Realme 5s Specs and Price

Realme 5s specs
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The Realme 5s improves on the camera hardware the Realme 5 featured. It is a smartphone designed for enthusiasts in need of camera hardware better than what the Realme 5 offered. It does a good job of being a better Mid-range smartphone. In this article, we explore the Realme 5s specs and price.

Realme 5s Key Specs & Features

  • 6.5-inch, IPS LCD Display, 720 X 1600 pixels (269 ppi)
  • Android 9.0 (Pie), ColorOS 6
  • 4GB RAM
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
  • 64GB / 128GB built-in storage and supports memory card up to 256GB
  • 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
  • 10MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Rear-Mounted)
  • Fast Wireless Charging
  • 5000 mAh Non-removable Li-ion Battery

Realme 5s specs

The Design and Display

The Realme 5s features a design and build that is a replica of what we have on the standard realme 5. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ upfront and plastic covering on the rear. The Realme 5s also bring back the diamond cut design the Realme 5 introduced.

On the rear of this device, you will find a setup that is pretty much the same with what we had on the Realme 5. The rear of the Realme 5s is home to a quad-camera system, a camera flash, and a capacitive fingerprint sensor.

Upfront on the smartphone is a very familiar setup, that is not just only a replica of the Realme 5, but a very familiar setup on most smartphones that fall in this price range category.

The front of this Mobile Phone is home to a 6.5 inch IPS LCD display with a dewdrop notch. This display has a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 and a screen density of 269 PPI. The chine beneath this display on this device appears to feature a chunkier bezel when compared to the bezel on the forehead.

In terms of color variants, the Realme 5s has three color variants. You have the option of selecting either Crystal Purple, Crystal Blue, Crystal Red.

The Cameras

Realme 5s improves on the primary camera sensor of the realme 5. Instead of a 12MP primary camera, it features a whopping 48MP primary sensor, Placing it with in the same category with the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

The quad-camera system on the rear of the Realme 5s is home to a 48MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, an 8MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.2, a 2MP dedicated macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4 and a 2MO depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4.

With the rear camera setup, the smartphone lets users shoot photos in HDR and panorama. For videos, the Realme5s lets users shoot 4k videos at 30fps, 1080p videos at frame rates capped at 30fps.

For selfies, the selfies the cell phone is equipped with a 13MP front-facing camera with an aperture of f/2.0. Again this camera lets you shoot photos in HDR and panorama. Videos shot with this camera are capped at 1080p 30fps.

Hardware and Software

The hardware specs of the Realme 5s and the Realme 5 are pretty much the same. There isn’t any difference here. You still have the same mid-range specs. Although the base RAM configuration has stepped up a notch. It’s now 4GB base RAM, instead of 3GB.

The handset features an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor. This processor has an 11nm architecture and processing speeds of 2.0GHz and 1.8GHz.

The Realme 5s also features 4GB of RAM, 64GB, and 128GB of internal storage, with up to 256GB for Micro-SD memory expansion.

It is home to a Non-Removable 5000mAh Li-Po battery. 10W fast charging is also supported on this device.


The Realme 5s features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a Micro USB 2.0 port, dual-band WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0.

Internet connectivity is capped at 4G LTE. The Realme 5s has support for LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500).

Realme 5s Price and Availability

The Realme 5s price is around $139.94, which is about 50,728 Naira.

The Realme 5s is currently available for purchase and can be purchased from retail stores and also from Online retail stores that ship to your region.

Realme 5s Specs

Here are a few specs of the Realme 5s:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9 (Pie), ColorOS 6
  • Processor: Octa-Core Processor, 2.0 GHz quad-core Kryo 260 Gold & 1.8 GHz quad-core Kryo 260 Silver (Snapdragon 665)
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Crystal Purple, Crystal Blue, Crystal Red
  • Dimension: 164.4 x 75.6 x 9.3 mm
  • Weight: 198 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3+
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 48MP (wide) f/1.8 + 8MP (Ultrawide) + 2MP (Macro) + 2MP (Depth Camera) f/2.4 Quad-Camera
  • Rear Camera Features:
  • Front Camera: 10MP Camera, f/1.9, Dual Pixel PDAF


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB or 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: up to 256 microSD
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+:
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes,  Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: Yes, Micro-USB


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes (optional)
  • Loudspeaker: Yes,
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor:
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear-Mounted)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes, Google Assistant
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 5000 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-Removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes (10W)
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Realme 5s Specs and Price was written by Alexis Daudu. The article was last modified: December 3rd, 2019
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