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realme Q5i budget 5G smartphone with Android 12 OS unveiled

realme Q5i black color

The realme Q5i on Monday was launched in China, which is a budget 5G smartphone pre-installed with Android 12-based realme UI 3.0. It has a 6.58-inch IPS LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate, and it is powered by a Dimensity 810 processor clocked at 2.4GHz, paired with up to 6GB of RAM.

The storage onboard is 128GB, and there is a microSD slot included to expand it. At the back, the smartphone harbors dual camera system for photography. The main has a 13MP camera with f/2.2 aperture, while the secondary 2MP macro camera is meant for taking closeup shots. Video recording is limited to 1080p, however.

The realme Q5i has a waterdrop notch centered above the display that accommodates an 8MP selfie snapper. The power button at its side double up as a fingerprint sensor, and it also has a 3.5mm headphones jack for wire audio connection. It is backed by a 5,000mAh battery.

realme Q5i Specifications

  • Display: 6.58-inch FHD+ (2408x1080) IPS LCD 90Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 810 6nm
  • GPU: Mali-G57 MC2
  • RAM: 4GB/6GB LPDDR4X
  • Storage: 128GB (expandable via microSD)
  • Rear Camera (Dual): 13MP, f/2.2 aperture, LED flash; 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Audio: 3.5mm audio jack, Hi-Res Audio
  • Water Protection: None
  • Operating System: Android 12, realme UI 3.0
  • Biometrics: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM
  • Connectivity: 5G (SA/NSA), Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS+GLONASS, USB Type-C (2.0)
  • Battery: 5,000mAh, 33W fast charging
  • Dimensions: 163.8×75.1×8.1mm
  • Weight: 190 grams

Obsidian Blue and Graphite Black are the color options available on realme online store, where it is being sold for CN¥1199 (US$188) for the 4GB RAM version and CN¥1299 (US$204) for the 6GB RAM version.




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