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Oppo’s Realme announces the Realme X2 PRO and Realme 5s in India

    At an event in India on Wednesday, Oppo’s Realme announced the Realme X2 Pro and Realme 5s with 6.5-inch display, 48-megapixels Quad rear cameras, 5000mAh battery and powered by a Snapdragon 665 11nm SoC with 4GB RAM.

    The Realme X2 PRO is the company’s latest flagship, and was first announced in China with 90Hz refresh rate, Snapdragon 855 Plus with up to 12GB RAM. It is the successor to the Realme X2.

    On the other hand, the Realme 5s is an enhanced version of the previous Realme 5. It made it first appearance in India, with a starting price of Rs. 9999.

    Realme 5s Specs

    *. Display: 6.51-inch (1600 x 720 pixels) HD+ mini-drop display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ protection
    *. Dimensions: 164.4 × 75.6 × 9.3mm
    *. Weight: 198g
    *. Cameras:
    – Back cameras: 48-megapixels rear camera with Samsung GM1 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, LED flash, EIS, 8-megapixels 118° ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.25, 2-megapixels depth sensor + 2-megapixels 4cm macro lens
    – Front camera: 13-megapixels selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture
    *. Processor: Octa Core Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform
    *. GPU: Adreno 610
    *. RAM: 4GB RAM
    *. Storage: 64GB storage / 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
    *. SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
    *. OS: ColorOS 6.0 realme edition based on Android 9.0 (Pie)
    *. Fingerprint sensor: YES (rear-mounted)
    *. Network and connectivity: 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, Micro USB
    *. Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Compass, and a Fingerprint sensor
    *. Battery: 5000mAh battery with 10W charging

    realme 5s

    The new Realme 5s still sports the same 6.5-inch HD+ Mini-drop notch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ protection and 78% screen-to-body ratio.

    It flaunts an enhanced diamond-cut design with what the company calls a holographic colour effect. Which is much like a plastic back with crystal design that offers a combination of glossy surface and nano-scale texture

    Packs a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, splash-resistant and QUAD-rear camera at the back. It is available in Crystal Blue, Crystal Purple, and Crystal Red color options.

    Features a QUAD rear camera setup, which includes 48-megapixel primary snapper with Samsung ISOCELL GM1 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, LED flash, and EIS mode. Which is different from the 12MP on Realme 5.

    Other cameras are 8-megapixel wide-angle shooter with 119-degree (±1.5-degree) field of view and an f/2.25 aperture, a 2-megapixel macro lens with an f/2.4 aperture, and a 2-megapixel portrait camera with an f/2.4 aperture.

    While the mini-drop notch display houses a single 13-megapixel selfie snapper with HDR, AI Beautification, and Time Lapse features. Others includes Super Nightscape 2.0 for low-light photography, 4K videos at 30fps while slo-mo 1080p videos max out at 120fps.

    The new Realme 5s is completely powered by Octa Core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 665 11nm Mobile Platform, coupled with Adreno 610 GPU, 4GB of RAM.

    It is available in either 64GB storage / 128GB storage, which is expandable up to 256GB with microSD and runs on ColorOS 6.0 realme edition based on Android 9.0 (Pie).

    Under the hood, the Realme 5s is backed by a 5000mAh battery capacity with 10W charging, which the company claims that it can provide a 718 hours standby time and video watching time of 12 hours.

    The major differences between the Realme 5 and Realme 5s is the 48-megapixels main camera, more base storage and new paint job. There is also the Realme 5 PRO.

    The Realme 5s 4GB/64GB version costs INR9,999 ($139), and INR10,999 ($153) for the 4GB/128GB variant. However, the first sale will take place on November 29 at 12 noon on Flipkart and on Realme official website.