Realme 5s specs, price, review, all details

Realme 5s specs, price, review, all details

Many smartphone users look for handsets with high battery capacity, excellent performance, and cameras that capture high-quality images and videos. It has been cumbersome to identify a phone with all these qualities, but now, Realme 5s seeks to address these concerns. Check the Realme 5s details to gauge whether it is a perfect match for your needs.

Realme 5S all details
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Realme 5s does not only possess the aesthetics, but it comes with all the necessary specifications to offer a good user experience. It falls within the budget phone category, and that means that it is available at a pocket-friendly rate. If you are interested in Realme 5s all details, read on to know more.

Realme 5s overview

What are the pros and cons of this device?


  • Excellent battery capacity
  • Incredible quad-camera
  • Adequate storage space
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ screen protection
  • Splash resistant


  • No fast charging
  • Bulky

Realme 5s specs list

See the top specifications of the handset;

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  • Announced: November 2019
  • Released: November 2019
  • Dimensions: 164.4 x 75.6 x 9.3 mm
  • Weight: 198 g
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Display: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size: 6.5 inches
  • Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels
  • Operating system: Android 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6
  • Internal memory: 64 GB and 4 GB RAM, or 128 GB and 4 GB RAM
  • Expandable memory: MicroSD up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Camera: 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2MP
  • Selfie: 13 MP
  • USB: Micro USB 2.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh
  • Colours: Crystal Purple, Crystal Blue, Crystal Red

Realme 5s hardware

What are the hardware specs of this handset?

Realme 5S specs
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The phone has a plastic body with glass on the display panel. On the backside, a quad-camera is at the top left corner, and the arrangement of the lenses is horizontal. At the centre of the backside, there is a fingerprint sensor which the user’s fingers can easily find. At the bottom left corner, the Realme logo is printed in white.

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On the front, there is 6.5 inches display unit, which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3+. The front camera is at the top centre of the gadget for precise focusing and capturing of selfies. The volume buttons are located on the left side while the power button is on the right side of the device. The Realme 5S colours are Crystal Purple, Crystal Blue, and Crystal Red.


Realme 5s display technology is IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It provides a widescreen with a display size of 6.5 inches, which is about 102.8 cm2. The aspect ratio is 20:9 ratio and pixels density of approximately 269 PPI. The display unit of the device is relatively large compared to other mid-range phones, and it can facilitate smooth gaming and watching videos.


Realme 5s runs on Android 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6, and even if it a good platform, it is not the latest in the market. It has a chipset model of Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm), an Octa-core CPU of 4 x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver and for graphics, it is supported by Adreno 610. The processor specifications are moderate, and you can rely on the device for gaming.

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Internal storage space comprises of 64 GB ROM and 4 GB RAM, or 128 GB ROM and 4 GB RAM. With these internal storage specifications, the phone can keep massive data and run different applications. Just in case you have lots of things to store on the phone, an external memory card slot is available, and a memory card of up to 256 GB can be used.


An in-built Li-Po 5000 mAh battery powers the handset. It has a bundled charger of 10W, but it lacks the fast charge feature. The bulkiness of the phone is attributed to the large battery. 5000 mAh gives the phone adequate power to run various applications for a considerable period. Realme 5s battery capacity is above average for a mid-range smartphone.

Speaker and call quality

The gadget’s speaker produces high-quality audio, and it comes with headphones that you can plug into the 3.5mm jack. The call quality is impressive.

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Realme 5s software

Take a look at some of the software features of the device;

Realme 5S camera
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OS and features

The operating system version of the device is Android 9.0 (Pie); ColorOS 6. A range of sensors, such as a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, gyro, compass, accelerometer, and proximity, are available. The device connects well with other gadgets using Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, and micro USB 2.0.

Camera, video and image quality

The handset boasts of a quad-camera on the rear side, that is, a 48 MP primary camera, 8 MP ultra-wide, 2 MP macro, and 2 MP depth sensor. The camera features LED flash, HDR, and panorama. The front camera is 13 MP, and it captures clear selfie images. The Realme 5s camera takes high-quality pictures, and if you love photography, this is an ideal phone for you.

Realme 5s price

What will it cost you to have the phone in Nigeria? Currently, the availability of the phone in Nigeria is not assured, but when it is available, the Realme 5s price is likely to be approximately 51,000 Naira.

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Even though Realme 5s is relatively new in the market, people have had the chance to examine its specifications and compare it to other phones within the mid-range category. Here are the opinions of various people concerning the phone from GSM Arena;

  • Geric.770: It's not as aggressive like its nemesis, Redmi Note 8, but this phone kills the latter in terms of battery life.
  • LTPS: 5000 mah battery with 10 w charger is horrible !!!
  • Glooo: Better cameras but still 720p screen...Vivo Y19 has FHD+screen.
  • Alex94: U can play every game with that chipset..
  • Glamgir: Nowadays 9.3mm thikness and micro USB isn't acceptable. Extra 2 MP 2 cameras only for impress customers. 5 MP depth sensor camera and 8 MP telephoto camera would have been far better than both 2 MP.


Realme 5s is an incredible budget smartphone designed to meet various needs of users. For photography lovers, the camera offers a fantastic experience because the cameras capture high-quality images. It is also suitable for gaming as it comes with a reliable processor that can handle gaming and other tasks without strain. The battery capacity of 5000 mAh is an incredible power source to facilitate the operation of different applications throughout the day. However, the lack of a full HD display is a step-down.

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In a nutshell, the Realme 5s features meet all the prerequisites of an ideal smartphone for a user who is interested in photography and high phone performance. As much as it is a worthwhile buy, you can find other alternatives, such as the Vivo S1 Pro, Oppo A9(2020), Realme 5 Pro, and Xaomi Redmi Note 8.


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