realme 8 series has finally been unveiled in Thailand. The company launched the 4G versions of the realme 8 Pro in India, Europe, and realme 8 in India last month. Today, it has brought the 4G & 5G versions of the realme 8 to Thailand.
realme 8 5G launched
Starting with the design and look wise, the realme 8 5G is similar to the realme V13 5G that launched in China last month. The device comes in two colors- Supersonic Blue and Supersonic Black options.
The device has a 6.5-inch IPS LCD display with an FHD+ resolution. This display has a 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate, 90.5% screen-body ratio, and up to 600 nits brightness.
Under the hood, the realme 8 5G is powered by a Dimensity 700 chipset paired with 4/6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64/128GB UFS 2.1 storage. The device also gets a DRE(Dynamic RAM Expansion Technology to virtually make 4GB RAM perform better. You can also upgrade the storage via a microSD card up to 1TB.
As per camera, we have a triple-camera setup on the back with a 48MP main lens, two 2MP Black & White, and macro lenses. The macro lens has a 4cm focal length. Upfront, we have a 16MP selfie camera.
Other features include a 5,000mAh battery with 18W charging, dual-SIM 5G, side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Wi-Fi ac, 3.5mm audio jack, NFC, Bluetooth 5.1, USB-C port, and run Realme UI 2.0 based Android 11 OS. Finally, the realme 8 5G measures 8.5mm thickness and weighs 185 grams.
Meanwhile, the company also promised a realme 8 Pro 5G version.
realme 8 5G Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 3G bands: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
- 5G bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
- Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
- Announced: 2021, April 21
- Status: Exp. release 2021, May
- Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.5 mm (6.40 x 2.94 x 0.33 in)
- Weight: 185 g (6.53 oz)
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD, 90Hz, 480 nits (typ), 600 nits
- Size: 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~83.9% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi density)
- Android 11, Realme UI 2.0
- Chipset: MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
- GPU: Mali-G57 MC2
- Storage: 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
- Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- UFS 2.1
- Main Camera: Triple
- 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), PDAF
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
- Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Video: [email protected]
- Selfie Camera: Single – 16 MP, f/2.1, 26mm (wide)
- Features: HDR
- Video: [email protected]
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- 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, GALILEO, QZSS
- NFC: Yes
- USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
- Charging: Fast charging 18W
realme 8 5G Price and Availability
The realme 8 5G is launching in Thailand first – you can pre-order it today – and will arrive in India tomorrow. The Thai price matches the realme 7 5G at BHT 10,000 ($320/€265) and you can find it on Shopee, Lazada, JD and This Shop. The pre-order period will end on May 3.