Realme 8 5G to launch in India on April 22
Realme has announced the launch date for its next 5G smartphone in India. It's the Realme 8 5G and it will be the first phone in India with the MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset. The smartphone is scheduled to launch on April 22.
Realme has scheduled a digital event for the launch of its upcoming 5G phone in India. It will take place on April 22 at 12:30 pm, and the event will be live streamed on Realme's YouTube and Facebook channels. The company has so far only revealed that the Realme 8 5G will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor. The MediaTek chipset which is built on the 7nm process and is said to be 28% more power efficient than 8nm. The chipset can be clocked up to 2.2GHz and is paired with ARM Mali-G57 GPU.
The invite also shows that the Realme 8 5G will feature a punch-hole display, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Realme 8 5G was recently spotted on Geekbench with 8GB of RAM and a full HD+ display. The smartphone will also run Android 11 out-of-the-box.
Some reports also suggest that Realme 8 5G will be a rebranded version of the Realme V13 5G that launched in China. Going by this speculation, Realme 8 5G will come with a 6.5-inch display with full HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. The smartphone features an 8-megapixel camera, and a triple rear camera setup that consists of a 48-megapixel primary sensor, a 2-megapixel macro sensor, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
Realme V13 5G also 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.