Realme V5 powered by MediaTek Dimensity 720 SoC officially launched

OPPO-backed Realme has today launched its latest smartphone under the V-series in the Chinese market, dubbed as Realme V5. With this, it has become one of the first smartphones to come powered by the newly launched Dimensity 720 chipset.

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The smartphone features a 6.5-inch Full HD+ LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate, 90.7% screen-to-body ratio, and a punch-hole cutout for housing the front-facing camera.

Under the hood, the device is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 720 chipset, which comes with support for SA/NSA 5G connectivity. The phone is packed with up to 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

Coming to the camera department, there’s a quad-camera setup on the back, that includes a 48 MP primary camera sensor, an 8 MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2 MP macro lens, and a 2 MP depth sensor.

On the front side, the phone has a 16 MP snapper for taking selfies and video calling. The device also comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and has a P2i coating, making the phone splash resistant.

The smartphone is running Android 10 operating system with the company’s own Realme UI on top. It is powered by a 5000 mAh battery with support for 30W flash charge technology.

The Realme V5 5G comes in three colors — Silver, Green, and Blue. The 6 GB RAM model is priced at 1,499 yuan (~$212) while the 8 GB RAM model costs 1,899 yuan (~$272). The device will go on sale in China from 7th August.

Realme V5 Specifications

  • Display: 6.5-inch Full HD+ 20:9 LCD screen with 1080 × 2400 pixels screen resolution and 90Hz refresh rate
  • CPU: MediaTek Dimensity 720 7nm processor
  • GPU: Mali-G57 MC3 GPU
  • RAM: 6/8 GB LPDDR4X
  • Storage: 128 GB UFS 2.1; expandable up to 256 GB
  • OS: Android 10 with Realme UI
  • Rear Camera: 48 MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture + 8 MP ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.3 aperture + 2 MP macro lens + 2 MP depth sensor
  • Front Camera: 16 MP with f/2.1 aperture
  • Others: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Splash resistant (p2i coating)
  • Connectivity: 5G (SA/ NSA), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, and USB Type-C
  • Battery: 5000 mAh with 30W flash charge fast charging

Realme V5 Pricing and Availability

  • 6 GB + 128 GB: 1,499 yuan (~$214)
  • 8 GB + 128 GB: 1,899 yuan (~$272)
  • Availability: From 7th August in China