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Realme 5 Arrives With Quad Cameras & 20:9 Aspect Ratio

Realme 5 is the latest smartphone from the Chinese maker, Realme. The phone brings quad cameras, mega display and battery to the table. Find out more here!

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BBK Electronics subsidiary, Realme introduces yet another interesting smartphone with features that’ll make a chic’s head turn. The mobile phone bounces off the production room with quad cameras, a large display and aspect ratio for your immersive entertainment. Realme 5 becomes the second smartphone to ever don the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, an 11nm chipset; the first being Xiaomi Mi A3.

There are more scintillating features found on this smartphone which shall be revealed as we progress in this article.

Realme 5 Features (Preview)

In terms of aesthetics, the Realme 5 displays the remarkable design prowess of Realme. The smartphone’s rear expresses a glossy finish together with the quartet of cameras and a fingerprint scanner. Realme logo is also seen at the smartphone’s base.

Up front, the 6.5-inch IPS touchscreen serves as the display entity of the device. It dons an aspect ratio of 20:9 to provide a substantial smartphone estate. More so, it works smoothly with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. Protective functions are disseminated by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the phone’s display.

Photographic sensors on the device are five in total – four at the back and one upfront. The rear cameras comprises of the 12MP wide, 8MP ultra-wide, 2MP depth sensor and 2MP dedicated macro camera. Meanwhile, a 13MP camera sits in the notch cutout for selfies and Facial ID functions.

Moving on to the internals, the device is powered by the Snapdragon 665 chipset. The chip is based on the 11nm process node and the 64-bit architecture. Within it, there’s the octa-core Kryo CPU that clocks at 2.0GHz speed. And Adreno 610 GPU handles the graphics dealings on the device.

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Memory-wise, there are two variants of the smartphone – 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM editions. The former’s ROM counterpart is a 32GB internal storage while the latter comes with 64GB & 128GB space for storing different forms of files. Even at that, there’s enough space for 256GB MicroSD card to fit into the smartphone.

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The latest Android 9.0 Pie OS is what handles software operations on the smartphone. A mammoth 5,000mAh battery is the powerhouse of this smartphone. It makes use of the Fast Charge 10W to charge at incredible speed.

Key Specs

Here are the Realme 5 key specifications…

Display 6.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1600 pixels
OS Color OS 6 (Android 9.0 Pie OS)
Processor Octa-core 2.0GHz Qualcomm Processor
Storage 32GB/64GB/128GB ROM + 3GB/4GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera Quad 12MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Rear/13MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 5,000mAh
Price N50,000 – N70,000


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Price and Availability

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The Realme 5 launched in August 2019 in the Global market, it is available in colours Crystal Purple, Crystal Blue. You can order the phone from any of the online shopping markets using the links below.

Realme 5 retails at $170 (₦50,000 – ₦70,000 in Nigeria). (CLICK TO BUY REALME 5) or CHECK OUT OTHER PHONES UNDER ₦70,000).

Realme 5 Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: ColorOS 6 (Android 9.0 Pie OS)
  • Processor: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver) Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • Memory: 3GB/4GB RAM
  • Colours: Crystal Purple, Crystal Blue
  • Dimension: 164.4 x 75.6 x 9.3 mm
  • Weight: 198g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.5 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1600 pixels (269 PPI)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Rear Camera: Quad 12MP wide + 8MP ultra-wide + 2MP dedicated macro camera + 2MP depth camera, 2160p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 13MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
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  • Built-in Storage: 32GB/64GB/128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 5.76/47.56
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, 5.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear-mounted)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 5,000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery
  • Fast Charging: Yes, 10W

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