After releasing the Realme 8 series in India, Realme India Head Madhav Sheth confirmed that Realme 8 will also be released in a 5G variant. Since then, the 5G variant of the smartphone has been on the news and has been spotted on various certifications websites.
Recently, the smartphone has been spotted on the Geekbench website, revealing certain specifications. In addition to this, an official launch video of the Realme 8 5G has been spotted by a tipster for the Thailand launch, which was then uploaded by the official Facebook page of Realme Thailand confirming the news.
Realme 8 5G Geekbench Listing
A Realme device, with model number RMX3241, was spotted on Geekbench, a benchmarking website. The device is alleged to be Realme 8 5G.
The listing reveals certain specifications of the smartphone. As per the listing, the device is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G octa-core chipset, coupled with 8GB RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 11 out-of-the-box with Realme UI 2.0 on top. The device managed to score 570 points in the single-core performance test and 1,766 in the multi-core performance test.
Earlier, the smartphone was spotted on FCC(Federal Communications Commission) Certification website. The listing revealed that Realme 8 5g will carry a 5,000mAh battery. The dimensions of the smartphone are 162.5x 74.8×8.5mm and weigh 185 grams. The smartphone ships with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and connectivity options include 2.4GHz Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, GPS/GLONASS, NFC, and 5G connectivity.
Reports also suggest that the Realme 8 5G (model number RMX3241) has been listed on the BIS(Bureau of Indian Standards) website, which confirms that the smartphone will debut soon in the Indian market.
Realme 8 5G Launch Promo
Tipster Mukul Sharma took to his Twitter account and shared an official-looking promo video of the upcoming Realme 8 5G.
— Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings) April 10, 2021
Interestingly, the video was later posted on Facebook by the official Realme Thailand Facebook page. The promo gives a glimpse of the design of the smartphone and reveals the launch of the smartphone in Thailand.
The rear of the smartphone is similar to the 4G variant of the smartphone, except without the “DARE TO LEAP” tagline. However, it was expected that Realme would go with the embossed tagline at the rear. It has a square-shaped camera module with a dual-LED flashlight. It comes with a gradient finish in a black shade.
The front of the smartphone is still under the wraps, however, it is expected to feature a similar design as the 4G variant of the smartphone.
The Realme 8 4G variant was powered by MediaTek Helio G95 SoC, features a Super AMOLED display, a 64MP quad-camera setup, and a 5,000mAh battery with 30W fast charging.
The listings suggest that the Realme 8 5G will debut in the Indian market within a week from the Thailand launch. However, we have to wait for the official statement from the firm regarding the launch and other specifications of the smartphone.