Realme has formally launched the Realme 8-series smartphones in India. The Realme 8 is the successor to the final yr’s Relame 7 smartphone. By way of specs, the Relame 8 additionally shares a variety of similarities with its predecessor. Let me unbox and share my first impressions of this new smartphone from Realme. The machine will likely be accessible in Cyber Silver and Cyber Black shade choices. Talking of the pricing, the bottom variant of the Realme 8 is priced at Rs 14,999 and contains 4GB of RAM and 128GB of inside storage.
It’s also accessible in 6GB+128GB and 8GB+128GB storage configurations and is priced at Rs 15,999 and Rs 16,999 respectively. For the retail field, the corporate moved again to the all-yellow shade scheme. Opening up the field, there’s a small compartment holding the SIM ejector device, protecting TPU case, and fast information. Subsequent up is the Realme 8 smartphone in Cyber Black. There may be additionally a 30W energy adapter and a USB Kind-C cable within the field. The machine comes with a shiny end polycarbonate physique with a plastic body.
The machine comes with an enormous “Dare To Leap” slogan on the rear. In contrast to the Realme 8 Pro, the Realme 8 appears to be like stylish and chic however attracts fingerprints and smudges. Aside from the rear panel end, each the Realme 8 smartphones look very a lot similar. Whereas the facility button and quantity rocker are positioned on the proper edge, the triple card slot (two nano SIMs and one MicroSD card) is on the left facet. On the underside edge, there’s a 3.5mm headphone jack, main microphone, USB Kind-C port, and a loudspeaker.
There’s a secondary microphone on the highest fringe of the machine. Whereas the Realme 7 encompasses a 90Hz LCD panel, the brand new Realme 8 comes with a 60Hz AMOLED panel. It sports activities a 6.4″ Tremendous AMOLED show with Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) decision and 90.8% screen-to-body ratio. In the identical value bracket, Xiaomi is promoting the Redmi Word 10 Professional with a 120Hz AMOLED show. Identical to the Realme 7, the Realme 8 additionally comes powered by a MediaTek Helio G95 octa-core processor.
Whereas the Helio G95 can deal with all your gaming and multitasking, the corporate ought to have gone with the newest chipset or no less than one with a 5G modem. The machine additionally contains Copper Liquid Cooling System for offering a greater gaming expertise. It comes with 4GB/6GB/8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB UFS 2.1 flash storage. The Realme 8 will likely be working on the newest Realme UI 2.0 based mostly on Android 11. On the rear, the machine sports activities a 64MP main digicam with f/1.79 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle digicam with f/2.25 aperture, a 2MP macro digicam with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2MP B&W digicam with f/2.4 aperture.
The machine captures photographs in 16MP by default. Nevertheless, there’s a devoted “64M” mode to capturing photographs in 64MP decision. The photographs captured within the 16MP decision look respectable for a telephone at this value. It additionally helps as much as 4K/30fps video recording. For slow-motion movies, the consumer can select between 240fps in 720p and 120fps in 1080p resolutions. The 16MP in-display selfie digicam with f/2.45 aperture stays the identical on each the Realme 8 and Realme 8 Professional smartphones.
The in-display fingerprint scanner on this machine is gradual and unreliable. In comparison with the Professional monicker, the Realme 8 comes with a barely larger 5,000mAh battery. As a substitute of SuperDart, the machine settles for the 30W Dart Cost, which may absolutely cost the machine from 0 to one hundred pc in simply 65 minutes. Moreover, the machine additionally helps as much as 15W PD Cost for charging utilizing standard quick chargers. For the smartphone with a 5,000mAh battery, the Realme 8 solely weighs 177 grams and measures 7.99mm in thickness.
On the connectivity entrance, the machine helps 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB Kind-C port. The machine comes with Android 11 out of the field and contains February 2021 Android safety patch. Whereas the machine performs properly throughout each day utilization, there may be nothing distinctive to suggest the Realme 8 over the competitors. The Redmi Word 10 Professional affords a 120Hz AMOLED show and Snapdragon 732G for Rs 15,999. If you happen to can compromise on AMOLED show, the Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G with a 120Hz LCD show and Dimensity 800U 5G chipset is a significantly better deal.