Realme 5i launches in India for Rs. 8999

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Just few days back, Realme 5i smartphone was unveiled in Vietnam. Today, company has officially launched the smartphone in India.

The Realme 5i sports a sunrise design and offers specs fairly identical to Realme 5 (not exact same). It has 6.5-inch dew-drop display with 89% screen-to-body ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

It is an octa-core smartphone with Snapdragon 665 SoC, 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM (expandable). A 5000mAh battery powers the hardware and supports 10W charging. The handset boots on Android Pie based ColorOS 6.1.

The Realme 5i specs indue 12MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras with LED Flash and 4K video recording support. Selfies are handles by an 8MP front shooter.

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Realme 5i specifications

  • Dimensions: 164.4 x 75 x 9.3 mm
  • Weight: 195 grams
  • SIM: Dual Nano SIM slots
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie based ColorOS 6.0.1
  • Biometrics: Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • Display: 6.5-inch dew-drop LCD display with 1600 x 720 pixels resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, 1200:1 contrast ratio, 480nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass protection, 89% screen-to-body ratio, multi-touch support
  • Chipset: Octa-Core Snapdragon 665 AIE mobile platform with Adreno 610 GPU
  • RAM: 3GB / 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB / 64GB built-in, expandable using MicroSD card
  • Front camera: 8MP with F/2.0 Aperture, 5 Later Lens, AI Beauty, AI Light balance
  • Rear cameras: Quad-Rear cameras with LED flash, 4K recording at 30fps, Slow motion recording at 120fps
    • 12MP with F/1.8 Aperture, 6 Layer lens, PDAF, 10X digital Zoom, AI Light balance, AI Beautify
    • 8MP with 119-degree wide-angle lens, F/2.25 Aperture, 5P lens, Super Night mode
    • 2MP portrait lens with 6 diverse portrait modes
    • 2MP Ultra-close camera
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 5V/2A 10W charger
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V5.0, GPS/GLONASS, MicroUSB port, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Sensors: e-Compass, Light, Proximity, Weight, Magnetic, Acceleration

The Realme 5i price in India is Rs. 8990 (US$ 126 approx.) and comes in Forest Green and Aqua Blue colors. It will go on sale at and Flipkart from January 15th. Some of the launch offers include Rs. 7550 worth of Jio benefits, Additional cashback on exchange on Cashify and up to 10% super Cash on MobiKwik.