realme x wont arrive in india before the second half of the year

If you’re in India and anxiously anticipating the launch of the new Realme X in the subcontinent, here’s some bad news: you still have some waiting to do. Earlier this month Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth revealed that the Realme X would be headed over there “soon”, but now both he and the official Realme India support account on Twitter have elaborated further and it’s not great.

It turns out “soon” actually means “sometime in the second half of this year”. No matter how optimistic you choose to be in interpreting that, it’s clear that the phone will not arrive in the subcontinent this…