Realme 8 5G unveiled with Dimensity 700 SoC and a 90Hz IPS display

After lots of leaks and teasers, Realme launched the Realme 8 5G in Thailand. It is a budget 5G phone for 5G fans. Here in this post, we will have a look at the specs, features, expected price, and availability of the Realme 8 5G in Nepal.

Realme 8 5G Overview

Display and Design

Here, the Realme 8 5G sports a 6.5-inch IPS LCD panel with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and has a 90.5% screen to body ratio. It has a 90Hz refresh rate and a 180Hz touch sampling rate. The display has a left-aligned punch-hole cutout that houses a front-facing camera. Furthermore, it has 600 nits of maximum brightness which is pretty dim.

Realme 8 5G 90Hz IPS LCD Display

The device measure 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.5 mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 185g. There is a rectangular camera bump on the rear panel for a triple camera setup and a LED flash. Thankfully, big “Dare To Leap” branding is missing here. However, you get a small “REALME” branding that looks cool. The phone is available in two color options: Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue.

Camera and Performance

The handset has a 48MP Samsung GM1 sensor as a primary sensor. It has an aperture of f/1.8 and with pixel binning technology, it produces 12MP images. If you want 48MP images then there is a 48MP mode for you. The primary sensor is accompanied by a pair of 2MP black & White and macro camera. Upfront, there is a 16MP shooter with an aperture of f/2.1.

Under the hood, the Realme 8 5G packs a Dimensity 700 5G chipset based on 7nm process technology. It is coupled with varieties of memory configurations: 4/64GB, 4/128GB, 6/128GB, and 8/128GB. There is a dedicated MicroSD slot if you want storage space. It ships with Android 11 out of the box with Realme UI 2.0 skin on the top.

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Battery and other specs

Realme 8 5G features a 5000mAh battery that supports 18W of fast charging. There is plenty of power-saving modes but decreases the performance of the device. As per connectivity, the phone supports 5G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, and has USB Type-C 2.0 port and a 3.5mm audio jack.

Realme 8 5G Specifications:

Body162.5 x 74.8 x 8.5 mm, 185g, triple card slot
Display6.5-inch IPS LCD panel, 600 nits (max)
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio
Refresh Rate90Hz
Touch Sampling Rate180Hz
Glass ProtectionNot Specified
ProcessorMediaTek Dimensity 700 5G (7nm)
CPUOcta-core (4x 2.2GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x 2.0GHz Cortex-A55)
GPUMali-G57 MC2
Storage54/128GB UFS 2.1
OS & UIAndroid 11 with Realme UI 2.0
Rear CameraPrimary: 48MP with f/1.8
Macro: 2MP with f/2.4
Depth: 2MP with f/2.4
Selfie Camera16MP with f/2.1
Video ResolutionRear: 1080p@30fps, 720p@30/120fps
Front: 1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps
SecurityFingerprint (Side-Mounted), Software Based Face Unlock
Audio3.5mm headphone jack
Connectivity5G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, USB Type-C 2.0 port, 3.5mm audio jack
ChargingWired: 18W
IP CertificationNot Available
ColorsSupersonic Black, Supersonic Blue

Realme 8 5G Price in Nepal and Availability

The Realme 8 5G is available for pre-order in Thailand with a starting price of BHT 9,999 for the 4/64GB model. It is also launching in India tomorrow and might arrive in Nepal soon. The expected price of the Realme 8 5G in Nepal is NPR 39,999 for the 4/64GB variant.

Realme 8 5GPrice in ThailandPrice in Nepal (Expected)
4/64GBBHT 9,999NPR 39,999

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