Realme 5: India’s Cheapest Smartphone With Quad-Camera

Are you looking for a smartphone with better camera quality but you have a low budget, Yes to find a budget phone with great camera quality and good battery life is complicated. Realme smartphones have always done a great job of experimenting by adding great features in the low budget. Now they have launched Realme 5 to its Realme series. If you are a photography freak Realme is one of the best phones to choose from.

Realme 5 is India’s first low budget Quad-Camera smartphone and is one of the Best Smartphone Under 10,000. The phone has a massive battery life and great performance. It comes in two stunning colors crystal purple and crystal blue which makes the phone look amazing and stylish. Realme 5 comes in the starting price of ₹9,999. The phone comes with lots of features let’s know more about this phone.

Display:

Realme 5 comes with a 6.47-inch LCD multi-Touch display with a resolution of 1600×720 pixels at 269ppi. The thickness of the phone is 8.95mm and weight is 198g. The phone has features like Night mode for eye care and Corning Gorilla Glass. It comes with a completely bezel-less design and a waterdrop notch which gives more space on the screen.

Resolution1600 x 720 pixels resolution at 269 ppi
Brightness480cd/m2 max brightness
Contrast ratio1200:1 contrast ratio
Height6.47-inch
Width75.6 mm
Thickness8.95 mm
Weight198 grams
ScreenLCD multi-Touch display
FeaturesNight mode for eye care
Corning Gorilla Glass

Camera Features:

Realme 5 is the first phone with a quad-camera setup with a 12-megapixel main camera with aperture f/1.8, 8-megapixel wide-angle camera with aperture f/2.25, 2-megapixel portrait camera with a depth sensor and 2-megapixel macro camera. The rear camera has features like 10x digital zoom Super nightscape, Expert mode, AI beauty, and much more.

The primary camera captures landscape shots that appear pleasing, but upon zooming in, we noticed that details in distant objects weren’t very good. The front camera has a 13-megapixel with aperture f/2.0, the daylight selfies are amazing. The front camera has features like AI beauty and AI HDR

Rear CameraFront Camera
Megapixel and Sensor12MP main camera
f/1.8 aperture
5P lens

8MP wide-angle camera
119°±1.5° angle
f/2.25 aperture
5P lens

2MP portrait camera
Six portrait styles

2MP macro camera
4cm shooting distance
13MP front camera
f/2.0 aperture
5P lens
FlashLED FlashNo Flash
Features10x digital zoom
AI HDR
AI beauty
AI scene recognition
Chrome boost
Super nightscape
Filter mode
Panorama mode
Expert mode
Time-Lapse mode
AI beauty
AI HDR

Video Specification:

Realme 5 can record 4K video recording at 30fps,1080p HD video recording at 30fps, slow-motion videos at 240fps and 2160p video recording with 30fps. The video also has features like Electric image stabilization for video and Filter mode.

4K recording30fps
1080p HD video recording30fps
2160p video recording30fps
 slow-motion recording120fps/240fps
FeaturesElectric image stabilization for video
Filter mode

Performance:

Realme 5 comes with the processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 AIE. The phone runs on the Android v10 (Q) operating system. The phone comes has RAM 3GB and internal storage 32GB. Realme 5 has Adreno 610 GPU graphics and Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset. You can play games without the phone getting overheated and also do multitasking. The phone also comes with a face lock and fingerprint sensor which is a really good feature that a low budget phone can offer.

ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 665 AIE
Operating systemAndroid v10
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 665
GraphicsAdreno 610 GPU
RAM3GB
Internal storage32GB

Battery and Charging:

Realme 5 has a battery capacity of 5000mAh which can last for one full day in a single charge. The phone has an in-built rechargeable battery. It has a Micro USB Cable port to charge your phone. It has 10W of charging power the phone does not support fast charging. If you don’t use your phone much it can even last the charge for two days.

Battery Capacity5000mAh
Charging10W
USB TypeMicro USB Cable
Battery featureBuilt-in rechargeable battery

Network and Connectivity:

Realme 5 comes with a Triple slot tray with two SIM slots and one slot for the SD card. It allows nano-SIM cards that support 4G, 3G, 2G networks. Connectivity options on the phone include 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 so you can hear music and calls using wireless Bluetooth headsets. The phone has USB connectivity USB charging and microUSB 2.0. It also connects GPRS, EDGE, GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz (2G band), UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz(3G band) and TD-LTE 2600/ 2300 / 2500(4G band).

SIMnanoSIM + nanoSIM + microSD, 4G connectivity 
Expandable Storageup to 256GB 
Wireless Network802.11ac Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 5.0
BandFDD-LTE (Bands 1/3/5/8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38/40/41)
WCDMA (B1/B5/B8)
GSM (850/900/1800/1900)
GPRS
EDGE

Multimedia:

FM RadioYes
LoudspeakerYes
Audio Jack3.5 mm

Other Specifications:

Realme 5 comes in two colors Crystal Purple and Crystal Blue. Sensors on the phone include light sensor, proximity sensor, magnetic induction sensor, gyro-meter, acceleration sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The phone comes in three storage variants the base variant has 3GB RAM and 32GB of storage which is ₹9,999, 4GB RAM with 64GB of storage which is ₹10,999, and 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage which cost ₹11,999. The phone package comes with a Realme 5 phone, MicroUSB Cable, a soft protective case, a 10W Power Adapter, and a Warranty card.

AudioSingle (bottom opening) speaker
2 microphones
3.5mm headphone jack
SensorsGPS/Beidou/Galileo/A-GPS
Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Magnetic induction sensor
Gyro-meter
Acceleration sensor
Fingerprint
Colours Crystal Purple and Crystal Blue
Price and Storage3GB + 32GB Price: ₹9,999

4GB + 64GB Price: ₹10,999

4GB + 128GB Price: ₹11,999
Package AccessoriesRealme 5
Soft protective case
SIM ejection tool
10W Power adapter
Micro USB Cable
User guide
Warranty card

Pros:

  • Amazing battery life
  • Excellent performance
  • Rear camera take good daylight images

Cons:

  • Lacks fast charging
  • Software needs improvement 
  • Slightly heavy

Realme 5 FAQs:

What is the price of Realme 5 in India?

Realme 5 price in India starts from Rs 9,999 for the base variant with 3GB ram and 32GB internal storage

What are the storage variants available in Realme 5?

Realme 5 comes in three storage variant 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage and the third one is 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.

What are the connectivity options on Realme 5?

The connectivity option on Realme 5 are Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS

Does Realme 5 have a fingerprint sensor?

Yes, Realme 5 does have a rear fingerprint sensor.

Does Realme 5 have a fast charging?

Yes, Realme 5 has fast charging with a 10W adapter.