Realme recently unveiled the new Realme 8 series of devices comprising the Realme 8 and the Realme 8 Pro. However, according to a recent report from Financial Express, the Realme 8 series will shortly consist of two more devices: the Realme 8 5G and the Realme 8i.
This piece of information was revealed by Madhav Sheth, Vice President and CEO of Realme India and Europe, in an a conversation with the publication alongside the Realme 8 series launch. While they have been confirmed to launch soon, there’s no confirmation about the specifications the devices will pack in.
Realme 8 5G and Realme 8i India Launch
“We will have a Realme 8 5G version soon (but not so early),” Madhav Sheth told to The Financial Express. Madhav, however, did not produce any time frame regarding the Realme 8 5G launch date. He added, “we have to understand that adding 5G with these features will incur additional costs.”
The report hypothesizes that the Realme 8 5G price in India will be between Realme 8 and the Realme 8 Pro prices, which range between Rs 14,999 and Rs 17,999, respectively. In case that turns out to be True, the Realme 8 5G might be one of the most affordable 5G phones in the Indian market.
The report, however, does not mention any specifics about the Realme 8i. However, going by the previous generations of smartphones, it might be a toned-down version of Realme 8.
Realme GT India Launch
Alongside confirming the launch of the Realme 8 5G and the Realme 8i for the Indian market, Madhav reiterated that the brand is evaluating the Realme GT launch in India. “Realme GT is a very special high-end smartphone, a state-of-the-art tech piece from Realme. Given the specifications of the device, this is an expensive one and we are evaluating the release of this product in India,” he added.
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