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7 Differences between realme Narzo 50 and Narzo 50 5G smartphones

realme as one of the new smartphone manufacturers, continues to present products that emphasize user satisfaction at competitive prices. This can be seen with the release of the realme Narzo 50 5G variant with a number of new features to meet the demands of Indonesian mobile phone users.

This smartphone is equipped with a powerful engine performance for playing games with a long-lasting jumbo battery. Of course, this latest Narzo series really supports your activities for a long time.

Interestingly, realme has the Narzo 50 4G variant which was released in the first quarter of 2022. This Android phone uses the Mediatek Helio G96 to support the needs of gamers in Indonesia who are looking for an anti-lag smartphone. Then, what is the difference between the realme Narzo 50 and Narzo 50 5G? Is it just a different cellular network? Or are there other, more prominent differences?

Specifications of realme Narzo 50

realme narzo 50
Screen 6.6 inch IPS LCD
Chipset MediaTek Helio G96
Internal Memory 64GB

50 MP (wide)

2 MP (macro)

2 MP (depth)

Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh
Price At Release IDR 2,499,000

realme Narzo 50 5G specifications

realme narzo 50 5g front view
Screen 6.6 inch IPS LCD
Chipset MediaTek Dimensity 810
Internal Memory 128GB

48 MP (wide)

2 MP (depth)

Battery Li-Po 5000 mAh
Price At Release IDR 3,299,000

Difference between realme Narzo 50 and Narzo 50 5G

realme continues to make improvements to every new product that is released. This is so that every realme smartphone product is accepted by all consumer groups. Like on the realme Narzo 50 and Narzo 50 5G smartphones, realme seems to focus on fixing the Narzo 50 5G to make it comfortable for playing games. Meanwhile, Narzo 50 4G has a more complete camera sector so that it is comfortable for daily use.

1. Different shape designs

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Even though they have the same name, it turns out that these two realme cellphones carry different design concepts. realme Narzo 50 4G uses a Kevlar speed texture back body design. This design has a pattern resembling a carbon fiber that looks cool in the sun. Although it resembles carbon fiber, the rear body of this cellphone is quite smooth in the hand so it is comfortable to hold.

Unlike the Narzo 50 5G series. This cellphone uses a rear body design with a diagonal line texture. Interestingly, the higher you go, the texture will slowly disappear, giving an elegant and luxurious impression.

Then about the rear camera module, the difference between the realme Narzo 50 and Narzo 50 5G is very visible in this section. Narzo 50 4G uses a camera module with only 3 camera lenses plus LED Flash. While the Narzo 50 5G uses a camera model with only 2 camera lenses plus LED Flash.

For the front camera, realme still uses a waterdrop design in the middle for the 5G variant. While in the 4G variant, it uses a punch-in-hole front camera design in the top corner of the screen.

Speaking of dimensions, Narzo 50 5G has a body size of 163.8 x 75.1 x 8.1 mm and weighs 190 grams. The Narzo 50 measures 164.1 x 75.5 x 8.5 mm and weighs 194 grams.

2. Display

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The difference between the realme Narzo 50 and the next Narzo 50 5G can be seen from the side of the screen. Even though they both use a 6.6-inch IPS panel, the features and technology presented are different.

The Narzo 50 4G screen already uses a Full HD + resolution of 1080 x 2412 pixels. The sharpness of this screen really spoils your eyes when watching videos or playing games. Plus, this 4G HP screen already supports a high refresh rate of up to 120 Hz so that the animation display when scrolling and opening applications is smoother.

Meanwhile, the Narzo 50 5G screen uses a Full HD + resolution of 2408 x 1080 pixels with support for a 90 Hz refresh rate and 180 Hz touch sampling rate. This screen is capable of displaying colors that are so bright and pleasing to the eye. interestingly, this realme HP screen looks wider because the bezels are designed to be thinner.

3. Kitchen Runway

realme narzo 50 5g performance

The realme Narzo series is indeed focused on young users who like to play games. Therefore, the realme Narzo 50 is equipped with a fairly performance chipset, namely the Mediatek Helio G96. This chipset is indeed the best chipset for mid-range phones.

The Helio G96 chipset has an octa-core CPU configuration with coverage of 2 high-performance Cortex A76 cores with a frequency of 2.05 Ghz and 6 Cortex A55 power-saving cores with a frequency of 2 Ghz. For graphics processing, the GPU Mali G57 MC2 is embedded.

For other support, installed 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory. This device is also equipped with a microSD slot for additional storage memory of 1 TB. Regarding the performance and pluses and minuses of the realme Narzo 50, you can see the article about the advantages and disadvantages of the realme Narzo 50.

Meanwhile, the realme Narzo 50 5G comes with more updated specifications. In this 5G Android phone, the Mediatek Dimensity 810 5G chipset is installed with 6 nm fabrication which makes it not hot quickly and does not waste battery.

This chipset includes an Octa-core CPU configuration with the formation of two Cortex A76 cores with a frequency of 2.4 Ghz and six Cortex A55 cores with a frequency of 2 Ghz. For graphics, the Mali G57 MC2 GPU is installed. Meanwhile, the combination of 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory makes this smartphone smoother for playing games

For the AnTuTu v9 test, the Narzo 50 has a score of 335,705, while the Narzo 50 5G has a score of 389,321. This proves that the performance of the Narzo 50 5G is indeed very good when compared to the Narzo 50 4G version. To find out more about the performance of Narzo 50 5G, please refer to the article “Review realme Narzo 50 5G”.

4. Camera

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As discussed a little above, the difference between the realme Narzo 50 and Narzo 50 5G does appear on the camera side. Narzo 50 comes with more complete camera specifications, namely a 50 MP main camera with f/1.8 aperture with PDAF features. The main camera is accompanied by a 2 MP depth sensor and macro camera. For the front camera, this Android phone is equipped with a 16 MP f/2.1 selfie camera.

What’s interesting about this HP camera is that this camera can record Full HD video stably thanks to the ultra steady Stabilization feature using EIS. For the photos, the realme Narzo 50 is good enough and deserves to be uploaded to social media.

Turning to the Narzo 50 5G, this latest realme cellphone does seem clearly focused as a gaming cellphone. Indeed, realme does not present many rear cameras in this variant. However, this rear camera already uses the latest technology.

realme uses a 48 MP ultra HD main camera with an aperture of f/1.79. This camera is accompanied by a 2 MP B&W portrait camera with f/2.4 aperture. The camera is quite simple but capable of producing clear and detailed photos. For Full HD video recording, realme does not provide a stabilization feature in this variant.

Not to forget, for selfie lovers, this realme cellphone is equipped with an 8 MP F/2.0 front camera. Despite the lack of features, the camera in the Narzo 50 5G is equipped with AI technology that is quite good and rational. This technology is able to distinguish between photo objects well.

5. Battery

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For the battery, these two realme cellphones use the same battery capacity of 5000 mAh. This battery is claimed to be used long enough for daily use. Fortunately, realme provides an adequate fast charging feature of 33 W. With this feature, the battery can be charged in 90 minutes from 0 – 100%.

However, for daily use, the Realme Narzo 50 and Narzo 50 5G are not much different. Narzo 50 5G is claimed to be more power efficient, has a slightly lower screen specification and a power-efficient chipset.

6. Connectivity

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Contents of sales packaged

The type of connectivity that is presented on the two phones is actually quite similar. The differentiator is in three sectors. First, from the name it is clear that Narzo 50 5G already supports 5G networks. While Narzo 50 is not.

Second, the Bluetooth on the Narzo 50 is Bluetooth 5.1. While the Narzo 50 5G uses Bluetooth 5.3 Third, the Narzo 50 does not support NFC. Meanwhile, the Narzo 50 5G which has officially entered Indonesia already supports NFC.

7. Sales Packages and Prices

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realme provides a fairly complete sales package in the realme Narzo 50 and Narzo 50 5G sales box. You will still find USB type C chargers and cables, Clear Cases, SIM card ejectors, user manuals and warranty cards.

For the sales package there is no difference. However, the prices of the two phones are different. realme Narzo 50 is sold at a price of around Rp. 2 million. While the realme Narzo 50 is at IDR 3 million.


The Realme Narzo 50 and Narzo 50 5G are mid-range phones with impressive performance. The obvious difference between the two is in the screen sector, kitchen runway and camera, in addition to 5G features, the rest of these two cellphones have the same specifications.

With a runway that uses a new generation chipset, of course Narzo 50 5G offers better performance and connectivity. However, for the camera sector, Narzo 50 4G has a better camera sector. What do you think, do you prefer Narzo 50 or Narzo 50 5G? Whatever your choice, adjust to the funds.