Realme 8 Review

Realme 8 Review

Realme 8 Review

Realme has had a remarkable fleeting ascent in India over a generally brief timeframe range. The exceptionally serious organization as of now has a huge arrangement of cell phones, yet the rate at which it’s going, I think it needs to siphon the brakes a piece and adopt a more engaged strategy to its dispatches. I’m alluding to the as of late dispatched Realme 8, which dispatched close by the Realme 8 Pro. The organization has figured out how to cover basically each and every value point under Rs. 20,000, yet the sheer number of telephones it currently sells, including the 7 arrangement, X-arrangement and Narzo models, implies that there’s a ton of covering, with only moment contrasts between a considerable lot of them.

The Realme 8 beginnings at Rs. 14,999 and going simply by details, is basically a slimmer Realme 7 with an AMOLED show. The Realme 7 itself is basically a Realme 6 Pro with a MediaTek SoC rather than Qualcomm, and both these models are likewise still on special at comparative costs. The top-end variation of the Realme 8, which I’ll be assessing, costs Rs. 16,999. This implies it contends straightforwardly with the Realme Narzo 30 Pro, which ends up having a 5G SoC and a 120Hz showcase. Do you follow? Picking a Realme cell phone today can be very difficult.

It’s an ideal opportunity to perceive how the Realme 8 really performs, and whether you should mess with it or pick something different.

Realme 8 Design and Display

The Realme 8’s plan is intensely shone on making it thin and light, and it does a generally excellent occupation here. The all-plastic body assists it with accomplishing an agreeable load of simply 177g, and it isn’t exceptionally thick either at 7.99mm. Both these figures are enormous enhancements over the heavy Realme 7. The plastic back is somewhat of a frustration, since the edges got scrape checks without any problem. A glass back might have forestalled this. The catches on the Realme 8 have great input. At the base, we have the speaker, earphone jack, and USB Type-C port.

The large change contrasted with the Realme 7 lies in the presentation, which is a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED board with a full-HD+ goal, as opposed to a LCD board. This is the first run through Realme’s non-Pro number arrangement has gotten the AMOLED treatment. With this presentation, you additionally get a fast in-show finger impression sensor, however you penance the 90Hz invigorate rate that the Realme 7 advertised. The presentation has a screen defender pre-applied however there’s no authority notice of built up glass, which past models had. At the point when we asked Realme, an organization agent disclosed to us that it has utilized Dragontrail glass on the Realme 8.

I’m not a major devotee of the Cyber Silver shading that I got, as the rainbow impact on specific segments of the back board and the gigantic ‘Set out to Leap’ motto are altogether too gaudy for my taste. Fingerprints are additionally a major issue on this colourway. The Cyber Black alternative looks a touch more repressed and is presumably the one I’d go with.

The Realme 8 is one of the more agreeable telephones I’ve assessed as of late and ought to be not difficult to live with, particularly considering it has a 5,000mAh battery. Nonetheless, I figure Realme might have done much more to up the top notch remainder, for example, offering a glass back rather than plastic. The case substance incorporate a 30W charger, Type-C link, case, and SIM launch instrument.

Realme 8 specifications and software

The Realme 8 reuses the MediaTek Helio G95 SoC from the Realme 7, which has demonstrated to be sufficient for gaming at this value level. The Realme 8 is accessible in three RAM variations, all having a similar 128GB of UFS 2.1 capacity. The 4GB variation is valued at Rs. 14,999, the 6GB variation is Rs. 15,999, and the 8GB variation is Rs. 16,999. Realme sent me the top-end 8GB variation for this survey. Different determinations incorporate double band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.1, and the standard exhibit of sensors and satellite route support.

The Realme 8 (and 8 Pro) are a portion of the main telephones to send with Realme UI 2.0 out of the crate. It depends on Android 11, and on a superficial level, it looks fundamentally the same as the past form. Nonetheless, there are unpretentious plan and activity changes. There’s an overhauled symbol customisation menu, and all the security and protection benefits that accompany Android 11 have been executed.

Lamentably, the new form hasn’t shed any bloatware, there’s as yet a huge load of outsider and excess applications that come pre-introduced. The greater part of them can be uninstalled if necessary, however whatever as Browser, which can be famous for spamming you with undesirable notice, can’t.

Realme 8 performance and battery life

Having an AMOLED show immediately livens up pictures and recordings, making the Realme 8 a decent gadget for media utilization. The showcase’s differentiation levels are acceptable and splendor is above and beyond in any event, for outside use. The in-show unique mark sensor is extremely speedy at verification, and face acknowledgment is comparably solid. The base speaker gets acceptably boisterous, in spite of the fact that it would have been ideal to have had sound system speakers.

As far as execution, the Realme 8 feels smart. I missed the ease in looking over offered by a 90Hz showcase however ease of use was still acceptable. The Helio G95 SoC posts great benchmark numbers as well, scoring 2,89,587 focuses in AnTuTu. I didn’t experience any warming issues, in any event, when gaming for significant length. Discussing which, games ran quite well and looked great on this presentation.

The Realme 8 likewise conveys strong battery life. The 5,000mAh limit handily kept going me for a whole day with weighty use, and surprisingly more when my utilization was somewhat lighter. In our HD video circle test, it ran for an aggregate of 24 hours and 11 minutes. 30W quick charging permits it to charge completely in about 65 minutes. There’s likewise support for USB Type-C Power Delivery (PD) quick charging (up to 15W).

Realme 8 cameras

The back cameras are like what we saw on the Realme 7 regarding particulars. At the back, there’s a 64-megapixel essential camera, 8-megapixel super wide camera, 2-megapixel full scale camera, and a 2-megapixel monochrome camera. Nonetheless, the essential 64-megapixel sensor is fabricated by Omnivision and not Sony, similar to the one on the Realme 7. You get a 16-megapixel selfie camera. The camera application offers a rich determination of shooting modes, like what we’ve seen on past Realme cell phones.

Picture quality, tragically, is more fragile than what I encountered with the Realme 7. Scene shots looked okay when seen on the telephone’s showcase, yet after looking into it further, subtleties and surfaces on objects regularly showed up level and not very much characterized. The super wide camera delivered much more vulnerable subtleties, true to form, with noticeable barrel twisting along the edges. Close-ups fared much better regarding subtleties, yet they would in general have an intensely prepared look when amplified. The AI scene enhancer tends to help tones, so in the event that you lean toward a more characteristic put, it’s best self forward to leave it off.

Low-light photographs commonly turned out somewhat grainy except if I utilized Nightscape mode. This likewise got usable low-light photographs with the super wide camera. For close-ups, the self-adjust wasn’t extremely exact in under ideal light, so now and again, it took a couple of attempts to get a decent shot.

The Realme 8 can record video at up to 4K 30fps, however with no adjustment. Video quality is very normal. At 1080p, the telephone attempts to settle film yet winds up doing a beautiful helpless occupation of it. You can shoot video with the super wide camera as well, however the quality is sub optimal and there’s no adjustment. Obviously, video quality in low light isn’t the best except if your subject or scene is very sufficiently bright.

Selfies shot during the day look good yet ones taken in low light are simply genuinely normal. The full scale camera allows you to get outrageous close-ups yet the quality isn’t incredible. Representation mode functions admirably and there are different channels to play with.

Generally speaking, the cameras on the Realme 8 are certainly functional in the correct conditions, however this model isn’t a stage up from the Realme 7 regarding highlights or quality.


In the wake of going through seven days with the Realme 8, it’s protected to infer that it’s just a Realme 7 (Review) with an AMOLED show and somewhat more terrible camera execution. I think the Realme 7 is as yet a superior pick as it’s more affordable, offers a 90Hz presentation, and ideally ought to get an Android 11 update soon. The lone genuine benefit of the Realme 8 is that it’s slimmer and lighter than the 7. Realme is likewise planning to dispatch a 5G rendition of the 8 very soon, which could be valued between the Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro, so it’s actually worth pausing.

The top-end variation of the Realme 8 is a lot harder sell than the base variation, as the Realme Narzo 30 Pro is accessible at a similar cost, and offers an all the more remarkable 5G SoC just as a 120Hz presentation. There’s likewise the Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro, which is superior to the Realme 8 every which way, at any rate on paper, and starts at Rs. 16,999. Other than the essential back camera, the Redmi Note 10 Pro is indistinguishable from the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max (Review), which we have assessed and enjoyed a lot.

The Realme 8 probably won’t have any arrangement breaking imperfections, yet it doesn’t actually offer anything unique, in any event, when contrasted with its own kin, which makes it difficult to suggest.

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