Realme 5i Review:Quad Camera 5000 mAh Battery

Power Your Day with Realme 5i

Realme had successfully launched its flagship brand here in the Philippine last 2019, yet in the market today, the product is still very good in the taste of the users. After its successful arrival in the Market, last April this smartphone starts getting its peak in the mid range smartphone. And the most amazing fact is that, Realme captures the heart of the consumers and becomes the best-selling smartphone in the market. And now, it also captures the market of those who loves gaming. Realme 5i promise its user a true value of their money, yet, it doesn’t compromise its quality.

Inspired by the Le Mans tract and racing, the Realme 5i is a super beautiful color that boast is myriad colors added with s-shape pattern gives a grating effect both aqua blue and forest green had a very wonderful color when expose to the light. I got a stunning nitro blue test unit, this what makes the smartphone a premium look. Realme 5i was build with a curve design to give its user and better handling experience. The realme design can be identified to its silver logo on the bottom left side, and its yellow signature ring in its dual cameras. Its finger print scanner can also be seen at the back part.


Size and Weight

Height: 164.4mm

Width: 75.0mm

Depth: 9.0mm

Weight: ≈195g(with battery)


6.5-inch (16.5cm) mini-drop full screen

LCD multi-Touch display

89% screen-to-body ratio

1600-by-720-pixel resolution at 269 ppi

480cd/m2 max brightness (typical)

Night mode for eye care

Corning Gorilla Glass


  • AI Quad Camera with Ultra Wide-angle Macro Lens
  • 12MP main camera
  • f/1.8 aperture
  • 5P lens
  • PDAF
  • 10x digital zoom
  • AI HDR
  • AI beauty
  • AI scene recognition
  • Chroma boost
  • Super nightscape
  • Filter mode
  • Panorama mode
  • Expert mode
  • Time-Lapse mode
  • 8MP wide-angle camera
  • 119° angle
  • f/2.25 aperture
  • 5P lens
  • Support super nightscape
  • 2MP portrait camera
  • Six portrait styles
  • 2MP macro camera
  • 4cm shooting distance
  • 8MP front camera
  • f/2.0 aperture
  • 5P lens
  • AI beauty
  • AI HDR

Video Recording

4K video recording at 30fps1080p HD video recording at 30fps

Support 120fps slow motion

Electric image stabilization for video

Filter mode

Chip and Capacity Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 AIEOcta-core CPU

11nm process technology

Up to 2.0GHz clock speed

3GB + 64GB

Power and Battery 5000mAh (typical)10W charging power (5V, 2A inbox)
Cellular and Wireless 802.11 ac Wi-FiBluetooth 5.0 wireless technology


GSM (850/900/1800/1900)

WCDMA (B1/5/8)

FDD-LTE (Bands 1/3/5/7/8/20/28)

TD-LTE (Bands 38/40/41 2535-2655MHz)

Ports 3.5mm headset jackMicro-USB

Dual nano-SIM and TF card

Sensors GPS/Beidou/Galileo/A-GPSLight sensor

Proximity sensor

Magnetic induction sensor


Acceleration sensor


Operating System ColorOS 6.0.1Based on Android P
Packing List Realme 5iMicroUSB Cable

10W Charge Adapter


the Realme 5i is build with super high technology engineering. It comes with an Ultra-Wide Quad Camera Super Nightscape 2.0 and Video Stability with Realme 5i dark mode is not an issue. Even in a very unstable situation, Realme 5i still gives it the best video capture.

Inspired by the power and hope that the first rays of the sun bring us, our new Sunrise Design represents the enthusiasm and endless possibilities of the young generation Realme has committed its best to give satisfaction to the customers. This is what we called the new dawn of style.

The Realme 5i Highlights

5000mAh Massive Battery

Up to 30-day Standby*

Snapdragon 665 AIE

Octa-core 11nm Processor

Reverse Charging

Turn Your Phone into A Powerbank

6.5” (16.5cm) Mini-Drop FullScreen

89% Screen-to-body Ratio

3-Card Slot

Dual SIM + MicroSD / Up to 256GB Extra Memory

Real Quality

Reliable as Always

Realistic Craftsmanship

realme 5i adopts mirror polished rear shell, and each grain is processed by the industry-leading German five-axis precision radium carving machine. After 600 minutes of polishing, Realme comes out with a stunning visual experience in the form of the 5i.

The Promissing Photography

Powered by the Ultra-Wide Quad Camera, Realme 5i produces and very brilliant pictures a promising moment for you. With the 119 degrees Ultra Wide angle lens that captures every stunning moment, Portrait lens, 12MP wide angle lens and 4cm Macro Lens all joined together to give the very best photography result and captures 4x wider the any other smartphone.

With other smartphone, some, had a very dull result especially in dark mode or night mode pictures, with Realme 5i, the result of you pictures is very amazing. What you eyes can see is what you Realme 5i can give. Thanks to the Super wide Angle nightscape that captures the delight of the night. With 4cm macro the closer you take picture, the bigger and clearer and greater the picture is. Taking videos is not an issue with Realme 5i.

The New Dawn of Power

Imagine a power that last upto 30 days without charging? what worry free smartphone if you have this kind. But this is already a reality. This is because, Realme5i has 5000mAh of builtin battery. Realme 5i comes with our largest battery ever, a massive 5000mAh battery capacity, which also supports reverse charging so that you can charge all you other devices with it. Apart from this, realme 5i also carries a four-cell security system to gives you an unprecedented safe experience of charging.

With Realme 5i you smartphone will last upto 720.1 hours standby mode and 49 hours of calling. 32.5 hours of non-stop music, 9.4 hours of PUBG, 14.8 hours of AOL and this is very amazing, 19.1 hours of non-stop YouTube, that’s more than one day of uninterrupted movies.

(Picture Below Credit to Realme)

The New Dawn of Performance

Snapdragon 665 AIE is a super Octa-core High-performance CPU. This tiny yet very powerful processor is Powered by the 11nm Octa-Core Snapdragon 665 AIE processors which can clock speeds up to 2.0GHz, the realme 5i is built to give you a fast and smooth smartphone experience, and this is a new and improved 20% graphics performance LPPDR4x RAM giving you a 100% RAM performance.

Make More Room For Your Storage and Water Resistance

Realm 5i has now 3 micro sim slots it comes with the new variant 32GB and 64GB ROM Thanks to its 3-Card Slot (Dual SIM +

MicroSD), the 5i can support up to 256GB extra memory, giving you more room for everything. When it comes to water problem? I never have to worry, because the fact is Realme 5i is water resistant realme 5i adopts a Splash-resistant Design, which protects all interior and exterior components from water-splash, including the screen, back cover, and the buttons, thanks to its airtight waterproof sealing.

System Wide Dark Mode

ColorOS 6.1 The dark mode brings a darker color pallete for the application and the operating system that helps you ease you eyes and focus better with a more vibrant foreground content that stands out against the dark background of the abject. I don’t have much problem with my night capture object this is because I have the new photography partner.

Final Verdict

I keep on telling this to my readers, I cannot influence you mind nor convince you to buy this product, What is in this review is my clear understanding and experience using this smartphone. should I say, I don’t have the right either to force you buy this smartphone. But, base on my experience as user, this is another mid range smartphone cheap yet very powerful, for those of you guys out there who has limited budget for you gadget, this is the best smartphone I can recommend for you to buy.

Thank you very much for reading this review, should you have any experience about realme brand, please do share in the comment box below, and I will be very happy to read them. For more buying guide, please visit my website I have more gadget reviews in this site.


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