Realme 8i, Realme 8s, and the Realme Pad have been launched today in India. The Realme Pad is the first attempt at a tablet from the company, while the two new Realme phones expand to the Realme 8 Series. The Realme 8s 5G comes power-packed with the all-new MediaTek Dimensity 810 and two beautiful color choices. On the other side, the Realme 8i features the MediaTek Helio G96 SoC with a large battery. Here’s everything you need to know about the Realme 8i and the Realme 8s 5G.
Realme 8i, 8s 5G Price in India, Availability
Realme 8i price in India has been set at Rs.13,999 for the 4GB + 64GB storage variant, while the 6GB + 128GB storage option is priced at Rs.15,999 . The phone comes in Space Black and Space Purple colors. It will be available through realme.com, Flipkart, and other mainline channels starting September 14.
The Realme 8s 5G, on the other hand, has been priced at Rs.17,999 for the 6GB + 128GB storage variant, while the 8GB + 128GB storage option is priced at Rs.19,999. The phone comes in two colors: Universe Blue and Universe Purple colors. It will be available through realme.com, Flipkart, and other mainline channels starting September 13.
Realme 8i Features, Specifications
Both the Realme 8i and the 8s 5G run on Android 11 based realme UI 2.0. The Realme 8i has a flowing design and features a 6.6-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) display with up to 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate, and a 20:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the smartphone is power by the octa-core MediaTek Helio G96 SoC, paired with up to 6GB of RAM. The company also claims that the screen can hit as high as 600nits and as low as 1 nit in brightness.
A triple rear camera setup on the Realme 8i carries a 50-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary macro sensor with an f/2.4 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. Realme 8i comes with an 8-megapixel selfie camera at the front with an f/2.0 lens for photos and videos. The phone also gets support for DRE (Dynamic RAM Expansion).
Realme 8i has 64GB and 128GB of onboard storage options. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. There’s a presence of a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometrics and security. The Realme 8i comes with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging (22.5W charger in the box).
Realme 8s 5G Features, Specifications
The Realme 8s, on the other hand, packs in a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) display with up to 90Hz adaptive refresh rate, peak brightness of 600nits, and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The phone is fueled by the octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC, paired with 8GB of RAM.
The Realme 8s gets a triple rear camera setup that carries a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens, a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. For photos and videos, Realme 8s comes with a 16-megapixel selfie camera at the front for selfies and video calls. The phone also gets support for DRE (Dynamic RAM Expansion).
Onboard storage choices for the Realme 8s max out at 128GB. 5G (SA/NSA), 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone port are among the connectivity choices. An accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor are aboard. A side-mounted fingerprint sensor is present for biometrics and security. Realme has provided a 5,000mAh battery on the Realme 8s that supports 33W fast charging.
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