Realme teased its brand new Note series a couple of times in the past weeks, and now, the wait is over. The Realme Note 50 has been officially launched, and it will be the one to spearhead this new Note series.
The Realme Note series is positioned for the entry-level (sub-$100) segment of the market which is unconventional of Note series from other manufacturers.
Realme Note 50 Key Specifications
- 6.74-inch HD+ 90Hz display
- Unisoc Tiger T612 SoC
- 4GB of RAM
- 64GB of internal storage
- 13MP dual rear camera
- 5MP selfie camera
- 5,000 mAh battery
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
Realme Note 50 Features
Looking at the Realme Note 50, you are greeted by a 6.74-inch IPS LCD display that has a 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. It has an HD+ resolution and can reach up to 560 nits of brightness.
Design-wise, Realme kept things a bit simple, on the rear panel, there is a dual-tone finish with the upper quarter having a more glossy finish. It is only available in two colors: Midnight Black and Sky Blue.
One of Realme’s promises for the Note series was superior quality control, and I guess it was fulfilled here as the phone is IP54 certified for water and dust resistance.
The Realme Note 50 is powered by the Unisoc Tiger T612 (12nm) SoC. It is not the best but for a $65 smartphone, it will do just fine so far you don’t do anything intensive.
It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. As expected, there is a dedicated micro SD card for expanding the storage if you see the need to.
The cameras here are just good enough for an entry-level smartphone. There is a dual setup on the rear, and it features a 13MP main lens and an unnamed secondary lens. On the front, there is a 5MP selfie camera tucked in a waterdrop notch at the top center.
The Realme Note 50 has a 5,000 mAh battery, and charges via a USB-C port, though, it is capped at just 10W so no fast charging.
On the software side, the Realme Note 50 comes running on Android 13 with Realme UI T skin on top. Realme also promised to offer more software updates when compared to other entry-level smartphones but we’ll have to wait a while to see if this too will be fulfilled.
There is a fingerprint sensor embedded in the power button for biometric authentication. A 3.5 mm headphone is also included. The phone supports LTE networks, and it comes with Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5.0.
Realme Note 50 Price and Availability
The Realme Note 50 is priced at $65 (PHP 3,600) only which is the lowest launch price of any smartphone in this year.
The phone was launched in the Philippines. Realme has not released any information on its global availability and pricing but it is expected to make way to other regions in the coming weeks.