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Realme 8: Was Realme Right to hike the price?

Realme Nepal has launched the Realme 8 6/128GB variant in Nepal and it has also hiked its price within few days. It is an update to last year’s Realme 7. Let’s take a look at the specs, features, availability, and the official price of Realme 8 in Nepal.

Realme 8 Overviews:

Design and Display:

The Realme 8 adopts a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display panel with a 60Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. It supports the resolution of 1080×2400-pixels boosting the screen-to-body ration of 83.3% and the aspect ratio of 20:9. It has a peak brightness of 1,000 nits and gives 411 PPI density.

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The 160.6×73.9×8.1mm dimension has a glass front with a plastic frame and plastic back. The body can endure Dual Nano-SIM in a dual standby while weighing around 176gm.

realme 8 overview
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Realme 8 comes in Cyber Black and Cyber Silver color options. The polycarbonate-built models have a “Dare to Leap” branding on their back that gives the rainbow reflection from different angles.

Performance and Memory:

Realme 8 runs on Android 11 based on Realme UI 2.0. It houses a MediaTek Helio G95 processor based on a 12nm Octa-core (2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) chipset. As for the graphics processor, it has the Mali-G76 MC4.

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Moving on, the handset has 4/64GB, 4/128GB, 6/128GB, and 8/128GB memory variants to choose from. The memory has the UFS 2.1 and is expandable up to 512GB through a dedicated microSD card slot. However, only an 8/128GB variant of the Realme 8 has been launched in Nepal previously but now we can buy 6/128GB as well.

Camera and Sound:

Realme 8 has a 64MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture. Besides that, it has an 8MP ultrawide sensor with an f/2.3 aperture and two 2MP macro and depth shooters. The video support for the model is a 4K shoot at 30fps and 1080p at 30/60/128fps. Additionally, it has a LED flash alongside the support of HDR and panorama modes.

realme 8 camera
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Upfront, it has a 16MP selfie shooter with f/2.5 aperture which supports the HDR and panorama modes but doesn’t have a LED flash. The video support is a 1080p resolution at 30/120fps.

Talking about the sound, it features a loudspeaker system with 24-bit/192kHz audio and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Battery and Extras:

Realme 8 is fueled with a non-removable Li-Po 5,000mAh battery that has the 30W fast charging aid. The brand claims a 50% charge in 26 minutes and a full 100% charge in 65 minutes.

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Furthermore, the phone uses an optical, under-display fingerprint sensor for biometrics. Other sensors include an accelerometer, gyro meter, proximity, and compass. Getting towards the connectivity, it comes with Wi-Fi 802.11 support with an A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, and a region-dependent NFC. However, the Bluetooth versions are varied with a Bluetooth 5.1 in Realme 8 whereas the Realme 8 Pro has a Bluetooth 5.0.

Moreover, it has a USB Type-C 2.0 for charging and data transfer purposes.

Realme 8 Key Specifications:

  • Display: 6.4-inch Super AMOLED panel, 90.8% screen to body ratio, 180Hz touch sampling rate
  • Resolution: FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels), 409PPI
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G95 (12nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali G76 MC4
  • Memory: 4/6/8GB RAM, 128GB UFS 2.1 storage (expandable via microSD card)
  • Software & UI: Realme UI 2.0 on top of Android 11
  • Rear Camera: Quad – 64MP primary sensor, 8MP Ultra-wide-angle, 2MP depth, 2MP Macro
  • Front Camera: 16MP Sony IMX471 lens (punch-hole)
  • Security: Optical fingerprint sensor (in-display)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS / AGPS / BEIDOU / GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 30W fast charging
  • Colors: Cyber Black and Cyber Silver

Realme 8 Price in Nepal:

The original Realme 8 Price in Nepal was Rs. 27,199 for the 6/128GB variant. But now Realme has hiked the price to NPR 28,7999. We can buy the phone from any Realme authorized retail store in the whole country. As of now, it is up for sale in Daraz.

ModelRealme 8 Price in Nepal
Realme 8 (6/128GB)Rs. 28,799

Pragya Sapkota
Pragya Sapkota
I am a tech content writer at Youtech Nepal who loves travelling and watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Just looking for the light in life!!!

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