Realme 5

Updated: 13th October 2021
  • Display

    6.5 inches
  • Processor

    Snapdragon 665
  • Ram

    4 GB
  • Storage

    128 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 8,499. 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 Detailed Review

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 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.

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 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 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

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 Price in India

Realme 5 (32GB ROM / 3GB RAM)10,999 3 GB
Realme 5 (64GB ROM / 4GB RAM)11,999 4 GB
Realme 5 (128GB ROM / 4GB RAM)11,600 4 GB

Realme 5 Specifications


Colours Blue, Purple
Custom UI ColorOS 6.0
Device type Phablet
Operating System Android OS, v9.0 (Pie)
Sim Dual SIM
Status Available in India


Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 720 x 1520 pixels
Screen size 6.5 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen


Call Records Unlimited
Card Slot microSD Card
Chipset Snapdragon 665
CPU Octa Core (Quad 2GHz + 1.8GHz) Kryo 260
External Storage upto 256 GB
GPU Adreno 610
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail
Phonebook Unlimited


Internal Storage128 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 Yes


Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
Audio Player MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
FM Radio Yes
Games Yes
Speakers Yes
Video Player MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263


Type Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery


Bluetooth v5.0
Browser HTML5
Edge Yes
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
USB microUSB 2.0
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot


2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Dual VoLTE


Fingerprint SensorYes
Other Features Water Resistant, 10W Quick Charging
Quick ChargingYes, 10W
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass

User Review of Realme 5

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0 Ratings &7 Review

Telurama Gopala

Posted on : 10th May 2021

Powerful battery

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



Posted on : 18th May 2021

Camera Quality

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


Bisweshwar Jaigopala

Posted on : 4th July 2021


available in 3/4 gb varients. fast processor, good battery backup but same old desisgn.


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.


Ray Das

Posted on : 23rd June 2021


Performance of mobile is not upto the mark there is heating issue in the mobile other stuff is fine.


Rohini Das

Posted on : 6th July 2021


Camera quality is not as good even in the daylight also & sometime it hanges while taking multiple photos at a time


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.

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Realme 5 FAQs

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: Infinix Hot 11, POCO C31, Nokia C20 Plus, Xiaomi Redmi 9i Sport, Realme C21Y, Infinix Hot 10 Play, Micromax IN 2B, Xiaomi Redmi 8, Xiaomi Redmi 9i, OPPO A12.

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.