The Realme 8 5G has now finally launched in India and acts as the 5G counterpart to the vanilla Realme 8 with 4G that was launched last month in the country. The specifications are a bit different than what are found on the 4G variant of the Realme 8.
The Realme 8 5G is priced at Rs 14,999 for 4GB + 128GB variant and Rs 16,999 for the 8GB + 128GB variant. The Realme 8 5G will be available for purchase starting April 28, 12 p.m. atrealme website, Flipkart and other mainline channels. The phone will be available in two colour options – Supersonic Blue and Supersonic Black.
Realme 8 5G Specifications
The Realme 8 5G sports a 6.5-inch full-HD (1,080×2,400 pixels) display with a 90Hz screen refresh rate, 90.5 percent screen-to-body ratio, 405ppi pixel density, and 600 nits of peak brightness. On the inside, the smartphone draws power from a Dimensity 700 SoC, paired with an ARM Mali-G57 GPU, 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.
On the back, you get a triple camera setup lead by a 48-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 lens coupled with two additional sensors including a 2-megapixel f/2.4 monochrome portrait lens and another 2-megapixel f/2.4 macro lens. The Realme 8 5G has a 16-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calls that also supports the Super Nightscape mode.
It is backed by a 5000mAh battery that comes with 18W quick charge support. Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, a USB Type-C port for charging, and 4G LTE apart from 5G support. The phone measures 162.5×74.8×8.5mm and weighs about 185 grams. The phone runs on Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11 and also has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.