Realme has officially announced the India launch date for Realme 8i and Realme 8s. Madhav Seth, company’s CEO took to Twitter to announce that the Realme 8i and 8s will launch in India on September 9 at 12:30 PM. As mentioned in the Tweet, the Realme 8s will be the world’s first phone to feature Dimensity 810 chipset. On the other hand, Realme 8i will be India’s first phone to be equipped with Helio G96 SoC. Let’s now look at what we can expect from Realme 8i and Realme 8s in terms of pricing and specifications.
Realme 8s 5G price and specifications (rumored)
Realme 8s is said to have a 6.5-inch display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It is now confirmed to pack Dimensity 810 5G chipset. The phone may be offered in 4GB/6GB RAM and 128GB/256GB storage options. It is likely to have support for virtual RAM of up to 5GB. Realme 8s 5G leaked renders shared by 91Mobiles reveal that the phone may feature quad cameras on the back. The camera island may include a 64MP primary sensor, while details about the other two sensors are currently unknown. It could have a 16MP selfie shooter.
The phone is said to pack a 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support over a USB Type-C port. The tweet reveals that Realme 8s has a punch-hole cutout at the upper-left side for the selfie camera. The fingerprint scanner is most likely to be embedded into the power button. We can expect Realme 8s 5G to be priced in India under Rs 20,000.
Realme 8i price and specifications (rumored)
Realme 8i is said to have a 6.59-inch FullHD+ display with 120Hz refresh rate support. Under the hood, it is confirmed to be powered by Helio G96 chipset. The phone may come with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. However, we are likely to see more variants at the launch.
Leaked renders shared by Digit have revealed that the phone will feature triple cameras on the back. The camera setup is said to include a 50MP primary shooter, a 2MP portrait lens, and a 2MP macro sensor. There may be a 16MP front-facing camera housed inside the punch-hole cutout. Realme 8i is expected to pack a 5,000mAh battery and is likely to support fast charging as well. As of now, there is no word on pricing from the brand, however, the Realme 8i is expected to fall under Rs 15,000 price category.