Oppo Realme Q3s review

Read our full review to find out how the Oppo Realme Q3s differs, what our opinion of it is and whether it's worth the money.
Added by on 10.14.21 | Last update 03.20.23
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In the autumn of 2021, the company Realme presented an interesting model in the middle class. It attracts consumers with its price, but its features do not lag behind. It is commendable that it took the best of its predecessors and added modern features. From the very beginning, its large 6.6-inch display and the presence of the Snapdragon 778G under the case, which, if you don't know, supports 5G networks, are impressive.

Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Oppo Realme Q3s specs or watch the video below the article.


  • Release date: 2021, October 19
  • Colors: Aurora, Dark Blue
  • Dimensions: 164.4 x 75.8 x 8.5 mm.
  • Weight: 199 g.
  • Screen: 6.6" inc, 1080 x 2412, IPS LCD
  • Camera : Triple, 48MP
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM7325 Snapdragon 778G 5G (6 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Kryo 670 & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo 670)
  • Memory: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • Battery: 5000, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Network: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
  • Operating system: Android 11, Realme UI 2.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Realme Q3s is available in two colors - blue and sky blue. Its body is made of matte plastic, which does not show many fingerprints. In terms of dimensions and weight, the device may be inconvenient for some. Its thickness together with the protruding rear camera is 10.7 mm. As the plastic used is slippery, we recommend that you put Realme Q3s in a case.

There are no remarks regarding the workmanship. The case looks flawless, but don't expect it to be protected against water, dust or falling.

The design of the main camera looks interesting. It consists of three sensors and an LED flash. The fingerprint scanner is built into the start button on the right side of the device. It works quickly and accurately.


On the front of the Realme Q3s is a 6.6-inch screen with Full HD + resolution. The ratio of the countries is standard - 20: 9. The screen quality is good as for the IPS matrix. The colors are accurate and bright. Viewing angles are satisfactorily wide. The maximum brightness is 600 nits and is sufficient. You can use Realme Q3s without a problem outdoors in clear skies.

A curious feature is the presence of 144 Hz screen refresh rate. From the settings you can lower this value to 60 Hz. You also get automatic refresh rate adjustment, depending on the mode of use.

The front camera is positioned in the upper left corner.


The Realme Q3s has a good processor. This is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G. It is based on 6-nm technology and is productive enough for this price range. The maximum clock frequency of its cores is 2.4 GHz. There is also an Adreno 642L graphics processor on board. He does well in terms of gameplay.

In other words, Realme Q3s is a good choice for gamers. It is capable of handling heavy games and resource-intensive applications.

The smartphone also comes with plenty of RAM. It is a minimum of 6 GB, but you can also choose a modification with 8 GB. Storage varies from 128 to 256 GB. It can be extended if necessary. The manufacturer has provided a separate slot for this purpose. A negative feature of Realme Q3s for some users will be the lack of an NFC module for contactless payments.


The smartphone has a main module, which is 48-megapixel and is complemented by two 2-megapixel sensors. One of them is designed for black and white photos, and the other is used in macro mode. On the front we see a selfie camera, which is single. It is 16-megapixel and wide-angle.

With this set of cameras you can expect Realme Q3s to shoot at a good average level. The quality of the photos with the rear camera shows saturated and realistic colors. If you like to shoot at night, take advantage of the special mode. It will help you a lot.

As for video capture, the maximum resolution with the main module is 4K at 30 frames per second. The selfie camera can provide you with only 1080 pixels at 30 frames per second.

Autonomous work

Realme Q3s is equipped with a large battery - 5000 mAh. This capacity has recently been typical of the middle price range. Here it provides over 10 hours of continuous operation of the screen and a residual 20% battery. This means that with moderate use of the smartphone you will have to look for the charger after two days. If you plan to play intensely, count on a day.

The manufacturer has provided a fast charging function with a power of 30W. So in just an hour and 45 minutes you will have a new 100% charge.


Realme Q3s is a good smartphone that has good technical characteristics - both for gaming and shooting. Among its positive aspects are the presence of matte plastic and flawless workmanship. The device provides good performance due to the choice of modern processor and support for 5G networks.

In addition, choosing Realme Q3s, you get a screen with saturated colors and a refresh rate of 144 Hz.

Its disadvantages include the sound quality, which is inferior to that of its competitors. There is no NFC module on board.

Oppo Realme Q3s video review

Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Oppo Realme Q3s and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Oppo.

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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