Realme 8 – Elegant Smartphone (128 GB, 8 GB)4.5/10 (Expert Score)
The Realme 8 reuses the MediaTek Helio G95 SoC from the Realme 7, which has proven to be good enough for gaming at this price level. It’s one of the first phones to ship with Realme UI 2.0 out of the box which is based on Android 11. In terms of performance, the Realme 8 feels snappy. I did miss the fluidity in scrolling offered by a 90Hz display but usability was still good. The Helio G95 SoC posts good benchmark numbers too, scoring 2,89,587 points in AnTuTu. The cameras on the Realme 8 are definitely serviceable in the right conditions, but this model is not a step up from the Realme 7 in terms of features or quality.
The Realme 8 might not have any deal-breaking flaws, but it doesn’t really offer anything special, even when compared to its own siblings, which makes it hard to recommend.
Overall, with its strong chipset and 8 GB RAM, the Realme 8 is an excellent gadget for streamlining your daily operations. With the 5000 mAh battery and 30W Fast Charging compatibility, gamers can play for long periods of time and compete in several tournaments. Realme has now fulfilled the demand of people looking for amazing cameras by integrating powerful quad cameras on the backside, along with a 16 MP selfie-shooting lens.
In Realme 8 series, the 8 model exhibits a 6.5-inch IPS LCD type screen having an aspect ratio of 20:9, a pixel density of 405 PPI, besides a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The smartphone has a bezel-less punch hole set up on the front.
16 MP Selfie Nightscape
Thanks to the 16 MP In-display front Camera, you can freeze all your favorite moments with your loved ones in time through stunning selfies. The selfie nightscape and AI portrait mode features can help add an aesthetic and unique touch to the selfies that you take.
Tilt-shift Mode – A Dash of Magic
Tilt-Shift Mode has a magical way of capturing the world — transforming large metropolises into fascinating miniature models.
Starry Mode Feature – Starry Mode makes it easier than ever to capture the beauty of the stars above.
A Cooler Way to shot Portraits:
The Neon Portrait feature helps highlight your beauty even more at night by blurring complex background lighting!
The Dynamic Bokeh feature helps you take more stylish and dynamic portraits.
16 MP Selfie Portraits:
The Realme 8 has 128GB of inbuilt storage that can be increased to 256GB with the use of a microSD card.
The Realme 8 has an 8GB RAM configuration, as well as a MediaTek Helio G95 chipset and an Octa-core 2.3GHz, Dual-core, Kryo 465+ 1.8GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 465 CPU. The graphics requirements of the smartphone are handled by an Adreno 618 GPU.
The smartphone’s running power comes from a non-replaceable 5,000mAh Li-ion battery. 30W Fast Charging technology is also included in the battery.
The rapid in-display fingerprint scanner unlocks in the blink of an eye, providing an easier (and cooler) unlock experience. A-GPS Glonass, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, Mobile Hotspot, USB charging, and 4G VoLTE are among the smartphone’s connectivity choices.
Pros Of Realme 8:
- AMOLED display with a pleasing appearance.
- Cameras that are impressive.
- Excellent performance.
Cons Of Realme 8:
- Design is unappealing.
- The display does not have a high refresh rate.
- It was possible that the hardware may have been better.
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