The Realme 5 was launched in 2018. It is a budget phone which outperforms its predecessor, Realme 3 in every way, including processor power, camera quality, and battery capacity. Also, ColorOS 6.0.1 is pre-installed on the Realme 5. Price The Realme 5 at its release was priced at Rs 9,999 for the base model with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. Other 4+64GB and 4+128GB variants were available for Rs 10,999 and Rs 11,999, respectively. Storage It comes in three different configurations: one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, second with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage and the third with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. A microSD card with a capacity of up to 256GB can be used to extend storage. Display The front of the phone features a 6.5-inch HD+ (720x1600 pixels) display with a small dewdrop notch and narrow bezels all around. The phone's display is protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and has curved edges. In the middle of the back, there's a fingerprint sensor and the phone also has a face recognition feature. Processor The Realme 5 was the first phone in India to include the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor. This SoC has the same Kryo 260 cores as the Snapdragon 660 and is based on an 11 nm fabrication process, making it more power efficient. To improve gaming performance, the inbuilt GPU has been upgraded to the Adreno 610. Camera The Realme 5 has four cameras on the back. The 12MP primary camera has an f/1.8 aperture and includes an 8MP wide angle lens with a 119-degree field of view. A 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro lens also feature in the quad-camera setup. A 13MP front-facing camera is available for selfies. Battery A 5000mAh battery powers the Realme 5 and it comes with a USB Type-C charging support. Top rivals Vivo Y11, Realme 3 Pro, Tecno Spark Power, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Redmi 8 are amongst its rival phones in this price segment. Other features Dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, support for four satellite navigation systems, USB-OTG, FM radio, and the standard array of sensors are amongst the Realme 5's other features.