Realme 8 5G India launch teased on Flipkart; the phone features a MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor

Realme unveiled its primary mid-rangers, the Realme 8 and the Realme 8 Pro recently in India. But the company is already poised to launch a new device in the series, this time a 5G capable handset.

Realme 8 5G launch date

A teaser page for the Realme 8 5G has appeared on Flipkart. This is not Realme’s first foray into the world of 5G. That honour belongs to the Realme X50 Pro 5G. The company has launched three other 5G devices in India, including the Realme X7 Pro 5G, Realme X7 5G, and the Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G.

Realme 8 5G processor

Circling back to the Realme 8 5G, the teaser images reveal a key spec of the device. They say that the phone will be powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G processor. The octa-core chipset has a clock speed of up to 2.2GHz, and the graphics are handled by an ARM Mali-G57 GPU.

Realme 8 5G Mediatek Dimensity 700 processor

The promo images claim that the 7nm SoC is 28% more efficient than 8nm chipsets. In terms of connectivity, more specifically the network speeds, we could see up to 2.34GBps downloads at a latency of less than 10 ms.

Realme 8 5G teaser

Here’s a recap of the Realme 8 specs.

Realme 8 Specs

  • Display: 6.4-inches Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels), Super AMOLED, 180Hz Touch Sampling Rate, In-display fingerprint scanner, 60Hz Refresh Rate
  • Operating system: Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G95 octa-core 2.05GHz
  • GPU: ARM Mali-G76
  • Memory: 4GB/6GB/8GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • Storage: 128GB UFS 2.1 + dedicated microSD card slot
  • Battery: 5000mAh, 30W SuperDart Fast Charging, USB Type-C Port
  • Main Cameras: 64MP f/1.79 aperture + 8MP Ultra-wide angle lens, 119° FOV, f/2.25 aperture + 2MP Macro 4cm focus, f/2.4 aperture + B & W lens, f/2.4 aperture, LED Flash
  • Selfie Camera: 16MP f/2.45 aperture, Sony IMX 471
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 2.4/5 GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Weight: 177g
  • Dimensions: 160.6 x 73.9 x 7.9mm
  • Colours: Cyber Silver, Cyber Black

While we don’t have an official launch date for the device in India, the company’s UK Twitter handle has confirmed that the Realme 8 5G will be announced globally on April 22nd. But considering that the Realme 8 was unveiled Globally and in India at the same time, we can expect a similar event for the 5G variant.

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Ashwin Karthik
Originally a Business Grad, Ashwin is a natural at testing and reviewing apps & games for Windows and Android Apps, as well as flashing ROMs. A proud owner of a Redmi K20, he is also an avid gamer and loves playing on his Computer, PS4 & Nintendo consoles.

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