Wallet-friendly realme 5i boasts quad camera setup, huge battery

Are you #TeamAquaBlue or #TeamForestGreen?

realme’s newest addition to its 5 series is finally official in the Philippines.

Billed as the “quad-camera battery king,” the realme 5i packs powerful imaging courtesy of the four-camera setup at the back. This is composed of a 119-degree ultra-wide-angle 8MP lens, a 12MP main camera, a 2MP portrait lens, and a 2MP ultra-macro lens.

The phone’s imaging algorithm also lets you take excellent night photos with a wider view with the Nightscape 2.0’s ultra-wide angle mode. For video recording, the realme 5i supports 4K resolution with 240fps slow motion and stabilization capabilities.

The realme 5i is powered by an 11nm octa-core Snapdragon 665 AIE chip with a clock speed of 2.0GHz. Complementing this is a humongous 5,000mAh battery that realme claims has a standby time of 30 days.

The handset is available in two stunning colors: Aqua Blue and Forest Green. While it has ColorOS 6.1 out of the box, the realme 5i is also lined up for the upcoming realme UI upgrade with Android 10 integrated.

For the budget-conscious

The realme 5i is available locally with 3GB RAM and 64GB expandable storage for a wallet-friendly price of P6,990.

You can get the realme 5i at an even more competitive price during Shopee’s Flash Sales on January 30 and February 1, every 12nn and 6p.m.

Realme vouchers are also up for grabs for a limited time starting January 30. You just need to use the Shopee code REALME12OFF to get a 12% discount on the realm 5i. This special promo is valid through the realme official store only and is applicable on orders to be delivered via Shopee’s Integrated Couriers.

realme 5i specs

  • Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6
  • 6.5-inch HD+ LTPS IPS dewdrop display, Gorilla Glass 3
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 octa-core processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 64GB expandable storage
  • Rear camera: 12MP f/1.8 main + 8MP f/2.25 ultra-wide-angle + 2MP f/2.4 macro + 2MP f/2.4 portrait
  • Front camera: 8MP (f/2.0)
  • 3G, LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, fingerprint scanner, AI facial unlock
  • 5000mAh battery

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