Realme 5i India launch set for January 9th, gets annoyed on flipkart
Realme 5i will be the manufacturer’s first smartphone in 2020
Realme 5i has been on the news a lot lately. From being found on websites with Wi-Fi certification to publishing results on Geekbench, the Realme 5i has indicated that it is on the way to the market. A post from Realme’s Vietnam Facebook page also teased a launch on January 6 for the smartphone. Now Realme has officially released a tweet stating that Realme 5i starts on January 9th at 12:30 p.m. Realme has not mentioned which market the product will be launched on first.
Realme Mobiles has tweeted that the launch of the Realme 5i will take place on January 9th and the event will be streamed on the company’s social channels and official website. The tweet also points to a microsite that contains some details about the phone. The launch of the smartphone in India will be confirmed on January 9 based on a tweet from Madhav Sheth, CEO of Realme India.
The Realme 5i will also be teased on Flipkart before its official launch in India. Interestingly, Realme Vietnam has released a new Facebook post that repeats the launch on January 6th and also reveals the blue and green colorways. So it is possible that the smartphone will be launched in Vietnam today before being launched in India.
As already mentioned, some details of the Realme 5i were revealed on the microsite – for example a 5,000 mAh battery, a quadruple rear-view camera setup (primary lens, ultra-wide-angle lens, portrait lens and macro lens), a 6.5-inch lens. Inch mini-drop display and the presence of a “powerful Snapdragon processor”. With the India launch slated later this week, we don’t have to wait long for the price and availability in India.
Thanks to multiple leaks, we already know a lot about the Realme 5i. The smartphone is said to have an RMX2030 model number. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC and has 4 GB of RAM. The Geekbench result also indicates that ColorOS 6 runs Android 9 Pie on the smartphone.
The Realme 5i has a 6.5-inch HD + display with a drop of water. There should be a quad camera setup at the back, which consists of a 12-megapixel primary shooter, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel macro camera. It is also packaged in a 5,000 mAh battery.
The Realme 5 series currently consists of the Realme 5, the Realme 5s and the Realme 5 Pro. The Realme 5i is added to this series. The company recently announced that the Realme 5 series launched last August has exceeded 5.5 million units from Indian CEO Madhav Sheth, tweeted worldwide.