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Realme 8 5G is a latest phone which has been launched in India on 21th April, 2021. This new mobile phone Realme 8 5G is mid-range, budget-friendly smartphone with impressive design and attractive features. Realme 8 5G can be purchased under Rs. 20,000 and its base price is Rs 14,499 for the variant of 4GB +64GB in India.

In this price you will get 6.50 inch (16.51 cm) handy display size with resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels FHD+ having 405 pixels per inch (ppi) and an aspect ratio of 20:9. It comes with IPS LCD type screen display with the bezel-less punch hole screen type.

Realme 8 5G is a glorious device and it is available in three variants – 4GB + 64GB & 4GB + 128GB & 6GB + 128GB. It is available in two colours Options – Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue.

Realme 8 5G comes with 5000 mAh massive battery, and 18-Watt fast charger. This phone has high peak brightness of 600 nits which helps in clear visibility outside (in the sun).

Realme 8 5G ships with high processor and latest Operating System. The device is powered with processor of MediaTek Dimensity 700 (MT6833) 5G chipset, having Octa-core CPU up to 2.2 GHz and Mali-G57 MC2 graphics or GPU.

Realme 8 5G exhibits 64GB internal storage and can be expanded via microSD card up to 1TB so for this, 3-card slots are provided in which user can use two sim cards & one microSD card. This phone has also storage type of UFS 2.1 which helps in loading data faster.

The details which we check before purchasing any mobile phone is Display, Battery-backup, Camera, Operating System, Storage, Fingerprint sensor & the Price at which device is available. So, here we have listed all these details in order. Let’s have a look at full specifications ofi Realme 8 5G.

Display and battery

Realme 8 5G ships with screen size of 6.50 inches (16.51 cm), slim design – Bezel-less display with punch hole front screen with a pixel density of 405 PPI. It is also loaded with FHD+ having resolution of 1080 x 2400, aspect ratio of 20:9 and IPS LCD type display protection.

It offers screen refresh rate of 90 Hz which controls motion blur during photos and videos and provided with side-built fingerprint scanner which helps in instant device unlock. According to the company, Realme 8 5G measures 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.5 mm and weighs 185 gram.

Realme 8 5G is powered by a non-removable, Lithium-Polymer type battery of 5000 mAh coupled with 18-Watt fast charger of USB Type-C which can be used as transfer of data from mobile phone to laptop and vice versa.

Camera and Sound

Realme 8 5G packed with Triple camera setup (rear-side) having support of 48-megapixel wide angle primary camera along with 2-megapixel for macro camera & 2-megapixel for depth camera. It also offers a 16-megapixel in-display selfie camera on the front side of the device for selfies and video chats. In this phone, you will get functions like One AI scene detection, zoom, Slow shutter, Night time lapse, Google lens, Slow Motion, Freeze time, Parallel world, freeze frame video, and different color for expressing the different emotion.

For sound, it has 3.5m jack for the connection of earphone/headphone. It has loudspeaker system and good quality of speakers for the enjoyment of music and videos.

Network and Connectivity

For Network, Realme 8 5G owns dual sim slots (GSM +GSM) having nano size for both of the sim cards. This device not supports 5G (Network not rolled out in India), However it supports 4G (supports VoLTE) 3G and 2G bands. It has Wi-Fi 802.11, Mobile Hotspot, LTE, Bluetooth v5.1, USB Type-C data cable for charging and Data Sync., 3.5mm Headphone Jack and Glonass GPS System.

Storage and Processor

Realme 8 5G backed with a -class processor of MediaTek MT6833 700 5G chipset and an Octa-core CPU due to this it will make your mobile phone fast and multi-tasking. The internal memory is expandable up to 1TB which will help to put your extra files, music, videos and documents with the help of an external microSD card due to the hybrid sim slot.

Fingerprint sensor and Operating system

The smartphone adds up with side-built fingerprint sensor which will help you to unlock your device instantly. Apart from this, it has sensors like Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope. The phone runs on operating system of Android version 11 and Realme UI User Interface system.

Price and availability in India

Realme 8 5G is a glorious device and it is available in thee variants – 4GB + 64GB, 4GB + 128GB  & 6GB + 128GB. It is available in two colours –  Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue.

This device can be purchased in Rs. 14,499 for the variant of 4GB + 64GB, price for  4GB + 128GB is Rs.15,499 and price for the variant of 6GB + 128GB is Rs. 17.499. You can currently purchase this handset from the Mi India online store, Amazon, Flipkart and from offline retail shops.

Realme 8 5G Mobile Phone Full Details


Launched date21 April, 2021
Operating systemAndroid v11
Custom UIRealme UI
PriceRs. 14,499, Rs.15,499 & Rs. 17,499
Screen Size6.50 inches (16.51cm)
Refresh rate90 Hz
Sim slotDual SIM, GSM+GSM
NetworkSupports 5G, 4G, 3G and 2G

Key specification

Storage64GB & 128 GB
RAM + Storage4GB + 64GB, 4GB + 128GB & 6GB + 128GB
ProcessorMediaTek Dimensity 700 (MT6833)
Operating systemAndroid v11
Battery5000 mAh
Front camera16 MP
Rear camera48 MP + 2MP + 2MP


ChipsetMediaTek Dimensity 700 MT6833
Operating systemAndroid v11
RAM4GB + 64GB, 4GB + 128HB  & 6GB + 128GB
GraphicsMali-G57 MC2
Fabrication7 nm
CPUOcta core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A76 + 2 GHz, Hexa Core, Cotex A55)
Architecture64 bit


Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen size6.50 inches (16.51 cm)
Aspect ratio20:9
Pixel density405 ppi
screen-to-body ratio83.92 %
Bezel-less displayYes, with Punch-Hole Display
Touch screenYes, Capacitive touch screen, Multi-touch
Refresh rate90 Hz
Brightness600 nits


Width74..8 mm
Thickness8.5 mm
Weight185 gm
ColoursSupersonic Black & Supersonic Blue

Camera: Rear

Camera setupTriple
Resolution48 MP (f/1.8, Wide Angle Primary Camera)
2MP (f/2.4, Macro Camera) 2 MP (f/2.4, Depth camera)
Image resolution8000 x 6000 Pixels
FlashYes, LED Flash
Shooting ModesContinuous Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
SettingExposure compensation, ISO control
Camera Features10 x Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection
Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920 x 1080 @ 30fps 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps

Camera: Front

Camera setupSingle
Camera Resolution16 MP f/2.1, Wide Angle Primary Camera
Video recording1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps


Capacity5000 mAh
USB Type-CYes, Fast (18-Watt Charger)


Internal memory64GB & 128GB
Expandable memoryYes, up to 1 TB
Storage TypeUFS 2.1

Network and Connectivity

Sim slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Sim sizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network support5G, 4G, 3G and 2G
SIM 14G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
SIM 24G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
BluetoothYes, v5.1
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n, 5Gz
Wi-Fi featuresMobile Hotspot
USB connectivityMass storage device, USB charging
SAR Value Head: 1.190 W/kg, Body: 1.173W/kg


Audio Jack3.5 mm
FM RadioYes
Dual StereoYes


Fingerprint SensorYes
Fingerprint Sensor PositionSide
Other SensorsProximity sensor, Light sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass.

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