Realme is launching back to back new smartphones in the Indian market. The company’s Realme 8 series is quite popular in India and it currently includes three smartphones – Realme 8, Realme 8 5G and Realme 8 Pro 5G. Now, the company will expand this series and will soon launch two more smartphones, namely the Realme 8S and the Realme 8i. Ahead of their official launch, these smartphones have now leaked online.
Realme 8S / Realme 8i – India Launch Timeline
Recently, Madhav Sheth, Vice President – Realme and CEO of Realme India, answered a few questions in the latest episode of Ask Madhav on YouTube. In the same episode, Mr Sheth disclosed that some more Realme 8 series phones are in development and later he asked the Realme fans which one would they like to see first, Realme 8i or the 8s. There are very few details about these smartphones but very recently, the front panel of these smartphones have leaked online. This hints that they are coming to India very soon.
Realme 8S / Realme 8i – Rumoured Specifications
As per rumours, the upcoming Realme 8S might feature a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a 90Hz high refresh rate system. It is expected to be powered by the upcoming MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC and will feature up to 8 GB of RAM and up to 128 GB of internal storage. The new Realme 8i will be a more budget-friendly smartphone and it might be powered by the MediaTek Helio G95 SoC coupled with up to 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. The Realme 8i might sport a 48 MP triple-camera set-up while the new Realme 8S might feature a 64 MP quad-camera set-up and they might feature a 16 MP selfie camera at the front.
Realme 8S / Realme 8i – Expected Price and Rivals
The new Realme 8S is expected to be priced in India from Rs 15,999 while the upcoming Realme 8i might be priced from Rs 12,999. At these price points, these new Realme 8 series smartphones will rival a lot of other mid-range smartphones from Xiaomi, Samsung, Poco, Oppo, Vivo and even Realme’s own devices. So, are you excited about the launch of these new Realme 8 series smartphones? Do feel free to share your thoughts with all of us in the comments section below. You can also join our GizNext Tech Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) and even the GizNext Tech Enthusiast WhatsApp group which have been curated exclusively for the tech geeks.
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