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Realme 5i 128GB variant launched in India for Rs 9,999

On: March 5, 2020

Realme has launched the 128GB variant of the Realme 5i in India. The smartphone was made official in early January. The handset was initially made available in a 64GB version. The basic specifications of the device remain the same on the newly announced 128GB model. The highlights of the Realme 5i include a massive 5,000mAh battery, waterdrop notch, rear mounted fingerprint scanner, and a quad rear camera setup. The Realme 5i rivals the Redmi Note 8, which flaunts 4GB and 6GB of RAM along with 64GB and 128GB of internal storage, respectively. Both smartphones feature a similar price tag in the country. Customers can now choose between two storage options when buying the Realme 5i. The smartphone is only available with 4GB of RAM, which is a downer compared to the 6GB variant of the Redmi Note 8. 

Realme 5i specifications and features

Realme 5i colour editions-

Realme 5i is now available in 64GB and 128GB storage versions

The Realme 5i flaunts a 6.52-inch IPS LCD display with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels. The notched display is 39 percent smaller than its predecessor, according to the brand. Realme claims the 5i features a mirror-polished rear panel on an anti-fingerprint surface and a 3D slim body. The handset is powered by a Snapdragon 665 AIE SoC with 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage.

The quad-camera setup consists of a 12-megapixel primary lens, an 8-megapixel ultrawide sensor, a 2-megapixel macro lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The smartphone flaunts an 8-megapixel selfie camera. Powering the Realme 5i is a 5,000mAh battery with 10W standard charging and reverse charging capabilities. The smartphone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie-based ColorOS 6.1, but is slated to receive an update to Realme UI soon.

Realme 5i price in India

The 4GB + 64GB variant of the Realme 5i is priced at Rs 8,999, while the all new 4GB + 128GB variant is available at Rs 9,999. Both smartphones are available on Realme.com and Flipkart. The handset is available in Forest Green and Aqua Blue color options.

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Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.