realme has just unveiled the realme 8 5G, the latest member of the realme 8 series. This comes after its specs were revealed ahead of the launch. The realme 8 5G, as the name suggests, supports 5G thanks to a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC at the helm.

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The new member of the realme 8 series has a 6.5-inch a 1080p+ LCD panel with a 90Hz refresh rate. It houses a 16MP front sensor in a punch hole.

Around the back, the 5G model is a downgrade from the 4G version, it features a 48MP main camera with a Samsung GM1 sensor, a 2MP B&W portrait lens, and a 2MP macro lens.

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The Dimensity 700 chipset is joined by 4/8GB RAM and can be upgraded to 5GB or 11GB, respectively via Dynamic RAM Expansion technology It comes with 128GB of expandable storage via microSD of up to 1TB.

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The realme 8 5G shares the same 5000mAh battery as its 4G sibling but only features 18W fast charging compared to the 30W fast charging of the 4G version. It also features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

realme 8 5G price and availability

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The realme 8 5G comes in two colors – Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue. It is available in Thailand and starts at BHT 10,000 and in India for INR 14,999 for the 4/128GB variant while the 8/128GB option is priced at INR 16,999.

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