Realme has finally launched the much-awaited Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro smartphones in India. The key highlights of the smartphone include the quad-camera setup at the back and a VOOC Flash Charge 3.0 fast charging technology. While the smartphone has just arrived in the country, it might take some time to get a hands-on one. So, here are some alternatives you should consider.
Redmi Note 7S
If you do not prefer the UI on Realme smartphones, one can never go wrong with the most popular Redmi Note 7S. It comes with a 6.3-inch FullHD+ display with a waterdrop style notch upfront. It is powered by a more Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset coupled with up to 4GB of RAM. It is available at a starting price of just Rs. 9,999.
Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2
Even though the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 is a year old now, the phone still performs like a beast for its price. The smartphone sports a 6.26-inch bezel-less display up top. It packs in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor and a massive 5,000mAh battery. The device comes with a dual-camera setup at the back. It is currently available at a starting price of Rs. 9,999.
Samsung Galaxy M20
If you are looking for something from a tier-one brand, Samsung Galaxy M20 might just the right choice. It comes with the company's own Exynos 7904 octa-core processor paired with up to 4GB of RAM. It is backed by a massive 5000mAh battery with support for Fast Charging. All of this comes at a starting price of Rs. 9,990.
One can always look back at the predecessor Realme 3 series. The smartphones were great and they are also expected to receive a slight price cut now. The Realme 3 is powered by the MediaTek Helio P60 processor coupled with up to 4GB of RAM. It features with a 6.22-inch display with a waterdrop style notch and a resolution of 1520x720 pixels. The phone is available in India at a starting price of 8,999.
If you can pay a little extra for your next smartphone, we would highly recommend considering the Honor Play as it will bring flagship-grade specifications on board. It is powered by the company's in-house Kirin 970 processor and comes with up to 6GB of RAM. While the phone was launched at a price of Rs. 19,999, it is currently available for just Rs. 13,999.