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realme 5i

realme 5i

Brand: Realme

Category: Smartphones


The realme 5i is a budget-friendly smartphone that offers a range of features, including a large display, quad-camera setup, and a massive battery. It is designed to provide a smooth and fast smartphone experience, making it a great option for those looking for a reliable device without breaking the bank.


  • Display Size: 6.5 inches (16.5 cm)
  • Display Type: IPS LCD
  • Display Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
  • Other Display Features: Corning Gorilla Glass, 89% screen-to-body ratio, Night mode for eye care, 480cd/m2 max brightness (typical)

Design and Build

  • Dimensions: 164.4 x 75.0 x 9.0 mm
  • Weight: ≈195g (with battery)
  • Build Materials: Glass front (Gorilla Glass), plastic back, plastic frame
  • Water and Dust Resistance: Splash resistant
  • Other Design Features: Sunrise Design, mirror polished rear shell, 3-Card Slot (Dual SIM + MicroSD)

Processor and Performance

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Other Performance Features: LPDDR4x RAM, 20% graphics performance improved, 100% RAM performance improved


Rear Camera

  • Main Camera: 12MP, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF
  • Secondary Camera: 8MP, f/2.3, 13mm (ultrawide), 2MP, f/2.4, (macro), 2MP, f/2.4, (depth)
  • Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama, AI HDR, AI beauty, AI scene recognition, Chroma boost, Super nightscape, Filter mode, Expert mode, Time-Lapse mode

Front Camera

  • Front Camera: 8MP, f/2.0 aperture
  • Front Camera Features: AI beauty, AI HDR, 4K video recording at 30fps, 1080p HD video recording at 30fps, Support 120fps slow motion, Electric image stabilization for video, Filter mode

Battery and Charging

  • Battery Capacity: 5000mAh (typical), non-removable
  • Charging: 10W wired, Reverse Charging

Connectivity and Other Features

  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC (No), GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, FM radio
  • Biometrics: Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
  • Other Features: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, Loudspeaker, 3.5mm jack, Dual nano-SIM and TF card


  • Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10, Realme UI

Pricing and Availability

  • Price: About 170 EUR
  • Storage Options: 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM
  • Color Options: Blue, Green
  • Availability: Released in January 2020