Realme 5

Updated: 25th May 2021
  • Display

    6.5 inches
  • Processor

    Snapdragon 665
  • Ram

    3 GB
  • Storage

    32 GB
  • Front Camera

    13 MP Camera
  • Primary Camera

    12 MP (f/1.8) + 8 MP (f/2.2) + 2 MP(f/2.4) + 2 MP Quad Cameras with LED Flash
  • Battery

    Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery

Expert Score

A power hero for all your beautiful moments


  • 5000mAh massive battery life
  • Quad camera with ultra-wide-angle lens
  • Budgeted smartphone with worthy features


  • A 6.5-inch large screen may not perfectly fit in pockets
  • The colours available are only crystal blue and crystal purple
  • No fast-charging option is available.

Realme 5 has upgraded the camera, battery life, and performance compared to its older models, such as Realme 3, 4, etc. In contrast to this model’s pricing, Realme offers quality rich functions, making it a strong competitor for the best smartphones under INR 10,000 category. Also, the Realme 5 is considered to be a phone worth buying for its massive battery life, quad camera, and other unique functions. 

Realme 5 price in india starts from 11054. This Mobile is a decent phone with Snapdragon 665 Processor, 3 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of Storage.


Realme 5 runs on Snapdragon 665 Processor and it has Octa Core (Quad 2GHz + 1.8GHz) Kryo 260 CPU and Adreno 610 GPU.


In terms of camera, this model comes up with rear camera of 12 MP (f/1.8) + 8 MP (f/2.2) + 2 MP(f/2.4) + 2 MP Quad Cameras with LED Flash and front camera of 13 MP Camera . Other camera features include HDR, Panorama.

Network and connectivity

In connectivity, this model includes Fingerprint Sensor. Different network support available for the 2g: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz , 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: Dual VoLTE .

Other Features

Sensors included in Realme 5 are: Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass . This phone also comes up with some interesting feature such as Water Resistant, 10W Quick Charging.

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Realme 5 Battery life

Realme 5 is considered to be the new powerhouse that comes with a 5000mAh battery. It is considered to be the largest battery life in Realme. Whether you want to play all day long or use it for important work, this is the right phone you may find when it comes to battery life. 

Realme 5 comes with AI cooling technology, and you can also select the screen power saving mode to save the battery and use it for a longer duration. It has a charging power of 10W (5V,2 A inbox). 



The standby time provided by Realme 5 is 718 hours, and these results are based on Realme lab results. This means it has power for up to 29.9 days. 

The other important feature includes that the battery has a fire-proof frame around the placed battery, multiple overloads, and cell fuse protection as well. If you want to watch YouTube, it can run for 19 hours on a single charge or listen to music for 30.8 hours.


Best battery life phone

Realme 5 Camera

Realme 5 is considered to be a leap to the quad-camera. The main lens is 12 MP. To capture a lifetime, Realme 5 is here with four cameras to remember every moment. This flagship phone comes with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens which is 119 ÌŠ- wide to break conventions, and you can capture in a 151% bigger frame. 

Realme 5 has a 4cm ultra macro lens that clicks pictures with precision, as shown in the image above. The portrait lens helps you shoot unique pictures in a great style. Also, it comes with six portrait styles while clicking pictures under the portrait mode.

Shoot selfies now at the clarity of 13MP, which comes with AI beauty mode and HD quality photos. It also has an expert mode which helps in clicking the right shots for the best of your occasions and events. Of course, the HD quality selfies you may click will be worth posting on any social media.

Source: Realme 5 

The super clear camera and the superpixel technology used in Realme 5 enhance the camera’s ability to shoot at night time, and the resultant image is brighter and sharper.

For videography, you can shoot 4k video at 360fps, and it also supports 1080p video recording at 30fps. For image stabilisation, they use electric images.


The selfie camera is comparatively good

Realme 5 Performance

Realme 5 offers a powerful performance. The installed processor technology is Snapdragon 665AIE. The Octa-core 11 nm leading process has a clock speed of up to 2.0GHz. In comparison with the previous generation, the performance of the processor has increased by approximately 20%. 



The performance is enhanced better because of the latest Vulkan 1.1 graphics processor. You can play games all day long. In conjunction with the processor and battery performance, one can play PUBG for 8.5 hours at a stretch.

It is based on Android 9. It has an Octa-core CPU and 11nm process technology, making the phone faster while using.


Fair processing speed

Realme 5 Design

Realme 5 is a 6.5-inch full-screen android phone which provides the user with a great viewing experience. Whether you are watching any movie or series on your Realme 5, you will have a great picture experience. The screen to body ratio is 89% which is considered to be the ideal ratio. 

The design is presented in crystal form, and it is polished 133 times to get the cutting texture effect and the holographic colour. Slide or move your phone in any direction or angle, and it will shine brightly because of its reflective design. 

Realme 5 internal system customises the space-inspired real design. The operating system is ColorOS 6, and includes a lot of new features and uses AR core. It is easy to understand and use, and data sharing also becomes easy. 

You can now share data via fingerprinting as well to maintain privacy.

The phone’s weight is only 193 grams with a battery, and hence it is considered quite heavy compared to others. The length is 164.4mm, whereas the height is 9.3mm and the width being 75.6mm.

Realme 5 has passed the Real Quality Test, and the exterior design protects all the components of this gadget. The waterproof design protects the buttons as well. It is splash-proof.


Moderate phones look wise

Realme 5 Fingerprint Sensor

Realme 5 comes with a traditional fingerprint sensor, just like every android phone at the back of this tech gadget. Moreover, it is convenient to use as you can hold the phone and quickly unlock it. But this feature is nowadays losing its importance as the sensors are now on display.


Old school fingerprint sensor

A power hero for all your beautiful moments.

  • Less charging, more life

    The 5000mAh battery life is the best advantage this phone carries with itself. Charge once a day, and you will never have to worry about carrying a charger or battery irrespective of the operations you perform.

  • More Capacity

    The phone comes in three different variants i.e., 3GB+32Gb, 4GB+64GB, and 4GB+128GB. Apart from this, you can add up to 256GB of external memory. You can now store all your data securely in Realme 5.

  • Super nightscape mode

    With the AI quad camera and ultra-wide-angle macro lens, you can click amazing pictures even in the dark. The selfie camera comes with AI beauty and HDR quality. AI scene recognition can be used for other shots as well.

  • 16.5 cm mini-drop screen

    Realme 5 has a multi-touch LCD with a typical contrast ratio and typical brightness. They also have a night mode, which takes care of your eyes.

Realme 5 Specifications



    Blue, Purple

    Custom UI

    ColorOS 6.0

    Device type


    Operating System

    Android OS, v9.0 (Pie)


    Dual SIM


    Available in India


    Form Factor


    Screen resolution

    720 x 1520 pixels

    Screen size

    6.5 inches




    Capacitive Touchscreen


    Call Records


    Card Slot

    microSD Card


    Snapdragon 665


    Octa Core (Quad 2GHz + 1.8GHz) Kryo 260

    External Storage

    upto 256 GB


    Adreno 610


    SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail




    3 GB


    Internal Storage

    32 GB


    Camera Features

    HDR, Panorama

    Front Camera

    13 MP Camera

    Primary camera

    12 MP (f/1.8) + 8 MP (f/2.2) + 2 MP(f/2.4) + 2 MP Quad Cameras with LED Flash

    Video Recording



    Audio Jack

    3.5mm Audio Jack

    Audio Player

    MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

    FM Radio






    Video Player

    MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263



    Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery










    GPS Facility

    with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou


    microUSB 2.0


    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot



    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz


    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz


    Dual VoLTE


    Fingerprint Sensor


    Other Features

    Water Resistant, 10W Quick Charging

    Quick Charging

    Yes, 10W


    Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass

User Review of Realme 5

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0 Ratings &4 Review

Veermala Grewal

Posted on : 3rd June 2021


Compared to the Realme 3, you get a slightly better processor, nearly two-day long battery life, and improved cameras.


Xavier Clinton

Posted on : 7th June 2021


So much memory in this mobile. You can store store lots of app and data with no hanging issue.



Posted on : 18th May 2021

Camera Quality

I love the camera of my handset, and while playing heavy games it never hangs.


Telurama Gopala

Posted on : 10th May 2021

Powerful battery

Powerful battery. very good mobilephone at this price range. very satisfied

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Realme 5 FAQ

Q. What are different RAM & Storage variants available for Realme 5?

Different variants available for Realme 5 are 32GB ROM / 3GB RAM, 64GB ROM / 4GB RAM, 128GB ROM / 4GB RAM.

Q. Does Realme 5 comes with fingerprint sensor?

Yes, it has fingerprint sensor. One can quickly unlock our phone using this important feature.

Q. What's the battery capacity for Realme 5?

This Phone equips with Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery .

Q. What are some of the best alternatives available for Realme 5 in the market?

Best alternatives available for Realme 5 are: Xiaomi Redmi Note 10, Xiaomi Redmi Note 9, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, OPPO A15s, POCO M3, Realme Narzo 20, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, Realme C25s, POCO M2, Micromax IN 1.

Q. What are all available bands for Realme 5 ?

Realme 5 comes up with 2g: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz , 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: Dual VoLTE .

Q. What are different color options available for Realme 5 ?

This phones comes in following colors: Blue, Purple .

Q. What are some interesting features available in Realme 5?

Different Features available in Realme 5 are: Water Resistant, 10W Quick Charging .

Q. Does Realme 5 has 3.5 mm jack?

Phone having a 3.5mm jack helps to connect to multiple external devices such as headphone, speakers. Realme 5 has headphone jack.

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