Realme 5

Key highlights

INR 9,999


Qualcomm Snapdragon 665


5000 mAh


6.5 inches

Front Camera

13 MP


3 GB

Rear Camera

12 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP

Realme 5 Summary

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.

Realme 5 Full Specifications

Key Specs
Front Camera 13 MP
Rear Camera 12 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
Display 6.5 inches
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Battery 5000 mAh
USB Type-C No
TalkTime Up to 46.9 Hours(2G)
Removable No
Standby time Up to 718 Hours(2G)
Type Li-ion
Capacity 5000 mAh
CPU Octa core (2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)
Fabrication 11 nm
Graphics Adreno 610
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Architecture 64 bit
Display Type IPS LCD
Aspect Ratio 20:9
Screen Size 6.5 inches (16.51 cm)
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 82.07 %
Pixel Density 270 ppi Good ▾
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Bezel-less display Yes with waterdrop notch
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass v3,
Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand) 89 %
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Front Camera
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Sensor CMOS
Resolution 13 MP f/2.0, Wide Angle, Primary Camera (3.419 mm focal length, 3" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)
Camera Setup Single
Camera Features Fixed Focus
Launch Date August 27, 2019 (Official)
Custom UI ColorOS
Operating System Android v9.0 (Pie)
Main Camera
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Continuos autofocus
Camera Setup Quad
Camera Features 10 x Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels
Sensor Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
Resolution 12 MP f/1.8, Primary Camera (4.047 mm focal length, 2.86" sensor size, 1.25µm pixel size) 8 MP f/2.25, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera (1.66 mm focal length, 4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size) 2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera (1.77 mm focal length, 5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size) 2 MP f/2.4 (1.77 mm focal length, 5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)
Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Flash Yes, LED Flash
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
FM Radio Yes
Network & Connectivity
Network Support 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v5.0
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n
SIM 1 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) 3G Bands: UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
SIM 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
GPS Yes with A-GPS
Weight 198 grams Below Average ▾
Colours Crystal Blue, Crystal Purple
Width 75.6 mm
Height 164.4 mm Compare Size
Build Material Back: Plastic
Thickness 9.3 mm Average ▾
Waterproof Yes, Splash proof
Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Storage Type eMMC
Expandable Memory Yes, Up to 256 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB

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Realme 5 price in India at 10,999 INR. Specifications - Camera: Rear Camera (12 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP), Front Camera (13 MP) ; Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665; RAM: 3 GB; Battery: 5000 mAh.

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