Realme 8 5G will make its first sale in India today, April 28 at 12 p.m. (noon). The affordable 5G smartphone launched in India earlier this week. The smartphone is an upgraded version of the Realme 8 which launched in India alongside the Realme 8 Pro in March. Realme’s 5G handset is equipped with a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC and Dynamic RAM Expansion technology. It has a 90Hz screen, triple rear camera setup and a perforated screen. It contains a 5000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.
Realme 8 5G price in India, availability
Launched in two configurations, the price of Realme 8 5G in India starts at Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option can be purchased at a price of Rs. 16,999. Realme offered Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue color options. The handset will be available on Flipkart, Realme.com and offline retailers.
Realme 8 5G Specifications
Dual-SIM (Nano) Realme 8 5G runs on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 in addition. The smartphone has a 6.5-inch Full HD + display (1080 x 2400 pixels) with an aspect ratio of 20: 9 and a refresh rate of 90 Hz. The screen is protected by Dragontrail Glass. . Under the hood, the Realme handset is equipped with a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC, as well as an ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. Customers have the option of choosing between 4 GB and 8 GB of LPDDR4x RAM. As mentioned, the phone features DRE technology which converts the extra storage into virtual RAM for smoother operations.
Realme 8 5G sports a triple rear camera setup which is evidenced by a 48-megapixel Samsung GM1 main sensor with an f / 1.8 lens. It is complemented by a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor with an f / 2.4 portrait lens and a 2-megapixel tertiary sensor with an f / 2.4 macro lens. Up front, the Realme 8 5G has a 16-megapixel camera sensor with an f / 2.1 lens for selfies and video calls.
The Realme phone comes with 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage which can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 1TB) through a dedicated slot. Smartphone connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS / A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port. Realme provided a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. The phone measures 162.5×74.8×8.5mm and weighs 185 grams.