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Realme 7 5G
Realme 7 5G
Realme 7 5G
Realme 7 5G

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The Realme 7 5G currently has an Informr score of 8.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 11 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
48+ MP, f/1.8
48+ MP, f/1.8
5000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

Craving Tech
Craving Tech

A decent price for what you’ll be getting, and definitely worthy to be used as your primary phone, unless you are looking to take best pictures

- Michael Aulia, Craving Tech

Even with the flaws the Realme 7 5G includes, the $499 price makes the phone very, very compelling, delivering a big screen and 5G for well below the cost of other big phones with 5G. With 5G being so new that it does cost a premium, it’s rather nice to see a 5G phone that doesn’t ask people to pay...

- Leigh :) Stark, Pickr
Gadget Guy
Gadget Guy

I can’t find anything to be concerned about. The realme 7 5G is the new class-leader for <$500 5G phones. There are a few minor issues. Battery life suffers under 5G use but is very good as a 4G phone. If you like stereo speakers, a better camera and only need 4G, the realme 7 Pro is a better bet...

- Ray Shaw, Gadget Guy
Review Hub
Review Hub

The Realme 7 5G comes with better specs compared to the regular Realme 7. But does that make it a better deal considering its price point? The 6GB/128GB model of the Realme 7 5G costs £279 going neck and neck with the £249 Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite 5G. Now, for that extra money, you’re getting the Dimensit...

- Review Hub

The Realme 7 5G is surprisingly well rounded, and for £279 ($370), it’s a really great 5G phone. Beyond the impressive value, it delivers excellent design, a lovely 120Hz display, respectable cameras, solid performance, and great battery life. Its polished software is just the icing on the cake. Sur...

- Myriam Joire, Hothardware

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Common Questions

Realme backs up the 7 5G with a 2 Years parts & labour warranty.

If your 7 5G 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 7 5G's screen size is 6.5 inches with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution.

2.4 GHz

There is a MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G (7 nm) Octa-core 2.4 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 10 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.

128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery. Realme's performance ratings are 2100 minutes, 1137 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

7 5G Specs

Release Date December 3, 2020
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 10

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Processor MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G (7 nm) Octa-core 2.4 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Years
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
48+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (8 MP, F2.3, Ultra-wide), 3rd camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, Depth), 4th camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, Macro), HDR, Time lapse mode
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.1, HDR
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 2400 pixels
Pixel Density 405 pixels
Size 6.5 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, 120Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 963 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 1137 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 2100 minutes
Standby Time Up to 25 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Baltic Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.22 x 7.51 x 0.91 cm (6.4 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 195 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
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