Oppo sub-brand, Realme have released two new smartphones; the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro.
Despite being a new sub-brand, Realme are making a name for themselves in the market. One of their strategies is releasing devices that are very competitive in terms of pricing. Even though their smartphones are affordable, they are not shy of the latest trending features.
The Realme 5 comes with a 6.5-inch display with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution and 20:9 ratio. Powering the device is a Snapdragon 665 SoC. It is the second device to be powered by the chipset, the first is the Xiaomi Mi A3.
The Realme 5 is available in three memory configurations; 3/32GB, 4/64GB and 4/128GB. There is also a microSD slot for additional storage up to 256GB. The Realme 5 packs a 5,000 mAh battery capacity with a 10W charger. This battery capacity will be a deal-breaker for many users.
The Realme 5 along with its pro version are the first smartphones from the company to features a Quad rear camera. The camera configuration of the Realme 5 is a 12MP f/1.8 aperture wide sensor, an 8MP ultrawide sensor, and a dual 2MP dedicated macro and depth sensors. While on the front is a 13MP f/2.0 wide selfie snapper.
Moving on to the Realme 5 Pro is a smartphone featuring a 6.3-inches display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and full HD+ resolution. Sadly, it comes with a 4,035 mAh battery capacity. But it does support VOOC 3.0 20W fast charging. For the hardware, it is powered by Snapdragon 712 SoC. The memory options available is 4/64GB, 6/64GB and 8/128GB.
On the Realme 5 Pro is a 48MP main shooter instead of a 12MP shooter found on the Realme 5. The selfie camera also gets an upgrade, it comes with a 16MP snapper.
The Realme 5 will be available from August 27th in Crystal Blue and Crystal Purple colours with price starting from $140. While the Pro version will be arriving on September 4th in Crystal Green and Sparkling Blue colours with price beginning at $195.