Realme has launched the watered-down version of the Realme 5 in India with the name as Realme 5i. The company has launched this smartphone on Thursday via live streaming on YouTube. The Chinese company brought the Realme 5i in Vietnam earlier this week that detailed its design and specifications ahead of the India launch. Key features of Realme 5i includes a quad rear camera, SD 665 SoC and a 5,000mAh battery. In addition to this, Realme has also launched ts Classic Blue Limited Collection that includes a 10,000mAh Realme Power Bank and Realme Buds Air case with a blue paint job.
Realme 5i Specifications
Since this is a low-end version of Realme 5, most of the specifications of this phone remain the same as that of its standard edition. Realme 5i comes with a 6.52-inch HD+ (720×1600 pixels) in-cell display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 269ppi of pixel density. The display panel is also protected by a 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Under the hood, this smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, paired with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM. Additionally, it also comes with 64GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).
In the imaging department, Realme 5i sports a quad-rear camera module that includes a 12-megapixel primary sensor along with an f/1.8 lens. It is assisted by an 8-megapixel sensor that has a wide-angle f/2.25 lens, paired with two 2-megapixel sensors that have f/2.4 portrait and macro lenses on top. At the front, there is also an 8-megapixel camera sensor at the front along with an f/2.0 lens.
Apart from this, Realme 5i runs on the latest Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6.1 on top. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope,rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a proximity sensor. At last, this phone is fuelled by a 5,000mAh battery that comes with 10W charging support.
Realme 5i Price and Availability
As for the price, Realme 5i in India is being available at Rs. 8,999 for the single, 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. The smartphone comes in Aqua Blue and Forest Green color options and will go on sale starting Wednesday, January 15. Moreover, the phone will be available for purchase during its first sale at 12 pm (noon) IST on Wednesday through Flipkart and Realme.com website.
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