28 February 2020
As expected, Realme has launched its first-ever 5G flagship smartphone named Realme X50 Pro 5G. It was originally set for a launch at MWC 2020 but since the event was canceled due to Coronavirus concerns, it has now been unveiled at an event held in India today. It is the first 5G smartphone in the country and second 5G phone from the company after the Realme X50.
The Realme X50 Pro 5G sports a 6.44-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. It is a dual punch-hole display that helps it offer a 92% screen-to-body ratio and a 20:9 aspect ratio. Other display features include DC Dimming and HDR10+ support.
Under the hood, it is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and Adreno 650 GPU that makes it the first such smartphone in India. Realme claims that the smartphone will offer up to 3.45 Gbps download and up to 900 Mbps upload speeds on the 5G network. It supports the following 5G network bands: SA, NSA, n1, n41, n78, and n79. There are a total of 13 antennas that will offer 360-degree network reception as well as smart switching between 5G and 4G for optical internet experience.
It comes with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB UFS 3.0 storage space that is claimed to offer super-fast hardware performance. There is a 4,200mAh battery supported by 65W SuperDart fast charging tech. A 3-minutes of charging is said to offer 100 minutes of movie watching, 4 hours of calling time, and 40 songs playback time.
The dual selfie camera setup includes a 32-megapixel Sony IMX 616 80-degree wide-angle sensor paired with an 8-megapixel 105-degree ultra-wide-angle sensor. On the back panel, you will get a quad-camera setup that features a 64-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture, 12-megapixel telephoto sensor (up to 20x zoom), an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle and macro sensor and a monochrome portrait sensor with f/2.4 aperture. It comes with Super Nightscape 3.0 to help users with night-time shots.
The Realme X50 Pro 5G will be running Realme UI based on Android 10 out of the box. Other noteworthy Realme X50 Pro 5G features include an in-display fingerprint scanner, 1216 Super linear speakers with Dolby Atmos and Hi-Res certification, and NFC support.
- 6GB RAM with 128GB storage for Rs. 37,999
- 8GB RAM with 128GB storage for Rs. 39,999
- 12GB RAM with 256GB storage for Rs. 44,999
The Realme X50 Pro 5G will go on sale today itself with the first sale scheduled for 6 PM IST. It will be sold via Realme's online store and Flipkart. It has been made available in Moss Green and Rust Red color variants.