Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro smartphones, which were launched globally last night, will go on sale in India today afternoon. Both the Realme 8 series devices will go on sale via Flipkart starting at 12 noon today.
With the Realme 8 series, the Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro will not only take on the likes of the Redmi 10 series, Samsung. It is even taking on its own Realme Narzo 30 Pro. With the Realme 8 series, Realme eyes to an additional piece of cake in the sub Rs 20,000 segment.
Realme 8 series price in India and availability
|Realme 8||Realme 8 Pro|
|6+128GB||Rs 15,999||Rs 17,999|
|8+128GB||Rs 16,999||Rs 19,999|
Realme 8 is priced at Rs 14,999 for the 4GB RAM variant, the 6GB variant is priced at Rs 15,999 and the Rs 16,999 for the 8GB variant – all three variants come with 128GB internal storage. The Realme 8 is available in Cyber Silver and Cyber Black colour options.
The Realme 8 Pro comes in two configurations: 6+128GB and 8+128GB, priced Rs 17,999 and Rs 19,999 respectively. The device is available in Infinite Blue, Infinite Black colour option for now. The Illuminating Yellow variant will be sold later.
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Let’s take a look at the specs of both the devices briefly.
The Realme 8 comes with a 6.4-inch Full HD+ display with a 60Hz refresh rate. The device is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G95 SoC. The Realme 8 is the slimmest phone with a 5,000mAh battery with a 7.9mm profile and 177-gram weight. The phone is backed by a 30W fast charging.
In terms of camera, the device comes with a 64MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, there’s a 16MP camera on the front. The Realme 8 is also the first phone in the segment to feature an in-display fingerprint scanner.
Realme 8 Pro
The Realme 8 Pro is the cheapest phone with a 108MP camera in India undercutting the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max. The 8 Pro uses Samsung’s ISOCELL HM2 image sensor. This is followed by an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP monochrome lens. Selfies are handled by a 16MP shooter.
The device is powered by Snapdragon 720G SoC and flaunts a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED with a 60Hz refresh rate. It also has a sleek profile with 8.1mm thickness and 176-gram weight. The Realme 8 Pro also packs in an in-display fingerprint scanner.