Realme has released its latest flagship product, the X50 Pro 5G, in the new Rust Red color.

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Chinese phone maker Realme just launched the Realme X50 5G Pro, the second 5G-enabled phone in the past few months. Earlier this year, it released the X50 5G in January. Realme launched a series of low-cost phones in 2019, which caused a sensation. High quality. It turns out that with the X50 5G and X50 5G Pro, the company is also targeting the high-end market. After the original event, the new phone debuted at a simultaneous live event in New Delhi and Madrid. Mobile World CongressDue to be cancelled Coronavirus.

X50 Pro 5G shows off the Snapdragon 865 chip we saw on laptops Samsung Galaxy S20, This is just one of the specifications you would like to see on a flagship phone. It also includes a rear quad camera setup [by SonyRealme says its 62-megapixel sensor], 90Hz refresh rate and ultra-fast charging feature can fully charge a larger battery in 35 minutes.

The X50 Pro 5G weighs only 207 grams, and although it can still be comfortably carried with one hand, it is heavier in the weight range of the phone. It's a more powerful version of the Realme X50, which launched in January. Both phones are designed to include a dual-hole display, two front-facing cameras, and four cameras arranged vertically at the rear.

Although Realme hasn't made a breakthrough in terms of hardware, it does offer unique and refreshing colors. The X50 Pro 5G includes low-saturation color options, which the latest flagships call Rust Red and Moss Green. This Shenzhen-based company has a good track record in service smart phone Quirky and outrageous aesthetics, including equipment inspired by vegetables such as onions and garlic, as well as building materials such as concrete.

This is also Realme's most expensive phone since its establishment in 2018. Although prices are being determined in some countries, the base model of the X50 Pro 5G with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage starts at € 599 [about $ 650] [£ 500 or AU $ 1,000], while 12GB of RAM and The 256GB storage version is priced at € 799.

Not surprisingly, prices are lower in India, where the X50 Pro 5G model with the most storage is priced at Rs 44,999 [about $ 625]. Realme says it will begin selling in Europe in April. Given the trade war, it is unclear whether these phones will be available in the United States, although Realme has said it intends to enter the US market.

Key specifications

  • processor: Snapdragon 865
  • display: 6.44-inch AMOLED with an aspect ratio of 20: 9
  • rear camera: 64-megapixel main cam, 12-megapixel telephoto lens, 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, and black-and-white portrait mode quadruple camera settings
  • Front camera: Two selfie cameras: wide-angle lens [32-megapixel IMX 616 sensor] and 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens
  • battery: 4,500 mAh dual battery, fast charging 65 watts
  • Refresh rate: 90 Hz
  • RAM: 6GB, 8GB or 12GB
  • storage: 128GB or 256GB
  • Display fingerprint unlock
  • Dual speakers
  • No headphone jack
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