Realme 8 5G is set to go on its first sale today. The smartphone will be available on e-commerce site Flipkart and Realme.com at 12pm. Those interested may head to either of the platforms to buy a unit.
Realme 8 5G: Price and offers
Realme 8 5G has two RAM models- 4GB and 8GB. The base model of 4GB RAM is priced at Rs 14,999. While the 8GB RAM variant can be purchased at Rs 16,999.
Introductory offers include 10% instant cashback on the phone’s purchase using HDFC Bank cards. There will also be 5% cashback on Flipkart Axis Bank credit card. No-cost EMI for the phone starts at Rs 2,834 per month.
Realme 8 5G: Specs
Realme 8 5G is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G. The handset boasts of a smart 5G power saving mode that is said to help switch between 4G and 5G in order to reduce power consumption.
The smartphone offers a 6.5-inch FHD+ (2400x1080p) display with 90.5% screen to body ratio and 90Hz refresh rate.
The device houses a 5,000mAh battery which the company says can deliver 21 hours of video usage and 31 hours of calling time. The handset comes with support for 18W fast charging support.
On the camera front, the Realme 8 5G features a triple camera setup at the back. The system comprises of a 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP B&W portrait lens and a 2MP macro lens. For selfies, buyers will get a 16MP camera with support for AI beauty.
The smartphone runs on Realme UI 2.0 that is based on Android 11 operating system. Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue are the colour variants of the phone.