Realme had launched the Realme 5 smartphone in India in August. Currently, it is selling with a starting price of Rs. 8,999 (~$125) in the country. The Chinese firm is all set to launch the Realme 5i on Jan. 9 in the country. Before its India launch, the smartphone has gone official today in Vietnam. The Realme 5i is now available for purchase through the partnered online retailers of Realme. The handset has arrived with a starting price of 3,690,000 VND (~$160).
Realme 5i Specifications and Features
The Realme 5i is fitted with a 6.52-inch IPS LCD display with waterdrop notch. The 20:9 display produces 720 x 1600 pixels HD+ resolution. The Snapdragon 665 along with up to 4 GB of RAM powers the Realme 5i. Its highest model features 64 GB of native storage. There is a dedicated slot for expanding the storage on the phone.
The Realme 5i has a selfie shooter of 8-megapixel. The rear side of the phone has a vertical quad camera system. It comprises of a 12-megapixel main lens, an 8-megapixel ultrawide shooter, a 2-megapixel macro lens and a 2-megapixel depth assist lens.
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The Android 9 Pie OS along with ColorOS 6.1 UI comes preloaded on the Realme 5i. The device is backed with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 10W charging. The other features of the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, dual SIM support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS, Bluetooth, microUSB, a 3.5mm audio jack and a fingerprint scanner is available on the Realme 5i.
So, in terms of specs and appearance, the Realme 5i resembles with the Realme 5 phone from last year. However, the Realme 5i has a downgraded selfie camera and it has a less attractive back panel. The Realme 5 has a front-facing camera of 13-megapixel and it has a diamond pattern on its rear shell.
Realme 5i Price
The 3 GB RAM and 4 GB RAM editions of the Realme 5i are respectively priced at 3,690,000 VND (~$160) and 4,290,000 VND (~$186). The smartphone is now on sale in Vietnam and can be bought in Green and Blue colors.