Realme is going to launch the new Realme 8 5G today through an online event in India at 12:30 PM IST. The same smartphone was launched in Thailand yesterday and now it will be made available in the Indian market. The smartphone is an addition to the existing Realme 8 5G capable devices in India. The vent can be viewed on the social media handles and Youtube with more announcements on the way. Although Realme 8 was looked upon as a downgrade from the Realme 7 series, it is expected that the new 5G version will make the necessary amends.
When it comes to the specification of the 5G variant of Realme 8, it comes with a 6.5-inch FHD+ LCD display. The display provides maximum brightness of 600 nits which is one of the best in its category and has a 90Hz refresh rate. Although Realme fans were expecting an AMOLED display in this variant, the LCD display is definitely not bad as per the standards. The is powered by the Dimensity 700 SoC which is a 5G enabled chipset. Now if the company launches a similar configuration to that of Thailand, it might be powered using 8GB of RAM, powered with 128GB of storage. It is also expected to come with a 5,000 mAH battery and 18W fast charging support.
When it comes to the camera setup, the front gets a 16MP snapper while the triple camera setup on the rear comes with a 48MP primary sensor. The phone is expected to be launched at a price of Rs 24,000 when compared to the price in Thailand, which is THB 9,999. At this price, the smartphone does have certain features which might be seen as a downgrade, like 18W fast charging, which many companies in this price segment are going for 33W or more support for fast charging. Similarly, the camera sensor could have been upgraded to 64MP at this price point. However, we will be able to get more details in the launch event in a few hours from now.