Realme first unveiled the Realme 5 series around August 2019 as a budget series in its sprawling lineup. Since then the products under the series have expanded tremendously. The Chinese company has now hinted that over 5.5 million units of the Realme 5 series lineup have been sold globally. This was disclosed by Realme India’s CEO Madhav Sheth on Twitter.
The Realme 5 series is comprised of the Realme 5, Realme 5 Pro, Realme 5s and most recently, Realme 5i that was launched in Vietnam earlier today. However, the sales figure comes from the trio of Realme 5, Realme 5 Pro and the Realme 5s. All three smartphones clutch a quad-camera setup and a unique crystal-inspired design which may have contributed to the huge patronage. Apart from that, the Realme 5 series comes with affordable prices ranging from Rs 8,999 to Rs 15,999 in India, making them a competitive budget and mid-range smartphones.
As a reminder, the Realme 5 was launched in August 2019. It features a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a waterdrop notch that houses a 13MP selfie shooter. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC paired with 3GB and 4GB RAM options and there are 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage options. At the rear, the Realme 5 features a quad camera setup with 12MP primary, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro and 2MP depth sensors. It is fuelled by a 5,000mAh battery and runs Android 9.0-based ColorOS.
On the other hand, the Realme 5 Pro features a 6.3-inch full HD+ display, a Snapdragon 712 SoC, RAM and storage variants of 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 64GB and 8GB + 128GB, and a quad-camera setup including 48-megapixel primary, 8-megapixel ultrawide, 2-megapixel macro and 2-megapixel depth sensors.