The Realme Pro is another very promising terminal which is joining the list of new mobiles this year. It was announced to coincide with the launches of OnePlus and Xiaomi and, a few days later, this smartphone It is now available.
Realme announced the 8 Pro during its virtual event on March 24, alongside the Realme 8 and Realme 8 5G. Standard models are currently only available in India (one of its main markets), but that will change soon.
On April 22, the company confirmed that the Realme 8 and Realme 8 5G will arrive in Europe (and Europe, of course) next May. At the moment, we don’t know the exact date, but it should be in the middle of the month.
That’s all you need to know about when and where to buy the Realme 8 range.
Price: How much do Realme 8, Realme 8 5G and Realme 8 Pro cost?
Realme 8 Pro Price
The Realme 8 Pro, available only in 4G version, is available in a capacity of 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage for a price of 299 $. You can buy it with the Realme Buds Q for $ 4.99 (a big discount from the original $ 29.99).
This model is available in three colors: Infinite Black, Punk Black and Infinite Blue. On the other hand, Realme includes a 65W charger in the box (although fast charging is up to 50W, a bit less than its predecessor).
Price of Realme 8 and Realme 8 5G
The price of Relame 8 and Realme 5G is already known, which oddly shares a starting price of 199 $. Besides the compatibility with 5G, the big difference is in its memory configurations.
On the one hand, the 5G variant will be available with 128 GB of space and a RAM to choose between 4 GB or 8 GB. On the other hand, the standard Realme 8 will also only be with 128 GB, but with RAM. 4 GB, 6 GB or 8 GB.
Availability: Where to buy Realme 8 series in Europe?
You can now purchase the Realme 8 Pro directly from the Realme website, with completely free shipping. The device should arrive within 1-3 business days and students receive a 5% discount.
The Realme 8 Pro can also be purchased from PcComponentes and Amazon, or even at a reduced price. Plus, if you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber, you can enjoy same-day shipping to select locations.
The other two devices, the Realme 8 5G and the standard Realme 8, are also expected to be available on the Realme website from next May.
What to expect from the Realme 8 series
Realme 8 Pro
There are several interesting elements in the Realme 8 Pro. Of particular note is its huge 108 MP main lens which uses a pixel binning 9-in-1 to produce very high quality 12MP images. It comes with an 8 MP ultra wide angle sensor, a 2 MP macro lens and a 2 MP depth and black and white sensor.
Inside, Realme keeps the Snapdragon 720G chip, which we’ve seen in the Realme 7 Pro before. The 6.4-inch Full HD + AMOLED display of the 8 Pro offers a refresh rate of 60Hz, but with a sample rate of 180Hz for a the game more sensitive.
As we said, you also get 50W fast charging, which Realme says will charge the mobile’s 4,500mAh battery in half in just 17 minutes.
Realme 8 and Realme 8 5G
The Realme 8 uses the MediaTek Helio G95 chip, instead of the Snapdragon 8. Pro, it has a larger 5000mAh battery, although the main camera is “only” 64MP. The fast charge here is 30W and it has the same screen as the 8 Pro.
On the other hand, the 8 5G uses the MediaTek 700 5G chip. It improves the standard with NFC connectivity and has more RAM and storage configurations. It uses the same 5000mAh battery, but fast charging is only 18W.
The main camera is also less powerful (48 MP), but the front camera of both models is 16 MP. In addition, Realme ensures that the 5G variant is the smartphone Thinner 5G with a thickness of 8.5mm.