Realme has formally launched the Realme 8-series smartphones in India. The Realme 8 is the successor to the final 12 months’s Relame 7 smartphone. When it comes to specs, the Relame 8 additionally shares a whole lot of similarities with its predecessor. Let me unbox and share my first impressions of this new smartphone from Realme. The system will probably be out there 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 consists of 4GB of RAM and 128GB of inside storage.
Additionally it is out there 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’s additionally a 30W energy adapter and a USB Kind-C cable within the field. The system comes with a shiny end polycarbonate physique with a plastic body.
The system 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 elegant and chic however attracts fingerprints and smudges. Other than 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 fitting 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, major microphone, USB Kind-C port, and a loudspeaker.
There’s a secondary microphone on the highest fringe of the system. Whereas the Realme 7 contains 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 worth bracket, Xiaomi is promoting the Redmi Be aware 10 Professional with a 120Hz AMOLED show. Similar 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 your entire gaming and multitasking, the corporate ought to have gone with the newest chipset or no less than one with a 5G modem. The system additionally consists of 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 probably be working on the newest Realme UI 2.0 primarily based on Android 11. On the rear, the system sports activities a 64MP major 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 system captures pictures in 16MP by default. Nevertheless, there’s a devoted “64M” mode to capturing pictures in 64MP decision. The pictures captured within the 16MP decision look first rate for a telephone at this worth. 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 system is sluggish 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 system settles for the 30W Dart Cost, which might totally cost the system from 0 to one hundred pc in simply 65 minutes. Moreover, the system additionally helps as much as 15W PD Cost for charging utilizing typical 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 system 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 system comes with Android 11 out of the field and consists of February 2021 Android safety patch. Whereas the system performs properly throughout each day utilization, there may be nothing distinctive to advocate the Realme 8 over the competitors. The Redmi Be aware 10 Professional provides a 120Hz AMOLED show and Snapdragon 732G for Rs 15,999. Should you 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.