Realme 5i with 6.5-inch display, quad rear cameras, 5000mAh battery announced, launching in India on Flipkart on January 9

realme just introduced the realme 5i, the company’s latest smartphone in the realme 5 series in Vietnam as it had promised. The phone doesn’t sport the crystal design like the Realme 5 and Realme 5s, but features a sunrise design. The specifications are identical to the Realme 5, except the 8MP front camera compared to 13MP camera in the realme 5 and 5s.

The phone will be launched in India on January 9th on Flipkart, according to the latest teaser.

realme 5i specifications

  • 6.5-inch (1600 x 720 pixels) HD+ mini-drop display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ protection
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 610 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • ColorOS 6.1 based on Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • 12MP rear camera with Sony IMX386 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, LED flash, EIS, 8MP 118° ultra-wide angle lens with 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.25 aperture, 2MP depth sensor and 2MP camera for 4cm macro with 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Dimensions: 165.4 x 75.6 x 9.3 mm; Weight: 198g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, Micro USB
  • 5000mAh battery with 10W charging

The realme 5i comes in Blue and Green colors, is priced at 3690000 VDN (US$ 160 / Rs. 11,530 approx.) and is already on sale in Vietnam, but it should be priced around Rs. 7999 when it is launched  in India on Thursday.

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