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Realme 8 5G launched in India: first sale date on Flipkart, launch offers

Highlights

  • Realme 8 5G has launched in India
  • It is equipped with a 90Hz display, Dimensity 700 chip, and 48MP triple cameras
  • It has debuted as the most affordable 5G phone in the Indian market

The Realme 8 5G has launched in India. It has dethroned the Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G to become India’s most affordable 5G phone. It is the third Realme 8 series phone after the Realme 8 (review) and Realme 8 Pro, which debuted with only 4G LTE support last month in the country.

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The Realme 8 5G has a trendy punch-hole screen that supports a high refresh rate. A 5G-ready chipset fuels the smartphone along with a huge battery. Some of its other highlights include 48-megapixel triple rear cameras, fast charging support, and the latest version of Android OS. This phone was announced yesterday in Thailand with a pricing of THB 9,999 (~Rs 24,100).

Realme 8 5G price in India and availability

Realme 8 5G variantPrice
Realme 8 5G 4GB + 128GBRs 14,999
Realme 8 5G 8GB + 128GBRs 16,999

The Realme 8 5G has arrived in India in variants like 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. It comes in hues like Supersonic Blue and Supersonic Black.

Realme 8 5G sale date and where to buy

The Realme 8 5G will go on sale starting from April 28th at 12pm. It will be available for purchase through Flipkart and Realme India’s online store, as well as offline stores.

Realme 8 5G launch offers

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Realme 8 5G

The Realme 8 5G has arrived debuted as India’s most affordable 5G phone

Realme 8 5G specifications and features

The Realme 8 5G houses a 6.5-inch IPS LCD panel that produces Full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels, a 20:9 aspect ratio, 600 nits brightness, and a 90Hz refresh rate. The smartphone delivers a screen to body ratio of 90.5 percent and it comes with Dragon Trail Glass protection on the front. The power button available on the right edge of the device is integrated with a fingerprint sensor.

The Dimensity 700 chipset by MediaTek powers the Realme 8 5G with up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM. For storage, the device offers up to 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage and a dedicated slot for adding a microSD card. The smartphone runs Realme UI 2.0 based o Android 11.

The display punch-hole has a 16-megapixel selfie camera, which is coupled with features like portrait mode, panorama, time-lapse, and 30fps 1080p video shooting. The rear camera system of the smartphone comprises a 48-megapixel Samsung GM1 primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 2-megapixel B&W portrait lens, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. The rear cameras support features like 48MP mode, Pro mode, portrait mode, time-lapse, 120fps 720p slow-motion, and 30fps 1080p video recording.

The Realme 8 5G is backed by a 5,000mAh battery, which supports 18W charging through a USB Type-C port. The other specs that are available on the device include 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

Realme 8 5G full specs

  • 6.5-inch FHD+ LCD display
  • Triple rear cameras (48MP + 2MP + 2MP)
  • 16MP front camera
  • MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor
  • 4GB + 64GB, 8GB + 128GB
  • 5,000mAh battery, 18W charging
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Dual nano-SIM slots, microSD card slot
  • Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11
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Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.