Realme 5s launching in Malaysia this week

If you thought Realme were done for the year with the launch of their highly capable Realme X2 Pro, well, you’re wrong because the company has just sent out invites to the upcoming launch of their next smartphone, the Realme 5s. And it’s happening this week.

The Realme 5s is definitely not another flagship smartphone. It’s a mid-range handset and it sits sort of right in the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro sector of the market. Upfront, the smartphone features a large 6.5″ display, but it’s only got a 720p resolution of 1600×720 pixels. That being said, at its heart, the phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor, and it also has a large 5,000 mAh battery keeping the lights on.

For photography, the Realme 5s features a quad camera at the back that revolves around its 48MP f/1.8 aperture wide angle main camera. Alongside this high resolution camera, you’ve got an 8MP f/2.2 aperture ultra wide camera, a 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor.

Looking at the specs, it looks a lot like the Realme 5s is just a Realme 5 with a camera update. While we don’t know what the price will be when the smartphone launches, we think it should be priced between the Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro. If that’s the case, you’re looking at about RM800 to RM1000.

Either way, all the details will be revealed on the 12th of December, so stay tuned!