Realme 5, Realme 5 Pro launch date in the Philippines announced

Realme has finally announced the launch date of Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro in the Philippines.

Both handsets will become official in the country on October 3, 2019. Unfortunately, Realme is still keeping local prices under wraps, so we have to wait till then to find out how much it costs.

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But to give you an idea of the pricing, let’s check out its release in India. The Realme 5 Pro is priced at INR 13,999 for the 4/64GB, INR 14,999 for the 6/64GB, and INR 16,999 for the 8/128GB. Converted locally, that’s around PHP 10,300, PHP 10,970, and PHP 12,450.

Your guess is as good as ours but expect prices to be at least close to these. Realme PH warns that local prices will be subject to local taxes.

Realme 5, Realme 5 Pro now official
Realme 5 and the Realme 5 Pro

Realme 5

The Realme 5 features a 6.5-inch 20:9 HD display, Gorilla Glass 3+, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 655 11nm processor with RAM/storage options of 3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB, and 4GB + 128GB.

The phone comes with four cameras at the back — a 12MP f/1.8 Main, an 8MP f/2.25 ultra-wide, a 2MP macro, and a 2MP depth sensors. The selfie camera has a 13MP f/2.0 sensor housed in a sleek dewdrop notch.

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The Realme 5 also boasts a large 5,000mAh battery with a microUSB port for charging, a rear fingerprint scanner, face unlock, and ColorOS 6.

Realme 5 specs:

  • 6.5-inch HD+ IPS Display (1600 x 720, 269 ppi), 20:9 Ratio, Gorilla Glass 3+
  • 2.00GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, 11nm
  • Adreno 610 GPU
  • 3/4GB RAM
  • 32/64/128GB storage, microSD card slot
  • 12MP f/1.8 Main + 8MP f/2.25 Ultra-wide + 2MP Macro + 2MP Depth Quad Rear Cameras
  • 13MP f/2.0 Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, Galileo, BDS
  • Fingerprint scanner (Rear-mounted)
  • Face Unlock
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack, Micro USB
  • ColorOS 6, Android 9 Pie
  • Color: Crystal Blue, Crystal Purple
  • 5,000mAh battery, 10W Charging

Realme 5 Pro

The Realme 5 Pro features a 6.3-inch 19.5:9 full HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor, and RAM/storage options of 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 64GB, and 8GB + 128GB.

The pro variant also boasts four cameras — a 48MP f/1.8 main with a Sony IMX 586 sensor, an 8MP f/2.2 Ultra-wide, a 2MP f/2.4 macro, and a 2MP f/2.4 depth. The front shooter has a 16MP front camera on the dewdrop notch.

Also Read: Quick look at the Realme 5 Pro

Rounding out the specs sheet, the phone has a 4,035mAh battery with 20W VOOC 3.0 fast charge support, a USB Type-C port for charging, a rear fingerprint scanner, and a ColorOS 6.

Realme 5 Pro specs:

  • 6.3-inch Full HD+ Display (2340 x 1080, 409 ppi), 19.5:9 Ratio, Gorilla Glass 3+
  • 2.3GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 712, 10nm
  • Adreno 616 GPU
  • 4/6/8GB RAM
  • 64/128GB UFS 2.1 Storage, microSD Card Slot
  • 48MP f/1.8 Sony IMX 586 Main + 8MP f/2.2 Ultra-wide + 2MP f/2.4 Macro + 2MP f/2.4 Depth Quad Rear Cameras
  • 16MP f/2.0 Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, Galileo, BDS
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear-mounted)
  • Face Unlock
  • USB Type-C
  • HyperBoost 2.0
  • Loudspeaker, Dirac HD Sound
  • ColorOS 6, Android 9 Pie
  • Colors: Sparkling Blue, Crystal Green
  • 4,035mAh battery, VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge 20W

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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