Realme 5 to go on sale today at 12pm: Price, sale offers, specs, and more

By Prakhar Khanna | Published on Aug 27 2019
Realme 5 to go on sale today at 12pm: Price, sale offers, specs, and more

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Realme 5 will go on sale today, August 27.

The sale begins at 12pm. It will be sold through Flipkart and Realme.com

The Realme 5 was launched on August 20 alongside the Realme 5 Pro. Now, the Realme 5 is all set to go on sale in India through Flipkart and Realme.com at 12pm. The smartphone is India’s first quad camera smartphone under Rs 10,000. However, it will also go on sale at a later date, which isn’t confirmed by the company yet. Moreover, the Realme 5 Pro will go on sale on September 4 through the same e-commerce platform in India.

Realme 5 specifications

The Realme 5 features a  6.5-inch HD+ (720x1600 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ for protection. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset, paired with up to 4GB RAM. The smartphone has 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB inbuilt storage options, expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).  It runs Color OS 6.0, based on Android 9 Pie.

On the optics front, the Realme 5 sports a quad camera setup: a 12MP primary camera (PDAF and an f/1.8 aperture) + an 8MP sensor (f/2.25 aperture and a 119-degree wide-angle lens), a 2MP macro lens (f/2.4 aperture and a 4cm focus distance), and a 2MP portrait lens (f/2.4 aperture). On the front lies a 13MP selfie shooter. You can check our camera samples here.

The connectivity options on the Realme 5 include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, a GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a Micro-USB port. It packs a 5,000mAh battery as well. 

Realme 5 price in India, and sale timing

The Realme 5, in India, starts at Rs 9,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant. It costs Rs 10,499 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model, and Rs 11,999 for the 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant.

The Realme 5 sale starts at 12pm. It will be sold through Flipkart and Realme.com. The smartphone will be made available in Crystal Blue and Crystal Purple colour variants. 

Realme 5 launch offers

Launch offers include complete mobile protection at Rs. 99, no-cost EMI options, 5 percent cashback on Flipkart Axis Bank credit card, and 5 percent extra off on Axis Bank Buzz credit cards on Flipkart.

Moreover, Realme.com will offer exclusive benefits worth Rs. 7,000 for Jio subscribers, up to Rs. 2,000 cashback if paid via Paytm UPI, and 10 percent SuperCash up to Rs. 1,500 via MobiKwik.

The Realme 5 Pro will not be on sale today. It will go on sale in India on September 4. The smartphone costs Rs 13,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, and Rs 14,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage model. The 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 16,999.

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