Realme has launched a new budget smartphone. The company has unveiled the Realme 10S 5G as its new affordable 5G smartphone. The device is currently available in China but we can expect it to be available in other markets as well. The 10S 5G is now the fifth smartphone in the latest number series. Prior to this, the company launched the Realme 10 4G, Realme 10 5G, Realme 10 Pro 5G and Realme 10 Pro+ 5G.
The 10S 5G comes with a MediaTek SoC under the hood. Since it is a budget 5G smartphone, the device comes with a polycarbonate build and frame. The design is identical to the Realme 10 4G, which is yet to launch in India. Let’s take a look at the Realme 10S 5G price, specifications and other details.
Realme 10S 5G Price and Specifications
The Realme 10S 5G has been launched in China with two storage options. Both options offer 8GB of RAM as standard. The baseline model has 128GB of storage. It is priced at CNY 1099 (roughly Rs 13,100). There is also an 8GB + 256GB storage option, which is priced at CNY 1299 (roughly Rs 15,400). It has been launched in Streamer Blue and Crystal Black colours.
In terms of hardware, the phone comes with a 6.6-inch Full HD+ display with a 1080 x 2408-pixel resolution. The IPS LCD has a 20.5:9 aspect ratio and 400 nits of peak brightness. It also comes with a standard 60Hz refresh rate and a 180Hz touch sampling rate. There is a waterdrop notch at the top of the display for the front camera.
Under the hood, the phone draws power from a MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC, which has been around for quite some time. The device packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. The charger is provided in the box. The device features LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.2 storage. There is support for storage expansion via a microSD card.
The phone comes with a dual-camera setup on the back. The two large circular cutouts house a 50MP main camera and a 2MP portrait lens. There is an 8MP front camera inside the waterdrop notch for selfies and video calls.
The phone runs Android 12 out of the box. It has a layer of Realme UI 3.0 on top of Android. There is no word on whether the phone will get the Android 13 update soon. Connectivity-wise, the device supports 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.1ac, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, a USB-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. It measures 164.4 x 75.1 x 8.1mm and weighs about 191 grams. What are your thoughts on the Realme 10S 5G? Let us know in the comments below.