After weeks of teasing and hyping everyone, Realme Philippines finally introduced their latest midrange smartphone in the country, the Realme 5 Pro.

For those who haven’t heard about this device yet, the Realme 5 Pro will try to offer more than the price that you’ve been asked for.


It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 octa-core processor, up to 8GB of RAM, 128GB of fast UFS 2.1 storage, and a 4,035mAh battery with 20W VOOC 3.0 fast charging.

Realme is also stepping it up further by putting four rear cameras on this thing, led by a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor. It also has a flashy design and an airtight sealed body for splash resistance. You can learn more about this device in our Realme 5 Pro review.



The Realme 5 Pro has a starting price of Php11,990 for the 4GB/128GB model here in the Philippines. You can double that memory for an additional Php2,000 and get the 8GB/128GB model for only Php13,990. Making it one of the cheapest smartphones to have that much RAM.

Those who want to get it early can pre-order the device from October 3-8, 2019 on Lazada. Shipping starts on October 9. You can also pre-order the device in Realme physical stores on October 4-11, 2019 and will go on sale the next day, October 12. Pre-order units will come with a free Realme 10,000mAh power bank that’s valued at Php1,599.

The Realme 5 Pro is also available at 6-month and 9-month 0% installment plans from Home Credit. You can also check out the Realme 5 if you want a more affordable option.

Realme 5 Pro Specs

  • Android 9 Pie, ColorOS 6
  • Dual SIM
  • 6.3-inch FHD+ IPS display, 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution, ~409ppi
  • 90.6% screen-to-body ratio
  • 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 octa-core processor
  • 4GB/6GB/8GB RAM
  • Adreno 616 GPU
  • 64GB/128GB UFS 2.1 internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 256GB
  • 16-megapixel front camera, f/2.0
  • 48-megapixel (Sony IMX 586, f/1.8, PDAF) + 8-megapixel (ultra-wide, f/2.25) + 2-megapixel (depth sensor) + 2-megapixel (macro) rear cameras, LED flash
  • AI scene detection, Chroma boost, Super nightscape
  • 960fps @ 720p slow-mo
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, Face unlock
  • Splash resistant
  • Headphone jack
  • 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS, BDS, Galileo, A-GPS
  • USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 157 x 74.2 x 8.9mm
  • Weight: 184g
  • Colors: Sparkling Blue, Crystal Green
  • 4,035mAh non-removable battery, VOOC 3.0 20W fast charging

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