Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro series were launched in Nepal recently. The company has confirmed its new variant, Realme 8 5G. One of the most popular mid-range flagship killer phones, the Realme 8 5G comes with some notable features and specification updates.
Realme 8 5G Overview
Realme 8 5G is a new addition to its Realme 8 series and an adaptation of Realme V13 5G, launched in China a month ago. It features a 48MP triple camera and a 16MP selfie camera. The MediaTek Helio G95 chipset has been replaced with Dimensity 700 processor for enhanced performance. It carries a 5000mAh battery with high durability.
Design and Display
It has a sleek and slim shape with the new futuristic infinite bold design. Realme 8 5G has a thickness of 8.5mm and weighs 185g, which you can comfortably hold and carry in your hand. It has a glass front with a plastic frame and a back panel based on high gloss indium plating for an extra shine.
It flaunts a 6.5 inches FHD+ LCD with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels and a 90Hz refresh rate. The phone has a 20:9 aspect ratio, 90.5% screen-to-body ratio, 405ppi density, and a peak brightness level of up to 600nits. It houses the selfie camera in a punch-hole placed at the top left corner.
Realme 8 5G is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC chipset based on 7nm TSMC processing with 2x 2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 and 6x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 cores. It is available in two RAM variants of 4GB and 8GB with the same internal storage of 128GB.
A dedicated MicroSD slot allows further memory expansion up to 1TB. Realme’s Dynamic RAM Expansion (DRE) technology allows using a certain amount of internal storage as RAM and increasing it by 5GB or 11GB.
It operates on Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11. The 5G connectivity aids to boost the highest download speed up to 2.77 Gbps.
Realme 8 5G doesn’t offer the same camera setup as other series members. It comes with a triple rear camera, excluding a wide-angle camera, unlike the 4G variants. It has a 48MP primary camera and a 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP Black and White sensor. It still has a large LED flash. A 16MP front camera is attached for a selfie.
It doesn’t support 4k video recording, but you can shoot videos in 1080p at 30fps. The front camera can also record up to 1080p at 30fps.
Battery and Connectivity
Realme 8 5G has a Li-Po 5000 mAh non-removable battery that claims to back up 140 hours of music time on a full charge. It supports 18W fast charge and takes 26 minutes to charge 50% and only 65 minutes to charge 100%.
The connectivity includes 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a,b,g,n,ac (2.4GHz, 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, AGPS, Beidou, Glonass, Type-C, NFC. It provides a 3.5mm headphone jack and has Dirac Sound with Hi-Res Audio Certification.
Realme 8 5G Specifications
High-gloss indium plating back panel
|Display||6.5 inches LCD FHD+|
2400 x 1080 pixels Resolution
20:9 aspect ratio
90.5% screen-to-body ratio
90Hz Refresh Rate
|Processor||MediaTek Dimensity 700|
Realme UI 2.0
|RAM||4GB / 8GB LPDDR4X|
|Internal Storage||128GB UFS 2.1|
18W Fast Charging
|Sensors||Fingerprint scanner (side-mounted)|
Proximity, Accelerometer, Light sensor
Realme 8 5G Availability and Price in Nepal
The market price of the Realme 8 variant 4GB + 128GB in Nepal is set at NPR. 27,000 whereas the 6GB + 128GB variant costs NPR. 32,000.
|Realme 8 5G Variants||Price in India||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Realme 8 5G (4GB + 128GB)||INR 14,999||NPR. 27,000|
|Realme 8 5G (8GB + 128GB)||INR 16,999||NPR. 32,000|