Realme 5s Review

March 11, 2020

Realme introduced an upgraded version of Realme 5 which is Realme 5S in Dubai. Alongside this, the company also unveiled Realme X2 Pro. Surprisingly! The 5S model is released to compete with Redmi Note 8. As both smartphones come up with the same 48MP primary camera and Snapdragon 665 processor. So, you can expect nearly similar performance from bot these handsets. It is really a great smartphone that is worth enough to pay for. Additionally, you get a quad-camera setup with a massive 5000 mAh battery and a bigger display screen. Want to know more? Read on further to find out about Realme 5S design, performance and price.

Realme 5s Design & Display

With the bigger 6.5-inches LCD display, Realme 5s Dubai offers great viewing experience especially for those who need big display screens. Well! The notch on the top is not a deal-breaker as the bezels are thin enough. Though the LCD panels are not so bright enough, the viewing angles are decent. As for Realme 5S design, it looks similar to Realme 5 which is good. It has a curved unibody design built of good quality plastic with a glossy finish. However, it is hefty enough to hold considering the massive battery capacity. The classic Realme diamond pattern on the rear looks striking in the Crystal Red variant.

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Also read Realme X2 Pro price in Dubai, specs and more.

Realme 5s Processor & Performance

Like its predecessor, Realme 5S also packs in the same mid-range processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC. There exist very few phones that pack in this chipset at this price. Even Vivo U10 and Redmi Note 8 has SD665 onboard. It can perfectly handle day to day tasks. And high-end games such as PUBG and Call of Duty went smooth enough. As with all other Realme phones, the Realme 5S in UAE has a Game Space section, that allows controlling notifications while playing the game. Talking of the software, it runs on Android 9.0 Pie and we are still unsure of when it receives the next update.

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Realme 5s Camera

Yes! The camera is the major attraction of the handset and something to talk about. It packs in four cameras on the rear comprising of a 48-megapixel primary camera with the Samsung ISOCELL GM1 sensor and an F/1.8 aperture. It is paired with an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth camera. All these remaining cameras perform the same was as the Realme 5 camera. The 48MP sensor can take sharp photos with a good amount of details in daylight. It does a great job of keeping noise level down. On the front is a 13MP selfie sensor to take good looking selfies. The beauty mode is on by default which makes the image more perfect.

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Realme 5s Battery

Realme 5S Dubai houses a 5000mAh battery which is greater than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 and Note 8T 4000mAh battery. It can go long despite heavy workloads. You can easily expect to have at least 2 days of battery life with a single charge. However, the 10W charging is a bit slow which can be compromising considering the massive battery capacity.

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Realme 5s Price in UAE

The Realme 5s price starts at AED 518 for the base variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. It is good especially in terms of photography and battery life. It is available in Crystal Red, Crystal Blue, and Crystal Purple color variants.

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