Realme is launching the much-awaited Realme 5i in Vietnam today. The teaser page of the Realme 5i also went live on Flipkart to confirm its launch date for India. It reveals that the smartphone will launch at 12.30 PM (IST) on Jan. 9. The landing page on the retailer site has revealed that the smartphone is powered by a powerful Snapdragon chipset, flaunts a massive 5,000 mAh battery, and sports a quad-camera setup at the rear.
Recent reports have revealed that the Realme 5i may come with a less attractive rear panel than the Realme 5. Also, it will be featuring a downgraded front camera of 8-megapixel. The Realme 5i comes with a 13-megapixel front camera. The rest of the specs of the Realme 5i are expected to resemble the Realme 5. The Realme 5 is currently listed at Rs. 8,999 (~$125), and the upcoming Realme 5i should sit right below it in the price range.
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Realme 5i Specifications and Features
Recent reports have revealed that the Realme 5i smartphone flaunts a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels, a screen-to-body-ratio of 89%, and an aspect ratio of 20:9. Powering the Realme 5i is a 2.0 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 665
In terms of optics, the Realme 5i flaunts a rear quad-camera setup. It uses an f/1.8 aperture 12-megapixel primary lens, with an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens, and two 2-megapixel sensors for macro and portrait photography. On the front, the device features a 13-megapixel lens. The Realme 5i draws power from a 5,000 mAh battery. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie with the ColorOS skin on top. Connectivity options include dual-SIM 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, A-GPS, and micro USB 2.0. The Realme 5i flaunts a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for additional safety. It is expected to arrive in Blue and Green color variants.