realme 8s 5G with 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz display, Dimensity 810, up to 8GB RAM, 5000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 17999

realme just launched realme 8s 5G, the company’s latest mid-range 5G smartphone in India, as it had promised. It has a 6.5-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate, 90.5% screen-to-body ratio and an 16-megapixel camera inside the punch-hole. The phone is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC compared to Dimensity 700 in the realme 8. It has up to 8GB of RAM with Dynamic RAM Expansion (DRE) technology, which can add up to 5GB to the existing 8GB RAM.

The phone support for 5G SA/NSA and runs Android 11 with realme UI 2.0. The phone features infinite star design that inspired by the mysterious universe and the vast starry sky. This changes colours when the light is reflected at certain angles. The delicate frosted feel is easy on the hands and allows better fingerprint resistance.

It features a 64-megapixel rear camera along with an 2-megapixel B&W camera and a 2-megapixel 4cm macro camera. The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 33W Dart Charge fast charging.

realme 8s 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 810 6nm processor (Dual 2.4GHz Cortex-A76 + Hexa 2GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs) with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
  • 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Android 11 with realme UI 2.0
  • 64MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 2MP B&W and 2MP 4cm macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • 16MP front camera with f/2.1 aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Hi-Res Audio
  • Dimensions:  162.5×74.8×8.8mm; Weight: 191g
  • 5G SA/ NSA (n41/n28/n77/n78 bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh (typical) battery with 33W Dart Charge fast charging

The realme 8s 5G comes in Universe Blue and Universe Purple colours, is priced at Rs. 17,999 for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs Rs. 19,999. It will be available from Flipkart, and offline stores from September 13. With Flipkart Smart Upgrade plan, you can get it starting at Rs. 12,599.

Launch offer

  • Flat Rs. 1500 off with HDFC Bank Debit and Credit Cards and EMI and ICICI Bank Credit Cards and Credit Card EMI

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