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Realme has finally launched the Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro in India today. Let us see what the standard version brings to the table.

Realme 8 launched

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Realme 8

The Realme 8 features a 6.4-inch Full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with a 60Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. The screen boasts a 2400 x 1080-pixel resolution, and up to 1000 nits of peak brightness. There’s an in-display fingerprint sensor onboard as well.

The chipset powering the Realme 8 is the MediaTek Helio G95, which is also found aboard the Realme 7 that was launch last year. To keep the device cool, Realme has included a copper liquid cooling system onboard. You also get up to 8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 onboard storage.

As for the cameras, you get a 64MP quad rear camera with the Realme 8. It consists of a 64MP f/1.79 primary camera, 8MP f/2.25 ultra-wide-angle lens with a 119-degree field of view, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP monochrome camera. For selfies, you get a 16MP camera housed in a punch-hole cutout.

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Realme 8 in colors

Camera-centric features include tilt-shift mode, starry mode, new portrait effects, and dual-view video that lets users simultaneously record from front and rear cameras. With the Realme 8, you can record 4K videos at 30fps and slow-motion videos – 1080p at 120fps and 720p at 240fps.

Realme says that you can charge Realme 8’s 5000mAh battery to 50 percent in 26 minutes, thanks to 30W Dart Charge wired fast charging. It will take 65 minutes to fully charge the device. The device runs Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11 out of the box.

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Realme 8

Realme 8 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: LTE
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A

Launch

  • Announced: 2021, March 24
  • Status: Exp. release 2021, March

Design

  • Dimensions: 160.6 x 73.9 x 8 mm (6.32 x 2.91 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight: 177 g (6.24 oz)
  • Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass), plastic frame, plastic back
  • Colors: Cyber Silver, Cyber Black
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type: Super AMOLED, 1000 nits (peak)
  • Size: 6.4 inches, 98.9 cm2 (~83.3% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~411 ppi density)
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Always-on display

Operating System

  • Android 11, Realme UI 2.0

Hardware

  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio G95 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G76 MC4
  • Storage: 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • UFS 2.1

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Quad
    • 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73″, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.3, 119˚, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
  • Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 16 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1/3.0″, 1.0µm
  • Features: HDR, panorama
  • Video: [email protected]/120fps, gyro-EIS

Multimedia

  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC: No
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: Fast charging 30W, 50% in 26 min, 100% in 65 min (advertised)
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Realme 8 Price and Availability

Realme 8 comes in two color variants – Cyber Silver and Cyber Black. Check out the prices of Realme 8 variants below:

Realme 8 Prices

  • 4GB + 128GB –INR 14,999
  • 6GB + 128GB – INR 15,999
  • 8GB + 128GB – INR 16,999
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