Realme has introduced a new smartphone in India; Realme 8 5G and this same phone were first launched yesterday in Thailand. It is also notable that the smartphone Realme 8 5G is a rebranded Realme V13 5G but with a different selfie camera. The new phone has a 90Hz display. It comes with an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor. It has been launched with up to 128GB of internal storage as well as has a DRE (Dynamic RAM Expansion) technology that is said to convert the onboard/built-in storage into virtual RAM also.
The latest handset features a triple rear camera setup highlighting a 48MP Primary Camera and offers a hole-punch display as well. It comes with a 5,000mAh battery and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor as well. The company offers the new phone in two colours and two RAM/storage configurations as well. Actually, the new smartphone Realme 8 5G is an upgrade to another one; Realme 8 debuted alongside the smartphone Realme 8 Pro in the last month in India. All valuable details regarding the new device are provided here.
Realme 8 5G Specifications
With an aspect ratio of 20:9; the smartphone Realme 8 5G has a 6.5-inch full-HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 600 nits peak brightness, as well as Dragontrail Glass protection. The display Resolution is 1,080×2,400 Pixels. With ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU, a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC powers the phone.
It comes with up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM. Moreover, it also has the Dynamic RAM Expansion technology that is claimed to convert the storage into virtual RAM for smoother multitasking. There is 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage that can be expanded up to 1TB by using the MicroSD Card. It is a dual-SIM (Nano) device. The handset runs on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 on top.
Now let’s talk about the cameras of the smartphone Realme 8 5G. It comes with a triple rear camera set up including; a 48MP Samsung GM1 Primary Sensor (1.8 Lens), a 2MP Monochrome sensor with an f/2.4 portrait Lens, as well as a 2MP Tertiary Sensor with an f/2.4 Macro Lens. The aforementioned camera setup is paired with these software features – Pro Mode, 48M Mode, Super Macro, AI Scan, as well as Nightscape.
As far as the selfies and video calls are concerned; the smartphone Realme 8 5G features a 16MP Front Camera (f/2.1 Lens). The selfie camera comes with some features as well; they are Timelapse, Nightscape, as well as Portrait.
5G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, GPS/A-GPS, as well as USB Type-C port are included under connectivity options on the smartphone Realme 8 5G. The new phone comes with sensors onboard; they are a magnetometer, accelerometer, proximity sensor, as well as an ambient light sensor. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor as well.
So far the power is concerned; the latest smartphone Realme 8 5G has a decent battery of 5,000mAh. The battery of the phone supports 18W fast charging. Finally, this 185 grams’ handset measures 162.50×74.80×8.50.
Price and availability
In India, the smartphone Realme 8 5G for the 4GB/128GB RAM/storage model is priced at Rs. 14,999 and 8GB/128GB RAM/storage variant is priced at Rs. 16,999. Supersonic Black, as well as Supersonic Blue, are those two colour options in which it comes. From 28th April (12 pm), this newly launched handset will be available for purchase via Realme.com, Flipkart, as well as offline retailers also.
As it has been told earlier that recently the company has introduced the smartphone Realme 8 5G in Thailand (Wednesday, 21st April 2021). The phone for the 8GB/128GB RAM/storage model carries a price tag of THB 9,999 (approximately Rs. 24,000). Additionally, the new handset will be available to purchase in Europe as well in the month of May with a starting price of EUR 199 (approximately Rs. 18,000).