The Realme 8 series now includes a new 5G smartphone in the country, namely the Realme 8 5G. The company introduced the smartphone on Thursday during a digital launch event. Realme 8 5G’s highlights include a 90Hz FHD+ display, the Dimensity 700 5G SoC, 48-megapixel triple rear cameras, and more.
Realme 8 5G Price in India
The Realme 8 5G has been priced in India at Rs.14,999 for the base variant with 4GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage; the 8GB + 128GB variant carries a price tag of Rs.16,999 and will go on sale starting 28th April, 12PM. The phone will be available in two colors: Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue. Finally, the phone will be available for €199 in Europe and will go on sale in May.
Realme 8 5G Specifications
The Realme 8 5G features a 6.5″ Full-HD+ IPS LCD display with a smooth 90Hz refresh rate and a peak brightness of 600 nits. The phone is being powered by the new 7 nm-based MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC paired with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Note that this is the first smartphone in the country to feature the Dimensity 700 SoC.
There’s support for dual 5G+5G, has support for SA/NSA, and features Wi-Fi + 5G Dual network Acceleration. Interestingly, there’s support for Dynamic RAM Expansion uses the internal storage to increase the phone’s RAM capacity. As for the software and UI, the phone runs on Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11.
The phone measures 8.5mm in thickness and weighs 185 grams. The smartphone features a triple rear camera setup consisting of a primary 48-megapixel sensor, a secondary macro lens, and a tertiary monochrome lens. On the front, there’s a 16-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls.
Under the hood, the phone is being powered by a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging and can standby for up to 529 hours the company claims. Other features on the smartphone include a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and triple card slot for memory expansion up to 1TB.
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