Realme 8 5G goes official in Thailand ahead of India launch: price, specifications

Realme 8 5G price and specifications have been announced in Thailand just a day ahead of the phone's launch in India.

Highlights
  • Realme 8 5G price and specifications have been announced in Thailand.
  • The phone touts the MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC, 48MP triple camera, and FHD+ display.
  • Realme 8 5G is set to launch in India on April 22nd.

Realme 8 5G made its debut in Thailand on Wednesday, just a day before its launch in India. To recall, the company had announced that the Realme 8 5G India launch will be on Thursday, April 22nd. Now that the phone is official in Thailand, we know everything about it, including its specifications and price. The affordable 5G phone comes with a design similar to the Realme 8 4G that was launched in India. This includes a corner punch-hole camera and a rectangular rear camera module. Realme 8 5G specifications include the MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G chipset, 48MP triple cameras, and an FHD+ display, among other things.

Realme 8 5G price in Thailand

Realme 8 5G price in Thailand starts from THB 9,999 (approx Rs 24,000. This is likely the price of the base variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The phone is also available in a 6GB+128GB configuration. The Realme 8 5G price in India will be revealed on April 22nd, but we expect it to be cheaper as it is pegged to be the company’s cheapest 5G phone in India.

Realme 8 5G

Realme 8 5G specifications

Realme 8 5G sports a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 600 nits peak brightness. The handset is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC paired with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Notably, the phone supports Dynamic RAM Expansion that increases the phone’s RAM capacity by using internal storage. The phone runs on Android 11 with Realme UI on top.

Realme 8 5G measures 8.5mm in thickness and weighs 185 grams. The phone comes equipped with a triple camera system that includes a 48MP primary sensor, a macro lens, and a mono lens. There is a 16MP camera for selfies and video calls. The device packs a 5,000mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging. Other features include a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, triple card slot,