Realme 8 5G launched silently in Thailand on Wednesday, April 21. The mid-range smartphone comes with a MediaTek Dimensity 700 octa-core processor and a Full HD display with a 90Hz refresh rate as its main highlights, aside from 5G connectivity. It has a triple rear camera setup, highlighted by a 48-megapixel “Nightscape” main sensor. The new Realme phone is also slated for launch in India at 12:30 p.m. IST on Thursday, April 22 and can be expected with the same set of specs. It will be available for sale through Flipkart.
Realme 8 5G price, availability
The new Realme phone is available in a single RAM and storage configuration. Realme 8 5G is priced at THB 9,999 (approx Rs 24,000) in Thailand for the 8GB + 128GB storage model. The phone is currently available for pre-order through various online retailers including JD.com and Shopee, in two color options – Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue. It will go on sale from May 3.
It should be noted that the Realme Thailand website lists the phone with two different RAM options – 4GB and 6GB. In terms of storage, the website lists 64GB and 128GB as the two available options. However, retailer listings suggest an 8GB + 128GB variant of the phone on their sites. Gadgets 360 contacted the company for clarity. This report will be updated when we get back to you.
Realme 8 5G Specifications
The Dual-SIM (Nano) Realme 8 5G is equipped with a 6.5-inch Full HD display (1080 × 2400 pixels) with a screen refresh rate of 90 Hz, a screen-to-body ratio of 90.5 %, a pixel density of 405ppi and 600 nits. maximum brightness. The 5G phone is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 700 octa-core SoC, paired with an ARM Mali-G57 GPU, 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. The phone’s storage can be expanded up to 1TB using its dedicated memory slot. It works on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 in addition.
Realme 8 5G sports a triple rear camera setup, highlighted by a 48-megapixel main camera with an f / 1.8 lens. The setup also includes an f / 2.4 monochrome portrait lens and an f / 2.4 macro lens. The rear camera comes with a Super Nightscape mode for low light photography outside of the AI Beauty filters. The phone has a 16 megapixel front camera for selfies and video calls which also supports Super Nightscape mode. The front and rear cameras support 1080p video recording up to 30 fps.
The new Realme smartphone is backed by a large 5000mAh battery with support for 18W Quick Charge technology. Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, a USB Type-C port for charging, and 4G LTE outside of 5G support. The phone measures 162.5×74.8×8.5mm and weighs around 185 grams.
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