realme launches the newest additions to its realme 8 series – realme 8s 5G, the world’s first smartphone with MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G processor and realme 8i, India’s first smartphone to feature MediaTek Helio G96 Processor. With impressive design these two new additions in the realme 8 series will provide users a combination of good specifications with an immersive display, trendy camera, powerful processors and fast-charging capabilities that can match up to their lifestyle. With this launch, realme has again brought the best products with an unparalleled ownership experience for young people so that they can enjoy and live an aspirational, trendsetting lifestyle in sync with the latest technological trends.
realme 8s 5G
World’s first MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G processor: realme 8s 5G is equipped with the world’s first MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G processor, which adopts an advanced 6nm production process. Compared with last-gen Dimensity 720, the Dimensity 810 CPU single-core performance improves by 16% and CPU main frequency improves by 20%. The Dimensity 810 also brings a powerful GPU – Arm Mali-G57 MC2, which supports high refresh rate screen technology to provide an ultra-smooth screen experience.
realme 8s 5G is the world’s first 5G phone with a 6nm process in the price segment. The latest 6nm process is finer, more advanced, and has higher transistor density than the 7nm process, resulting in lower power consumption, effectively extending battery life even for users.
To provide a next-gen 5G experience the processor also equips three essential features of realme 8s 5G which is 5G+5G dual SIM dual standby and SA/NSA dual networking mode along with Dual Network Acceleration technology.
Dynamic RAM Expansion (DRE): The smartphone consists of Dynamic RAM Expansion (DRE) technology which expands the memory by converting internal storage into virtual RAM, adding up to 13 GB of dynamic memory. It will enable the smartphone to launch apps faster and smoothly run multiple apps in the background, as well as seamless switching in-between.
Charge and Battery: realme 8s 5G is equipped with a large battery of 5000mAh and uses a 33W Dart charging for the first time with high-voltage and low-current fast-charging technology. It has five layers of safe charging protection for constant and sufficient power. The smartphone also comprises Smart 5G power-saving technology to improve battery life.
Cameras: realme 8s 5G features an advanced 64MP Nightscape Camera, consisting of a 64MP Ultra HD Main Camera, a B&W portrait lens, and a macro lens. The 64MP Ultra HD main camera lens can capture every moment with details. B&W Portrait lens supports various color filter systems that enable it to shoot stylish portraits. The 4cm ultra macro lens allows users to explore the microscopic world to its fullest with a 4cm ultra-close focus distance. The smartphone also consists of a 16MP ultra-clear front camera which supports modes like AI beauty mode, portrait mode, etc. With the Super Nightscape Intelligent Algorithm and Multi-frame Synthesis Engine technology, users can take clear and bright nightscape photos even in complex lighting conditions.
realme 8s 5G is available in two amazing colours – Universe Blue and Universe Purple, and comes in two variants, 6GB+128GB priced at INR 17,999 and 8GB+128GB priced at INR 19,999 respectively. The first sale is scheduled for 13th September, 12:00 PM onwards on realme.com, Flipkart & Mainline channels.
Flipkart upgrade program:
With the Flipkart upgrade program, buyers can pay just 70% of the cost and purchase realme 8s 5G 6GB+128GB at INR 12,599 and 8GB+128GB variant at INR 13,999.
India’s First MediaTek Helio G96 Processor: realme 8i is the first smartphone in India to feature the MediaTek Helio G96 chipset. It’s manufactured using a 12 nm process and has two large A75 cores and 6 small A55 cores. Compared to realme 7i, the performance of 8i has improved 65%. The GPU has been improved by 91%, and the CPU by 51%. MediaTek Helio G96 is the only G9X series chip that can power 120Hz displays. It supports realme’s first screen whose brightness can reach as low as 1 nit, leading to a smoother gaming experience.
120Hz Ultra Smooth Display: realme 8i features an impressive 120Hz refresh rate, which is the first in its price range. Compared to 60Hz, 120Hz delivers noticeably smoother visual effects, and 6 different refresh rates (30Hz, 48Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 90Hz, 120Hz) are supported to help the phone conserve battery power. The smartphone has a massive 6.6-inch LCD display, giving users a superior visual experience, and a 180Hz touch sampling rate. The screen can go from 600 nits to 1 nit, with 1 nit being the lowest brightness level making it comfortable for the eyes at night.
Dynamic RAM Expansion (DRE): realme 8i offers 5GB Virtual RAM on 6GB+128GB version. So now, 6GB original RAM along with 5GB virtual RAM will give users up to 11GB RAM and this can improve the smartphone’s overall smoothness (realme 8i 4GB+64GB does not support DRE).
5000mAh High-Capacity Battery and 18W Fast Charge: realme 8i features a mega 5000mAh battery with which users can enjoy non-stop usage. According to tests from realme Lab, realme 8i could last for 28 days in standby mode and provides continuous 47 hours on call, 40 hours on music, 11 hours on YouTube, or 8 hours for gaming. realme 8i is equipped with an 18W fast charge.
Cameras: realme 8i features a 50MP AI triple camera. The main 50MP sensor with an f/1.8 large aperture and 5P lens captures enough light making the pictures clearer and brighter. In addition, the device also supports PDAF that makes the focus more rapid and precise. The B&W lens provides a special artistic effect for portraits, which reproduces portraits in black and white, providing higher exposure and enhancing the contrast between light and dark images. The ultra macro lens enables users to get closer and discover the beauty of the micro world with the 4cm shooting distance. On the front, a 16MP selfie camera can take crystal clear selfies. The camera also supports AI beautification function, HDR mode, portrait mode, and a Panoselfie feature that can help users take wider selfies, enhancing the overall camera experience in the segment.
Design: With a flowing design concept, the Arc beam texture has given the phone a shinier and smoother appearance making its black hue look eye-catchy while holding it. The colours around the camera and the entire body are very consistent. The smartphone is 8.5 mm sleek and lightweight with just 194 g.
realme 8i is available in two dynamic colours – Space Black and Space Purple, and two variants, 4GB+64GB priced at INR 13,999 and 6GB+128GB priced at INR 15,999 respectively. The first sale is scheduled for 14th September, 12:00 PM onwards on realme.com, Flipkart & Mainline channels.