Realme has just revealed the local pricing and availability of it newest offering in the entry-level segment.

Realme 5i sports a massive 6.5-inch display with a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels or HD+. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 octa-core processor.

It’s also the first device to sport a quad-camera system for its price point. You get a 12MP main, 8MP wide-angle, 2MP portrait, and a 2MP macro lens. Up front is an 8MP snapper.

Features include Super Nightscape, Chroma Boost, 4K/30fps video recording, 120fps slow motion video, AI Beauty, AI HDR, 10x Digital Zoom, and EIS.

Realme 5i runs on ColorOS 6.0.1 on top of Android Pie, and packs a 5,000mAh battery with reverse charging feature.

You can check out our unboxing and first impressions below.

Unboxing and First Impressions

Realme 5i (3GB + 64GB) will retail for PhP6,990 and will be available in physical stores starting February 1, 2020.

realme5i (6)It will also be available online at flash sales happening at 12nn and 6PM on January 30 and February 1.

Realme 5i Launch 2Realme 5i Specifications

Display 6.5″ IPS LCD HD+, 269 ppi, Gorilla Glass
Processor Snapdragon 665 AIE
Storage 64GB (Expandable)
Rear Camera 12MP Main
8MP Wide-Angle
2MP Portrait
2MP Macro
Front Camera 8MP
OS Android Pie + ColorOS 6.0.1
Battery 5,000mAh
Other Features Bluetooth 5
4K 30fps Video
120fps Slow Motion Video
10x Digital Zoom
Super Nightscape
AI Beauty
Chroma Boost
AI Scene Recognition
Reverse Charging


Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.