Realme 8 5G has launched in Thailand today. The smartphone is set to arrive in India tomorrow at 12.30 pm. It will be the first Dimensity 700-powered device in the country. Flipkart has already revealed a few key specifications of the upcoming offering.
The Realme 8 5G is the third device in the Realme 8 series after the standard and Pro variants. The device comes with slightly toned-down specifications compared to the standard model. The Indian variant of Realme 8 5G is expected to come with the same specifications as its Thailand counterpart. Read on to find out more about the smartphone
Realme 8 5G specifications and features
The Realme 8 5G comes with a 6.5-inch FHD+ LCD display featuring a 90Hz refresh rate. It has a punch-hole camera cutout on the front that accommodates a 16MP sensor for selfies. The back panel sports a rectangular camera module housing three sensors – 48MP primary shooter, a 2MP BnW lens and a 2MP macro unit.
Internally, the Realme 8 5G is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. It packs up to 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The smartphone is backed by a 5,000mAh battery unit with support for 18W fast charging. Software-wise, the device runs on Realme UI 2.0 based on the latest Android 11.
Connectivity options on the Realme 8 5G include 5G, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB-C port and a 3.5mm jack. The smartphone features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and also comes with a dedicated microSD card slot.
Realme 8 5G pricing and availability
The Realme 8 5G carries a starting price tag of BHT 10,000 (~Rs 24,081) for the base 4GB + 64GB variant. The price of the 6GB + 64GB option is not revealed. It can be availed in Supersonic Blue and Supersonic Black colours. The smartphone is up for pre-orders from today on Shopee, Lazada, JD and This Shop with sales commencing from May 3rd.