Announcement. Realme Q5 is a classic low-cost mid-ranger for the Chinese market

Today in China were officially and in allRealme Q5 and Realme Q5 Pro smartphones are presented in details. The devices are completely different, why they were combined into one series is not very clear. So it's better to make a separate news for each of them. This news is about Realme Q5. You can read about the second device here.

Realme Q5

Realme Q5 is in many ways similar to another "Chinese"Realme V25, as well as to the international smartphone Realme 9 Pro. Charging speed, cameras (including the main ones) differ. But the iron filling, screens and batteries are the same. Yes, and the appearance is also identical.

Realme V25

About the characteristics.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 chipset, so in AnTuTu the smartphone will score around 400 thousand points, which is quite close to a good average level.

With memory, everything is nice, albeit without any frills. 6 or 8 GB operational, 128 or 256 GB permanent. There is support for memory cards, but the tray is hybrid.

Screen. IPS-matrix with a diagonal of 6.6 ″ (105 cm²) with a quite standard resolution of 1080 × 2412 (400 ppi) and a refresh rate of up to 120 Hz.

The battery has a capacity of 5000 mAh. Charging is obscenely fast at 60W (only 33W for Realme 9 Pro and Q5).

Cameras. The front has a resolution of 16 MP.Rear trio 50 + 8 + 2 MP (main module, wide-angle, depth sensor). Which sensor is used in the main camera, unfortunately, is not specified. (For “relatives” the main camera has a resolution of 64 MP).

Other. There is, of course, support for 5G networks, Type-C, a gyroscope. Fifth wifi. The fingerprint scanner is combined with the power button. The NFC module is not mentioned - apparently, it is not.

The Realme Q5 will cost ¥1399 (₽17300, $219), ¥1599 (₽19800, $250) and ¥1799 (₽22200, $281) at the start of sales for the 6+128, 8+128 and 8+256 GB versions, respectively.

Key Features of Realme Q5:

ScreenS-IPS, 6.6″, 1080×2412, 400 ppi, 105 cm², 120 Hz, 240 Hz polling rate, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multi-touch
IronQualcomm Snapdragon 695
2.2 GHz, 2 x Kryo 660 (Cortex-A78), 6 x Kryo 660 (Cortex-A55), Adreno 619
Memory: RAM 6–8 GB, ROM 128–256 GB, Micro-SD, hybrid slot
Mobile Internet5G
Mobile networks 5G Bands 1,28,41,77,78
LTE Bands 1,3-5,7,8,19,28,34,38-41
UMTS Bands 1 (2100), 2 (1900), 4 (1700), 5 (850), 6 (800), 8 (900), 19 (800)
GSM Bands 2 (1900), 3 (1800), 5 (850), 8 (900)
Rechargeable Li-Pol, 5000 mAh, fast charging 60.00 W
Dimensions164.3 x 75.6 x 8.5 mm
Weight 195 g
Rear Camera: Triple, Flash, Auto Focus

- 50 MP, f/1.8, 77°, 26.81mm

- 2 MP, macro, f / 2.4, 89 °, 21.88mm

- 2 MP, depth sensor, f/2.4, 89°, 21.88mm
front camera: 16 MP, f/2.05, 79°, 1/3.09″, no flash, no autofocus
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
OS Android 12, realme UI 3.0
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Approximation, Illumination, Fingerprint Scanner (on the side)

George Kiselyov