Realme is gearing up to expand its portfolio and strengthen its hold in the Indian smartphone market with the launch of its Realme 8 Series. And there is a series of leaks and rumours doing the rounds in the internet, some of which we have exclusively reported about the upcoming smartphones. But more than that, Realme executives themselves have been regularly revealing new information about the Realme 8 Series to build up the hype.
The company has confirmed that the Realme 8 Series India launch is on March 24th, 2021, and the launch event is scheduled at 7:30 PM IST. You can watch the event live on Realme’s social handles.
How To Watch Realme 8 Series India Launch Event Live
Realme is all set to launch the Realme 8 series today in India and the online launch event will start from 7:30 PM IST. The company is going to live stream the entire event via its official YouTube channel and also update everything about the upcoming Realme 8 and the Realme 8 Pro on its social media handles. You can watch the online launch event right here through the below-embedded live stream link. You can also set a reminder to watch the event when it starts.
Realme has also confirmed some of the key specifications of the upcoming Realme 8 and the Realme 8 Pro. Both smartphones have appeared on most of the certification sites revealing almost all the features. Both smartphones will feature a Super AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint scanner. In this article, we bring you all the information about the Realme 8 series, which includes the launch date, how to watch live streaming, confirmed specifications, rumours, and a lot more.
Realme 7 Series Launch Event Time
As mentioned above, the company has confirmed the launch date of the Realme 8 and the 8 Pro on March 24 in India. The Realme 8 series India launch event is scheduled to begin at 7.30 pm IST. Viewers can follow the Realme 8 series launch event on Realme’s official social media accounts like YouTube, Twitter, and others.
Realme 8 Series Expected Price in India
So far the company is yet to reveal the India pricing of the upcoming Realme 8 series. However, there are many speculations around it. A recent leak suggests that the standard 8 models will come in 4GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB storage configurations in India. It will launch in two colours – Cyber Silver and Black. The Realme 8 Pro is tipped to arrive in 6GB + 128GB and 8GB +128GB storage options in India. The phone will come in Infinite Black / Blue & Illuminating Yellow colour shades. The colour variant was recently confirmed by Madhav Sheth on Twitter.
With which colour variant would you take an #InfiniteLeapWith8 –
Illuminating Yellow or Infinite Blue?
— Madhav108MP (@MadhavSheth1) March 16, 2021
The regular Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro with 4G support is rumoured to remain under the Rs 20,000 mark in India. However, The hallowed 5G variant of Realme 8 Pro is expected to be priced slightly higher.
Realme 8 Series: 5G or no 5G?
Whether the Realme 8 Series will feature 5G or not is presently a trending topic on tech forums. There is evidence of a Realme smartphone with 5G connectivity that allude to be part of the Realme 8 Series. Realme executives are also raising the people’s hopes demanding 5G from Realme, especially after fans were snubbed by Xiaomi of 5G support in the Redmi Note 10 Series launched this month.
Again 720g 😑 and big chin and no 5g 😑in 8 series
— 𝑴𝒂𝒏𝒂𝒔 𝑩𝒂𝒏𝒔𝒂𝒍 #BringPocoF3InIndia (@Manas44679250) March 11, 2021
The Realme 8 Pro is tipped to launch in 4G and 5G models and this time the company is planning to equip the smartphone with Snapdragon processors from Qualcomm.
Realme 8 Series: Expected Hardware Specifications
A series of leaks and marketing material have more or less confirmed the key features of the Realme 8 Series. Going by the latest report, the Realme 8 was spotted on the NBTC certification site with model number RMX3085 confirming the moniker. The same model (RMX3085) even had appeared on Geekbench, BIS, EEC, Indonesia Telecom, and Indonesia TKDN certification.
Thanks to the certification sites we get to know some information about the smartphone. The Realme 8 is expected to launch with a 6.4- inch Super AMOLED display. However, the 8 Pro is said to launch with a 90Hz or a 120Hz refresh rate display, both the models are confirmed to arrive with a punch-hole cutout design to accommodate the front camera setup thanks to the company’s official teaser poster.
Under the hood, the vanilla Realme 8 will be powered by a MediaTek Helio G95 processor. Whereas, the 8 Pro is tipped to come in 4G and 5G models, with the former featuring a Snapdragon 720G SoC. It is also expected that the 5G variant might also come with a MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor which was also found on the Realme X7 5G and Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G.
Realme has also confirmed the presence of in-display fingerprint sensor on the Realme 8 Pro. Madhav Sheth himself posted a video online showing off fast unlock speeds.
Realme 8 Series: Expected Camera Features
Realme has officially confirmed that the Realme 8 Pro will feature a 108-megapixel quad-camera setup at the back. On the other hand, the Realme 8 is confirmed to launch with a 64-megapixel squared shaped quad-camera array placed at the top left corner of the rear panel along with an LED flash. The company is yet to reveal anything about the front selfie camera details of the smartphone, but we can expect those details in the upcoming days as we move closer to the launch. Realme is teasing the smartphone very aggressively and you never know what the company might unveil ahead of launch.
Realme 8 Series: Rumoured Battery and Charging Features
Recently Madhav Sheth, Realme CEO, revealed the design of the retail box and the specifications of the Realme 8. The retails box image confirmed that the smartphone will pack a massive 5000 mAh battery with 30W fast charging support. There are no details about the battery specifications of the Realme 8 Pro let see what the company is planning to bring this time.
So this was all about the upcoming Realme 8 series smartphones. What are your thoughts about the upcoming Realme 8 and the Realme 8 Pro? Do let us know in the comments below.
Realme 8 Series Sale and Availability
The Relame 8 Pro will go on sale after the March 23 launch event. But you can already pre-book any of the smartphones in the Realme 8 Series on Flipkart during the Infinity Sale. The smartphones can be pre-booked with a token amount of Rs 1,080 which will then be discounted off the actual price during sale. Doing this also ensures an unit is reserved during the sale which somehow always tends to get over in less than a minute. Nevertheless, Realme has assured they have enough stocks of all the variants of the Realme 8 Pro.
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