With the Realme V5, the young company is bringing the cheapest smartphone with 5G support to the market. Realme also marks the beginning of the new V series.
Today Realme unveiled the Realme V5. The price, in particular, attracts attention. The new smartphone starts in China for 1,499 yuan, the equivalent of around 183 euros. It is currently the cheapest mobile phone that supports 5G. The Honor 30 Lite previously held this title and the two devices are similar in some specifications. Because a 90 Hertz display and a 48 MP camera can be found in the Honor 30 Lite and the Realme V5.
5G smartphone for less than 200 euros
In addition to the 90 Hertz mentioned above, the screen offers a FullHD + resolution. The diagonal is 6.5 inches and there is a small punch hole in the display for the 16 MP selfie camera. The device is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 720, which is tailored to entry-level devices. Accordingly, no performance records are to be expected here, but the integrated 5G modem is not a matter of course in this price range. The device will be available with 6 or 8 GB of RAM. Up to 128 GB of data can be stored internally, and expansion via microSD card is possible.
The back has two different surface finishes, which gives the device its own chic touch. The camera base is elongated and rectangular and contains four different sensors. The main camera has a resolution of up to 48 megapixels and offers an aperture of f / 1.8. There is also an ultra-wide-angle camera and a macro lens. A depth sensor also ensures a nicer bokeh for portrait shots. The battery has a capacity of 5,000 mAH and can be quickly charged with up to 30 watts. This should fully recharge the battery within 65 minutes.
The device is available in the colors silver, green, and blue. Sales start in China on August 7th, and the company has not yet announced a global release. The inexpensive version with 6/128 GB of memory costs 1,499 Chinese yuan (183 euros), while the model with 2 GB more RAM costs 1,899 Chinese yuan (231 euros).
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