Realme has launched a new budget smartphone. The company has unveiled the Realme 10S 5G as its new affordable 5G smartphone. The device is currently available in China, but we can expect it to be available in other markets as well. The 10S 5G is now the fifth smartphone in the latest series of numbers. Previously, the company launched Realme 10 4G, Realme 10 5G, Realme 10 Pro 5G and Realme 10 Pro+ 5G.
The 10S 5G comes with a MediaTek SoC under the hood. Being a budget 5G smartphone, the device has a polycarbonate construction and frame. The design is identical to the Realme 10 4G that is yet to be launched in India. Let’s take a look at the price, specifications and other details of the Realme 10S 5G.
Realme 10S 5G price and specifications
The Realme 10S 5G launched in China with two storage options. Both options offer 8GB of RAM as standard. The base model has 128 GB of storage space. The price is 1099 CNY (about 13,100 rupees). There is also an 8GB + 256GB storage option which is priced at 1299 CNY (about Rs 15,400). It was launched in Streamer Blue and Crystal Black colors.
In terms of hardware, the phone sports a 6.6-inch Full HD+ display with a resolution of 1080 x 2408 pixels. The IPS LCD has an aspect ratio of 20.5:9 and a peak brightness of 400 nits. It also has a standard refresh rate of 60Hz and a touch sample rate of 180Hz. There is a waterdrop notch at the top of the display for the front camera.
Under the hood, the phone is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC, which has been around for quite some time. The device packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. The charger is in the box. The device features LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.2 storage. There is support for storage expansion via a microSD card.
The phone features a dual camera configuration on the back. The two large circular cutouts house a 50-megapixel main camera and a 2-megapixel portrait lens. In the waterdrop notch is an 8 MP front camera for selfies and video calls.
The phone runs Android 12 by default. It has a Realme UI 3.0 layer on Android. It is not known if the phone will receive the Android 13 update soon. In terms of connectivity, the device supports 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.1ac, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, a USB-C port and a 3.5mm audio jack. It measures 164.4 x 75.1 x 8.1mm and weighs around 191 grams. What do you think of the Realme 10S 5G? Let us know in the comments below.