A plus to the Realme family as they finally launched the Realme X50 5G which comes with 64-megapixel Quad camera setup. Realme X50 5G also is the first smartphone of the company to feature the Realme UI as the case may be. However, the unveiling of the new smartphone took place in an event in china where Realme X50 5G was launched along with Realme X50 5G Master Edition which can be seen as the high-end variant of the phone.
Realme X50 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 765G SoC, packs 64-megapixel quad camera setup, and has a pill-shaped dual selfie camera setup up front. The smartphone comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. As the name implies, the latest Realme smartphone comes with dual-mode 5G support, and packs a large 4,200mAh battery.
The Realme UI software was also announced at the launch event which was held in China. Furthermore, Realme X50 5G is the first phone to run on the new Android 10-based software. Looking at both Realme X50 5G and Realme X50 5G Master Edition, they offer identical specifications apart from the availability of 12GB RAM and 256GB storage configuration on the master edition.
Display: 6.67-inch (1080x2400)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
Front Camera: 16MP + 8MP
Rear Camera: 64MP + 8MP + 12MP + 2MP
RAM: 8/ 12GB
Storage: 128/ 256GB
Battery Capacity: 4200mAh
OS: Android 10
Release Date: January 2020
Design & Display
Dual-SIM (Nano + Nano) Realme X50 5G features a 6.57-inch full-HD+ (100×2400 pixels) LCD hole-punch display with 120Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, 90.4 percent screen ratio, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The smartphone is measured at 163.8×75.8×8.9mm and weighs 202 grams.
Software & Hardware
Realme X50 5G is powered by the 2.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 765G SoC. It is paired with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB Internal storage. There’s no microSD card slot for further storage expansion. Realme X50 5G packs a 4,300mAh battery with 30W VOOC 4.0 Flash Charge support which was tout to charge the phone up to 70 percent in just 30 minutes.
Realme X50 5G camera
On the back is a quad camera setup aligned vertically and placed on the upper-left corner of the back panel. The setup includes a 64-megapixel main camera with 1/1.72-inch Samsung GW1 sensor with f/1.8 aperture and 78.6 degree field of view. There is a secondary 12-megapixel telephoto camera with f/2.5 aperture offering 20x hybrid zoom, an 8-megapixel tertiary camera with 119-degree ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.25 aperture, and a last 2-megapixel macro camera with f/2.4 aperture.
On the front is a pill-shaped cutout on the top-left corner of the screen placed two selfie sensors – one 16-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture and another 8-megapixxel camera with f/2.2 aperture and 105 degree ultra-wide angle lens.
Sensors & Connectivity
Connectivity options include USB Type-C port, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5, dual-mode 5G (SA/ NSA), NFC, dual-frequency GPS, and more. The Realme X50 5G features a lot of sensors which one of them is the presence of side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Realme X50 5G Specifications
Model: X50 5G
Release date: January 2020
Form factor: Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm): 163.80 x 75.80 x 8.90
Weight (g): 202.00
Battery capacity (mAh): 4200
Removable battery: No
Fast charging: VOOC
Colours: Polar White, Glacier Blue
Screen size (inches): 6.67
Resolution: 1080×2400 pixels
Protection type: Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio: 20:9
Processor: 2.4GHz octa-core
Processor make: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
RAM: 8/ 12GB
Internal storage: 128/ 256GB
Expandable storage: No
Main camera: 64-megapixel (f/1.8) + 8-megapixel (f/2.3) + 12-megapixel (f/2.5) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)
Rear autofocus: Yes
Rear flash: Yes
Front camera: 16-megapixel (f/2.0) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2)
Operating system: Android 10
Skin: Realme UI
Wi-Fi standards supported: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth: Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
Active 4G on both SIM cards: Yes
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE: Yes
Face unlock: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Realme X50 5G variants Price
Below are the price list of the Realme X50 5G variants;
- Realme X50 5G 8GB + 128GB = 2,499 (N130,000)
- 12GB + 256GB = 2,999 (N157,000)
- Master Edition 12GB + 256GB = 3,099 (N162,000)
It will go on sale from January 9, and Realme is currently taking reservations for the Realme X50 5G phone on its website.