The young brand Realme is taking large steps to acquire the market leader position in the smartphone market. Recently it has launched a flagship phone called Realme 5 Pro which is the feature-packed handset that offers many eye-opening features like quad camera, premium sided body with 6.3 inches screen, 4035mAh mighty battery that supports VOOC 3.0 flash charge and many more. So, why waiting, come on let us explore the full specs of this phone in the present article.
Design: Unlike the Diamond Cut Design of the older models, Realme 5 Pro comes in New Crystal Design. The 133x polish gives the phone a shining look that reflects under bright light conditions. On the other hand, it also has the nanometer holographic color that comes in two color options like Crystal Green and Sparkling Blue. Whereas, speaking about dimensions, this handset measures 74.2 mm x 157 mm x 8.9 mm and weighs 184 grams.
Display: The dewdrop notch display is of 6.3 inches that is 16.0 cm, it has a larger screen and wider view with narrow bezels and increased screen-to-body ratio of 90.6%. The FHD+ display with2340 x 1080 pixels resolution provides an immersive screen view experience.
Camera: This handset offers the all-new quad-camera setup on the rear side along with the single front camera for selfies. The rear quad-camera comes in the combination of 48MP primary lens with F/1.79 and 0.8 micrometers + 8MP wide-angle sensor having F/2.25 and 1.12 micrometer + 2MP portrait sensor having F/2.4 and 1.75 micrometers + 2MP macro sensor having F/2.4 and 1.5 micrometers. While on the front side, this phone holds a single lens of 16 megapixels having f/3.09 Physical Aperture and 1.0 micrometer. Both front and rear cameras come with a number of features like Portrait, Expert, Night-Space, Bokeh, time-lapse, etc. The 48MP lens has Sony IMX586 that helps in clicking clear images with incredible details, while the wide-angle lens has a 119-degree field of view. N the other hand the macro lens has 4cm focal length that helps in focusing the minute details.
Battery: Now coming to battery, this handset packs a 4035mAh bigger battery which on the other hand supports the VOOC Flash charging technique by which the battery can be juiced up within no time. Also, the type-C cable is supported and the battery also has AI Cooling technology.
Software and Processor: This phone is powered by a stronger processor Snapdragon 712 AIE chipset along with a 2.3GHz 10nm octa-core processor that improves overall performance by 10%. Alongside it has the USF 2.1 high-speed large memory that provides smooth user experience and also, the Hyper Boost 2.0 technology makes gaming a beast. Whereas, the phone runs on Android 9.0 (Pie)
Variants: Realme 5 Pro is available in 3 different variants that have the following combinations. The base variant has 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage, the mid variant has 6GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage while the high-end variant has 8GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage.
Price in India: This handset holds the minimum price tag of Rs. 13,999 and maximum of Rs. 16,999
What is in the box:
Handset, Power Adapter (5V/4A), USB Cable, SIM Ejection tool, Screen Protect Film, Case, Quick Guide, Information Booklet and Warranty Card.
|Price in India||Rs.13,999/-|
|Display||6.3 inches (16.0cm)|
|Camera||48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP|
|Launch date in India||August 2019|
|Launch date||August 2019|
|Operating system||Android v9.0 (Pie)|
|Quick charging||Yes, VOOC Flash Charge|
|SIM slots||Dual SIM, GSM + GSM, Dual Volte|
|SIM size||SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano|
|Network||4G: Available, 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
|Core details||2.3 GHz dual-core with Kryo 360 Gold + 1.7GHz Hexa-core with Kryo 360 Silver|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 AIE|
|Colors||Crystal Green, Sparkling Blue|
|Screen to body ratio claimed by the brand||90.6%|
|Pixel density||409 PPI|
|Features||Corning Gorilla Glass v5|
|Screen size||6.30 inches (16.0cm)|
|Screen resolution||1080 X 2340 pixels|
|Touch screen||Yes, Capacitive Touch screen, Multi-touch|
|USB OTG support||Yes|
|Rear camera||48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP|
|Front camera||16 MP|
|Flash||Yes, Rear single flash|
|Camera features||Lens-Material Optical Plastics, 5P Lens, Front Bokeh, Timelapse, Front Pano, Beautification, HDR, Face Recognizing, Front Shot Reserve, Filter.|
|Quick charging||Yes, VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge|
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/ac|
|Wi-Fi features||Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot|
|USB connectivity||Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Network support||4G: Available, 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
Realme is doing a great job to have firm place in the smartphone market since its debut as sub-brand of Oppo. Barely fifteen months old brand has managed to pit against the market leaders like Xiaomi, Samsung, OnePlus, Asus, etc. by launching brand new models with upgraded features. To carry on the same name and fame, the company has recently released a flagship phone under the name Realme 5 Pro.
We can say that Realme 5 Pro has been launched to compete with Redmi Note 7 Pro and Vivo Z1x and several other models of the same kind. So, let’s do a fast review of this handset.
Firstly, coming to design and outlook Realme have never stepped back in giving a rich and pretty look to its handsets along with striking color options. In this handset, the brand has upgraded the old Dimond cut design to the New Crystal design. The 133 times polish gives the phone a nanometer holographic color and cutting texture. This handset is available in two amazing color options like Sparkling Blue and Crystal Green that looks quite impressive, also the phone shine under bright light conditions. Despite being glossy, the phone is easy to handle without slippery nature, and also it sits comfortably in the palm because of its curved back panel. Alongside, its measurements are so well designed for an easy one-hand use with 184 grams weight.
Furthermore, the display with narrow bezels has 6.3 inches screen size that provides wider view. With the screen-to-body ratio of 90.6%, one can have a clearer view of contents on the phone. On the other hand, the LCD multi-touch display has FHD+ 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution with the pixel density of 40+9 Pixels Per Inch. In addition, this phone also features typical maximum brightness of 450nit and the added night mode is the special feature designed for eye care. Whereas, the tiny dewdrop notch above the screen holds a front camera of 16MP for clicking selfies.
Other than this, the sides of the phone have USB Type-C port, speaker grills, power button, 3.5mm audio jack, and power button.
There is a vertical bump on the backside of the phone that holds 4 cameras one below the other, that means this handset offers a quad-camera setup on the rear side to click studio-quality pictures. The rear quad camera comes in the combination of 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP, in which 48MP is the main lens with Sony IMX586 that clicks stunning pictures with incredible details, while the 8MP wide-angle lens has a 119-degree field of view which means you can now cover a large area in one click. While in the two 2MP sensors one is a super macro sensor and the other is the portrait sensor. The subject can be magnified and minute details can be captured with the help of 4cm focal length technology. On the other hand, the 16MP front camera has Sony IMX471 that clicks picture-perfect selfies along with AI Beauty and AI HDR modes.
The camera features offered by the rear camera are PDAF, 10x Digital Zoom, AI HDR, AI Beauty, AI Scene Recognition, Expert Mode, Time-Lapse, Panorama, Filter Mode, Night-space and chroma boost. Furthermore, when it comes to video recording, the 4K videos can be recorded at 30 frames per second, 1080P HD videos can be recorded at 30/60 frames per second and 720p HD videos can be recorded at 30/60 frames per second. The most trending slow-motion videos can also be recorded n this phone at different frame rates like 1080p at 120 frames per second, 720p at 960 frames per second and 720p at 240 frames per second. And there is electric image stabilization and filter mode for video recording.
When it comes to software, this phone has stronger performance than its predecessor. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 AIE chipset paired with 2.3GHz octa-core processor that provides lag-free performance. The 10nm process technology improves the overall performance by 10% and the energy efficiency is increased up to 35% by the new graphics processing that is Adreno 616. The ColorOS based on Android Pie brings exclusive features, while the UFS 2.1 helps in providing beast like gaming experience.
Above all, the battery is the one which gives life to the phone. To help in worry-free using of the phone, Realme 5 Pro is packed by 4035mAh battery that stays alive for about 48 hours, alongside, it also supports VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge feature that juices up the battery within no time.
Interestingly, this phone is offered by splash-resistant design, that is this phone is waterproof that protects both interior and exterior components of the phone.
When it comes to screen lock and data security, this handset also has a fingerprint sensor placed on the rear panel of the phone that unlocks the phone within a few seconds. Along with the above, this handset also offers some added sensors like light sensor, proximity sensor, magnetic induction sensor, gyroscope, and accelerometer.
And last but not the least, when it comes to cellular networks this phone supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GSM, WCDMA, FDD-LTE, and TD-LTE.
Comparison Guide Realme 5 pro vs Vivo Z1x
A near competitor to Realme 5 Pro in terms of features, specifications, and the price is Vivo Z1x. Let us now compare the features of the phone in the table given below.
|Model||Realme 5 Pro||Vivo Z1x|
|Display||6.3’’, 1080 x 2340 pixels||6.38’’, 2340 x 1080 pixels|
|Card slots||Dedicated slot||Dedicated slot|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 AIE chipset with 2.3GHz octa-core processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 2.3GHz octa-core processor|
|Operating system||Android 9.0 (Pie)||Android 9.0 (pie)|
|Rear camera||48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP, quad camera||48MP + 8MP + 2MP triple camera|
|Fingerprint sensor||Yes, rear||Yes, in-display|
|Battery||4035mAh Li-ion||4500mAh Li-ion|
|Price||Rs. 13,999||Rs. 16,990|
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