Underscoring its “Dare to Leap” proposition in the market, realme, the fastest growing smartphone brand in India, unveiled its first quad camera smartphones – realme 5 and realme 5 Pro, both equipped with Qualcomm Technologies’ mobile platforms, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 and 712 Mobile Platforms that provide users outstanding performance in their price segments. Both realme 5 and realme 5 Pro will feature a quad camera setup with ultra wide-angle lens, main camera, portrait lens and ultra macro lens.
While the realme 5 is India’s first Snapdragon 665 based mobile device, based on 11nm, operating at a clock speed of 2.0GHz along with enhanced gaming performance and 3rd generation Qualcomm AI Engine; the realme 5 Pro is powered by Snapdragon 712 with CPU core upgraded to 2.3 GHz, a 3rd generation AI Engine that accelerates AI computing and the powerful Qualcomm® Adreno™ 616 GPU. The realme 5 series have also been equipped with fireproof protective separation and triple precautions to guarantee battery safety.
Set to disrupt the market on August 27th, 2019, realme 5 will be available in two new colors – Crystal Blue and Crystal Purple. Realme 5 features a 6.5-inch HD+ Mini-drop Full Screen display, which gives a larger field of view, provides excellent gaming, audio and video experience. With realme 5, the company has enhanced its diamond-cut design with holographic color and reflecting texture. It packs a brand-new image experience with an AI quad camera setup – 119° ultra wide-angle lens (8MP), main camera (12MP), portrait lens (2MP) and ultra macro lens (2MP), as well as an AI front camera (13MP). With a massive 5000 mAH battery for enjoying extra-long entertainment experience, realme 5 runs on Android 9.0 ColorOS 6.0 operating system and will be available in 3 variants – 3+32GB priced at INR 9,999, 4+64GB priced at INR 10,999 and 4+128GB costing at INR 11,999.
The realme 5 Pro comes in Crystal Green and Sparkling Blue colors, giving a power-packed performance with newly upgraded Snapdragon 712. The realme 5 Pro’s flagship quad camera setup with 119° ultra wide-angle lens (8MP), 48MP Sony IMX586 main camera, portrait lens (2MP) and ultra macro lens (2MP), along with a 16MP Sony IMX471 AI front Camera, provide unmatched image experience in the segment. The realme 5 Pro features a 6.3-inch FHD+ Dewdrop Full Screen, with new gradient holographic colors and reflecting textures, to achieve a richer layered visual effect. It will also come with a 20W VOOC 3.0 Fast Charge technology which will be provided in the box. The realme 5 Pro runs Android 9.0 ColorOS 6.0 operating system and will be available in 3 variants – 4+64GB priced at INR 13,999, 6+64GB priced at INR 14,999 and 8+128GB priced at INR 16,999.
Sharing his excitement to have launched a segment-first in India, Mr. Madhav Sheth, CEO of realme India, said, “We are thrilled to revolutionise the user experience by introducing realme 5, the first quad camera phone at INR 10K price segment and realme 5 Pro, the first 48MP quad camera phone in the market. As the fastest growing brand in India, we are always ‘Dare to Leap’ to disrupt the industry. We have equipped realme 5 series with the best-in-class processors, designs and camera experience to deliver unmatched user experience. Realme’s quad camera phones can be your full-function pocket cameras for many scenarios and you don’t even have to carry any DSLRs.”
Commenting on the strong performance of Snapdragon mobile platforms, Mr. Rajen Vagadia, Vice President Qualcomm India Private Limited and president, Qualcomm India & SAARC, said, “I congratulate realme on the launch of realme 5, powered by the Snapdragon 665 and the realme 5 Pro powered by the powerful Snapdragon 712. Both of these platforms come with Qualcomm Technologies octa-core Qualcomm Kryo CPU and 3rd generation Qualcomm AI Engine to balance power and performance. The Qualcomm Spectra™ ISP, coupled with Qualcomm Hexagon DSP and Adreno GPU on these processors enables superior image quality and faster image processing experience, for a brilliant camera with enhanced gaming experience capabilities.”
Realme also announced the launch of an all new realme Buds 2 earphones at an enviable price of Rs. 599. Its built-in magnets ease the user carrying and tidying experience. With a large 11.2mm audio driver unit, it provides best-in-class sound quality and bass tuning with Dynamic Bass Boost solution. The realme Buds 2 boasts of tangle-free Kevlar braided wire along with built in magnets and 3-button remote control. First sale date of realme Buds 2 will be 4th September, 2019.
The realme 5, realme 5 pro and realme Buds 2 will be available for sale on realme.com, Flipkart and soon in office stores as well.
In terms of software, all realme smartphones will get the new upgraded ColorOS 6.0 which will have design upgrade, hotspot management function and support Google AR Core functions. The design upgrade will be given to lock screen system, home screen and notification page.which will be a more spacious, and uniformed realme design language – closer to the stock Android experience. The real privacy function can help users hide apps, photos, files and other content into privacy space, protected by fingerprints. Hotspot management function will help manage the hotspot network speed and usage. All these updates will be given to all realme smartphones through a OTA.
The realme 5 series will have a next generation Crystal Design with new texture and style. This series uses a nano-mirror process, and achieves a final holographic, color-flowing effect on the cut texture after 133 times of fine grinding. Realme 5 will be available in two colours (Crystal Blue and Crystal Purple) and realme 5 Pro will also be available in two colours (Sparkling Blue and Crystal Green) which can resist minor accidents by integrating a water-proof design rarely seen in the segment.