realme 8 5G with 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz display, Dimensity 700, 5000mAh battery and realme 8 Pro 5G said to launch in India on April 22

Last week realme confirmed that the realme 8 series 5G smartphones will be launched in Thailand on April 21st. The phones are rumoured to launch in India on April 22nd. The series will include realme 8 5G and realme 8 Pro 5G. The company already confirmed 90Hz refresh rate screen, Dimensity 700 and a 5000mAh battery for the realme 8 5G.

Based on this it is clear that the company will be launching the realme V13 5G which was launched in China last month as the realme 8 5G for other markets.

realme 8 5G ( V13 5G) specifications

  • 6.5-inch (2400  × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen with up to 600 nits brightness, 90Hz refresh rate
  • Octa Core MediaTek Dimensity 700 7nm processor (Dual 2.2GHz Cortex-A76 + Hexa 2GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs) with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 128GB / 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Android 11 with realme UI 2.0
  • 48MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 2MP B&W and 2MP 4cm macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Hi-Res Audio
  • Dimensions:  162.5×74.8×8.5mm; Weight: 176g
  • 5G SA/ NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh (typical) battery with 18W fast charging

The specifications of the realme 8 Pro 5G is not known yet, but some rumours say that the phone will be powered by Dimensity 800U, the same as realme X7 5G. We should know more details including the confirmation on the India launch date of the realme 8 series 5G phones in a few days.

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