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Realme launches pocket friendly phones in India

Realme launches pocket friendly phones in India

New Delhi, Aug 20 (UNI) The Chinese smartphone brand Realme on Tuesday launched its two pocket friendly smartphones-- Realme 5 and Realme 5 pro-- targetting the Indian millennials.
According to Realme CEO Madhav Sheth, Realme 5 comes with a base price of Rs 9,999 for 3GB/32GB variant, while the smartphone also comes in 4GB/64GB and 4GB/128GB variants that are priced at Rs 10,999 and Rs 11,999.
The smartphone goes on its first sale on 27 August at 1200 hrs.
The Realme 5 Pro also comes in three variants, 4GB/64GB starting at Rs 13,999, 6GB/64GB priced at Rs 14,999 and a 8GB/128GB priced at Rs 16,999. The first sale for Realme 5 Pro will take place on September 4 at 12 noon.
It comprises of four cameras at the back in a 12MP+8MP+2MP+2MP configuration, first the 12MP primary sensor is fitted with a wide angle lens while the 8MP sensor has an ultra-wide lens. One of the 2MP cameras acts as a dedicated macro sensor while the other one helps capture depth information. A 13MP front facing camera sits under a dew-drop shaped notch on the display.
The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset paired with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage along with a 6.5-inch LCD display and full HD resolution, it is backed by a 5,000mAh battery.
Mr Sheth also announced the launch of new accessories like Realme buds 2, an iconic case for the smartphone and a fancy Tote bag which will be available in India on sale starting September 4.
On the other hand, Realme 5 Pro features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ screen with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and flaunts the new Crystal Design with a holographic colour effect. The phone will be launched in Sparkling Blue and Crystal Green colours.
The smartphone also features quad-camera setup on the back with a 48MP+8MP+2MP+2MP configuration, the 48-megapixel is primary shooter with f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel f/2.25 ultra-wide-angle camera, a 2-megapixel camera for portraits, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter and a 16-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture.
Realme 5 Pro is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC and includes a 4,035mAh battery, which makes it one of a kind.
It uses VOOC 3.0 fast charging and the box also contains a 20W USB Type-C fast charger.

The CEO also spoke of Realme's new smartphone Realme XT launch in late-September with 64-megapixel primary shooter and a total of four cameras on the back, taglining it as 'Quad me up when September ends'.
UNI ASN SB 1750

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