Realme 8s 5G is all set to go on sale in India for the first time today. The phone was launched last week alongside Realme 8i in the country. The Realme 8s 5G sale will begin at 12pm (noon) and the phone will be up for grabs via Flipkart, Realme.com, and across major offline retailers in the country. Realme 8s key specifications include MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC, a large 5,000mAh battery, a triple rear camera setup, highlighted by a 64-megapixel main sensor. Realme 8s 5G also sports a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Realme 8s 5G price in India, availability
As mentioned, Realme 8s 5G first sale will begin at 12pm (noon) via Flipkart and Realme.com. It will also be available via major offline retailers across the country. Realme 8s 5G is priced at Rs. 17,999 for the 6GB + 128GB storage variant, while its 8GB + 128GB model comes at Rs. 19,999. It will be available in Universe Blue and Universe Purple shades.
There will be a discount worth Rs. 1,500 for customers buying Realme 8s 5G using HDFC Bank credit, debit cards or Easy EMI transactions or with ICICI Bank credit cards or credit EMI transactions.
Realme 8s 5G specifications
On the specifications front, Realme 8s 5G runs on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 on top. It features a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1,080x2,400 pixels) display with 90Hz refresh rate. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC paired with up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM. In terms of storage, Realme 8s 5G has 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage as standard that is expandable via a microSD card (up to 1TB) through a dedicated slot.
As for optics, Realme 8s 5G has a triple rear camera setup that comes with a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens. It also includes a 2-megapixel monochrome portrait sensor with an f/2.4 lens and a 2-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens. Realme 8s 5G comes with a 16-megapixel selfie camera at the front with an f/2.1 lens.
Realme 8s 5G packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W Dart Charge fast charging (an 11V/ 3A charger is included in the box). Connectivity options include 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port. There is also a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
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