Realme X50 5G has been launched in the Chinese market as the company's first 5G smartphone. Realme X50 may take a tough competition from Xiaomi Redmi K30 in terms of 5G specs, but the company failed to get Xiaomi's aggressive pricing this time. The Realme X50 5G starts at 2,499 yuan in China, while the Redmi K30 5G can be yours for a price of 1,999 yuan. In fact, the phone lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack and has a Samsung ISOCELL GW1 primary sensor at the back. Realme X50 is also the company's first phone to come with the much awaited Realme UI and is based on Android 10. Realme also announced that Realme 3 Pro will get the Realme UI update by the end of this month. Realme X50 5G has USP dual-mode 5G support which works with the help of Snapdragon 765G chipset.
Realme X50 5G specifications and features
The Realme X50 is a great mid-range device, especially the same can be said for its price. Let's start with its display, it is launched with a 6.5-inch full HD + IPS LCD display at a 120Hz refresh rate. The phone has a dual punch-hole cutout on the top left opposite the Redmi K30, with a punch-hole cutout on the right. Since the phone offers an IPS LCD panel, Realme has shifted the position of the fingerprint scanner to the right, again much like what we saw on the Redmi K30.
The Realme X50 5G features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset, paired with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Realme X50 comes in four variants - 8GB + 128GB, 6GB + 256GB, 12GB + 256GB and a master edition with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage has also been launched. There is no microSD card slot for expansion of storage. This can be seen in the phone as a drawback.
Talking about camera etc
let us tell you that a 64MP quad-camera setup is available in the phone; However, unlike Realme Redmi, 64MP has gone with the Samsung ISOCELL GW1 sensor, which used the 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor on the Redmi K30. The other three sensors on the Realme X50 also include a 12MP telephoto shooter with 2X optical zoom support, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle shooter with 119-degree field-of-view, and a 2MP macro sensor. Apart from the punch-hole cutout, the design of the smartphone is similar to other Realme phones like Realme X2 Pro, Realme X2 and so on. Other features of Realme X50 include Realme UI based on Android 10, 4200mAh battery with GameBoost and 30W VOOC 4.0 fast charging technology.
Realme X50 5G Smartphone Price and Availability
Contrary to what we had expected before launch, Realme X50 5G is not the cheapest 5G phone out there and Redmi K30 is still ahead in this category. The Realme X50 5G, as mentioned above, comes in four variants - 8GB + 128GB priced at CNY 2,499 (approx. Rs 25,500), 6GB + 256GB model priced at CNY 2,699 (approx. Rs 27,500) and 12GB + 256GB model CNY 2,999. (About Rs. 30,500). Finally, the Realme X50 Master Edition comes with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, priced at CNY 3,099 (about Rs 31,800). At the same time, if you talk about Redmi K30 mobile phone, its initial price is 1,999 yuan, that is, you can take it for only Rs 20,500.