Realme X50 pro 5G : The 2020 flagship exterminator

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Realme  X50 Pro 5G

Midsegment smartphone companies have caught up a lot in these past few years. Many brands come and go but only a few stay afloat. User demand and choices are growing day by day which means more and more competitive market. The mid-segment phone companies really need to fold up their sleeves and provide consumers the best at less. The Realme X50 Pro-

Oppo subsidiary Realme has launched its version of the flagship killer this year and it is stunning in every other way possible. The device has every other feature of a flagship device along with a beautiful build and economical price. The best part is that the Realme X50 Pro has a support of the 5G network at a price of half of what flagships cost.

Let’s take a look at the device and decide if its the one for you.

Design -

The phone has a glass body and an aluminum frame. The glass a Gorilla Glass 5 and the overall design, look and feel of the phone is just like a premium device.

Realme  X50 Pro Display –

The device offers a 6.44 inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The screen to body ratio is 20:9 and this big display is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. It’s display is an FHD + AMOLED display which offers amazing colors. This phone is also ideal for gaming as the display has a refresh rate of 90 Hz. The phone’s big display will be ideal for watching YouTube or binging on your favorite Netflix shows and series. The screen also has HDR 10+ support making this screen comparable to phones like the Galaxy S10 series and the One Plus 7. The screen has a punch hole for the front camera and is otherwise bezel-less.

 

 X50 Pro Hardware –

Realme has upped their game in this department by providing the best hardware at a fraction of the price of a flagship. Under the hood of this beast sits a Snapdragon 865 chipset with Adreno 650 GPU. This is the same chipset on offer with the very expensive Galaxy S20. The device also comes with LPDDR 5 Quad-channel RAM with 6/8/12 GB on offer according to the price. The phone also has the latest ROM that is UFS 3.0 + with turbo write with 128/256 GB on offer according to the price.

In terms of benchmark scores, Realme claimed on stage that the smartphone hit an Antutu benchmark score of over 6,00,000, which the company claims is a first. The phone also has an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Realme  X50 Pro Camera-

The phone has a quad lens camera and offers many modes for mobile photographers.

The primary lens is a 64 MP lens with an aperture of f/1.8.  It’s lens is primarily for wide-angle photography. The lens is 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF. The secondary lens is a 12 MP lens with an aperture of f/2.5. The lens is a telephoto lens. It has the following specifications – 54mm, 2x optical zoom, PDAF. The third lens is an 8 MP lens with an aperture of f/2.3.The lens is an ultrawide lens being 13mm wide equipped with PDAF. The fourth lens is a 2 MP B/W lens with an aperture of f/2.4 and is used for adding depth to the photos. The rear camera setup is capable of recording videos in 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps with gyro-EIS.

 

The front camera is a dual-lens camera with a 32 MP lens with an aperture of f/2.5 and 26mm wide, 1/2.8″, 0.8µm. The second lens is an 8 MP shooter with an aperture of  f/2.2, 17mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm. The front camera is capable of recording videos at 1080p@30/120fps with gyro-EIS and also supports HDR.

Now, in all honesty, I would say kudos to RealMe. This is a mid-range phone with a great camera at such a cheap price.

Battery –

The device has a 4200 mAh massive battery which also comes with fast charging support. Realme phones are known for their fast charging capabilities and this one is no exception. The battery supports fast charging of 65W and can go from 0 to 100% in 35 min which is just insane! Realme calls this SuperDart Flash Charge.

Miscellaneous –

The device comes with all the basic sensors and also supports NFC. The device also has stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support but no 3.5 mm jack which in today’s market is not a very big deal.  As of now, the device is available in 2 colors. Moss Green and Rust Red but we can expect some special editions very soon. The device is available for pre-order at a cost of $542 – $642.

Overall Verdict –

I would say that according to the hardware and the benchmark scores alone, I am very impressed by this device. The device also offers a great camera and the Dolby Atmos support is icing on the cake. Although 5G will still take a while to come, this phone is future proof and will last you long. For me, the main selling factor of this phone is the Snapdragon chipset and the battery with the 65W fast charging support.

I would totally buy this phone and would also recommend you to if you want a beast of a phone for half the price of a flagship.