Realme 8s 5G goes on sale for the first time in India today; price, offers, and features

Updated on Sep 13, 2021 11:33 PM IST  |  122.1K
   
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Realme 8s 5G goes on sale for the first time in India today; price, offers, and features
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Last week, the Chinese electronics giant Realme introduced the Realme 8s 5G and Realme 8i in India. While the Realme 8i is a budget 4G-enabled offering, the Realme 8s 5G is a mid-range handset with support for the next-gen networks. While the Realme 8i will be going on sale for the first time in India tomorrow, the Realme 8s 5G’s first sale is taking place in the country later today. So if you are planning to purchase the Realme 8s 5G, then here’s everything you need to know about the phone’s specs, features, price, and launch offers.

Realme 8s 5G will be available for the first time from 12pm today

The Realme 8s 5G smartphone will be available to purchase in India from Realme.com, Flipkart, and major brick-and-mortar stores across the country. The phone comes in two RAM and storage variants in India. The base model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage will set you back by Rs 17,999, while the higher-end version with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of memory is being offered for Rs 19,999. The smartphone will be available in Universe Blue and Universe Purple colour variants. The Realme 8s 5G comes as a competitor to the Samsung Galaxy A22 5G, OPPO A74 5G, and iQOO Z3 in India.

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Realme 8s 5G first sale offers

Talking about the launch offers, customers purchasing the Realme 8s 5G using ICICI bank credit cards will get an instant discount of Rs 1,500. There’s also an option of no-cost EMI up to three and six months on ICICI Bank Credit cards. If you purchase the device using the MobiKwik digital wallet, then you will get a discount of Rs 450.

Realme 8s 5G features and specifications

To recall the specs, the Realme 8s 5G has a 6.5-inch display with a resolution of 2,400 x 1,080 pixels and a screen-to-body ratio of 90.5 percent. The display of the smartphone has a screen refresh rate of 90Hz. Under the hood, the Realme 8s 5G has been equipped with an octa-core 2.4GHz MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G processor, which is aided by up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The device has the dynamic RAM expansion feature, which provides 5GB of additional RAM by utilising internal storage.

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In the camera department, the Realme 8s 5G has a 64MP primary camera on the back with an f/1.8 aperture, a 6P lens, and phase detection autofocus. The main sensor is accompanied by a 2MP monochrome sensor and a 2MP macro lens, which both have an aperture of f/2.4. The device supports up to 1080p video recordings at 30fps. For selfies and video-calling, there’s a 16MP shooter on the front. Lastly, the 5G smartphone is fuelled by a massive 5,000mAh battery, which supports 33W fast charging.

What is the price of the Realme 8s 5G in India?
The Realme 8s 5G’s base model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage will set you back by Rs 17,999, while the higher-end version with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of memory is being offered for Rs 19,999.

Where can I purchase the Realme 8s 5G in India?
The Realme 8s 5G is available in India from multiple channels including Realme.com, the e-commerce portal Flipkart, and major brick-and-mortar stores across the country.

What are the features of the Realme 8s 5G?
The Realme 8s 5G is a mid-range offering with a 6.5-inch display, a Dimensity 810 SoC, up to 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, a 64MP triple primary camera setup, and a 5,000mAh fast-charging battery.

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