Realme is gearing up for the launch of the Realme 8i and the 8s in India. The company’s top chief, Madhav Sheth, had previously confirmed that the two devices will launch soon in India. Realme has also teased the launch of a new phone with a MediaTek Helio G96 SoC. The device could be the Realme 8i. The 8s is rumoured to feature a Dimensity 810 SoC. The company is yet to announce the official launch date of the upcoming Realme 8 series phones. Meanwhile, a new report from 91Mobiles, citing tipster Yogesh Brar, claims that Realme will host the launch event in September. The tipster has also revealed details of the Realme 9 launch in India. Let’s take a look at the Realme 9, 8s, 8i launch timeline tipped ahead of the official announcement.
Realme 8, Realme 8i, 8s launch timeline tipped
Realme is likely to debut the Realme 9 very soon. According to a new leak, the upcoming Realme mid-range phone will debut in October. The 91Mobiles report claims that the Realme 9 series will debut ahead of Diwali to take advantage of the festive season.
Prior to that, Realme will also debut two new mid-range devices. The Realme 8i is among the two phones launching in September. It is likely to feature a MediaTek Helio G96 SoC. Design renders of the phone have also leaked. It is quite similar to the Realme 8 series in terms of design. The phone has a square-shaped camera module on the plastic back. It will have a 50MP primary camera and two 2MP sensors for depth and macro. For selfies, there is a 16MP front camera placed inside the hole-punch cutout.
The phone is likely to sport a 6.43-inch display. It could feature an AMOLED panel or an IPS LCD with 120Hz refresh rate support. It will pack a 5000 mAh battery with support for fast charging. The fingerprint sensor is etched into the power button on the right edgeThe device also features a USB-C port, and is likely to also come with Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0.
Regarding the Realme 8s, the phone will feature a triple-camera setup on the back. The rectangular camera module will house a 64MP primary camera sensor. It will sport a 6.5-inch display and come with 90Hz refresh rate support. The phone will feature a MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC under the hood. It will come with 6GB/ 8GB of RAM and 5GB of virtual RAM support. It is likely to come with 128GB and 256GB of internal storage. The device will boot Realme UI 2.0 out of the box on top of Android 11. You can click here to know more about the device.