- Launch Realme 8 5G Smartphone in India
- Phone sales will start from April 28
- Flickart can be purchased from Reality.com
The company launched it in India last month as the 5G version of Realme 8 launched with Realme 8 Pro. The 5G model comes with onboard storage of up to 128 GB and uses a dynamic RAM expansion (DRE) technology, which claims to convert built-in storage to virtual RAM.
Basic specifications of Realme 8 5G
- Realme 8 5G with dual-sim (nano) support has a 6.5-inch full-HD (1080 × 2400 pixels) display, with a screen with a 90Hz refresh rate, 90.5% screen-to-body ratio, 405ppi pixel density and Has a peak brightness of 600nits.
- This 5G phone is equipped with an octa-core MediaTek Dimension 700 processor paired with ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.1 storage.
- The phone’s storage can be increased to 1TB through its dedicated memory slot. It runs on Android 11 OS based on Realme UI 2.0.
- DRE technology is also given to you in the phone. The company claims that this allows storage to be converted into virtual RAM for smooth multitasking.
- The Realme 8 5G features a triple rear camera setup, which includes a 48MP Samsung GM1 primary camera with f / 1.8 lens, 2MP f / 2.4 monochrome portrait lens and another 2MP f / 2.4 macro lens.
- Rear camera setup has also been combined with software features such as Netscape, 48M mode, Pro mode, AI scan and Super Macro.
- The phone has a 16MP front camera for selfie. The front camera also includes features such as portraits, nightscape and timelaps. Both front and rear cameras support 1080p video recording up to 30fps.
- The new Realme smartphone is equipped with a large 5,000mAh battery with 18W quick charge fast charging support.
- Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, USB Type-C port and 4G LTE in addition to 5G support.
- Sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light, magnetometer and a proximity sensor. The phone also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The dimensions of the phone are 162.5×74.8×8.5 mm and it weighs about 185 grams.
Price and availability of Realme 8 5G in India
- In India, Realme 8 has been launched in two variants of 5G. Its 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant costs Rs 14,999 while the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant costs Rs 16,999.
- Realme 8 5G includes supersonic black and supersonic blue color options. Its sale in India will start on April 28, 12 noon. It will be available for sale on Flipkart, Realme.com, and offline retailers.
- Apart from the Indian market, Realme 8 5G was also launched in Europe in May with a starting price of EUR 199 (about Rs 18,000). The company has also launched Realme 8 5G with a single 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant in Thailand, where it is priced at THB 9,999 (about Rs 24,000).