Realme announces price hike because of GST hike on smartphones

Realme 6
Realme 6

Last month, the government of India decided to increase the GST rates on smartphones from 12% to 18% starting April 1. So, several smartphone brands have announced the price hike for their smartphones.s

Realme also announced to increase the prices of Realme smartphones. Here is the media statement Realme issued to announce the price hike.

Realme Price hike

Realme has adjusted the new prices on official website

Realme 6 with 4GB and 64GB storage now costs Rs. 13999 while it was earlier priced at Rs. 12999. Realme X2 with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is now priced at Rs. Rs 17,999, Rs. 1000 from the previous cost. Realme XT with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage will now be available for Rs. 16999, while the previous cost was Rs. 15999.

Here is the complete list of price changes.

ModelOld priceNew price
Realme C3Rs 6,999Rs 7,499
Realme 5iRs 8,999Rs 9,999
Realme 5sRs 9,999Rs 10,999
Realme 6Rs 12,999Rs 13,999
Realme 5 ProRs 12,999Rs 13,999
Realme XTRs 15,999Rs 16,999
Realme 6 ProRs 16,999Rs 17,999
Realme XRs 16,999Rs 17,999
Realme X2Rs 16,999Rs 17,999
Realme X Master EditionRs 19,999Rs 20,999
Realme X2 ProRs 27,999Rs 29,999
Realme X2 Pro Master EditionRs 34,999Rs 36,999

“We sincerely hope you will continue to support not only us but also the whole smartphone industry, for more amazing technologies and surprises in the future,” Realme said in a statement.