Realme 8 and 8 Pro: Top for your money, but without 5G


On Wednesday, March 24, the Chinese company Realme conducted a presentation, which presented the new generation of its flagship series. Two smartphones came to replace last year’s line of Realme 7 — Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro. We will tell about each of them now.

Realme 8 is the basic flagship model, which, instead of the IPS LCD display, received the Super AMOLED screen. This is a 6.4-inch panel with full HD + resolution, aspect ratio of 20: 9, peak brightness of 1000 NIT and a 190 Hz discretization frequency. The basis of the smartphone Lög chipset Helio G95 from MediaTek, a company that makes up to 8 GB of operational and 128 GB of internal memory with the possibility of expansion. For an effective heat dissipation, a cooling system is provided, in which the carbon fiber replaced the manufacturer for copper, increasing the cooling efficiency by 14%. In addition to the chip and memory modules inside the housing, the battery was fitted with a capacity of 5000 mAh, which supports a quick charging with a power of 30 W through the USB port of Type-C. If you believe the manufacturer, charging from 0 to 50% takes only 26 minutes, and the smartphone takes 65 minutes.

As for the cameras, their Realme 8 has a total of five. A 16-megapixel front camera with a wide-angle lens for self-aged front camera is installed in the front, and the so-called quadramemeter is on the back side. It consists of the main 64 megapixel sensor with a wide-angle lens, an 8-megapixel module with ultrashirogol optics and an angle of view 119 degrees, 2-megapixel maccakers and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. True, to shoot a video in 4K The basic version of the flagship can not — this option is only available for the Pro model. Among the Realme 8 features are a built-in optical fingerprint scanner, a 3.5-millimeter audio detection, two-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, as well as an Android 11 mobile operating system with an Realme UI 2.0 shell.

Realme 8 sales in India will start from today. Model from 4/128 GB of built-in memory costs 14,9999 rupees or about 15,700 rubles, from 6/128 GB of memory — 15,999 rupees or 16,800 rubles, and from 8/128 GB of memory — 16,999 rupees or 18,900 rubles.

The PRO version is equipped with exactly the same amoled display with a built-in scanner, like the basic flagship model. But instead of the MediaTek chip, it is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor in combination with 6 or 8 GB of operational and 128 GB of built-in memory with the ability to expand.

Cameras — the main reason to buy a new Realme 8 Pro. The main camera of the smartphone consists of a 108 megapixel SAMSUNG HM2 sensor in a company with an 8-megapixel ultrashirogol module, a 2-megapixel maccake and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.

Offline Realme 8 Pro provides a 4500 mAh rechargeable battery with a fast charging function by 50 W. If you believe Realme, the battery will provide a smartphone 20 hours of continuous viewing video on YouTube or 8 hours of games. And thanks to the high power, charging is to charge the smartphone halfway in just 17 minutes, and completely in 47 minutes.

Realme 8 Pro went on sale simultaneously with Realme 8. Prices start from 17,999 rupees or 18,900 rubles per version with 6/128 GB of memory and reach 19,999 rupees or about 21,000 rubles per model with 8/128 GB of memory.