Realme 5 Confirmed With 64MP Quad Camera, May Feature Snapdragon 855
Earlier this week, we had reported on news regarding an upcoming Realme smartphone. The device was distinctive due to its 64MP primary sensor in a quad-camera module. Unfortunately, the company had not unveiled any other details, besides the fact that a media briefing will be held on the 8th August 2019.
However, before the media event takes place, it has been confirmed that the upcoming smartphone will be the Realme 5.
Surprisingly, the company has not launched the Realme 4 and is jumping straight to 5. This is due to the fact that the number ‘4’ is considered unlucky in Chinese culture. Previously, OnePlus had also skipped the number as well jumping straight to the OnePlus 5 from the OnePlus 3.
Furthermore, Realme has a relatively simple nomenclature format in which models with just a cardinal number are generally the flagships. They are then followed by a Pro and Lite variants later down the road.
To explain further, Realme 3 is the company’s primary flagship while the 3 Pro is an incremental update and Realme X is a standalone series. Previously, Realme’s CEO Madhav Sheth had changed his Twitter name to “Madhav X” prior to Realme X’s launch. Similarly, his current twitter handle is “Madhav ‘5’Quad” which confirms the name and inclusion of the 64MP quad-camera.
Just got hands on the world's first 64MP quad camera device that will be revealed this Thursday. Check how crazy the clarity is! Btw we don't believe in hype so this device will be the most practical choice at its price and it will be launched very soon. #StayTuned pic.twitter.com/4rM371St86— Madhav '5'Quad (@MadhavSheth1) August 6, 2019
What We Know So Far
The upcoming Realme device is confirmed to feature a new 64MP quad-camera setup and is likely to be the worlds first. It will make its debut in India prior to a global launch.
Additionally, Realme will address the new technology on 8th August in Delhi. Earlier this year, it was reported that Realme was planning on building a premium grade smartphone with top-notch specs; a smartphone that includes Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 or 855 Plus.
Historically, the company has only launched smartphones under the sub 20k segment but Realme 5 could surpass the trend.
Unfortunately, precise details regarding Realme 5 are currently unavailable. Nonetheless, what we can confirm is that the device is expected to arrive in September near Diwali. According to a past report, The smartphone will be announced on 15th August 2019. More information is expected to arrive soon, so stay tuned for updates on a later date.