Realme V5 is here; rocks Dimensity 720 5G with up to 8GB RAM

realme v5 5g launched in China

Realme V5 5G have just  been announced in China. It packs a 6.5-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate, and boost above 90% screen-to-body ratio (advertised). The device utilizes a punch-hole, housing the 16-megapixel selfie camera.

The new realme V5 5G as the name suggests is a 5G network enabled device, all thanks to the presence of the Mediatek Dimensity 720 SoC, which supports 5G SA/NSA. The CPU is an octa-core chip with a two 2.0GHz Cortex-A76 and six 2.0GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs, along with Mali-G57 MC3 GPU.

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The phone is also back by either 6/8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and a USF 2.1 128GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via SD card. At the back, there is a 48-megapixel rear camera along with an 8-megapixel 119° ultra-wide sensor, a 2-megapixel 4cm macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.

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There is a fingerprint scanner kept at the side of the device. The Silver coloured version has a large realme logo with a three-dimensional effect and the other colour variants feature new matte stitching design with asymmetrical aesthetics. It is equipped with a 5000mAh battery with 30W fast charging, and runs Android 10 with realme UI out of the box.

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Realme V5 5G Key specs and features

  • Dimensions; weight: 162.2×75.1×9.1 mm; 194 grams
  • Display: 6.5-inch IPS LCD screen with 1080 2400px FHD+, 90Hz and 20:9 ratio
  • CPU: 2.0GHz octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 720 with Mali-G57 GPU
  • Storage and RAM: 128 GB and 6/8GB RAM; expandable up to 512GB via microSD
  • OS: Android 10 with Realme UI
  • Camera: Quad-Cameras: 48MP f/1.8 main camera; 8MP ultra wide f/2.3, 2MP 4CM macro and 2MP depth
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • Video recording[email protected][email protected]/60fps, [email protected]
  • ConnectivityGSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
  • Other Features: Fingerprint scanner (side), USB Type-C, P2i coating
  • Battery: 5000 mAh with 30W fast charging

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Realme V5 5G pricing and availability

The Realme V5 comes in Silver, Green and Blue colours. It is currently available on pre-order in China, with the official sales starting on the 7th of August. As for pricing;

  1. The Realme V5 5G with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage starts at 1,499 yuan ( about $214 USD) in China.
  2. While the variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage costs 1,899 yuan ($272).

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Ekpa, Stephen Monday
A business administration graduate from Usmanu Danfodiyo Unisversity, Sokoto, turned tech enthusiasts. Chances are, I know your smartphone than you do!