Realme 8 5G was launched in India on Thursday, April 22, a day after its debut in Thailand. The Realme phone comes with a 90Hz display and includes a MediaTek Dimensity 700 octa-core. It also offers triple rear rooms as well as a perforated display. Realme 8 5G comes as an upgrade to Realme 8 which was launched in India last month – alongside Realme 8 Pro. The smartphone comes with up to 128 GB of onboard storage and carries Dynamic RAM Expansion (DRE) technology that claims to convert built-in storage into virtual RAM.
Realme 8 5G price in India, details about availability
The price of Realme 8 5G in India starts from Rs. 14,999 for the 4 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant. The phone also has a storage option of 8 GB RAM + 128 GB at a price of Rs. 16,999. Realme 8 5G color options include Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue. The phone will go on sale in the country starting April 28, at 12 pm (noon) through Flipkart, Realme.com and offline retailers.
In addition to the Indian market, Realme 8 5G will be available for purchase in Europe in May, with a starting price of EUR 199 (approximately Rs 18,000).
Realme 8 5G was first launched in Thailand on Wednesday, April 21, with a price of 9,999 THB (approximately Rs 24,000) for the 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant.
Features Realme 8 5G
Dual-SIM (Nano) Realme 8 5G runs on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 on top and has a full-HD + 6.5-inch display (1,080×2,400 pixels) with a 20: 9 aspect ratio and a 90Hz refresh. The display also has 600 nits of maximum brightness and is protected by Dragontrail glass. Under the hood is the MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC, along with the ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU and up to 8 GB of LPDDR4x RAM. You will also receive DRE technology that is promoted to convert storage to virtual RAM for easier multitasking. The smartphone has a triple rear camera configuration that includes a 48-megapixel Samsung GM1 primary sensor with f / 1.8 lens, along with a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor with an f / 2.4 portrait lens and a tertiary sensor. 2 megapixels with a f / 2.4 macro lens. Rear camera configuration is also associated with software features such as Nightscape, 48M Mode, Pro Mode, AI Scan and Super Macro.
For selfies and video chats, Realme 8 5G has a 16-megapixel front-facing camera sensor with an f / 2.1 lens. The front camera also includes features such as Portrait, Nightscape and Timelapse.
Realme 8 5G comes with 128 GB of UFS 2.1 storage as standard, which also supports expansion via microSD card (up to 1 TB) through a dedicated slot. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS / A-GPS and a USB Type-C port. On-board sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light, magnetometer and a proximity sensor. The phone also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Realme has provided a 5,000 mAh battery that supports 18W Quick Charge technology. In addition, the phone measures 162.5×74.8×8.5mm and weighs 185 grams.