Realme 8 5G set to launch on April 21, said to be rebranded V13 5G | Mobile News

Realme 8 5G set to launch on April 21, said to be rebranded V13 5G

Realme’s latest teaser for the Realme 8 5G reveals a back panel identical to the V13 5G. Here is what we know about the handset so far.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 16:34 IST
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Realme is gearing up for the launch of a new 5G smartphone later this month. Called Realme 8 5G, the phone is said to be the rebranded version of the V13 5G.

Scheduled to launch on April 21, Realme Thailand has released a short teaser clip that gives a closer look at the design. The phone is seen sporting a rectangular camera module on the back. The clip does not show the front, but it's said to have a punch-hole cut-out on the display. According to a GSMArena report, Realme 8 5G will come with an NFC chip, which is not available on the V13 5G.

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That said, Realme V13 5G had debuted last month alongside Realme GT Neo. The handset is available in China for a starting price of CNY 1,599 ( 17,800 approximately). It comes in two colour options of black and blue.

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Realme V13 5G sports a 6.5-inch display with full HD+ resolution and 90Hz refresh rate, and 180 touch sampling. The LCD panel delivers 600 nits of peak brightness. The punch-hole cut-out on the front houses an 8-megapixel camera.

On the back, Realme V13 5G has a triple-camera setup that consists of a 48-megapixel primary sensor, a 2-megapixel macro sensor, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.

It runs on a MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor. The phone is available in 8GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB RAM and storage combinations. On the software front, it has Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 on top. It packs a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.

For connectivity, the smartphone supports Bluetooth 5.1, dual-SIM, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It also comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

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First Published Date: 11 Apr, 09:16 IST