Realme Technology & Gadgets

Realme Launches the realme Buds Air and realme 5i in Malaysia

[Technology & Gadgets]

MK from K – Clique, Kidd Santhe, Ms.Tiffany Teh, Brand Manager of realme Malaysia; Mr.Hunter Wang, CEO of realme Malaysia; Mr. Mervyn Liew, Assitant Category Manager of Shopee Malaysia; Mr. Max Wong, Brand Manager of Lazada Malaysia and Mr. KC Har, Product Manager of realme Malaysia (left to right)


Headed over to EX8 in Subang Jaya on 14 January 2020 for realme Malaysia’s launch of the realme Buds Air together, as well as the latest addition to the realme 5 Series family, the realme 5i. These products come hot on the heels of the Realme 5s (which you can read about here – and add to the rapidly-expanding realme ecosystem.

“We have had an amazing year and Malaysians can be sure that realme continues to bring more leap forward products while staying true to our mission and vision. Today, we will be kicking off the year with another key milestone as we are going truly wireless with realme Buds Air. We are also bringing another addition to our 5 Series family with our Quad Camera Battery Hero realme 5i. Here at realme Malaysia, we are thrilled for our journey in 2020 as we are bringing fans another step closer to both technology and lifestyle,” said Tiffany Teh, Brand Manager of realme Malaysia.


MK from K-Clique together with Kidd Santhe gave out some free gifts to their fans who supported them at the official launch of realme Buds Air and realme 5i.
realme Buds Air – True Wireless Smart Assistant

Realme has expanded its accessories portfolio with the realme Buds Air, which elevating the true wireless experience with the custom R1 chip with Bluetooth 5.0 that enables an instant and stable connection between the earbuds and the phone. It also provides better battery performance and accessible smart controls.

Simply place the case on the realme 10W Wireless Charger to charge up the earbuds. The front of the case comes with LED lights to provide real-time charge indication. The realme Buds Air delivers a total of 17 hours of music playback and provides intuitive battery information on your phone. This product supports 10W Qi standard wireless charging which is also the first in this price segment.

The realme Buds Air supports intelligent touch operation and provides smart controls to answer/ end calls, switch music, launch voice assistant and enter/ exit performance mode with a touch. The built-in Google Assistance allows users to control music playback, calls, volume adjustment and information services, such as weather without having to use their smartphone.

Aesthetics wise, the realme Buds Air has highly fitting ear canal design which naturally integrates with your ear. The new wireless charging case adopts a full-arc design, and each R Angle is made with more than 20 arcs, making it more rounded physically conveying a sense of ease. It weighs less than an A4 size paper, making it so comfortable to feel almost like nothing‘s there.


realme 5i

The phone is powered by an 11nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 AIE processor, operating at a clock speed of 2.0GHz along with enhanced gaming performance and 3rd generation Qualcomm AI Engine, providing outstanding performance in their price segments. It is equipped with a massive 5000 mAh battery providing users best battery life performance and up to 30-day standby in the price segment.

The realme 5i comes equipped with fireproof protective separation and triple precautions to guarantee battery safety. The device also packs a quad camera setup –  119° ultra wide-angle lens (8MP), main camera (12MP), portrait lens (2MP) and ultra macro lens (2MP). Its main camera also supports better EIS, so users can take more stabilised videos while moving.

Design wise, the realme 5i features the latest Sunrise Design with grains on the back cover which is processed by industry-leading German five-axis precision radium carving machine. The realme 5i will be available in Aqua Blue and Forest Green.


Products Availability

Version Colours Sales Date

realme Buds Air


RM 299



First Online Sale on Shopee

–          21st January 2020 by 12AM

–          RM 199 exclusively on 21st January 2020. (1 day only)


 realme 5i


RM 599


Aqua Blue

First Online Sale on Lazada

–          28th January 2020 by 12AM



First Offline Sale

–          18th January 2020

–          CNY 2020 Gift


Forest Green


Special Chinese New Year 2020 Promotions

Brand Manager of realme Malaysia, Tiffany Teh said, “Chinese​ New Year festival is very special for everyone as it brings family and friends together. It is our clear vision to ensure that everyone can get the perfect gift with amazing price and freebies deals to all our realme fans. Glad that we have another achievement in the total sales for our products in general. We know that we are getting stronger with our branding among Malaysians.”


realme X2 Pro Master Edition – Red Brick

realme collaborated with renowned product design master Naoto Fukasawa to launch the realme X2 Pro Master Edition which is inspired by the texture of red brick in daily life. For the Malaysian market, the realme X2 Pro Master Edition Red Brick is priced at RM2399 for the 12GB+256GB variant.


realme 5 Pro – Quad Camera SpeedMaster

realme 5 Pro (8​ GB RAM+128GB ROM)​ is powered by Snapdragon 712 AIE, a 2.3GHz octa-core processor, which is also known as the 3rd generation AI Engine. It comes in Crystal Green and Sparkling Blue colours. realme 5 Pro’s flagship quad-camera setup are 119° ultra wide-angle lens (8MP), 48MP Sony IMX 586 main camera, portrait lens (2MP) and ultra macro lens (2MP), along with a 16MP Sony IMX471 AI front Camera, provides unmatched image experience in the segment.


There will be another two surprises for Malaysians to celebrate this Chinese New Year, with the all-new realme 5i coming with a FREE CNY Gift Box for RM599 from 28th January 2020 at 12 AM only on Lazada at​i

For the music lovers, the realme Buds Air will be specially priced at RM199 on 21 January 2020 (while stocks last) at

For more info, head over to

Photo Credits: Realme Malaysia


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