Just like other Chinese OEMs, Oppo’s Realme in the coming months would be releasing its first 5G capable smartphone. The Chinese firm first dropped hints about the device back in June via the company’s CEO, Madhav Sheth. While details were lacking then, the brand has recently started teasing the imminent arrival of its first 5G smartphone called the Realme X50, and now specs details of the device have now popped up online thanks to a new leak from China.
Xu Qi Chase, the CMO of the Chinese arm, a few days ago revealed that the 5G phone is named the Realme X50 and will make its debut in China in the coming weeks. Although a specific launch date has yet to surface, now we have a new leak that poi to the existence of an even more affordable Realme X50 Lite.
While the company already confirmed the device will get a pill-shaped punch-hole and a dual-mode 5G connectivity, the latest leak says the Realme X50 will feature an S-AMOLED display of 6.44 inches that will offer 90Hz refresh rate.
It is also rumored to come with the Snapdragon 735 5G chipset. The SoC has yet to be made official, however, reports have it that it could power the majority of affordable 5G phones in the coming year. It is expected to come in various RAM and storage options including – 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage, 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage. per the prevailing leak, the device could come fitted with a quad-camera setup with Sony IMX686 60-megapixel primary lens, an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens, a 2-megapixel macro lens, and another 2-megapixel portrait lens, while a 32-megapixel + 8-megapixel wide-angle lens take charge of selfie duties.
Other rumored details include a 4,500mAh battery with support for Super VOOC 4.0 Flash Charge technology, and perhaps, with wireless charging support.
Realme X50 Lite 5G Rumored Specs
The Realme X50 Lite, although yet to be officially confirmed is expected to launch as a watered-down version of the X50. Interestingly, rumors say it will get a larger 6.55-inch display, but with an IPS LCD display by JDI that will support the regular 60Hz refresh rate.
It will also drop the Snapdragon chipset for MediaTek MT6885 5G, while it will retain the quad-camera setup on its back, but with different configurations. Its main sensor is said to be a 16-megapixel main lens, coupled with an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens, a 2-megapixel macro lens, and a 2-megapixel portrait lens. Up front, the Realme X50 Lite will drop a dua punch hole for a single hole, meaning it gets a single selfie camera, tipped to be a 32 MP sensor. A massive 5,000mAh battery with Oppo’s VOOC 4.0 Flash Charge technology is said to power the X50 Lite, while it will come in 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variants.
The exact launch date is not yet known, but Realme did confirm that it will drop a 5G capable smartphone before the year runs out, perhaps, the Realme X50 5G and Realme X50 5G Lite will both go official later in December.
The X50 from Realme will be the brand’s response to the Redmi K30 which will be unveiled in December as Xiaomi’s first mid-range 5G smartphone, which will also come with a dual punch-hole display. But while the X50 is tipped to get a Snapdragon SoC, the K30 is rumored to come with MediaTek MT6885 SoC.