Realme 8 5G is officially in India. The device was made official in Thailand just yesterday. The Realme 8 series launched last month with two phones – Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro in India. Both phones offer 4G support.
Realme 8 5G India Price and Availability
Realme 8 5G was launched in Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue color options and launched in India in two memory variants. The basic variant offers 4 GB + 128 GB storage for Rs 14,999. The top-end variant with 8 GB + 128 GB storage costs Rs 16,999.
The device will go on sale for the first time on April 28th at 12 noon. It will be available online through the Realme and Flipkart official website, as well as offline stores.
Realme 8 5G specifications
Realme 8 offers a 6.5-inch FHD + display (2400 x 1080p) with a screen-to-body ratio of 90.5% and a refresh rate of 90 Hz. The device is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G and is the first handset to be brought onto the market with this SoC. It contains a microSD card slot for up to 1 TB.
Powered by a 5000 mAh battery that is said to provide 21 hours of video usage and 31 hours of call time. It has support for 18W fast charging functions.
Realme 8 5G has a smart 5G power saving mode designed to help switch between 4G and 5G to reduce power consumption.
For imaging tasks, the Realme 8 5G has a triple camera setup. The primary sensor is a 48MP sensor accompanied by a 2MP black and white portrait lens and a 2MP macro lens. On the front, buyers get a 16-megapixel camera with support for AI Beauty.
Realme 8 5G runs on Realme UI 2.0, which is based on the Android 11 operating system. The smartphone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, a proximity sensor, a gyro meter, an accelerometer, a magnetic induction sensor and a light sensor.