Along with the X2 Pro, Realme has also launched the Realme 5s in the Indian market today. As expected, the Realme 5s is an upgraded version of the Realme 5 that was launched in India a few months ago.
So, what upgrades does the Realme 5s offer over its predecessor? To start with, the Realme 5s comes with a 48MP primary camera at the rear, as opposed to the 12MP sensor in the Realme 5. The Realme 5s offers better durability as well, as it is splash resistant. The base variant of the Realme 5s has increased RAM and storage capacities – 4GB + 64GB. In comparison, the base variant of the Realme 5 has 3GB RAM + 32GB storage. Moreover, the Realme 5s comes in a new color variant – Crystal Red – in addition to the Purple and Blue color options borrowed over from the Realme 5.
Realme 5s Price in India
Realme has priced the Realme 5s at a premium of INR 1,000 over the Realme 5. The base variant of the Realme 5s, which comes with 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, costs INR 9,999. The second memory configuration on offer has 4GB RAM + 128GB storage. And it comes with a price tag of INR 10,999.
The Realme 5s will be available to purchase starting 29th November at 12 PM. Initially, the device will be sold exclusively through Realme’s online store and Flipkart. According to the brand, the Realme 5s will soon be available from offline stores as well.
Realme 5s Specifications
The Realme 5s features a 6.5-inch IPS LCD with HD+ resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ protection. The display has a V-shaped notch at the top. The smartphone has a quad-camera setup at the rear comprising of a 48MP primary camera, 8MP ultrawide camera, 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, you get a 13MP camera sensor at the front.
Powering the Realme 5s is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC. The smartphone comes loaded with the Android 9 Pie operating system with ColorOS 6.0 on top. The device packs a large, 5000mAh battery, which, unfortunately, supports only 10W charging. Furthermore, the Realme 5s features a microUSB port instead of the more convenient USB Type-C port.