Realme X50 5G Review


In the 5G phones list sold in 2020, there is a newest model-Realme X50 5G, which has attracted everyone’s attention with its extremely high price-performance ratio.

Although 2019 is considered the first year of 5G commercial use, the real start of 5G still depends on 2020. Some people say that 4G changes life and 5G changes society. As the fifth generation of mobile communication technology, 5G will bring revolutionary changes to the entire society. However, the change and development of society will certainly affect our personal lives, and society is also composed of individuals. The most natural 5G phone that ordinary consumers can experience is 5G phones. 5G mobile phones in the 5G era will bring people to experience immersive new views, new listening methods, new playing methods, new shooting methods and new usage in the whole scene.

In order to take the lead in grabbing the market incremental space under the 5G tuyere, major mobile phone manufacturers have launched their own new 5G products. As far as comprehensive prices are concerned, although 5G mobile phones are currently being tested with mid-range 5G SoCs, they still maintain high prices. In order to increase user acceptance, in addition to price factors, 5G mobile phones will also need other strong selling points to support.

For price-sensitive users, realme is almost the first choice, so should the newly launched realme X50 5G be bought? Let’s take a look at our evaluation.

1. Realme X50 5G Review – Packaging

Realme’s product color has always been dominated by bright yellow, so the realme X50 box is also yellow. The large X50 phone model is printed in the middle of the box, and the 5G logo is also under the phone model, highlighting that it is 5G. Phone identity.

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2. Realme X50 5G Review – Appearance

From the front, the realme X50 5G uses a dual-drilled LCD screen with a size of 6.57 inches, which maintains a good screen ratio overall. It is worth noting that the realme X50 5G screen supports a high refresh rate of 120Hz. It can bring a smoother experience whether it is for daily use or gaming entertainment. In addition, due to the LCD screen, the realme X50 5G uses side fingerprint recognition, which is integrated with the power button.

Realme X50 5G Review

The location of the hole is located in the upper left corner of the screen. Since this screen is relatively large, the two openings on the screen look reasonable and should not be obtrusive.

The back style uses the usual four columns on the left and vertical columns, and the lower part is the iconic realme LOGO. In design, the realme X50 5G uses a new optical plating process, which not only makes the back look more transparent, but also adds a more delicate texture effect. Even in a non-lighting environment, you can see the obvious oblique arc texture on the surface, and the linear direction is obvious. In the light environment, you can see a few more prominent streamers overflowing, and the visual sense is full of interest.

Realme X50 5G Review

The rear camera uses a four-camera combination of 64-megapixel ultra-clear wide-angle lens + 12-megapixel telephoto lens + 8-megapixel 119 ° ultra-wide-angle lens + 2-megapixel macro lens. From the perspective of parameters, it is still the mainstream of mobile phone lenses. Level, covering the commonly used shooting range and focal length, is more practical.

Realme X50 5G Review

Because of the screen material problem, the realme X50 does not use under-screen fingerprints, but replaces them with side fingerprints, and it is a fingerprint + power two-in-one design. After experience, the position of the key opening is very suitable for Asian hands, it will Too much up and down, it is basically just right to operate blindly.

The left side of the fuselage is the volume key, and the position is just symmetrical to the fingerprint recognition + volume key on the right.

Realme X50 5G Review

The bottom of the fuselage is a SIM card slot, USB Type-C interface and speakers. The 3.5mm headphone jack is canceled. It is worth mentioning that many mobile phones now place the SIM card slot on the bottom of the phone, causing some people to use the card. When the needle goes to Cato, it is easy to insert it into the sound hole. In order to make the two holes clear to the user, the realme X50 has been specially designed into a round, an oval, and the phone’s own card pin. It is impossible to insert this ellipse, so the situation of inserting the wrong hole is completely avoided, which is well received.

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3. Realme X50 5G Review – System:

Realme, as a sub-brand of OPPO, has always been using ColorOS. At this press conference, realme also officially brought its own system UI, officially called realme UI, and the current version is realme UI 1.0.

Realme UI is a new UI developed based on Andriod 10. First, the key colors of the system and icons are selected from the simple items in life to refine the key elements. The main focus is on mimicry design, reducing the user’s cognitive cost and providing more For a real visual experience.

Realme UI’s default icon is designed with rounded corners, but you can also change it at any time in the settings to meet your aesthetic standards for UI. It supports multiple sets of icon shapes, size customization, holding, oval, and irregular shapes. Yes, I did not select the rounded rectangle when I turned on the computer, and changed it to the current icon style.

During use, I have received two system version updates. After opening it, I found that it is still from OPPO’s ColorOS, but it is the latest ColorOS 7. This system has been developed in depth by OPPO’s R & D team and has reached the domestic system. It’s “beautiful + easy to use”, and has rich details, and the transition animation is very good.

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For example: When you touch the screen, a transparent operation guide bar will appear directly below it. Although it may look like some mobile phones, it is really useful; side shortcuts have also been added. Use it for quick adjustments when doing some operations, much faster than switching the background.

Realme UI’s new interface looks and feels very comfortable to use. Based on this, it also has a 6.57-inch screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, smooth operation + animation effects coupled with this ultra-high refresh rate. The screen can let users feel its deep charm at the first moment of touching and sliding, so the screen refresh rate of mobile phones will definitely be higher and higher in the future. From the side, this is also a visual improvement on system fluency.

4. Realme X50 5G Review – take pictures

Realme X50‘s rear main camera system uses a four-camera combination of 64-megapixel ultra-clear wide-angle lens + 12-megapixel telephoto lens + 8-megapixel 119 ° ultra-wide-angle lens + 2-megapixel macro lens, covering a focal range from 15.7mm To 54mm, from the parameters, this set of camera combinations is very common, which means that it is very mature, there is no need to worry about camera capabilities.

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Thanks to the wider focal length lens, the relame X50 5G can provide users with richer creative space from distant, medium, close, and macro scenes.

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With its ultra-wide-angle lens, you can get more visual effects and more powerful macro scenes. At the same time, you can also use the zoom ability to capture the details of the scenery in the distance. At the same time, the realme X50 5G also has 64 million high pixels, which means that it will have more detailed depiction capabilities for the same scene, so as to meet users’ pursuit of high resolution.

5. Realme X50 5G Review – Performance

Realme X50 is one of the three mobile phones equipped with the Snapdragon 765G processor currently available on the market. The first 5G God U in 2020 is no other than it. In the next year, you will also watch To all brands of mobile phones equipped with this processor, and the coverage price will also be from 1000+ to 4000+.

The Snapdragon 765G processor is the latest integrated 5G technology processor released by Qualcomm. It uses 7nm EUV process technology, reduces power consumption by 35%, and enhances the Adreno 620 GPU, which improves performance by 40% compared to the previous generation. Game experience.

We have an 8 + 128GB version of the realme X50 running at 333683 points. From the point of view of the results, it is a proper mid-range product, which can fully meet the daily needs, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon series has been very reliable. Yes, it’s a relief.

From a performance point of view, the realme X50 5G is roughly flush with the Kirin 810, which is enough to meet the current demand for mobile games by ordinary players. As a SoC with a 7nm process technology, Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G is mainly aimed at game users, coupled with the realme X50 5G copper cooling system, this new integrated gaming experience is still very good.

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6. Realme X50 5G Review – 5G network test

Realme X50 can manually turn on the 5G network in the SIM card information of the system settings, and it also supports the intelligent 5G mode, which can intelligently switch between 5G / 4G networks to save phone power.

After testing, the realme X50 has a download speed of 188.3Mbps and an upload speed of 41.2Mbps in a 5G environment, and this is the speed I measured without turning on the 5G package. It is very fast. Now I have to wait for the 5G tariff. Come down.

7. Realme X50 5G Review – Battery

Realme X50 uses a 4200mAh battery in the battery. Now mobile phone batteries are basically above 4000mAh, and it supports 30W VOOC flash charge 4.0. Therefore, the ability in terms of battery life is also unprecedented. After watching the video for 30 minutes, the battery dropped from 30% to 23%. The battery consumption of the realme X50 is only 7%.

In terms of charging speed, the realme X50 5G takes about 69 minutes from 1% to 100%. The charging capacity in 30 minutes is about 69%, which means that users also have very strong charging capabilities through realme X50 5G.

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In the actual charging test, my test time was from 17:20, and the battery was completely exhausted to 1%. Using the charger set that came with the phone, it was fully charged at 18:19 It takes a total of 59 minutes, less than an hour, which means that even if it is urgent, according to this speed, it can quickly return blood to meet your needs.

From a comprehensive performance perspective, the realme X50 5G balances the configuration experience while maintaining price competitiveness. If you want to try new 5G mobile phones, then this affordable realme X50 5G will be a good choice.


 Model  Realme X50
 Released  January, 2020
 Status  Available

 Type  Bar
 Dimensions  163.8 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm
 Weight  202 Grams
 Waterproof  No

 Display Type  IPS LCD
 Size  6.57 inches
 Resolution  1080 x 2400 pixels
 Display Colors  16 Millions Colors
 Pixel Density  ~401 PPI density
 Touch Screen  Capacitive touchscreen
 Display Protection  Corning Gorilla Glass 5
 Features  120Hz

 CPU  Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime + 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold + 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
 GPU  Adreno 620
 RAM (Memory)  6 GB, 8 GB, 12 GB
 Internal Storage  128 GB, 256 GB
 Memory Card Slot  No
 Sensors  Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
 Operating System  Android 10.0 + ColorOS 7
 User Interface  Yes
 Rear Camera  64 MP (wide) + 12 MP (telephoto) 2x optical zoom + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP dedicated macro camera
 Image  2160p
 Video  2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps; gyro-EIS
 Flash  LED flash, HDR, panorama
 Front Camera  16 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide)
 SIM  Nano SIM
 Dual SIM  Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Wi-fi  Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
 USB  2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
 GPS  Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
 Wireless Charging  NO
 Headphone Jack  YES
 Capacity  Li-Po 4200 mAh battery + Fast battery charging 30W: 70% in 30 min (VOOC Flash Charge 4.0)
 Placement  Non-Removable

 Video Playback  YES
 Video Out  YES
 FM Radio  Yes
 Ring Tones  YES
 Loudspeaker  YES
 Handsfree  YES

 4G LTE  5G band 1(2100), 41(2500), 78(3500), 79(4700); SA/NSA
 Speed  HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G (2+ Gbps DL)