Realme 8 series finally made its debut at the Realme Capture Infinity event that took place at 7:30 PM on March 24 virtually. The event featured several other exciting launches and teasers of future products.
The event started out with Mahesh Sheth giving the good news that Realme now has over 70 million users globally. The virtual event featured the launch of the Realme 8, Realme 8 Pro, Realme Smart Scale, and Realme Smart Bulb. Interestingly, the event also saw Sheth teasing the prospect of an upcoming 5G model in the series, claiming that more updates will be revealed very soon.
Another huge tease announced at the event was that Realme’s first flagship experience store is just around the corner and it’ll be more than 10,000 sq. ft. and be located in Gujarat.
Realme Capture Infinity Event: Realme 8 Pro
Realme believes in creating trendsetting designs that break conventional aesthetics and bring a unique style. Keeping that ideology in mind, the company has decided to use a gorgeous Infinity Blue and Infinite Black with anti-glare crystal back to give a dazzling look and a premium finish. That isn’t all, the company also created a magical color… one that glows in the dark by adding special fluorescent materials, dubbing it the “Illuminating Yellow”.
The Realme 8 Pro features a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED always-on display with a 180Hz touch sampling rate, 1000 nits brightness, and an eye protection mode. Under the hood, the device comes equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor, which will be complemented by up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. The Realme 8 Pro will be the first smartphone to come with the Realme UI 2.0 out of the box.
The new Realme smartphone will make you feel like a professional photographer as it features a quad-camera setup with a 108MP ISOCELL HM2 Samsung sensor main camera, an ultra-wide-angle lens, an ultra-macro lens, and a B&W portrait lens. Interestingly, the Realme 8 Pro will be the world’s first smartphone that can natively do a Starry Time-Lapse video as long as you’ve got the phone and a stable tripod. Moreover, it will also be the world’s first smartphone with Tilt-Shift Time-Lapse video capturing feature.
Coming to the foundational strength of Realme – the battery and fast charging – the Realme 8 Pro features a 50W SuperDart charge, similar to the Realme X7 5G. The 4,500mAh battery with the 50W SuperDart Charge can deliver a performance as good as 55W or even 66W fast charging of certain flagships. The best part is that the device will not take a long time to charge as it can go from 0 to 100 percent within 47 minutes. With a single charge, the phone can be used for 20 hours of continuous streaming or 25 days of standby time before having to charge again. If you’re outside and away from a power socket, you can use the Superpower Saving Mode where 5 percent of the battery can last as much as 32 hours of standby time. The phone is super lightweight and super thin, weighing just 176g and having an 8.1mm thickness.
The Realme 8 Pro will come in two different variants – 6GB RAM+128GB storage and 8GB RAM+128GB variant and will come at ₹17,999 and ₹19,999 respectively. The first sale will commence tomorrow at 12PM and will be up for purchase on Flipkart, Realme’s official website, and stores near you.
Realme Capture Infinity Event: Realme 8
The next product to be launched was the Realme 8. The stunning phone will come in two exciting colors – Cyber Black and Cyber Blue. The device comes with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED always-on display with a 1080p FHD resolution, 180Hz, and 1000 nits brightness.
Under the hood, the phone features the MediaTek Helio G95 processor, which is one of the most powerful 4G processors in this price segment. The chipset will be complemented by up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. Moreover, it also comes with the Realme UI 2.0 out of the box.
Coming to the camera specs, the device features a 64MP AI Quad Camera with an ultra-wide-angle lens, an ultra-macro lens, and a B&W portrait lens. Similar to the Pro variant, this one also features all the camera features including the Starry mode and the Tilt-Shift mode.
This phone is almost as lightweight as the Realme 8 Pro, weighing just 177g, though it is slimmer than the Pro variant, having a thickness of less than 8mm. The phone comes with a massive 5,000mAh battery, making it the slimmest phone in the market to feature a 5,000mA battery. In comparison to the Pro variant, this one features a 30W Dart Charge support that can charge a 5,000mAh battery in just 65 minutes. The phone can go 40 days on standby while it can support 10 hours of continuous gameplay. Moreover, with the Superpower Saving Mode, your phone can last up to 2 days with a 5% charge.
The device will come in three variants – 4GB RAM+128GB storage, 6GB RAM+128GB storage, and 8GB+128GB variant at ₹14,999, ₹15,999, and ₹16,999 respectively. The sale will start on March 25th at 12PM and can be purchased on Flipkart and Realme’s official website, and stores near you.
Realme Capture Infinity Event: Realme Smart Scale
The Realme Smart Scale was the third product to be launched. This stunning smart AIOT product will help you accurately measure and manage your body fat scale. The Realme Smart Scale adopts a high-precision BIA sensor that can easily obtain info about your body by including an advanced algorithm that includes body fat, muscle, and other aspects.
Interestingly, the smart scale is so smart that it can easily judge whether you’ve had two glasses of water or two apples. It can detect 16 health-related data including Muscle Mass, BMI, Body Age, Fat Rate, Body Shape, and more. These data points will give you a comprehensive picture of your body, allowing you to keep your health in check. You can easily connect the smart scale to the Realme Link app for syncing your body data and generating data reports. Moreover, there is also support for Bluetooth v5.0.
The Realme Smart Scale runs on 4AA batteries that are included in the box. You will be able to use this smart scale for around 360 days before having to replace the batteries.
As for the pricing, the Realme Smart Scale will go on sale for just ₹1,999 at 120PM on March 26th at Flipkart, Amazon, Realme’s official website, and stores near you.
Realme Capture Infinity Event: Realme Smart Bulb
The last product launched at the event was the Realme Smart Bulb. It comes with support for 16 million colors and a wide range of color temperatures cool shades to warmer tones. The light will be precisely controlled by a special dimmer chip, which will make it non-flickering and protect your eyes.
Moreover, there are many options that you can select to suit your mood – from cozy nights to bright mornings, so set the ambiance that best suits your needs. The smart bulb supports Google Assistant and Alexa for voice commands. The smart bulb is also compatible with Realme Link app to give users more functions such as adjusting color, brightness, choosing between many presents, and more.
The Realme Smart Bulb is extremely reliable and features a lifespan of up to 13 years while it also comes with 2 years of warranty. It’ll be available in 9W and 12W variants at ₹799 and ₹999 respectively. The sale will start at 12PM on 30th March and be available on Flipkart, Amazon, Realme’s official website, and stores near you.