“Realme 5i is the fourth smartphone in the popular Realme 5 series and successor to last year’s Realme 3i”
Realme has kickstarted 2020 with the launch of the Realme X50 5G in China and the Realme 5i in Vietnam. Realme 5i is the fourth smartphone in the popular Realme 5 series and successor to last year’s Realme 3i smartphone. The Realme 5i is a battery and camera-centric smartphone, with a respectable Snapdragon 665 SoC ticking at its core. The phone sports a gradient finish design instead of diamond cut design and an HD+ display that bears waterdrop notch up top. Realme 5i is set to launch in India at 12:30 pm on January 9th.
Realme 5i price, availability
Realme 5i price in Vietnam is set at VND 3,690,000 (roughly Rs 11,500) for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage onboard. The phone’s 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, meanwhile, costs VND 4,290,000 (roughly Rs 13,500). The Realme 5i comes in two colour options: Green and Blue, and is now up for sale from multiple online retailers in Vietnam.
Realme 5i specifications
Talking about the Realme 5i specifications, they are mostly similar to the Realme 5 smartphone from last year. The only notable difference is the front camera, which is 8-megapixel on the Realme 5i instead of 13-megapixel on the Realme 5. The quad-rear camera setup of the phone rocks 12-megapixel (f/1.8) primary sensor, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, 2-megapixel portrait lens, and 2-megapixel macro lens. Camera features include 4K video capture at 30fps, slo-mo video recording at 120fps, and super night mode.
The Realme 5i sports a 6.5-inch HD+ display with “mini-drop” notch atop and Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC. The chipset is paired with 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB user-expandable storage options. The entire setup is driven by an astounding 5,000mAh battery, while ColorOS 6.0.1 with Android 9 Pie takes care of the software side of things. Lastly, the phone has standard connectivity options and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for security. There is no word yet on when the Realme 5i will get Android 10 update with Realme UI.