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Realme 5 Pro
Realme 5 Pro
Realme 5 Pro
Realme 5 Pro
Realme 5 Pro
Realme 5 Pro
Realme 5 Pro

Informr score
The Realme 5 Pro currently has an Informr score of 8.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.3 GHz
2.3 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
48+ MP, f/1.8
48+ MP, f/1.8
4035 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


The Realme 5 Pro is a powerful package considering the price for which it retails in the market. In fact, the Realme 5 Pro is now the cheapest Snapdragon 712 phone in the country and should be a very alluring option for consumers who prioritize gaming. The versatile camera with the 48MP Sony sensor...

- Deepak Rajawat, Smartprix
Absolute Geeks
Absolute Geeks

On paper, it comes very close to some of the flagship phones in the market. Except for the latest processor or the sharpest camera, it has got pretty much everything. If you’re considering getting a phone for everyday tasks, and nothing too power intensive, then this will certainly meet your expecta...

- Udit, Absolute Geeks

It improves on its predecessor in a few key areas, notably its camera, and the more powerful CPU means smoother performance in apps and games. Oppo's custom version of Android isn't the best, though, and while an update to Android 10 is expected to land in February, it's not expected to dial back on...

- Tom Morgan, Stuff
Gadget Guy
Gadget Guy

While I have uncovered subtle differences in the design pedigree, both these are standout value. If you have $499, then the XT is it! If you have $399, then the sacrifices are minor, and the 5 Pro is it. Both have impressive cameras, SoC, ram/storage, and build. You cannot go wrong.

- Ray Shaw, Gadget Guy

The Realme 5 Pro is no great leap forward compared to its predecessor. Nonetheless, it's a very impressive budget device, with an attractive design, strong battery capacity and a speedy processor. It will likely be very difficult to find such value for money elsewhere.

- Peter Phelps, TrustedReviews

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Common Questions

Realme backs up the 5 Pro with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your 5 Pro has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Realme support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Realme's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Realme 5 Pro's screen size is 6.3 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

2.3 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10 nm) Octa-core 2.3 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie (Update Available: 10.0) operating system (OS).

48+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 48+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 16+ megapixels resolution.

64/128 GB

Internal memory is 64/128 GB. An external, MicroSD (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4035 mAh battery. Realme's performance ratings are 1601 minutes, 978 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

5 Pro Specs

Release Date September 30, 2019
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie (Update Available: 10.0)

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Processor Qualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10 nm) Octa-core 2.3 GHz
Internal Storage 64/128 GB
RAM 4/6/8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.28 W/kg
Body: 0.831 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Carrying case, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs aptX
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 256 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
48+ Megapixels, f/1.8
10x digital
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, HDR, gyro-EIS, 2nd camera feature (8MP, f/2.2, ultrawide), 3nd camera feature (2MP, f/2.4, dedicated macro camera), 4th camera feature (2MP, f/2.4, depth sensor), Time-Lapse
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Panorama, F/2.0, HDR, AI beauty, Face unlock
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel Density 409 pixels
Size 6.3 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3+, Splash resistant
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4035 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 832 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 978 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1601 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Crystal Green, Sparkling Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.7 x 74.2 x 0.89 cm (6.2 x 29.2 x 0.4 in)
Weight 184 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): RMX1971
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