
  • Realme 5/5 Pro
  • Realme 6i/6/6 Pro
  • Realme 7i/7/7 Pro
  • Realme 8i/8/8s/8 Pro
  • Realme 9i/9 4G/9 SE/9 Pro 5G/9 Pro+ 5G
  • Realme 10/10 Pro 5G/10 Pro+ 5G
  • Realme C30/C30S/C35/C53/C55
  • Realme c2
  • Realme c21y

Laptops & Tablets

  • Realme book|Realme Book Slim (Laptop – August 2021)
  • Realme Pad (Tablet – September 2021)
  • Realme smart TV
  • Realme Smart TV
  • Realme Smart TV|Realme Smart TV SLED 4K
  • Realme Smart TV|Realme Smart TV 4K
  • Realme Smart TV|Realme Smart TV Full HD 80cm
  • Realme Smart TV|Realme Smart TV Neo 32

Audio accessories

Bluetooth headset

  • Realme Buds Q
  • Realme Buds Q|Realme Buds Q2
  • Realme Buds Q|Realme Buds Q2 Neo
  • Realme Buds Q|Realme Buds Air
  • Realme Buds Q|Realme Buds Air Neo
  • Realme Buds Q|Realme Buds Air 2
  • Realme Buds Q|Realme Buds Air Pro

Bluetooth Speaker

  • Realme Cobble Bluetooth Speaker
  • Realme Pocket Bluetooth Speaker
  • Realme Brick Bluetooth Speaker

Smart Life


  • Realme Band (May 2020)
  • Realme Watch (May 2020)
  • Realme Watch S (November 2020)
  • Realme Watch S Pro (December 2020)
  • Realme Watch 2 (April 2021)
  • Realme Band 2 (September 2021)
  • Realme TechLife S100 (March 2022)
  • Smart home appliances (Smarthome)
  • Realme Motion Activated Night Light
  • Realme Smart Plug
  • Realme Smart Scale
  • Realme TechLife Robot Vacuum Cleaner
  • Realme TechLife Air Purifier

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