Realme has officially launched two new smartphones, Realme 8s 5G and Realme 8i, in an event held in India. The newly launched smartphones from the 8-series sport a hole-punch display design, high-refresh-rate displays, and triple rear cameras. Along with these two smartphones, the company also launched its first tablet called Realme Pad during the event.
Realme 8s 5G
The Realme 8s 5G is the first smartphone globally with the Dimensity 810 SoC, and it runs on Android 11 with Realme UI on top. The 5G smartphone arrives with a price tag of Rs. 17,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, while its 8GB RAM + 128GB variant comes at Rs. 19,999 and provides an additional 5GB virtual RAM through Realme’s Dynamic RAM Expansion.
The Realme 8s 5G smartphone boasts a 6.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD screen with a 90Hz refresh rate. In terms of the camera, the device gets a 64 MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, B/W portrait lens with f/2.4 aperture, a 2MP macro unit and for selfies, it has a 16-megapixel selfie camera sensor in the front. The smartphone is packed with a massive battery of 5000mAh with 33W fast-charging support.
The Realme 8i is powered by the Helio G96 SoC, and it will be the first smartphone featuring the new Mediatek platform. The smartphone has been priced at Rs. 13,999 for 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and a more powerful 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 15,999, which also provides an additional 5GB virtual RAM for multitasking like the Realme 8s 5G.
The dual-SIM smartphone runs on Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11 sports a 6.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD screen with a 120Hz refresh rate. It also offers a dynamic refresh rate with six different levels, 30Hz, 48Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 90Hz, and 120Hz, which you can set as per your requirements. The smartphone is packed with a 5000 mAh battery, but sadly the charging is limited to 18W charging. In terms of camera, it has a 50MP f/1.8 main camera with a 2 MP depth sensor and a 2 MP macro unit.
The Realme 8s 5G is available in two colour options, Universe Blue and Universe Purple, while the Realme 8i is available in Space Black and Space Purple colours. Both the phones will be available for purchase on Flipkart, Realme.com, and major offline retailers in the country. The Realme 8s 5G sale will start on September 13, at 12 PM-noon, while the sale for the Realme 8i will start on September 14, at 12 PM-noon.