Realme 8 5G smartphone launched in India at Rs. 15,000
Realme has launched its latest budget-range 5G smartphone, the Realme 8 5G, in India. The handset carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 14,999 and will go on sale from April 28. As for the key highlights, it comes with a 90Hz screen, a triple rear camera setup, a MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, and a 5,000mAh battery. Here are more details.
The phone sports a 90Hz Full-HD+ display
The Realme 8 5G features a punch-hole design with a prominent bottom bezel and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. On the rear, it has a triple camera module. The handset bears a 6.5-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) IPS LCD screen with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a 90Hz refresh rate. It is offered in Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue color options.
It flaunts a 16MP selfie camera
The Realme 8 5G houses a triple rear camera module comprising a 48MP (f/1.8) primary sensor, a 2MP (f/2.4) macro shooter, and a 2MP (f/2.4) monochrome portrait lens. For selfies, it has a 16MP (f/2.1) front-facing snapper.
It draws power from a Dimensity 700 processor
The Realme 8 5G is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Under the hood, it runs on Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 and packs a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support. For connectivity, the device offers support for dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, a headphone jack, and a Type-C port.
Realme 8 5G: Pricing and availability
In India, the Realme 8 5G is priced at Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB/128GB model and Rs. 16,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant. The handset will go on its first sale on April 28 via Realme's official site, Flipkart, and offline retail stores.