Realme 5 in Works, Launch Expected by Mid October 2019


Now that the Realme X and the Realme 3i have been launched in India. Sources are suggesting that the company is already working on Realme 5 which would be the successor to Realme 3. As per sources, the company might skip Realme 4 as it believed that Chinese does not consider number 4 as lucky. The same has been seen with OnePlus where they had skipped OnePlus 4 and directly launched the OnePlus 5 into the market.


As reported by 91mobiles, during the recent launch event of Realme X and the Realme 3i, an anonymous Realme executive spill the beans where the company is working on Realme 5. The executive also denied the rumors of the Realme 4 launch. The Realme 5 would be more of a high-end smartphone, better in all terms than the Realme X.

The company might launch the Realme 5 and the Realme 5 Pro. Pricing of the vanilla Realme 5 would be at par or slightly higher than its predecessor whereas the Pro version will be a little more expensive.

Realme X Specifications

The chassis of the phone is made up of plastic whereas the front section of the phone is covered with Gorilla Glass 5 for protection from accidental drops and scratches. The phone features an AMOLED 6.53 inch touchscreen having 1080 X 2340 pixels resolution and 19:5:9 ratio.

The Realme X is powered by Android 9 Pie on top of Color OS 6. Inside the phone sits the Snapdragon 710 chipset on an Octacore CPU coupled with Adreno 616 GPU. The memory inside is not expandable hence the user has to settle with 64 or 128 GB coupled with 4/6 or 8 GB of RAM.

Optics wise the phone features dual rear camera setup of 48 MP wide sensor and 5 MP depth sensors having f/1.7 and f/2.4 aperture respectively. On the front, the phone sports pop up 16 MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture.

The Realme X comes with an under display fingerprint sensor and a non-removable 3765 mAh battery. The battery also supports 20W fast charging out of the box.

Realme 3i Specifications

The device features a 6.2-inch IPS display having 720 X 1520 pixel screen resolution. The display also comes with Gorilla Glass protection on top and produces a pixel density of 271 PPI. Android version on the phone will be Android 9 Pie with Color OS 6 on top.

Inside the phone, we get Mediatek Helio P60 chipset on an Octa-Core CPU coupled with Mali G72 MP3 GPU. Realme 3i comes with a dedicated memory expansion slot with a default capacity of 32 GB or 64 GB internal storage along with 3 GB or 4 GB RAM.

The smartphone comes with dual rear camera setup consisting of 13-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, the device sports a single 13-megapixel shooter along with f/2.0 aperture. The fingerprint unit is rear mounted along with 4,230 mAh battery. The phone offers Diamond blue, Diamond red and Diamond black colors out of the box.

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