Fastest-growing smartphone brand in the country realme Philippines has officially launched the realme 5i, a Snapdragon-powered smartphone that already packs quad-camera capability, and huge battery capacity. It is only priced within the Php6k segment—making it a real value-for-money smartphone.
The realme 5i that comes in the 3GB RAM + 64GB storage variant is priced at only Php6,990. Its price will be further reduced when it goes on sale during Shopee’s Flash Sales on January 30 and February 1, every 12 noon and 6 pm.
Realme Philippines officials said they expect the latest member of the brand’s realme 5 quad-camera family to achieve the same success of the 5 series, which sold more than 5.5 million units in 2019 globally. The preceding members of the 5 series, the realme 5 and 5 Pro, accounted for 40 percent of realme Philippines’ sales for the third quarter of 2019.
“Realme Philippines is off to a good start this 2020 with the launch of the realme 5i. It has always been our commitment to make optimum smartphone experience available to more users and this is what realme 5i will do. 2020 is the year of real value and we’re excited to bring more of it to more Filipinos across the Philippines,” shared realme Philippines Marketing Director Austine Huang.
For its price segment, realme 5i already features a quad-camera setup comprising of a 19-degree ultra-wide-angle 8MP lens, 12MP main camera, 2MP portrait lens and 2MP ultra-macro lens. You can even shoot night photos with wider view with the realme 5i’s Nightscape 2.0 feature that offers ultra-wide angle mode. The budget-friendly smartphone also supports 4K resolution video recording with 240fps slow motion and stabilization capabilities.
The realme 5i follows the design philosophy of the 5 series. Targeting the young market, the new smartphone features a slim body and the “sunrise aesthetic”—which is the feel of grainy texture on the polished back cover. The realme 5i comes in two stunning colors – Aqua Blue and Forest Green.
Powered by 11nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 AIE processor, the realme 5i is the first smartphone in the PHP6K to run on this processor. This third generation processor features an AI Engine, which guarantees enhanced gaming-class performance for users of realme 5i.
Another notable feature is the realme 5i’s battery, which is a 5000 mAh—providing users with the longest standby time for a smartphone in its price segment.
The realme 5i comes with the ColorOS 6.1, which already features “dark mode”. Additionally, the realme 5i is also lined up for the upcoming realme UI upgrade with Android 10 integrated, the latest software update will enhance user experience through a more intuitive control and additional features.
Pricing and availability
The realme 5i comes in the 3GB RAM + 64GB storage variant for PHP6,990. Offline availability is available in realme stores starting February 1, 2020.
Realme vouchers are also up for grabs for a limited time starting January 30. Fans just need to use the Shopee code REALME12OFF to score 12 percent discount off realme 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.