Realme 5i with 6.5-inch display, 4GB RAM, quad rear cameras, 5000mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 8999

realme just launched the realme 5i, the company’s latest smartphone in the realme 5 series in India as it had promised. Instead of crystal design in Realme 5 and Realme 5s, this features a  sunrise design that offers a good grip and doesn’t attract fingerprint. The specifications are identical to the Realme 5, except the 8MP front camera compared to 13MP camera in the realme 5 and 5s.

It packs a 6.52-inch HD+ Mini-drop notch display with 79% screen-to-body ratio,  Snapdragon 665 11nm SoC with up to 4GB RAM, Android 9.0 (Pie) with ColorOS 6.1. 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, AI scene recognition, 8-megapixel 119° ultra-wide angle lens, 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor for 4cm macro shots. It has a huge 5000mAh battery with reverse charging.

Realme 5i specifications

  • 6.52-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
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • ColorOS 6.1 realme edition 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, 4k video recording
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Dimensions: 164.4×75.6×9.3mm; Weight: 198g
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, Micro USB
  • 5000mAh battery with 10W charging

The realme 5i comes in Aqua Blue and Forest Green colors, is priced at Rs. 8999 and will be available from Flipkart and starting from January 15th.

Launch offers

  • Jio Offer benefit worth INR 7550 on Flipkart and
  • Mobikwik: 10% Supercash up to INR 1000 and Cashify Exchange with additional INR 500 on old phone exchange on

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