Realme 8 5G is India’s Cheapest 5G Smartphone: Price & Specs

Today Realme has expanded its range of budget smartphones by launching the Realme 8 5G smartphone in India. It’s the cheapest 5G phone in India, for now. It sports a finish that uses light reflections to give brilliance to the Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue colors and has a particularly thin and light body.

This Realme smartphone offers a 6.5-inch FHD+ LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate and Dragontrail glass protection. Under the hood is MediaTek’s Dimensity 700 5G chipset which can count on up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

Realme 8 5G adopts a triple rear camera setup. It consists of a 48MP Samsung GM1 sensor, a monochrome portrait lens, and a 4cm macro lens. The front camera, on the other hand, offers a 16MP sensor and is housed in the top left hole.

A 5,000mAh battery backs the handset with 18W charging and on the side, you’ll get the fingerprint sensor and a 3.5mm headphone jack at the bottom. The software package includes Android 11 with a customized Realme UI 2.0 interface.

Realme 8 5G in Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue
Realme 8 5G in Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue

Realme 8 5G Specifications

  • Display: 6.5 inch IPS LCD screen with FHD+ resolution and 90 Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor
  • RAM and Processor: 4 GB or 8 GB of RAM and 64 GB or 128 GB of internal storage. Expandable memory with MicroSD card
  • Front Camera: 16 MP front camera
  • Three rear cameras:
    • 48 MP main sensor (f / 1.8)
    • 2 MP macro sensor
    • 2 MP mono sensor
  • Connectivity: 5G connection, Bluetooth 5.1, P2 port, USB-C, and fingerprint reader on the side
  • Battery: 5,000 mAh battery with 18W fast charge
  • OS: Android 11 running under the Realme UI interface

Pricing and availability

Realme 8 5G prices in India are given below. The phone will be available for purchase starting April 28.

  • 4 GB + 64 GB – Rs. 14,999 
  • 8 GB + 128 GB – Rs. 16,999

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