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Exciting news for the tech-savvy South African youth! realme, one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brands, is set to launch its 12 Series in South Africa soon. This eagerly anticipated release includes the realme 12+ 5G and realme 12 5G smartphones, tailored for young consumers who demand flagship-level photography, sleek design, and top-notch performance without breaking the bank.

Empowering South African Youth through Technology and Design

Gareth Clarke, realme account lead for SA, highlights the brand’s commitment to South African youth. “realme aims to empower the youth in South Africa to be daring with leap-forward technology and design,” he says. The realme 12 Series promises to deliver high-end features at accessible prices, setting new standards in the mid-range smartphone market.

realme 12+ 5G: Affordable Luxury Meets Premium Photography

The realme 12+ 5G boasts impressive camera capabilities with Sony’s Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) and a 50MP Sony LYT-600 sensor, ensuring stable, low-noise images in any lighting condition. Its 2X in-sensor zoom captures high-quality pictures from a distance, while the 112° ultra-wide camera, micro camera, and 16MP HD selfie camera cater to all your photographic needs.

Innovation doesn’t stop there. realme introduces the Snap Portrait System, an easy-to-use feature for capturing quick shots. The brand even collaborated with Oscar-winning cinematographer Claudio Miranda to create three unique photo enhancement filters inspired by his award-winning films.

On the design front, the realme 12+ 5G stands out with its premium vegan leather finish, offering both aesthetic appeal and ergonomic comfort. The material is 10% softer than previous generations, more dirt-resistant, and lightweight, making it a joy to hold.

Performance-wise, the realme 12+ 5G is a powerhouse. It’s powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 7050 5G processor, featuring an 8-core 64-bit CPU. An innovative cooling solution ensures efficient performance during intensive tasks like gaming, while ultra-low power consumption guarantees extended usage.

The device sports a 120Hz ultra-smooth AMOLED display with advanced features like Rainwater Smart Touch and Sunlight Screen for improved readability under intense sunlight. With a 5000mAh battery, 67W SUPERVOOC charging, dual stereo speakers, and up to 512GB storage and 24GB RAM, the realme 12+ 5G offers a truly immersive smartphone experience.

realme 12 5G: The 108MP Ultra-Clear Portrait Master

Not to be outdone, the realme 12 5G features a 108MP 3X Zoom primary camera that delivers exceptional image clarity. Its Full High Definition Plus (FHD+) Sunlight Display boasts a 16.7 million colour spectrum and a 2400 X 1080 resolution, ensuring clear visibility under any lighting condition.

The device also includes an 8MP selfie camera with versatile shooting modes and supports 1080P/30fps video recording. Available in trendy colours like woodland green and twilight purple, the realme 12 5G combines luxury watch-inspired design with powerful performance, thanks to the MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ 5G chipset.

With a 5000mAh battery and 45W SUPERVOOC charging, the realme 12 5G offers prolonged usage without compromising on performance or storage capacity.


The realme 12 Series 5G is set to revolutionise the mid-range smartphone market in South Africa, offering young consumers an unbeatable combination of premium features, stunning design, and exceptional performance at affordable prices.


Clare Petra Matthes

Hi, I'm Clare and I am a freelance writer and Tech journalist as well as the owner and founder of where I review tech devices and also cover emerging technology news. Outside of I write for a number of publications and have regular tech slots on chaiFM radio station and eNCA's Tech Matters national breakfast TV news show.

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