Realme 8s 5G
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Key Specs
  • Display 6.50-inch (1080x2400)
  • Processor MediaTek Dimensity 810
  • Front Camera 16MP
  • Rear Camera 64MP + 2MP + 2MP
  • RAM 6GB, 8GB
  • Storage 128GB
  • Battery Capacity 5000mAh
  • OS Android 11
Market StatusReleased
Release Date9th September 2021

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Realme 8s 5G Review

By Aditya Shenoy (Sep 29, 2021)
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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • 90Hz refresh rate display
  • Good performance
  • Decent battery life
  • 5G ready
  • Bad
  • No ultra-wide-angle camera
  • Average low-light camera performance
  • Spammy notifications from stock apps

Realme has launched yet another 5G smartphone in India, and this time it's in the sub-Rs. 20,000 price segment. This new smartphone is the Realme 8s 5G, and it's positioned slightly higher than the Realme 8 5G which was launched a little over four months ago. This new smartphone brings a new processor, improved camera sensors, and support for faster charging. So is the Realme 8s 5G the phone to buy under Rs. 20,000? I put it to the test to find out.

Realme 8s 5G Summary

The Realme 8s 5G looks nearly identical to the Realme 8 5G. It has a  6.5-inch display with thin bezels on the sides but a slightly thicker chin. The Realme 8s 5G has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. The Realme 8s 5G has a triple camera module which protrudes enough to cause the device to rock when kept on a table.

 

Powering the Realme 8s 5G is the MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G processor, and is paired with  either 6GB or 8GB of RAM. Both variants have 128GB of storage which is expandable using the dedicated microSD card slot. Realme also has a Virtual RAM feature which lets you use 5GB of storage to extend RAM. You get a 5,000mAh battery and a 33W charger in the box. Battery life on the Realme 8s 5G was good, and it can last beyond a day quite easily. Charging the 5,000mAh battery with the supplied 33W Dart Charger got the phone to 94 percent in an hour.

 

Realme 8s 5G has a triple camera setup with a 64-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture, a 2-megapixel B&W portrait camera, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. It managed good photos in daylight but the lack of an ultra-wide angle camera makes it less versatile than some of the competition. Lowlight camera performance was average though Night mode helped improve the output.

Realme 8s 5G Price in India

Product Name Price in India
Realme 8s 5G (6GB RAM, 128GB) - Universe Blue 17,451
Realme 8s 5G (6GB RAM, 128GB) - Universe Purple 17,679
Realme 8s 5G (8GB RAM, 128GB) - Universe Purple 18,589
Realme 8s 5G (8GB RAM, 128GB) - Universe Blue 19,490

Realme 8s 5G price in India starts from ₹ 17,451. The lowest price of Realme 8s 5G is ₹ 17,451 at Amazon on 29th June 2022.

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Available Variants
  • 6GB RAM
    128GB STORAGE
    Realme 8s 5G (6GB,128GB)
  • 8GB RAM
    128GB STORAGE
    Realme 8s 5G (8GB,128GB)

Realme 8s 5G Full Specifications

General
Brand Realme
Model 8s 5G
Price in India ₹17,451
Release date 9th September 2021
Launched in India No
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 162.50 x 74.80 x 8.80
Weight (g) 191.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 5000
Fast charging Proprietary
Colours Universe Blue, Universe Purple
Display
Refresh Rate 90 Hz
Screen size (inches) 6.50
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x2400 pixels
Aspect ratio 20:9
Hardware
Processor octa-core
Processor make MediaTek Dimensity 810
RAM 6GB, 8GB
Internal storage 128GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 1000
Dedicated microSD slot Yes
Camera
Rear camera 64-megapixel (f/1.8) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)
No. of Rear Cameras 3
Rear autofocus Yes
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 16-megapixel (f/2.1)
No. of Front Cameras 1
Software
Operating system Android 11
Skin Realme UI 2.0
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.10
USB Type-C Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
5G Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Sensors
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
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Realme 8s 5G User Review and Ratings

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  • Good phone 🙂
    Himanshu Kargeti (May 29, 2022) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    I bought 8gb one. Its good to operate it. I don't play much games but use YouTube Instagram and the battery lasts till the next day. Uninstalled some pre-installed apps like those were not good I feel. It's photos are looking so cool. no storage issue. No hanging issue. overall a good phone I bought.
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  • Realme 8 s very good mobile in world
    Mohammad Awaish (Sep 18, 2021) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Me Realme 8 s use kar rha hu mujhe bahut aacha laga hai mobile
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  • Feeling good while using because of processor.
    Govind Verma (Sep 25, 2021) on Gadgets 360
    Good camera and very high 32 mb pic
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  • Simply awesome
    Srihari Singh (Mar 1, 2022) on Flipkart
    Super
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  • Wonderful
    Sandeep Kumar (Oct 3, 2021) on Flipkart
    Good 👍🤳📱
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  • Highly recommended
    Flipkart Customer (Apr 29, 2022) on Flipkart
    Awesome 👍
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  • Excellent
    Flipkart Customer (Apr 29, 2022) on Flipkart
    Ok
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  • Awesome
    Basha AS (Apr 29, 2022) on Flipkart
    Value for money
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  • Must buy!
    Flipkart Customer (Apr 29, 2022) on Flipkart
    Nice 👍
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  • Mind-blowing purchase
    Bijay Kalita (Apr 29, 2022) on Flipkart
    Afterall very good in range .Actable
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