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Realme V5 with Dimensity 720 SoC and 5,000mAh battery launched: price, specifications

On: August 3, 2020

After weeks of leaks, Realme has officially unveiled the Realme V5 5G smartphone through an event in China. The Realme V5 has debuted as Realme’s first V-series phone and it is also the first smartphone from the brand to arrive with the MediaTek Dimensity 720 chipset. It has debuted as the cheapest 5G phone from the brand.

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The Realme V5 is packed with features like a 90Hz refresh rate display, 48-megapixel quad cameras and a large-sized battery with fast charging support.

Realme V5 5G specifications and features

Realme V5

The Realme features a 90Hz display and 5G support

The Realme V5 is fitted with a 6.5-inch IPS LCD panel with a punch-hole design. It comes with Full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels and it offers a tall aspect ratio of 20:9. Also, it supports up to a 90Hz refresh rate. According to Realme, the V5 offers a screen-to-body ratio of 90.7 percent.

The MediaTek Dimensity 720 chipset with 5G capabilities fuels the Realme V5 with LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.1 storage. The smartphone comes preinstalled with Realme UI based on Android 10. The handset houses a huge battery of 5,000mAh capacity. The 30W SuperDart charger that accompanies the phone can fully charge it in 65 minutes. The phone supports reverse charging too.

The rear-mounted camera setup has a 48-megapixel primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultrawide sensor with 119-degree field-of-view, a 2-megapixel macro lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The quad cameras are coupled with features like LED flash, super night scene mode, bokeh mode, 21:9 movie mode, HDR, UIS Max video super anti-shake video stabilization, 1080p slow-motion video recording at 120fps, and 4K video shooting at 30fps.

At the front, the handset has a selfie camera of 16-megapixel that supports features like background blur, HDR, time-lapse, and 1080p video recording. Other features available on the Realme V5 include a microSD card slot, dual SIM slots, Wi-Fi-802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C and 3.5mm headphone jack.

Realme V5 5G pricing and availability

The Realme V5 5G comes in two variantsm 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. The are priced at RMB 1,499 (~Rs 16,100) and RMB 1,899 (~Rs 20,400) respectively. The phone comes in three colours such as silver, green, and blue.

Realme will conduct the first sale of the Realme V5 on August 7th in China. During the first sale, the base model will be priced at 1,399 RMB (~Rs 15,000). The company did not confirm whether the phone will be coming to markets outside of China.

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