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Summary
86%
84%
Display

6.6" (16.76 cm)

720x1600 px, 266 PPI

6.5" (16.51 cm)

1080x2400 px, 405 PPI

Camera

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

5000 mAh

36 h talktime (4G)

5000 mAh

Performance

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 2 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

128 GB

1 TB (Expandable)

128 GB

1 TB (Expandable)

Expert Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.2/5 based on 1,884 ratings

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4.3/5 based on 12,016 ratings

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General
Launch Date

May 1, 2021 (Official)

April 28, 2021 (Official)

Operating System

Android v11

Android v11

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

Realme UI

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G

MediaTek Dimensity 700 MT6833

CPU

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 570 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 570)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A76 + 2 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A55)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Fabrication

8 nm

7 nm

Graphics

Adreno 619

Mali-G57 MC2

RAM

6 GB

4 GB

RAM Type

LPDDR4X

LPDDR4X

Display
Good
Good
Display Type

Super AMOLED

IPS LCD

Screen Size

6.6 " (16.76 cm)

6.5 " (16.51 cm)

Resolution

720 x 1600 pixels

1080 x 2400 pixels

Aspect Ratio

20:9

20:9

Pixel Density

266 ppi

405 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.28 %

83.92 %

Bezel-less display

with notch

with punch-hole display

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Brightness

600 nits

Refresh Rate

60 Hz

90 Hz

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

90.5 %

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 164.4 mm
Width: 75.9 mm
Thickness: 8.6 mm

Height: 162.5 mm
Width: 74.8 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm

Weight

193 grams

185 grams

Colours

Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot Gray

Supersonic Blue, Supersonic Black

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Quad

Triple

Resolution

48 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle Primary Camera(2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
5 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera
5 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera

48 MP f/1.8 (upto 10x Digital Zoom), Wide Angle (79° field-of-view) Primary Camera(25.4 mm focal length, 2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera(21.9 mm focal length, 5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera(21.9 mm focal length, 5.0" sensor size, 1.75µm pixel size)

Sensor

ISOCELL Plus

ISOCELL Plus

Autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus

OIS

No

Flash

, LED Flash

, LED Flash

Image Resolution

8000 x 6000 Pixels

8000 x 6000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

10 x Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps
1280x720 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

20 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera

16 MP f/2.1, Wide Angle Primary Camera(25.6 mm focal length, 3.1" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)

Autofocus

No

Flash

No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps
1280x720 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Excellent
Capacity

5000 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Removable

No

No

TalkTime

Up to 36 Hours(4G)

Standby time

Up to 655 Hours(2G)

Quick Charging

, Fast, 15W

, Quick, 18W

USB Type-C

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

128 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 1 TB

, Up to 1 TB

User Available Storage

Up to 103 GB

Storage Type

UFS 2.1

UFS 2.1

USB OTG

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

5G supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

5G supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 1.190 W/kg, Body: 1.173 W/kg

Wi-Fi

, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

, v5.0

, v5.1

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Position

On-screen

Side

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Optical

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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Related Questions

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  • How to record calls on Realme 8 5G ?

    A

    Answered By Ajeet Mistry | 1 months ago

    Recoding calls on you Realme 8 5G is very easy and simple.

    Just tap on 'Record Button' from the calling app itself while being on the call and the recording will begin immediately.

    You will be able to find the recording in File Explorer.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Realme 8 5G here.

  • How to enable 4G on Realme 8 5G ?

    A

    Answered By Akhila Jai | 1 months ago

    Just follow the below mentioned steps and you would be all good to go-

    Slide into your Settings Application > Select 'Mobile Networks' > Select the desired application > Choose LTE as you preferred network type.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Realme 8 5G here.

  • How to save data pack on Realme 8 5G ?

    A

    Answered By Aishwarya Malik | 1 months ago

    Data Usage on any device mainly depends upon the Usage Habit of the User.

    However, if you want to limit the Data Usage on your device or Save the Data Pack, there are two effective ways.

    1.Set a Daily Data Usage Limit on your device.

    2. Realme device comes with a Data Saver Mode; it will help to reduce unnecessary usage of Data by back end running applications.

    3. You can also choose the 'Data Saver' mode in Google Chrome to save data.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Realme 8 5G here.

  • How to turn on torch for Realme 8 5G ?

    A

    Answered By Akash Tambe | 1 months ago

    It is just a matter of seconds.

    Slide down the Notification Panel > Tap on shortcut saying 'Torch'.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Realme 8 5G here.

  • How to disable notification on Realme 8 5G ?

    A

    Answered By Alok Mehta | 1 months ago

    Disabling Notification on your Realme 8 5G  is very easy and quick.

    Just slide into you Settings > App Management > Select your desired Application > Block Notification.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Realme 8 5G here.

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