Realme 8i, Realme 8S Launched India: 120Hz Display, 5,000mAh Battery, Price, Availability
Realme 8S, Realme 8i has been launched in India alongside the Realme Pad. Both the Realme phones are the latest additions to the company’s extended Realme 8 lineup. Realme 8S is the world’s first phone with the MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset offering 5G network connectivity. Realme 8i is also India’s first phone to come with the MediaTek Helio G96 chipset. The new Realme phones come with a punch-hole camera, a triple rear camera system, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and fast charging support colour options.
Realme now has a very diversified Realme 8 series in the country offering five phones: Realme 8, Realme 8 5G, Realme 8 Pro, Realme 8S and Realme 8i.
Here’s everything you need to know about the new Realme 8i and Realme 8S.
Realme 8i Price In India, Realme 8S Price In India: Flipkart Availability?
Realme 8i price in India starts at Rs 13,999 for the base model. Realme 8S price in India starts at Rs 17,999 with 6GB RAM and128GB storage. Realme 8S 8GB RAM model with 128GB storage is priced at Rs 19,999. Realme 8i 4GB RAM base model with 64GB storage is priced at Rs 13,999 and 6GB/128GB model will cost Rs 15,999.
Realme 8i and Realme 8S will be available via Realme online store and Flipkart online. Realme 8S sale starts on September 13, while Realme 8i sale starts on September 14.
Realme 8S Specifications: Realme 8S Full Specs, Features
Realme 8S will come with a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display offering 90Hz refresh rate offering a screen resolution of 2400 X 1080 pixels, 90.50 percent screen-to-body ratio and a punch-hole camera. The display has 100 percent DCI-P3 colour Space, 180Hz touch sampling rate, 600nits brightness and as low as 1nit of brightness.
Realme 8S will run on MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset paired with ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU, 6GB or 8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB internal storage, further expandable via a microSD card up to 1TB.
The company is offering a special additional 5GB Dynamic RAM Expansion (DRE) technology which will allow the device to switch between apps and for multitasking. The Realme device ships with Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11.
Coming to optics, Realme 8S will come with a triple camera setup on the back offering a 64MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, PDAF HDR and 6P lens and a 2MP B&W lens with f/2.4 aperture and a 2MP 4cm macro lens with f/2.4 aperture. Realme 8S has a 16MP snapper. The device is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast-charging support.
Realme 8i Specifications: Realme 8i Full Specs, Features
Realme 8i will come with a 6.6-inch Full HD+ display offering 120Hz refresh rate, 2412×1080 pixels resolution, 90.80 percent screen-to-body ratio and a punch-hole camera. The phone offers 100 percent DCI-P3 colour Space, 180Hz touch sampling rate, 600nits brightness and 1nit low brightness.
Realme 8i will run on MediaTek Helio G96 chipset paired with ARM Mali-G57 with either 4GB or 6GB LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage, further expandable up to 256GB.
The 6GB RAM Realme 8i model supports additional 5GB virtual RAM functionality. The phone runs on Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 custom skin out of the box.
Coming to optics, Realme 8i has a triple camera setup on the back featuring a 50MP primary Samsung S5KJN1 sensor with f/1.8 aperture, PDAF HDR, and 5P lens. paired with a 2MP B&W lens and a 2MP 4cm macro lens. The device has a 16MP snapper. Realme 8i has a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support.