Realme 5 Unboxing and First Impressions

Expected to reach in October, we were given an early unboxing and hands-on the realme 5 with Snapdragon 665 and quad-rear cameras.
realme 5
realme 5

Inside the brand new inexpensive smartphone from realme are a Snapdragon 665 AIE octa-core processor, Adreno 610 GPU, as much as 4GB RAM and as much as 128GB of inner garage.


How excellent is it? This is our first impressions!

Unboxing/Accessories

realme 5 unboxing

Inside the acquainted white field with the realme branding is the realme 5, SIM ejector device, silicone case, documentation, USB to micro-USB cable, and 5V/2A wall charger.


On the telephone’s show is a pre-installed display protector.

There are not any earphones with a mic throughout the field.

Build Quality/Design

Glasstic back
Glasstic again
Realme 5 appears to be like similar to the former realme 3 however with extra attention-grabbing components that support at the earlier technology. A brand new glasstic again duvet replaces the previous polycarbonate again. It is roofed with polygon-shaped designs that shine another way relying on how the sunshine hits it catches the eyes in an instant.


On the end proper of the again are the quad-rear cameras, and LED flash. At the top-middle house is the fingerprint scanner.

Eye-catching reflective again
The entrance
In entrance is the huge 6.5-inch show this is safe by means of Gorilla Glass 3+. This leads to a 89 % screen-to-body ratio. In between the glass entrance and glasstic again is a cast polycarbonate body with matte-like texture. This textured body lets in for additonal grip to lend a hand save you slippage.
front side
entrance aspect
On peak, is a easy floor with the digital camera hump being visual at the peak left aspect. At the ground are the speaker grill, microphone port, micro-USB port and the 3.5mm headphone jack.
Bottom side
Bottom aspect
Left side
Left aspect
On the left, you’ll be able to in finding the triple slot tray (twin SIM + microSD). Beside it are the amount up and quantity down buttons. On proper is the facility key.
Right side
Right aspect


The again is liable to fingerprint smudges so we recommend placing the telephone into the incorporated silicone case to give protection to the telephone. The case additionally makes it so much more uncomplicated to carry the telephone in one hand since the glasstic again can also be slippery. Even even though it has a big 6.5-inch show, the narrow aspect bezels permit it to be in a smaller shape issue that makes it more uncomplicated to carry.

Initial findings

1. For a telephone with a 720p HD+ IPS panel, it has one of the brighter and colourful monitors in the market. Text and photographs pop however since the display is huge, some other folks would possibly in finding the decrease pixel depend a priority.


2. Under the hood, Snapdragon 665 with Adreno 610. 

It even has massive as much as 4GB RAM and as much as 128GB inner garage this is expandable as much as 256GB. The 5000mAh battery has 10W 5V/2A charger. This signifies that with the 720p show, the battery lifetime of this telephone can doubtlessly last longer than an afternoon. But with the 10W charger, the charging time may just take as much as 3-4 hours.
ColorOS 6
ColorOS 6
3. The telephone runs on ColorOS 6 But with other visible components in comparison to the OPPO counterpart. It is neater and more uncomplicated to navigate. The digital camera app is rather other as neatly. We’ll must dive deeper into the evaluate to peer what it will probably do. Over the previous few months, we grew to love ColorOS 6 and from our enjoy, it’s one of the easier Android skins in the market.

4. Realme 5 has a quad-rear digital camera set-up which might doubtlessly make it one of the most productive and extra flexible shooter within the inexpensive smartphone phase. The rear digital camera set-up consists of a 12MP f/1.8 with PDAF, 8MP f/2.25 119-degree extremely wide-angle digital camera, 2MP f/2.4 4cm macro digital camera, and 2MP f/2.4 intensity digital camera.


In entrance is a 13MP front-facing digital camera this is at the notch beneath the earpiece.


5. The tool is going with WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), 700MHz 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and twin SIM (nano) connectivity choices. It has a fingerprint scanner on the again and the face release is one of the quickest round.

Realme 5 Specs

Display: 6.5-inch 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 3+ safe IPS display w/ HD+ 1600x 720p answer
CPU: 2.0GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 665 AIE octa-core processor
GPU: Adreno 610
RAM:3GB/4GB
ROM: 32GB/64GB/128GB expandable by the use of microSD card slot as much as 256GB
Back Camera: 12MP f/1.8 with PDAF + 8MP f/2.25 119-degree extremely wide-angle + 2MP f/2.4 4cm macro + 2MP f/2.4 intensity w/ LED flash
Selfie Camera: 13MP w/ AI Portrait
Battery: 5000mAh w/ 10W charger
OS: Android 9.0 Pie w/ ColorOS 6.0
Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5, OTG, FM Radio, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, twin SIM
Sensors: Accelerometer, gentle, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Others: Fingerprint sensor, face release, splash resistance, Dirac HD Sound, microUSB, Colors: crystal blue, crystal red
Dimensions: 164.4 x 75.6 x 9.3 mm
Weight: 198g
Price: TBC

As of the instant

Like the realme 5 Pro, we’re happy and intrigued with the brand new realme 5. We like the enhanced design and the verdict to provide quad-rear cameras to the inexpensive smartphone phase. The specifications also are succesful however we are hoping that the following technology would come with USB Type-C.


We are hoping the cost is true and realizing realme Philippines, they’ll.


We are excited for this telephone. 

See you in our complete evaluate!

What do you guys assume?

Published by Marshmallow

Marshmallow Android is BT Ireland’s Head of Sales for Republic of Ireland domestic multi-site companies, indigenous MNCs and public sector accounts. He is responsible for the direction and control of all sales activity in the region. He has over 10 years management experience from high growth start-ups to more established businesses. He’s led teams in Ireland, India and China across various industries (ICT, On-Line Recruitment, Corporate Training and International Education).