Hotwav R5: specs, release date, camera, screen, size, reviews

Added 01.17.23 | Updated 01.09.24

Hotwav R5

  • Rating: 4.00 out of 5 (2 votes)
  • Release Date:  December 02, 2024
  • Price
  • Processor: Octa-Core (4x Cortex A53 2.0 GHz + 4x Cortex A53 1.5 GHz)
  • Storage and memory
  • Screen: LCD IPS 10.1 inc
  • Main Camera:  Single, 16MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 16MP

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Description of Hotwav R5

The Hotwav R5 is a rugged smartphone released in December 2022, designed to operate on 2G, 3G, and 4G networks. It supports various network bands including CDMA BC0 for 2G, B1, B2, B4, and B5 among others for 3G, and a comprehensive range of 4G bands such as B1, B2, B3, B4, and B7 to B41, ensuring wide coverage and connectivity options. Although it lacks 5G capabilities, the device is equipped with EDGE and GPRS technologies for basic internet access.

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Hotwav R5 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Hotwav R5 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Hotwav R5

Launch date

02 December 2024

Hotwav R5 PricePrice

First price

Hotwav R5 dimension, size, weightDesign


9.94 inc (252.5 mm)


6.63 inc ( 168.5 mm)


0.61 inc ( 15.5 mm)


33.86 oz (960 grams)

Build materials

Rugged Smartphone, Plastic

Water resistant

Hotwav R5 screenScreen

Technology LCD IPS

10.1 inc

Screen Area



800 x 1280 px

Points per inch

149 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Hotwav R5 ProcessorHardware


MediaTek Helio P22 MT6762 (12 nm)

Processor CPU

- Octa-Core (4x Cortex A53 2.0 GHz + 4x Cortex A53 1.5 GHz)

Graphics processor GPU

- PowerVR GE8320

Hotwav R5 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

4GB 64GB

Memory Card Slot

microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

Hotwav R5 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 12 Snow Cone

User Interface

Hotwav R5 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-16 MP, ƒ/ 2.0, (wide), 1.12 µm


LED flash

Video Recording 1080p video

Hotwav R5 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-16 MP, ƒ/ 2.2, 1.00 µm

Hotwav R5 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands 2G / 3G / 4G /
Show all bands:
SIM Card Dual SIM, dual stand-by (Nano SIM + Nano SIM)

Hotwav R5 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11n 5GHz, 802.11ac,Dual band ,Wi-Fi Hotspot ,Wi-Fi Direct ,Wi-Fi Display
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, HID, LE
USB Yes, USB Type C, USB On-The-Go (OTG)

Hotwav R5 Battery type and CapacityBattery


15600 mAh


Li-Polymer, non-removable


-Fast charging 10.0W

Hotwav R5 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack No
Radio No


Proximity, Accelerometer, compass, gyro, Magnetometer , Infrared blaster

Other specifications


Performance Benchmark

Hotwav R5 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 9 Score90004 (Position 1305 out of 1346)

See the page Hotwav R5 Antutu where you will find details about the Antutu result of the device, rankings, and similar models

Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Hotwav. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Hotwav R5 video reviews

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Hotwav R5 Reviews and Opinions

Rate this smartphone
4.00 / 5

  • Shock Resistance
  • Large Capacity Battery
  • Runs on Android 12 OS
  • Affordable Price
  • Good for Rough Use
  • Large Screen
  • Build Quality and Durability
  • Modest Hardware
  • Target Audience Limitation

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Frequently Asked Questions

The price of the Hotwav R5 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at . Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.
Hotwav R5 mobile was launched on December 02, 2024 in these colors: .
The Hotwav R5 has dimensions of Height: 252.5 mm Width: 168.5 mm Thickness: 15.5 mm and weighs approximately 960 grams.
When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 10.1 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 800 x 1280 px at a pixel density of 149 ppi.
Device comes with chipset MediaTek Helio P22 MT6762 (12 nm) with processor Octa-Core (4x Cortex A53 2.0 GHz + 4x Cortex A53 1.5 GHz). Hotwav R5 is available with internal memory of 4GB 64GB.
The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 16 MP, ƒ/ 2.0, (wide), 1.12 µm and features like LED flash
The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 16 MP, ƒ/ 2.2, 1.00 µm and features like