Realme 8 5G with Dimensity 700 launched globally; starts at Rs. 14,999 in India

Realme has announced the Realme 8 5G globally. This is the first phone in India to be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G octa-core processor. The 7nm chipset is clocked at 2.2GHz, and has an ARM Mali-G57 GPU.

Realme 8 5G

The phone is equipped with a 6.5-inches Full HD+ LCD display, with a 90Hz refresh rate, a 90.5% screen-to-body ratio, 600 nits brightness, and 405 PPI pixel density. The selfie lens is a 16MP sensor with an f/2.1 aperture. The Realme 8 5G runs on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0, and has 4GB/8GB of LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB UFS 2.1 storage.

The handset has a dedicated microSD card slot that supports of up to 1TB of additional memory. It is backed by a 5000mAh battery that supports 18W Fast Charging, over a USB Type-C port. The main camera setup on the Realme 8 5G comprises a 48MP f/1.8 aperture lens that supports PDAF, an 8MP Ultra-wide angle lens with an 119° FOV, an f/2.25 aperture, a 2MP Macro lens with 4cm focus, an f/2.4 aperture, a B & W lens, with an f/2.4 aperture and an LED Flash. The device has a side-mounted fingerprint reader.

Realme 8 5G Specs

  • Display: 6.5-inches Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD, 90Hz Refresh Rate, 90.5% screen-to-body ratio, 600 nits brightness, 405 PPI
  • Operating system: Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G octa-core 7nm, 2.2GHz
  • GPU: ARM Mali-G57
  • Memory: 4GB/8GB LPDDR4x RAM

    Storage: 128GB UFS 2.1 + up to 1TB dedicated microSD card slot

  • Battery: 5000mAh, 18W Fast Charging, USB Type-C Port
  • Main Cameras: 48MP f/1.8 aperture, PDAF + 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/2.1 aperture
  • Connectivity: 5G: NR_NSA n77 / 78/38/40/41 (2496-2690MHz) / 1/3/5/7/8/20/28, 5G: NR_SA n77 / 78/38/40/41 (2496-2690MHz) / 1/3/5/7/8/20/28, Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz, Bluetooth 5.1, 3.5mm headphone jack, NFC
  • Sensors:Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Weight: 185g
  • Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.5 mm
  • Colours: Supersonic Blue, Supersonic Black

Realme 8 5G price in India

Realme 8 5G price in India

The Realme 8 5G has been priced at Rs. 14,999 in India, for the 4GB/128GB version, while the 8GB/128GB variant will cost Rs. 17,999. The device goes on sale, and will be available exclusively at Flipkart and The phone comes in 2 colourways: Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue. It goes on sale at 12PM on April 28th.

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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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