Realme C21Y

Price in Kenya Ksh 16,500
Display 6.5 inch
Camera 13 MP + 2 MP+ 2 MP
Storage 32 GB, 64GB
Chipset Unisoc T610 (12 nm)
O.S Android 11
Battery 5000 mAh

KSh 12,999KSh 14,500


Realme C21Y in Kenya

The price of Realme C21Y in Kenya is 16,500 shillings. The Realme C21Y Android Smartphone runs on the Unisoc T610 (12 nm) processor with Mali-G52 GPU. The phone has 3 GB RAM and 32 GB of internal storage which is expandable using micro SDXC (dedicated slot). It also runs on Android 11 and is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery.

Realme C21Y price in Kenya & key features

Price in Kenya Ksh 16,500
Display 6.5 inch
Camera 13 MP + 2 MP+ 2 MP
Storage 32 GB, 64GB
Chipset Unisoc T610 (12 nm)
O.S Android 11
Battery 5000 mAh

C21Y summary

The Realme C21Y measures 164.5 x 76 x 9.1 mm (height x width x thickness) with a total weight of 200 grams. Coming to cameras, it has a triple 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera for selfies. This phone has a 6.5 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels IPS display with a pixel density of 270PPI. It has a micro USB 2.0 port for data syncing and charging. There is a fingerprint sensor present on the Realme C21Y. It is a dual SIM smartphone with support for 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and GPS too. Buy it today at PhonesStore Kenya.


This phone, the Realme C21Y was announced in 2021, June 21, and released on 2021, July 02. Chronologically, it comes after Realme C11 (2021) while the Realme GT Master succeeds it. As of lineage, it belongs to the Realme C-Series where it succeeds Realme C21 from 2021, March 05. The C21Y comes in the colors Cross Black, and Cross Blue. Its most unique feature is that large Li-Po 5000 mAh battery.

C21Y 4G phone

The Realme C21Y smartphone supports three network technologies. These are:

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: 1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41

HSPA extends and improves the performance of existing 3G mobile telecommunication networks using the WCDMA protocols. LTE  is a standard for wireless broadband communication for mobile devices and data terminals, based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies. Global System for Mobile Communications is a standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to describe the protocols for second-generation digital cellular networks used by mobile devices such as mobile phones and tablets.


Now, let us take a look at the display this phone has to offer. Everyone loves a good display on a phone for obvious reasons. Namely, the display is the one part of a phone you will ever interact with. Realme C21Y has an okay IPS LCD display panel that measures 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2. It has a ~81.6% screen-to-body ratio.

This display has an average 720 x 1600 pixels resolution and an alright 270 PPI density. As for the selfie camera is inside that dewdrop notch at the top center of the screen. This phone’s build is plastic with a Glass front, plastic frame, and plastic back. C21Y’s display also has an aspect ratio of 20:9.


A phone platform is the hardware/software environment for tablets, smartphones, and other portable devices. Realme C21Y runs on the Android 10 operating system. Android 10 is the tenth major release and the 17th version of the Android mobile operating system. It was first released as a developer preview on March 13, 2019, and was released publicly on September 3, 2019. Also powering the C21Y2 is an Octa-core (2xX.X GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55), Unisoc T610 (12 nm) chipset. This version of Android it runs is based on Realme UI.

Under the hood, it also brings a Mali-G52 GPU. The ARM Mali-G52 MP2 (or G52MC2) is an integrated mid-range graphics card for ARM-based SoCs (mostly Android-based). It was introduced in 2020 in the MediaTek Helio G80 with a clock speed of up to 950 MHz. The G52 is based on the Bifrost architecture and is intended for mainstream phones. The price of the Realme C21Y in Kenya depends on the storage version. It comes with 32/64 GB (eMMC 5.1) of internal storage with 3/4 GB of RAM.


There are four cameras on the Realme C21Y. They are made up of a main 13 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.12µm, PDAF, a 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) and a 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth). Its main feature is LED flash, panorama, HDR and it can shoot video up to [email protected] with the main camera, and [email protected] with the selfie also. Speaking of the selfie, on C21Y there is a single 5 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/5.0″, 1.12µm shooter.


Realme C21Y has a massive Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery with fast charging. It definitely is a lasting battery given its 5000 mAh capacity. Forget low battery blues ‘cos this monster has got enough juice to power up your binging sessions – all day, all night.

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*In the Box: Handset (C21Y smartphone), Charging Adapter, SIM Tray Ejector, USB Cable, User Manual.

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Primary Camera

13MP, 2MP

Front Camera


Internal Storage

32GB, 64GB


3GB, 4GB

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Screen Size

6.5 inch

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