Realme 5, Realme 5 Pro India launch event set for today: Expected price, specs and livestream link

first_imgRealme is all set to launch the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro in India today. The Realme 5-series will go official at an event in New Delhi that is scheduled to begin at 12:30pm. Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro are set to be the company’s first phones to come with quad cameras. They will be the first in their respective segment to sport four rear cameras and they are also expected to pack updated hardware and new designs, among other things.The Realme 5-series will succeed the Realme 3-series that was launched in India earlier this year. The company has revealed some key details about the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro that includes possible price in India and specs. You can catch the launch event live by heading to Flipkart, Realme.com or the YouTube link below.Realme 5, Realme 5 Pro expected price in India and availabilityRealme has confirmed that the Realme 5 will launch in India under Rs 10,000. The exact India pricing will be revealed at the launch event, but rumours suggest the Realme 5 will start at around Rs 8,999, similar to the Realme 3. As for the Realme 5 Pro, we expect the phone will fall under Rs 15,000 like the Realme 3 Pro.Much like most other Realme phones, the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro will be available on Flipkart and Realme.com. The company will reveal the first sale dates for both the devices during the event. The Realme 5-series should also be available via offline retail stores as well, but we cannot confirm this just yet.advertisementRealme 5, Realme 5 Pro expected specificationsThe USP of the Realme 5 series is the quad camera setup. The Realme 5 will be the first in its segment to sport a quad camera system, while the Realme 5 Pro will be the first 48MP quad camera phone in its segment. We know that the Pro model will sport a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 main camera, an ultra wide-angle camera, a 4cm macro lens and a portrait camera. The Realme 5 is rumoured to get a 16-megapixel main camera while the other cameras remain the same as the Realme 5 Pro.In terms of design, not much has been revealed so far. The quad cameras will be vertically stacked on the back and we expect to see a new design on the rear panel with new gradient colours being teased by the company. The display remains a mystery although the company may go with similar waterdrop notches as seen on the Realme 3 phones.Realme has revealed that the Realme 5 will pack a massive 5,000mAh battery, which would be a first for a Realme phone. The Realme 5 Pro battery remains unknown, but the company has confirmed VOOC 3.0 fast charging support for it. You can also expect both the phones to ship with ColorOS 6 based on Android 9 Pie.Realme is also teasing new Qualcomm chipsets for both the Realme 5 devices that will bring more power and better efficiency. Based on rumours so far, the Realme 5 will be powered by a Snapdragon 665 SoC, which would make it the first phone to come with this processor in India. The Realme 5 Pro may get a Snapdragon 712 or Snapdragon 730 chipset, but nothing is clear at the moment.ALSO READ | Samsung Galaxy Note 10 India launch today: Price, specs and how to watch live eventlast_img read more

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