Realme 8 with 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Helio G95, up to 8GB RAM, 64MP quad rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 14999

realme just launched realme 8, the successor of the realme 7 in India, as it had promised. This comes with a 6.4-inch Full HD+ AMOLED screen with 60Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate, 90.5% screen-to-body ratio and a 16-megapixel camera on the front. It is powered by MediaTek Helio G95 SoC with up to 8GB of RAM, same as the predecessor. It has copper liquid cooling tech. The phone features a 64-megapixel primary rear camera with 1/1.7″ Sony IMX682 Sensor, an 8-megapixel 119° ultra-wide angle lens, 2-megapixel B&W portrait sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor for 4cm macro shots. There is Starry Mode and Super NightScape modes.

It has in-display fingerprint scanner, Infinite Bold Design that uses Split Design and Splicing Process to give the digital world a visual form. On the left is the real world as we see it, while on the right is the mysterious digital
world, said the company. It comes with dedicated dual SIM and microSD card slots, and packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 30W SuperDart Charge fast charging that can charge the phone up to 50% in 26 minutes, and 100% in 65 minutes.

realme 8 specifications

  • 6.5-inch (2400  × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED screen with up to 1000 nits brightness
  • Octa Core MediaTek Helio G95 12nm processor (Dual 2.05GHz A76 + Hexa 2GHz A55 CPUs) with 900MHz Mali-G76 3EEMC4 GPU
  • 4GB / 6GB / 8GB (LPPDDR4x) RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Android 11 with realme UI 2.0
  • 64MP rear camera with 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.79 aperture, LED flash, UIS/UIS Max, 8MP 119° ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.3 aperture, 2MP B&W portrait camera and 2MP 4cm macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • 16MP front camera with f/2.45 aperture, Sony IMX471 sensor
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Dimensions:  160.5×73.9×7.99mm; Weight: 177g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh (typical) battery with 30W Dart Charge fast charging

The realme 8 comes in Cyber Silver and Cyber Black colours, is priced at Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB RAM with 128GB storage version, 6GB RAM with 128GB version costs Rs. 15,999 and the top-end 8GB RAM with 128GB version is priced at Rs. 16,999. It will be available from Flipkart, and offline stores from March 25th.

Launch offer

  • 10% instant discount on ICICI Bank credit cards and EMI transactions

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