Realme 5 price in India to be under Rs 10,000, confirms Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 16 August 2019, 01:08 PM
Realme 5 (File Photo)
Realme 5 (File Photo)

Realme is all set to launch 5 series smartphones in India on August 20. The upcoming products ubder 5 series are Realme 5 and a Realme 5 Pro and both the smartphones will feature quad camera setup. Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth has been revealing some key details about the two upcoming smartphones such as the fact that the Realme 5 Pro will be the first 48MP quad camera phone to launch in India. And now, Madhav Sheth has revealed the price of the Realme 5.

In a tweet, Madhav Sheth said, Some achievements on our technology journey; A. 1st to bring 48MP Quad camera smartphone in India; B. World’s 1st Quad camera smartphone under 10k 1st in India; C. Powerful Qualcomm chipset 1st time ever launching in India; All on 20th Aug.”

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Earlier, the company revealed that Realme 5 will pack a massive 5,000mAh battery, while the Realme 5 Pro is confirmed to come with VOOC 3.0 fast charging. Flipkart will retail both the smartphones exclusively. On the other hand, the smartphone maker has also has confirmed that the Realme 5 Pro will feature a 48MP Sony IMX586 main camera, an ultra-wide-angle camera, a 4cm macro lens and a depth sensor.

In the meantime, Geekbench listing says that Realme 5 is expected to be powered by a Snapdragon 665 chipset. Interestingly, this will be the first smartphone in India to feature Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 665 SoC. It is worth mentioning here that the Mi A3 is the first global smartphone to feature the Qualcomm chipset and it is set to come to India a day after the launch of the Realme 5 series.

It is to be noted that the budget smartphone Realme 3i was recently launched in India. Realme 3i is equipped with a 6.2-inch HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1520 x 720 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio. It also features Gorilla Glass 5 protection and have an in-display fingerprint sensor for authentication. The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Helio P60 2.0GHz octa-core processor. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie, which is based on ColorOS 6.0.

Both the variants can be expanded to 256GB via microsd card. On the optics front, the device houses a dual-camera setup with a combination of 13-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. On the front, there is a 13-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture, 1.12-micron pixels. The base variant is priced at Rs 7,999 while the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant costs Rs 9,999.

First Published: Friday, August 16, 2019 01:07 PM
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