Why Realme 5i is Still One Of The Most Popular Smartphones in Bangladesh?

Realme launched its first smartphone of the year Realme 5i in January 2020. After 3 months of international release, it entered Bangladesh. Realme 5i is a positioned as replacement of replacement to Realme 5. There is no bigger change in Realme 5i from 5. A slight change in design and specification. But users loved this phone and it’s also getting attention even at the end of 2020. Are you looking for a smartphone at an affordable price in Bangladesh? In this article, we will talk about why realme is still the best smartphone in Bangladesh. We will also provide Realme 5i price in Bangladesh that is one of the main reasons behind its popularity. 

Why Realme 5i Popular Today in Bangladesh – Price and Specs

Realme 5i Pric and Features-in Bangladesh

Everyone loves a decent-looking good performing smartphone at an affordable price. Realmi 5i covered both areas. The price of Realme 5i in BD is 12,990 BDT. Getting a well designed and high performing smartphone is not easy. Let’s dig a little bit into Realme 5i. 

Key Features 

The Realme 5i comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 665 processor, which is decently powerful. Realme 5i has an Octa-core CPU. The Realme 5i comes with only one configuration. The configuration is Realme 5i is 4GB RAM and 64 GB ROM(internal memory). All of this for a very reasonable price. The Price of Realme 5i in Bangladesh is just 12,990 Taka. 

Realme 5i comes with built-in Android 9.0 (Pie) with Realme UI. The Android version can be upgraded to 10. Users will find plenty of third-party apps installed. But Realme’s OS does not spam users with ads or unwanted notifications. If there is any spammy application user can uninstall that app without having any trouble. 

Realme IPS LCD display with gorilla glass in front of it. Users will be able to use 2 SIM cards (Nano-SIM) at a time. It has 4 rear cameras with a 12 MP wide-angle and an 8MP front camera for selfies

Detailed Specifications

Key SpecsSpecs ItemSpecifications
PriceBDT 12,990
Size6.52 inches, 102.6 cm2
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
TouchCapacitive Touchscreen,Multi-Touch 
ScreenLCD multi-Touch display
SensorsLight sensor, Magnetic induction sensor, gyro, proximity, Acceleration sensor, Fingerprint
Weight195 gm
Dimensions6.47 x 2.95 x 0.37 in
Body typeGlass front (Gorilla Glass), plastic back, plastic frame
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10, Realme UI
CPUOcta-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
ChipsetQualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm)
Main Camera12 MP, f/1.8, (wide),8 MP, f/2.3, 13mm (ultrawide),2 MP, f/2.4, (macro),2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Front Camera8 MP, f/2.0
Memory Card Not available
Charging type30 day stand by
Capacity5,000 mAh
WiFiWi‑Fi 6 
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0
Location SystemGPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Network2G, 3G, 4G LTE, 5G
SIMdual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM)
ColorsAqua Blue and Forest Green
Release Date7-Jan-20


Realme 5i is one of the top-selling smartphones in Bangladesh. Though it was released earlier in 2020 Realme 5i Is Still One Of The Most Popular Smartphone In Bangladesh. The price of Realme 5i is 12,990. 


Realme 5i body

There is a slight tweak in the design of Realme 5i compared to Realme 5 or 5s. This is a bit slimmer(9mm) and lighter(195gm). The greenish surface will steal your heart.  Though the back is still made of laminated plastic, the design is not the same. In Realmi 5i there is no diamond-cut pattern. There is a new ‘Sunrise design’ at the back of realme 5i. The texture of the backside will reduce the chance of being scratched. The size of the phone is 164.4 x 75 x 9.3 mm which is easy to handle. It’s a bit heavy for it’s a 5000-amp battery. There is a quick fingerprint sensor. 


Realme 5i display

Realme 5i has 6.52-inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with a splash-resistant gorilla screen.Screen resolution 720 x 1600 pixels  at 20:9 ratio.The video quality is not so great. You may face trouble to see the display in heavy sunlight. But there is a dark mood which is fantastic and supported by most of the apps.  


The tagline of Realme 5i is ‘Quad Camera King’. There are 4 cameras at the rear part of Realme 5i. The main rear camera 12MP (F/1.8 wide) can shoot a decent photo in good light condition. But when the light is not great then the picture is not so great. The picure quality is good but there is some complaint about the color quality. There is an 8MP (F/2.3, 13mm) ultra-wide camera on the front side. The picture quality of the selfie shooter is also good. There is also a 2MP, F/2.4 Depth sensor. Users can find some exclusive features in Realme 5i camera. Expert, Night mode, Panorama, Slow Motion, Time Lapse features are loved by the users. 


We are discussing why the realme 5i is still One Of The Most Popular Smartphone In Bangladesh. The first reason is the price. The price of Realme 5i in BD is very much affordable. This is the first reason for being Realme 5i so popular still in 2020. The second reason is it’s the battery. Realme 5i comes with a 5000-amp battery. With this big battery Realme, 5i stays live for up to 2 days. Realme 5i battery has a stand by time of 30 days. With this massive charge, you can even use this device as a power bank for another device.  


Realmi 5i is decent at multitasking. Applications load fairly fast. Graphics performance is good. Online gamers will love to play this game. Realme 5i does not heat up soon. Fingerprint and face detection sensors work very fast. The video performance of Realme 5i is not so great. With Realme 5i you will only be able to see videos from Youtube at 720p. The sound of the speakers is pretty high. The battery performance of Realme 5i is great. You will get a 5000-amp battery. In an HD video loop test Realme 5i sustained for more than 24 hours. The charging speed of Realme 5i is not so great. Realme 5i comes with a 10W charger. It takes 3 hours to charge the battery.  

Selling history of Realme 5i in Bangladesh

Realme is formed on May 4, 2018, by Sky Li. Though they are pretty new in the market they are one of the highest-selling mobile phone brands now. In an official tweet, the company has announced that their latest smartphone was sold more than 50 thousand in their first sale. Realme sold more than 10 million smartphones in their 5 series.

 On 2019 October they announced that they have reached 17+ million subscribers in Europe.    Realme 5i is one of their hit models. Realme 5i  is one of the highest-selling smartphones in Bangladesh. Affordable price, heart touching design, and high performance make Realme 5i is one of the most selling smartphones in Bangladesh. The price of Realme 5i in Bangladesh is 12,990 BDT. 

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