Realme launched its latest flagship- Realme X50 Pro 5G on February 24, 2020. This is the second flagship smartphone by Realme after X20 Pro, launched in 2019. The latest Realme flagship packs quite a lot of top-of-the-line specifications at an affordable price bracket. Also, not to forget, Realme X50 Pro 5G is the first smartphone in India to ship with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G chipset. Though there are no live 5G networks in India yet, this 5G compatible smartphone is future-proof for when the commercial rollout happens.
And, it’s great to see that the smartphone has support for the latest wireless technology, Wi-Fi 6. Therefore, apart from making it into the list of the 5G compatible smartphones, Realme X50 Pro 5G has also reserved a spot in the list of some of the rare smartphones that are Wi-Fi 6 compatible.
Just a few days after the Realme X50 Pro 5G, Vivo’s sub-brand, iQOO also came up with a 5G compatible smartphone- Vivo iQOO 3 5G.
Realme X50 Pro 5G Specifications
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Realme X50 Pro 5G has an aluminum-glass sandwich design with a layer of Gorilla Glass 5 on the front as well as back. Realme says it has used industry-leading AG technology that reduces the emission of light from 8% to less than 1% of the regular glass. This is done to get a low-keyed matte texture, offering you a soft-to-touch matte finish. This won’t feel too blingy or gaudy like the standard gradient finishes that come with most of the mid-range smartphones. Moreover, with the Multiple Coating Technology, you’ll get a carefully polished, subtle, and high-end color texture, which is sure to grab your attention at the very first glance.
Now coming to the button and other placements. The Power button is placed on the right edge, and the volume rockers are housed on the left edge of the smartphone. And, at the bottom, there’s a SIM slot, the USB-C port, and the speaker grille.
Realme X50 Pro 5G features a 6.44-inch Full HD+, Super AMOLED display, with a 90Hz refresh rate, a 180Hz Ultra-high Sampling rate, and an aspect ratio of 20:9, which is decent for providing a smoother visual experience. The display also supports HDR10+ content playback and DCI-P3 color gamut range. If you don’t like the default color tone of your screen; you can tweak it manually by choosing from different options and color modes.
Realme X50 Pro 5G has a dual-punch cutout in the left corner, for housing two front-facing cameras. There’s an in-display fingerprint scanner that will unlock your phone in a mere 0.27 seconds.
Realme X50 Pro 5G has an AI Quad-camera setup on its rear panel. The array consists of a main 64MP Samsung GW1 lens, paired with a 12MP Telephoto sensor with 20x Hybrid zoom, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle and Macro sensor, and finally a 2MP B&W lens for portrait mode.
Talking about the front camera, Realme X50 Pro 5G features dual selfie cameras, with a 32MP Sony sensor and an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, offering a 105-degree field of view.
Also, for the first time, Realme has added the Ultra Nightscape mode to help you capture bright and high-quality pictures in low-light. Moreover, with the Super Nightscape 3.0, you can turn on the tripod mode to capture different real night scenes.
Now coming to the video recording. Realme X50 Pro allows you to record 4K videos at 30fps, real-time Bokeh effect videos, slow-mo selfies at 120fps, and ultra-wide-angle videos. Also, the smartphone supports a new UIS Max video stabilization to get the anti-shake effect; which will allow you to shoot clear videos even if you are running or jumping.
Realme X50 Pro 5G will be shipped with Android 10 and the brand new realme UI running on the top. The company claims the UI is based on a real design concept; which will help reduce the app-launch time by 14%, RAM by 20%, and will increase battery life by 40%. Realme X50 Pro 5G is powered by the latest Snapdragon 865 chipset, with an integrated Qualcomm X55 5G modem that supports all the major frequency bands.
The smartphone supports new-gen RAM and ROM, offering you up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage. And, to ensure peak performance, Realme X50 Pro employs the upgraded five-dimensional Vapor Cooling System, which enables higher heat dissipation performance. As a result, you’ll get high performance all the time, even if you’re playing heavy games.
The smartphone is packed with a big 4,200mAh battery that supports 65W SuperDart and 18W Power Delivery charging. It’s the first smartphone in India to come with the 65W fast charging. And, Realme claims that you can top up your smartphone from dead to 100% in just 30 minutes, with the SuperDart charging solution. It’s the fastest charging solution available in the market right now.
Price and Availability
Realme X50 Pro 5G is available in three variants. The base model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is available at Rs 37,999; another variant with 8GB RAM same internal storage space is available at Rs 39,999. And, the maxed-out variant offers you a 12GB RAM and 256GB storage at Rs 44,999.
The smartphone will be available in two color options- Moss Green and Rust Red finishes. You can buy the Realme X50 Pro 5G from March 5 at 12 noon onwards, from the Realme India store and Flipkart.
Offers on Realme X50 Pro 5G
As per the Realme India website, Bajaj Finserv is offering you no-cost EMI, and JIO is offering benefits worth Rs 11,500. Make sure to go through all the details on the company’s website and grab the tempting offers.
The Realme X50 Pro 5G boasts all the top-of-the-line specifications of a flagship smartphone. It has powered by the start of the art Snapdragon 865 chipset, has support for 5G networks, and offers you the fastest charging solution available in the market.
With all the high-end specifications and an affordable price bracket; it will be interesting to see how the X50 Pro 5G smartphone performs in the market. Some people might want to switch to a 5G compatible smartphone right now; others might want to wait till a commercial rollout of 5G networks finally begins in India.