Today, realme has officially confirmed that the launch of its latest mid-range 5G smartphone the realme 8 5G in India on April 22nd with the first phone powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC, after the rumors. The phone will be available through Flipkart as well as realme.com and offline stores.
The company said that "the realme 8 5G series promises a comprehensive experience for smartphone users, bringing nothing but the best. We would love to have you join us on the digital launch, as we are taking another step towards our dream to become a 5G leader in India with realme 8 5G".
The company already confirmed on the Thailand site that the phone has a 6.5-inch display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 5000mAh battery, and SuperSonic Blue and SuperSonic Black colors. It is already clear that this phone will be rebranded version of the realme V13 5G that was launched in China last month and now will be launched as the realme 8 5G for other selected markets.
Realme 8 5G specifications (Realme V13 5G) -
|Display||6.5-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen with up to 600 nits brightness, 90Hz refresh rate|
|Processor||Octa-Core MediaTek Dimensity 700 7nm processor (Dual 2.2GHz Cortex-A76 + Hexa 2GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs) with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU|
|RAM/Storage||8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 128GB / 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD|
|OS/UI||Android 11 with realme UI 2.0|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)|
|Rear Cameras||48MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 2MP B&W, and 2MP 4cm macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture|
|Front Camera||8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture|
|Features||Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, Hi-Res Audio|
|Dimensions||162.5 × 74.8 × 8.5 mm|
|Connectivity||5G SA/ NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C|
|Battery/Charger||5000mAh (typical) battery with 18W fast charging|
We should know more details about the phone and the exact price when it goes officially launches next Thursday.