• 22:00 Aug 19, 2019

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Exclusive: Realme 5, 5 Pro to launch in India on August 20

By: Meenu Rana, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi Last updated : August 08, 2019 5:27 pm

Realme is all set to introduce the new 64-megapixel camera technology in India today.
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Realme will be launching Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro in India on August 20, sources familiar with the development said to The Mobile Indian. Realme 5 and 5 Pro will be successors of the Realme 3 and 3 Pro which were launched in India earlier this year.

 

Notably, this time the company is skipping number 4 and jumping straight to 5 as the number 4 is considered an unlucky number in Chinese culture. Even OnePlus famously skipped 4 and straight up moved to 5.

 

Details of the upcoming smartphones are still scarce, but we know that Realme 5 Pro smartphone will come with 64-megapixel camera while the camera details for the Realme 5 are unknown at the moment. Realme is all set to introduce the new 64-megapixel camera technology in India today. The company will introduce 64-megapixel primary lens and it is expected to add a wide-angle lens, one telephoto lens, and one depth sensor. 

 

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Realme is said to use Samsung's ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor. Samsung GW1 image sensor will be larger than that of the current line of 48MP sensors and will use Pixel-merging Tetracell technology to merge 16MP images into one thus providing a 64MP shot. While a standard 48MP camera bins pixel snaps that compare to a 12MP 1.6-micron pixel camera, the 64MP GW1 sensor will bring pixel binning equivalent to a 16MP 1.6-micron pixel shot.



If you are a follower of Madhav Sheth on Twitter, you must have noticed that he likes to change his name by adding a smartphone-related term after Madhav. Sheth changed his Twitter name to Madhav X, ahead of the Realme X launch in India. And now this time, he has changed his name to Madhav '5' Quad, where the term Quad relates to the quad-camera technology while the '5' hints at Realme 5 or Realme 5 Pro. 

 

Meanwhile, the company has confirmed that it will be announcing 64-megapixel quad-camera smartphone in China on 15 August. It means we can expect that Realme will be launching Realme 5 Pro in China on August 15 and after that it will be launched in India.

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