Realme 5-series is now official in India. The company announced the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro at an event in New Delhi on Tuesday along with a brand new pair of Realme Buds 2 earphones. The Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro are the company’s first set of quad camera phones to offer users more ways to capture photos. In addition to sporting four rear cameras, the Realme 5 phones also tout new crystal designs, Minidrop displays, large batteries and new Snapdragon processors, among other things.
Realme 5 Pro specifications
The Realme 5 Pro is a mid-range handset that is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC and sports a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with a 90.6 percent screen to body ratio. The display has a waterdrop notch design, where the front camera is housed. The device features a Crystal Design back that is said to have a holographic colour effect and comes in a Sparkling Blue and Crystal Green colour options.
In terms of optics, the Realme 5 Pro comes equipped with a quad camera setup on the back. It consists of an 8MP ultrawide angle lens with f/2.25 aperture lens and 119 degree field of view. There’s also a 48MP primary Sony IMX586 sensor, along with a 2MP portrait lens with f/2.4 lens and a 2MP camera with f/2.4 macro lens. The handset is also said to deliver better low-light images. On the front is a 16MP Sony IMX471 with an f/2.0 aperture, similar to the Realme X.
The Realme 5 Pro comes with up to 8GB RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage . The handset is equipped with HyperBoost 2.0, which is said to enable a more fluid experience while gaming. Backed by a 4035mAh battery, the handset sports a Type-C port and supports VOOC 3.0 charging. VOOC charging is said to top up the handset’s battery to 100 percent in 80 minutes.
Realme 5 specifications
The Realme 5 comes in Crystal Blue and Crystal Purple colour options and same as the Realme 5 Pro, features a Crystal Design rear panel. It comes equipped with a 6.5-inch display and is powered by the Snapdragon 665 SoC. The Realme 5 features the same quad camera setup as the Realme 5 Pro. It features a 5000mAh battery that is touted to deliver about 21 hours of Full HD video playback.
The Realme 5 series apparently come with a fire-proof frame, Overload Protection, Cell Fuse protection and Stainless steel cell isolation safety features. They also come with a splash-resistant coating and run on the latest ColorOS 6. The new ColorOS 6 will feature design updates like new icon design, revamped notification, home page and more. There’s also a new hotspot management feature and Google AR Core, along with a real privacy option.
Realme 5, Realme 5 Pro price and availability
The 4GB RAM + 64GB storage version of the Realme 5 Pro is priced at Rs 13,999, while its 6GB RAM + 64GB model costs Rs 14,999. The 8GB RAM + 128GB storage version of the handset is priced at Rs 16,999. The device will be available for purchase from 12PM on September 4 via Realme.com and Flipkart.
The Realme 5 comes in three versions. There’s one 3GB RAM + 32GB storage version that is priced at Rs 9,999, while the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant will cost you Rs 10,999. The 4GB RAM + 128GB storage version of the phone is priced at Rs 11,999. The phone will go on sale at 12PM on August 27 via Flipkart and Realme.com.
For launch offers, Jio users will get to avail benefits worth Rs 7,000 with the handsets, along with a no-cost EMI for six months. One can also avail up to Rs 2,000 cashback when paying via Paytm UPI and get free Paytm First membership worth Rs 750 for free when purchasing the handsets from realme.com.