Realme 8s 5G, Realme 8i Launching in India Today: How to Watch Live Streaming, Event Time, Price, Specifications, Features

The Realme 8s and Realme 8i will come loaded with new Dynamic RAM Expansion technology. Here's what you need to know!


Realme is all set to launch two new smartphones under its number series with Realme 8s 5G and Realme 8i. Both the smartphones from the company are said to feature top-of-the-line features. The Realme 8s 5G will come loaded with MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor along with two attractive colour options. The Realme 8i, on the other hand, will feature a MediaTek Helio G96 processor along with a variable 120Hz refresh rate. Both the phones will be also the first from the company that will utilise the new Dynamic RAM Expansion technology. On this note, let’s take a look at the upcoming Realme phones in India.

Realme 8s 5G, Realme 8i: Launch Date, Event Time, Where to Watch Live Streaming

Realme has confirmed that it will be launching the Realme 8s and Realme 8i smartphones in India today, i.e., September 9th. The company will be holding a virtual event to unveil its latest range of smartphones. The event will kick start at 12:30 PM and will be live-streamed on the company’s official YouTube channel along with Facebook and Twitter.

Realme 8s, 8i: Expected Price in India

Realme 8s India price is expected to be less than Rs 20,000. One could expect it to be priced at Rs 17,999 or something in a similar range. Coming to the Realme 8i, the smartphone might be priced within Rs 15,000 price tag. So, one should expect it to be priced somewhere between Rs 13,999 or Rs 14,999 for the base variant.

Realme 8s, 8i: Sale on Flipkart

Realme has revealed that the upcoming Realme 8i smartphone will be available for purchase from Flipkart. However, there is no information on whether the Realme 8s 5G will be available on Flipkart or not.

Realme 8s, 8i: Expected Specifications and Features

Both smartphones are said to come loaded with a host of interesting features and specifications. The phones will feature a new design language coupled with some top-of-the-line features. The Realme 8s 5G will be a 5G smartphone, while the Realme 8i will support 4G networks. Here’s what you need to know about the latest smartphones from Realme:

MediaTek Processors

Both the smartphones will come loaded with MediaTek processors. The Realme 8s 5G will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G processor, which is made using 6nm process. The Realme 8i will be the first smartphone in India that will be powered by the MediaTek Helio G96 processor.

Dynamic RAM Expansion Technology

The company has revealed that both the Realme 8s and Realme 8i will feature new Dyanamic RAM expansion technology. This is basically the same technology as Virtual RAM, which is already available in Vivo and OPPO smartphones. The technology basically turns some part of the storage into virtual RAM, which allows to speed up the performance. The company says that Realme 8s will offer up to 13GB Dynamic RAM expansion technology, meaning that up to 8GB of RAM will be converted into 13GB of RAM. On the other hand, the Realme 8i will feature up to 11GB of Dynamic RAM Expansion, meaning that up to 6GB of RAM can be converted into 11GB.

Other Specifications and Features

Realme has confirmed that the Realme 8s 5G will be available in two colour options: Universe Blue and Universe Purple. The phone will be 8.8mm thin and will weigh 191 grams. The smartphone is said to feature a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display with up to a 90Hz screen refresh rate. The phone might feature a 5,000mAh battery with 33W DART charging technology. The handset might come with 64MP quad rear cameras and might run on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 on top of it.

Coming to Realme 8i, the smartphone will feature a 6.6-inch display with up to a 120Hz refresh rate. The company claims that the phone will offer 6 different refresh rates to conserve power. These include 48Hz for movies, 30Hz for static, 50Hz for TV Play, 60Hz/90Hz for games, and 90Hz/120Hz for information stream. The display will also come with a 180Hz touch sampling rate and will feature 1nit night mode. The Realme 8i may come equipped with a triple-camera setup with 50MP of primary lens coupled with a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro shooter. The phone might feature a 16MP shooter for selfies and video calling. It may be juiced up by a 5,000mAh battery.