Realme 8 5G launch today: how to watch livestream, expected price in India, specs

Here's how you can watch the Realme 8 5G launch event livestream online.

  • Realme 8 5G set to launch in India today at an affordable price tag.
  • Realme 8 5G specifications include MediaTek Dimensity 700, a 5,000mAh battery, and a 90Hz display.
  • Realme 8 5G launch event will be live-streamed on the company’s YouTube channel.

Realme 8 5G is set to launch in India today at 12:30 PM IST and the phone will join the regular Realme 8 4G and Realme 8 Pro 4G. Realme 8 5G made its debut in Thailand yesterday, revealing the complete specifications and design. The Realme 8 5G comes with a punch-hole camera, triple cameras, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Realme 8 5G specifications include the MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, 5,000mAh battery, and a 90Hz FHD+ display, and 48MP triple cameras. Here’s a quick look at how you can watch the Realme 8 5G livestream online, the expected price, and specs.

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Realme 8 5G India launch event livestream

Realme 8 5G India launch event will be live-streamed on the company’s social media handles and on YouTube at 12:30 PM IST. The handset is expected to be priced under Rs 20,000 in India. You can watch the event online right here through the link embedded below.

Realme 8 5G specifications

Realme 8 5G flaunts a 6.5-inch FHD+ LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 600 nits brightness. The phone gets a punch-hole camera and a 90.5 percent screen-to-body ratio. The handset ships with the MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G SoC paired with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage in Thailand. The phone runs Android 11 OS with Realme UI custom skin out of the box. It has an in-display fingerprint sensor for security, a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support, and a triple card slot.

Realme 8 5G has a triple camera setup at the back that includes a 48MP primary sensor with PDAF, a macro lens, and a 2MP B&W lens. On the front, it has a 16MP Sony IMX471 snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. Connectivity features include 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and USB Type-C port.

Realme 8 5G price in India (expected)

Realme 8 5G was launched in Thailand with a starting price of THB 9,999 (approx. Rs 24,000). However, the Realme 8 5G India price is expected to be much more affordable in comparison. In fact, the phone will likely be priced under Rs 15,000 and could be the cheapest 5G phone in India yet.

Key Specs

Realme 8 5G
MediaTek Dimensity 700 MT6833 | 4 GBProcessor
6.5 inches Display
48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Realme 8 5G Price
Rs. 16,499
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5



  • Good performance
  • Easy to use software
  • Long battery life


  • Cameras are not great
  • Charging speeds could have been better
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