Realme 5i, the successor to Realme 3i smartphone, has recently gone official in India. It is to be noted that an Oppo spin-off brand, Realme had also launched Realme 5i in Vietnam. The key features on the smartphone include 5,000mAh battery, 6.52-inch HD display, and quad rear camera setup, among others.
In addition to the Realme 5i, Realme has announced its Classic Blue Limited Collection including a 10,000mAh Realme Power Bank and Realme Buds Air case with a blue paintjob.
The price for the lone 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant of Realme 5i in India has been set at Rs 8,999. The smartphone will go on sale in India starting January 15 via Flipkart and Realme.com website. It will be made available in Aqua Blue and Forest Green colour options.
As for the sale offers are concerned, buyers will get benefits worth Rs 7,550 for Jio users as well as a 10 per cent SuperCash via MobiKwik. Additionally, buyers will receive an additional exchange discount via Cashify.
Realme 5i sports a 6.52-inch HD+ (720x1600 pixels) in-cell display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 269ppi of pixel density. The smartphone supports dual-SIM (Nano) technology and runs Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6.0.1 on top. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, paired with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM. Realme 5i has 64GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).
On the imaging front, Realme 5i comes equipped with the quad rear camera setup that houses a 12-megapixel primary sensor along with an f/1.8 lens. The primary camera 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. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel camera sensor along with an f/2.0 lens.
It packs a 5,000mAh battery. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. On the other hand, sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor. Also, there is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication and an LED flash.