Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro announced globally

The Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro have been announced globally, and in India. Let’s find out more about these new mid-range phones.

Realme 8 Pro Illuminating Yellow

The Realme 8 Pro is equipped with a 6.4-inches Full HD+ Super AMOLED display, with 180Hz Touch Sampling Rate. While it has an In-display fingerprint scanner, the device has a 60Hz Refresh rate.

The device runs on Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G octa-core processor with an Adreno 618 GPU. The phone has 6GB/8GB of LPDDR4x RAM, 128GB UFS 2.1 + dedicated microSD card slot.

Realme 8 Pro Infinite Black

The battery on the Realme 8 Pro is a 4500mAh cell and it supports 50W SuperDart Fast Charging over a USB Type-C Port. But, for some reason Realme has included a 65W fast charger in the box.

Realme 8 Pro Infinite Blue

Coming to the optics, the Realme 8 Pro boasts a 108MP primary lens with a Samsung ISOCELL HM2 sensor, 1/1.52″ sensor size, an f/1.88 aperture, an 8MP Ultra-wide angle lens, 119° FOV, an f/2.25 aperture, a 2MP Macro lens with 4cm focus, an f/2.4 aperture + a 2MP B & W lens, also with an f/2.4 aperture, and an LED Flash.

The selfie camera on the phone is a 16MP snapper with an f/2.45 aperture, and a Sony IMX 471 sensor.

Realme says that the Illuminating Yellow variant has a special fluorescent material around the camera bump and the Dare to Leap logo, to make it glow in the dark.

Realme 8 Pro 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: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G octa-core 8nm, 2.3GHz
  • GPU: Adreno 618
  • Memory: 6GB/8GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • Storage: 128GB UFS 2.1 + dedicated microSD card slot
  • Battery: 4500mAh, 50W SuperDart Fast Charging, USB Type-C Port
  • Main Cameras: 108MP Samsung ISOCELL HM2, 1/1.52″ sensor size, f/1.88 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: 176g
  • Dimensions: 160.6 x 73.9 x 8.1mm
  • Colours: Infinite Blue, Infinite Black, Illuminating Yellow

Realme 8

The Realme 8 has a similar display, selfie lens and operating system. The phone however, is powered by a MediaTek Helio G95 octa-core processor with an ARM Mali-G76 GPU, 4GB/6GB/8GB of LPDDR4x RAM, and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.

Realme 8 Cyber Black

The device is backed by a 5,000 mAh battery that charges over a USB Type-C port, and supports 30W Dart Charge. While it retains the ultra-wide angle lens, macro sensor, and the depth sensor from the Pro version, the main camera on the Realme 8 is a 64MP f/1.79 aperture sensor.

Realme 8 Cyber Blue

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

Realme 8 price in India

The Realme 8 Pro price in India starts at Rs. 17,999 for the 6GB/128GB variant, while the 8GB/128GB version costs Rs. 19,999. The phone will go on sale at 12PM on March 25th.

The Realme 8 price in India begins at Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB/128GB version, at Rs. 15,999 for the 6GB/128GB model, while the top-end variant with 8GB/128GB costs Rs. 16,999.

The Realme 8 series seems overpriced for the specs, if you compare it with the Redmi Note 10 series.


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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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