Just a day after its Thailand debut a day before, Realme 8 5G launched in India on Thursday, April 22. Now, the company has three devices in its Realme8 series with a vanilla variant in 4G and 5G options along with a Realme8 Pro variant. However, both these 4G and 5G variants have differences in their specs as opposed to beliefs. Moreover, the Realme8 5G is India’s first phone to come with the MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset.
Price in India
Realme 8 5G price in India is Rs 14,999 for the 4GB RAM+128GB storage variant. Whereas, the phone also comes in an 8GB+128GB configuration and it costs Rs 16,999. The phone is available in two colors in India – Supersonic Blue and Supersonic Black.
Realme 8 5G first sale in India is on April 28th at 12:00 PM exclusively from Realme’s official online store and Flipkart. Moreover, users purchasing it from Flipkart will get a 5% cashback provided that you make the payment through Flipkart Axis Bank Credit Card.
Realme 8 5G Specifications
It sports a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 600 nits peak brightness. In addition, it comes along with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. It also comes with 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage as standard that also supports expansion via microSD card (up to 1TB) through a dedicated slot.
The handset is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. Notably, the phone supports Dynamic RAM Expansion that increases the phone’s RAM capacity by using internal storage. Moreover, the phone runs on Android 11 with Realme UI on top.
Realme 8 5G comes with a triple camera system that includes a 48MP primary sensor, a macro lens, and a mono lens. There is a 16MP camera for selfies and video calls.
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The device packs a 5,000mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging. Other features include a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, triple card slot. Both front and rear cameras support 1080p video recording at up to 30fps. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. The phone also carries a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.