Realme 5i Philippines Price is PHP 6,990 : Realme's Quad Camera Battery King, Officially Launched

Many of you have been messaging me since I posted my unboxing and actual unit photos of Realme 5i a few days ago. Some of you asked how much this new smartphone model is and some were eager to know if Realme will have any launch promos for the device.

Well, today, I finally have answers to your questions.

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Yesterday - January 29, 2020, I graced Realme Philippines' invite for the official launch of the Realme 5i handset at Vatos Urban Tacos restaurant in BGC, Taguig City.

Mark Milan Macanas, Realme 5i Launch Philippines

At the event, our partners from the company formally announced the suggested retail price of the device as well as their exclusive offers, which will be coursed through their online partner store, Shopee.

The official SRP of Realme 5i in the Philippines is PHP 6,990 for the model with 3GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Realme Shopee Vouchers are available for a limited time starting on January 30, 2020. Realme fans simply need to use the code REALME12OFF to get 12 percent discount. Note, however, that this promo is valid only at the Official Realme Shopee store and it only applies to orders that will be delivered by Shopee’s integrated couriers.

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In the photo above, we see Realme PH's Marketing Lead - Mr. Eason de Guzman, Marketing Director - Ms. Austine Huang, Chief Operating Officer - Mr. Jacky Chen and Community Manager - Mr. Anthony So, who provided tech bloggers and members of the media valuable information about the Realme 5i at the event.

ArdentComm, Realme 5i Launch Philippines

Personally, I want to give a shout out and two thumbs up to our friends at ArdentComm, which is the official PR agency of Realme Philippines, for helping mount such a successful event.

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As shown in the first image, Realme 5i is available in two elegant and eye-catching colors, Aqua Blue and Forest Green. Both come with an interesting design identity, which Realme calls "Sunrise Aesthetic", highlighted by micro-lines in concentric patterns on polycarbonate back panel. This unique finish gives off a "ray of sun" effect when light hits it from some angles.

Realme says that Realme 5i's back cover is processed by a German five-axis precision radium carving machine to create a unique visual experience after a 600-minute polish.

In front, Realme 5i sports a 6.5-inch HD+ IPS display with Mini-Drop notch that houses an 8 MegaPixel f/2.0 camera for taking selfies that are instantly beautified for sharing on Facebook or Instagram.

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Tagged as the "Quad Camera Battery King" by Realme fans, Realme 5i features four cameras at the back, giving consumers great flexibility when snapping daily images. This set-up is made up of a 12 MegaPixel f/1.8 primary shooter that's the best of the bunch when it comes to dynamic range and low-light performance, a secondary 8 MegaPixel f/2.25 ultra-wide angle snapper for taking photos of architecture, landscape, and groups of people, a tertiary 2 MP macro cam for capturing image of very small objects and details, and finally, a 2MP depth sensor enabling Portrait Mode.

Realme 5i is powered by a huge 5,000 mAh battery that - according to Realme - is capable of delivering up to a whopping 30 days of standby time. This large pack also provides extended uptime for power users and heavy gamers.

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Under the hood, this version of Realme 5i is powered by an 11nm Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor that's both powerful and energy-efficient. The device also has 3GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage that can easily be expanded using the dedicated microSD card slot.

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According to Realme Philippines' Marketing Director - Ms. Austine Huang, "Realme Philippines is off to a good start this 2020 with the launch of the Realme 5i. It has always been our commitment to make optimum smartphone experience available to more users and this is what Realme 5i will do."

She added, "2020 is the year of real value and we’re excited to bring more of it to more Filipinos across the Philippines."

Feature-packed yet affordable, the gorgeous Realme 5i is targeted towards young consumers who see their handsets as their primary companion for creating content.

Realme 5i Philippines Specs
164.4 x 75 x 9.3 mm
195 grams
6.52 inches HD+ 720 x 1600 pixels, 269 ppi, 20:9 Ratio, IPS LCD
83.2% Screen-to-Body Ratio
Mini-Drop Notch:
Quad Rear Camera Module
12 MegaPixels, f/1.8 Aperture, 1/2.9", 1.25µm, PDAF
8 MegaPixels, f/2.3, 13mm Ultra-Wide Lens, 1/4.0", 1.12µm
2 MegaPixels, f/2.4, Macro, 1/5.0", 1.75µm
2 MegaPixels, f/2.4, 1/5.0", 1.75µm, Depth Sensor
Front Facing Camera:
8 MegaPixels, f/2.0
Video Recorder
Back - 4K 30fps, FullHD 1080p 30fps
Front - FullHD 1080p 30fps
Color OS 6
Android 9.0 Pie
11nm Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 AIE Processor
Adreno 610 GPU
3GB RAM
64GB ROM
Dedicated microSD Card Slot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0
4G LTE-A
FM Radio
Dual nanoSIM, Dual Standby
Rear Mounted Fingerprint Scanner
microUSB 2.0
USB On The Go
10W Charging
Non-Removable 5,000 mAh Li-Po Battery Pack
Polycarbonate Shell with Textured Finish
Aqua Blue, Forest Green

Realme 5i Official Price in the Philippines
Official SRP: PHP 6,990
Media Launch: January 29, 2020
Availability in the Market: January 30, 3030

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