Realme 8s 5G first sale today: price in India, specifications, and where to buy

Realme 8s 5G price in India and specs were revealed last week and the phone goes on its first sale in the country today at 12 PM IST through Flipkart and Realme websites.

Highlights
  • Realme 8s 5G will be on sale in India today for the first time.
  • The handset will be available today via Realme and Flipkart websites.
  • Realme 8s 5G price in India starts at Rs 17,999.

Realme 8s 5G price in India, specifications, and availability details were revealed last week when the phone officially launched. The phone goes on sale in India today at 12 PM IST. It is the world’s first phone to come with the MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC with 5G network connectivity. The Realme 8s features a punch-hole camera, a rectangular rear camera module, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Key Realme 8s 5G specifications include a 6.5-inch 90Hz display, 64MP camera, 30W fast-charging support, and up to 128GB internal storage. The Realme 8i, on the other hand, will be up for grabs tomorrow i.e September 14h.

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Realme 8s price in India, bank offers

Price: Realme 8s price in India is Rs 17,999 for the 6GB/128GB variant, while the 8GB/128GB model costs Rs 19,999.

Colours: The phone will be available in Universe Blue and Universe Purple colours.

Sale: The Realme 8s will be on sale today at 12 PM IST via Flipkart and Realme websites. The company is offering a Rs 1,500 discount for customers buying the Realme 8s 5G through HDFC or ICICI Bank credit, debit, and EMI transactions.

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Realme 8s specifications

The Realme 8s sports a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate, a 180Hz touch sampling rate, 600nits brightness, 2400 X 1080 pixels resolution, 90.50 percent screen-to-body ratio, and 100 percent DCI-P3 colour Space.  It runs on Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 custom skin out of the box. It measures 162.5 X 74.8 X 8.5mm and weighs 191 grams and packs a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast-charging support.

The Realme 8s has triple cameras on the back, comprising of a 64MP (f/1.8 aperture) primary sensor, a 2MP B&W lens and a 2MP 4cm macro lens. It has a 16MP shooter on the front for selfies and video chats.

The Realme 8s is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset paired with the ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. It packs up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB internal storage that is further expandable up to 1TB. There is a 5GB virtual RAM (Dynamic RAM Expansion technology) for better multitasking. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/Glonass/ Galileo, and USB Type-C. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Key Specs

Realme 8s 5G
MediaTek Dimensity 810 | 6 GBProcessor
6.5 inches Display
64 MP + 2 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Realme 8s 5G Price
Rs. 16,997
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Rs. 17,999
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Rs. 18,999
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Best Competitors

Realme 8i Rs. 13,475
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Realme 8 Rs. 14,545
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

Design
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Display
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Software
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Camera
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Performance
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Battery
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Pros

  • Good performance
  • Long battery life
  • Excellent low-light photo capabilities

Cons

  • Macro and depth sensors not very useful
  • Lacks stereo speakers
  • Lots of bloatware
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