Realme X50 5G launched with Snapdragon 765G, 120 Hz screen and 64 MP quad camera
Realme has already kicked off to make 2020 a year of doubling its smartphone sales targets , as the manufacturer announced two mid-range devices today, the X50 5G and Realme 5i , where the first is more performance-oriented while the second focused on battery life.
The Realme X50 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 765G SoC, packs a 64-megapixel quad camera setup, and has a pill-shaped dual selfie camera setup up front. The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, comes with dual-mode 5G support, and packs a large 4,200mAh battery.
The company has also announced the Realme X50 5G Master Edition alongside and this variant comes in Black and Gold patterns. The Master Edition has been created by Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa, and he seems to have drawn inspiration from ‘dots and lines’.
Based on the Android 10 operating system, the Realme UI software was also announced at the launch event of the Realme X50 5G.
The Realme X50 5G Master Edition differs from the X50 5G in the RAM options as it comes loaded with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage whereas rest of the specification of both devices match to each other.
The dual-SIM (Nano + Nano) phone 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.
As mentioned, the Realme X50 5G is powered by the 2.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 765G SoC paired with up to 12GB of RAM. Internal storage of up to 256GB is also offered alongside. There’s no microSD card slot for further storage expansion.
As for camera, the Realme X50 5G sports 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. Up front, the pill-shaped cutout on the top-left corner of the screen houses 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.
Realme X50 5G packs a 4,300mAh battery with 30W VOOC 4.0 Flash Charge support. It claims to charge the phone up to 70 percent in just 30 minutes. 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 phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, measures at 163.8×75.8×8.9mm and weighs 202 grams.
Gamers will have even more comfort in using this handset due to the partnership between Realme and NetEase Cloud Games, which will allow several games to be enjoyed at the same time without having to download each separately.
The Realme X50 5G is in pre-sale period until January 14 in China and can be purchased at the following prices:
- 8 GB / 128 GB – CNY 2499 (~ US $ 499)
- 6 GB / 256GB – CNY in 2699 ( ~ US $ 1,587 )
- 12 GB / 256 GB – CNY 2999 ( ~ US $ 639 )
- 12 GB / 256 GB Master Edition – CNY 3099 ( ~ US $ 591 )