Realme has yet again grabbed the market with its budget-friendly smartphones, which are getting good reviews on Flipkart as it is only available on their website. The company CEO, Madhav Sheth at a recent ask me anything episode answered that to unlock Realme 5 and 5 Pro bootloader you will have to wait for a month. He also revealed that the “screen on time” feature and other updates would be soon pushed through over the air (OTA) update.
The Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro comes in different variants with 3GB RAM and 32 GB ROM and the later with 4GB RAM and 64 GB ROM, and both the phones expandable up to 256 GB using external storage. Talking about the battery, Realme has given a new life to these two smartphones with 5000 mAH battery to Realme 5 and 4035 mAH battery on Realme 5 Pro. Day to day tasks and gaming with video streaming can be done throughout the day on these two smartphones without any worries.
Coming at the Processor, we can see that Realme 5 is built on Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 clocked at 2 GHz Soc. The Realme 5 Pro has the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon SDM 712 Octa Core clocked at 2.3 GHz Soc with VOOC Charging.
The camera on Realme 5 comes with 12MP + 8MP + 2 MP + MP, while the 5 Pro comes with a whopping 48 MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP sensors and both the smartphones, have wide-angle and in-depth sensors. Coming at the front, we can see Realme 5 is built on a 6.5 inch (16.51 cm) HD+ LCD screen while Realme 5 Pro has a 6.3 inch (16.0 cm) Full HD+ Screen with 13 MP and 16 MP front cameras with no flash as it has a drop notch.
Both the phones have Fingerprint, Magnetic Induction Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Gyro-meter, Acceleration Sensor and runs on the latest Android Pie 9.0 operating system.
Realme has done a wonderful job by enabling the Cam2API out of the box on both the smartphones. You can install any GCam for advanced editing and RAQ capture. You can download GCam for Realme 5 and 5 Pro from here.
Regarding the availability of the devices in the offline market, the CEO of the company has announced that it will start selling it from mid-September. This is good news for many consumers who do not get the chance to purchase online through flash sales or are sceptical to shop through e-commerce websites.
Realme has released the kernel source codes for both the smartphones and now you can unlock the bootloader of Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro and install a custom recovery like TWRP on it. Please take a backup of all the personal data and follow the instructions on the guidelines provided. You may also install custom ROM for Realme 5 Pro based on AOSP running on Android 9 Pie.