realme has finally launched their first 5G smartphone, the X50 Pro 5G, in the Philippines today. The new phone is being launched through local telco Smart, who officially launched their consumer 5G service earlier this year.
The new phone will be available through Smart’s Signature Postpaid plans, specifically through the Smart Signature Plan 1,499. People who want to buy the realme X50 Pro 5G will have to pay a Php 6,900 cash-out upon pre-order, and an additional Php 400 a month amortization for the device.
The X50 Pro 5G uses a Snapdragon 865 processor with support for both mmWave and sub-6Ghz 5G frequencies. For RAM and storage, the X50 Pro 5G can be configured with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.0 internal storage.
The phone also has a 6.44-inch display with a Super AMOLED panel along with support for HDR10+, quad rear cameras (64-megapixel f/1.8 Samsung GW1 main camera with EIS; 12-megapixel f/2.5 telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom and 20x digital zoom; 8-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera with EIS; 2-megapixel f/2.4 monochrome portrait camera; PDAF, dual-tone flash) and dual-front selfie shooters (32-megapixel f/2.0 Sony IMX616 main camera; 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera; with slo-mo selfie, selfie bokeh).
Pre-orders start from December 3 to December 10, and customers who pre-order the phone through Smart will get a free realme Watch worth Php 3,990. The phone starts shipping on December 11 onwards via Smart Signature plans (Online and in-stores).