Realme unveiled its much anticipated first 5G smartphone in its number series – realme 8 5G. realme 8 5G is India’s first smartphone equipped with MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G processor, crafted with excellence and trendsetting features like super slim design, ultra-smooth display, dual 5G dual standby, massive battery with smart 5G power-saving and excellent camera quality.
Realme 8 5G provides a comprehensive experience for smartphone users at the most affordable price, offering nothing but the best to its customers and bringing realme closer to its goal of becoming a 5G leader in India.
Commenting on the occasion of the launch, Mr. Madhav Sheth, Vice President, realme and Chief Executive Officer, realme India and Europe said, “At realme, bringing cutting-edge and emerging technology to our customers has always been a priority. Staying true to its goal as a 5G Leader, we have launched our first 5G smartphone in number series. While the realme 8 5G series is just one step towards realizing this vision, we have big plans to make 5G-enabled smartphones widely available. We will bring more 5G smartphones to every Indian in a variety of price ranges. With the realme 8 5G, users can experience speed to infinity thanks to India’s first MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G processor. As a 5G leader, realme will keep on democratizing 5G models to various price segments to make it affordable for a massive number of users”.
“MediaTek and realme have been collaborating closely to fulfill our common goal of popularizing 5G in India and empowering customers with the latest technologies. realme 8 5G powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor is a step forward in this direction. Offering a suite of advanced features, it is set to revolutionize the 5G smartphone segment in India with its seamless all-around experience. We look forward to more such attractive launches in association with realme in the near future,” said Anku Jain, Managing Director, MediaTek India.
Key highlights: realme 8 5G
New-Gen 5G Processor – India’s First MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G Processor
realme 8 5G is India’s first smartphone to come with MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G Processor, which mixes two highly capable Arm Cortex-A76 cores in its octa-core CPU operating up to a speedy 2.2GHz. MediaTek Dimensity 700 uses the leading 7nm production processor, which is up to 28% more power-efficient than an equivalent 8nm process, allowing the MediaTek Dimensity 700 to use its high-performance processors while only using power, extending battery life to keep the user connected for longer. The MediaTek Dimensity 700 brings a powerful GPU – Arm Mali-G57 MC2 with 950MHz clock speed and supports 90Hz high refresh rate screen technology.
MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G processor also supports 5G Dual SIM Dual Standby, letting the phone support 5G SIM cards online by 5G network. Besides, the processor supports SA/NSA and covers the mainstream 5G frequency band. It also consists of Advanced Dual Network Acceleration technology that can realize Wi-Fi and 5G network overlay.
5000mAh Massive Battery and Smart 5G Power Saving
realme 8 5G is equipped with a 5000mAh massive battery. It comes with an 18W type-C quick charge through which the 5000mAh battery can be fully charged rapidly.
realme 8 5G also supports Smart 5G Power Saving. As 5G uses more power consumption, it will shorten its battery life. realme has introduced Smart 5G Power Saving to improve this situation. Smart 5G technology can intelligently sense the surrounding signal environment and “senselessly” switch between 4G and 5G without switching time, which achieves 30% lower power consumption than phones without the Smart 5G feature. Super Power Saving Mode uses CPU tuning, backlight adjustment, and other strategies and targeted power-saving measures for specific applications, through which the system power consumption is reduced, and the phone life is extended. The Sleep Standby Optimization, App Quick Freeze, and Screen Battery Optimization increase the phone’s battery life in realme 8 5G.
realme 8 5G features a 6.5-inch 90Hz Ultra Smooth Display with a 90Hz refresh rate and maximum 180Hz sampling rate. Capable of producing 90 frames per second, the 90Hz display has a 50% higher refresh rate when compared to a conventional 60Hz display, resulting in a seamless and smooth visual experience with every swipe of the screen. With a 6.5-inch big display and an incredible screen-to-body ratio, the realme 8 5G brings you a supreme visual experience. The display comes with 2400×1080 FHD+ resolution, up to 180Hz touch sample rate, 600 nits brightness peak, and 16.7 million screen colors.
realme 8 5G boasts an advanced 48MP Nightscape Camera, comprising a 48MP Ultra HD Main Camera, a B&W portrait lens, and a macro lens. The primary camera uses 48MP Ultra HD Main Camera and comes with an F1.8 aperture, 80° FOV, and 6P lens. It consists of professional HD lenses that can record ultra-clear scenes with specific photo details and double the overall texture. The camera also consists of a B & W Portrait lens which comes with the new colour filter system that enables the portrait lens to detect a more comprehensive array of light, assist the primary lens in capturing light better, enhance image contrast, create retro-style images, and add texture to portraits. The 4 cm Macro lens in the camera enables users to get closer and discover the beauty of the micro world with a 4cm shooting distance.
realme 8 5G also comes with a 16MP AI Beauty Selfie, the ultra-clear front camera has F2.0 aperture, supporting smart beauty mode, Bokeh Effect, etc. The smartphone features a brand-new beauty algorithm developed for different genders, different skin types, and facial shapes and features allowing users to take selfies that shows natural skin.
The realme 8 5G camera also features Nightscape Mode that has built in many popular night filters; with the multi-frame synthesis engine technology. It helps take a set of photos with different light exposure simultaneously and then combines them into one. Besides maintaining a good exposure with highlight spots, this mode can also increase the light of the dark to make it clearer with more details.
realme 8 5G is the thinnest 5G smartphone in the segment and comes with an 8.5mm super slim body,185g super lightweight, and has a great feel in hand, delivering a comfortable experience.
Dynamic Speed Light Design
The smartphone comes with a back cover that creates a dynamic change of light when the phone is shaken, which is called Dynamic Speed Light. To deliver this design concept, realme 8 5G uses a high-gloss indium plating process on Supersonic Blue to restore a glossy sense of light; on Supersonic Black, the smartphone features a lenticular pattern process to present a premium mirror effect to bring out the sense of light better.
Fast Side Fingerprint Scanner
realme 8 5G features a side fingerprint scanner, which ingeniously fuses the power button and fingerprint recognition modules. With a capacitive recognition system, with just one press one can unlock the phone instantly and it also provides more security.
realme 8 5G has 2 memory variants, 4GB+128GB and 8GB+128GB. The smartphone is also equipped with a 3-card slot for two SIM cards and one SD card (up to 1TB).
Dynamic RAM Expansion Technology (DRE)
To tackle the drawbacks caused by insufficient RAM and create more memory, realme 8 5G comes with a new Dynamic RAM Expansion Technology (DRE) that converts storage/ROM into virtual RAM. As per the test data, with DRE 4GB can turn to 5GB and 8GB turns into 11GB – all of which are virtual ROM conversions. It enables even smoother multiple app usages.
realme UI 2.0
realme 8 5G comes with realme UI 2.0, which is based on Android 11 and is well-built for an enhanced and closer-to-stock Android experience. realme UI 2.0 is highly customizable and supports more than 100 customizable items, including Global Theme Color, 3 Styles of Dark Mode, Icon Customization, and many more interesting and useful features. realme UI 2.0 also offers exciting features that enhance social media experiences. With the Deepsea Privacy Plan and Security Shield, the realme UI 2.0 assures that the user’s data and information is safe and secure.
The realme UI 2.0 also brings enhanced speed and smoothness, which is more conducive to improving user productivity.
Realme 8 5G is available in two colours, Supersonic Blue and Supersonic Black. realme 8 5G is available in two colours – Supersonic Blue and Supersonic Black and comes in two storage variants priced at INR 14999 (4GB+128GB) and INR 16999 (8GB+128GB) .The first sale is scheduled for April 28th from 12 noon onwards on realme.com, Flipkart.com and mainline channels.
Infinix SMART 5A Launched in India, Check Price & Specifications
In a bid to upgrade its mass-favorite SMART series, by staying true to its legacy of Big Screen and Big Battery, Infinix has partnered with India’s largest telecom company, Jio to unveil its ultimate pocket-friendly smartphone, SMART 5A. The device comes with a massive 5000 mAh battery capacity along with a huge 6.52 HD+ drop notch display, a better selfie camera, andseveral other category-first cutting-edge features along with exclusive offers from Jio.
The all-new SMART 5A comes in an attractive pyramid-shaped design on its back panel to give the consumers a stylish smartphone experience at such a price point. To be available exclusively on Flipkart at an introductory price of INR 6499, from August 2nd, 2021 SMART 5A will come in three color variants: Ocean Wave, Quetzal Cyan, and Midnight Black.
Infinix Smart 5A device will be available under JioExclusive program. Under the program, Infinix Smart 5A customers can avail:
- An upfront price support of INR 550, to be credited directly into customer’s bank account
- Additional benefits worth INR 1199
To enjoy the benefits under this offer, customers need to use Jio SIM card as their primary SIM
Elaborating on this partnership, Mr. Anish Kapoor, CEO, Infinix India said, “Consumers, today, are always exploring new ways to create, consume and share content. With the same proposition, Infinix has come up with a revolutionary device SMART 5A for users who are looking for multimedia content consumption and e-learning needs with a massive screen and long battery life. Smart 5A is specifically designed for entry level smartphone users and caters seamlessly to those who have heavy smartphone usage and online education needs. Delivering an exceptional user experience Smart5A runs on go which allows it to run lighter, 15% faster, and save data.
To make this device a truly First in Segment and give users exceptional benefits we are also delighted to announce our partnership with Jio. Through JIO we are giving our customers extended support of INR550 which makes this deal a total steal and brings the launch cost to be less than 6K which is unheard of in this segment offering the best value proposition and superior performance to users.
Our intent to collaborate with Jio is not only to give users additional price benefits but also to reach out to the consumers who are looking for a budget-friendly smartphone with a seamless network connection. Jio’s network superiority and combining it with one of our best budget devices will come together to realize the dream of democratizing technology and living up to Infinix’s value of ‘Ab Mumkin hai’ and ensuring that all our consumers can access technology and fulfil their dreams.”
Screen and Display: To ensure a bigger, brighter, and colorful mobile viewing experience, SMART 5A comes with an upgraded 6.52 HD+ drop notch display with a brightness of 500 NITS. Its cinematic screen with a 1200:1 contrast ratio is also backed by a superior audio experience enabled by the DTS Surround Sound speaker for maximum engagement.
Battery: The massive 5000 mAh battery backup of the device is supported by the power marathon feature that enables it to give a standby time of 35 days, allowing users to binge-watch videos for up to 23 hrs at a stretch, enjoy up to 25 hours of music, 33 hours of non-stop 4G talk-time, 12 hours of web surfing and 14 hours of gaming.
Operating system and processor: SMART 5A is backed by the latest Android 11 with XOS 7.6 skin. It is also powered by a 12nm Helio A20 Quad-Core processor with 2GB RAM/32 GB storage, which is a first in its segment. It integrates four ARM Cortex A53 CPUs clocked at up to 1.8GHz. The device also comes installed with the Android (Go Edition) feature that allows it to run lighter, 15% faster, and save data, which means users can download 3-4 more apps including heavier ones like games as Go uses 270MB less memory than standard Android phones. SMART 5A also comes with a dedicated 3-in-1 SD card slot for those who want to expand the memory up to 256GB.
Camera performance: SMART 5A features an 8MP dual rear camera with triple LED flash along with an f/2.0 large aperture and 18 different AI Scene detection Modes for detecting scenes and adjusting parameters that allow photo enthusiasts to capture detailed pictures with greater clarity. For full HD video recording, the rear camera comes equipped with AI HDR mode, Bokeh mode, AI 3D beauty mode, and Panorama mode. This smartphone comes with an upgraded 8MP selfie camera with a dedicated dual-LED flash under the display, f/2.0 aperture, and AI-driven HDR mode. The selfie camera has four different modes: the Portrait Mode, AI 3D Beauty Mode, and the Wide selfie mode for capturing the ‘perfect’ selfies. A cutting-edge AI framework boosts the phone’s camera capabilities, enabling Auto Scene detection from 10 different modes to adjust the image accordingly.
Security: The smartphone is also packed with advanced features such as a Fingerprint sensor/ Face unlock for enhanced security along with dual VoLTE that can support two 4G SIM cards and VoWiFi for automatically switching to seamless, glitch-free calls within a strong network vicinity.
Bearing in mind the customer-centric approach, Infinix has developed a robust service centre network with 915+ service centers across 700 towns in India. This allows users to enjoy after-sales experiences. Infinix devices come pre-installed with the Carlcare App that empowers the users to locate their nearest service centre and also indicates to them the availability of parts at the service centres.
Micromax Brings its Latest IN 2b Smartphone, Check All Features
Micromax Informatics Ltd. today launched ‘India ka No Hang Phone’ – IN 2b in the budget segment. The brand also announced its foray into the audio accessories’ category with its first range of True Wireless Stereo Earbuds – AirFunk 1 and AirFunk 1 Pro.
Successor to the budget champion IN 1b, the Micromax IN 2b comes with a powerful ARM Cortex A75 architecture based Octacore processor with Mali G52 GPU that ensures a snappy performance, with no lags or hang and 50% faster app start up. Its blazing fast unlock allows you to access the phone in just 250ms via face unlock and 350ms via fingerprint unlock ensuring ‘Ab India Chale Non Stop’.
A first in the sub 10k segment, the phone has 4+64 and 6+64GB RAM variants ensuring 45% better performance. IN 2b comes in 3 stunning colours – Black, Blue and Green and will be available at INR 7,999 & 8,999 respectively on micromaxinfo.com and Flipkart from 6th August, 2021.
Micromax also announced their foray into the audio category with Airfunk True Wireless Stereo Earbuds and launched 2 models:
AirFunk 1 Pro is powered by a Qualcomm QCC 3040 chipset with CVC 8.0 (Clear Voice Capture) noise and echo cancellation, and instant connectivity with Bluetooth 5.2v. Coupled with Environment Noise Cancellation with quad microphone ensures “Shor No More” by cancelling out the ambient noise up to 25 dB and ensuring enhanced voice clarity on calls. AirFunk 1 Pro will be available in 5 vibrant colours- Black, White, Blue, and Yellow & Red at INR 2499
AirFunk 1 offers a ton of fun with the unique “Voice ulta, game palta”, a unique male/female voice change feature during calls. Also equipped with 3D Surround Sound stereo mode and auto connectivity with Bluetooth 5.0v, the AirFunk 1 is a great combination of fun and function and gives 15 hours of playtime with the charging case. AirFunk 1 will be available in 5 lively colours- Black, White, Blue, and Purple & Yellow at INR 1299
Both Airfunk 1 and 1 Pro will be available on micromaxinfo.com and Flipkart starting 18th August 2021
Commenting on the launch announcement, Rahul Sharma, Co-Founder, Micromax India, said, “We are closely connected to our consumers. We understand their needs and pain points. And today, when the entire country operates digitally, smartphones are integral to our lives and livelihoods. Smartphone hanging is one of the biggest challenges that a consumer faces, especially in the budget segment. With the IN 2b, the NO HANG PHONE, the consumers will get apowerful processor with the best in-category performance, high RAM and battery life so that India Chale Non Stop .”
On the launch of the new category, “Our foray into the audio segment is a natural extension of the smartphone ecosystem. Our aim is to give our customers disruptive features like voice changing function and ENC in two funky form factors that they can flaunt and put to great use.” he added.
Micromax IN 2b – “No-hang phone”
Micromax IN 2b is amongst the first smartphones in India to run on the powerful UNISOC T610 processor that brings an unbeatable gaming experience to the customers. This performance powerhouse has that highest Antutu score in the category and ensures a lag free, hang free experience. It also comes with a 6.5” Mini drop HD+ display with 400 nits brightness. The IN 2b has a 13MP+2MP AI Dual Rear Camera, and a 5MP selfie camera. Both front and rear cameras support selectable background blur to deliver an excellent bokeh effect for professional portraits. The IN 2b also comes with FHD Video recording as well as a unique Play and Pause recording feature.
The IN 2b has a heavy duty 5000mAh battery, that’s 100% Made in India and comes with a 10W fast charger in box, so that you can be always on the move without any battery woes. IN 2b comes with Dual VoWifi, Dual VoLte and Dual WiFi (2.4GHz/5GHz) and Bluetooth V5.0 support for seamless connectivity.
Micromax AirFunk 1
Micromax AirFunk 1 comes with a unique Voice Change Function that lets you switch your voice Female ⇄ Male during a call. The 3D Surround Sound Stereo mode with Right-Left channel split gives you a more immersive experience where you can enjoy movies and music better. It has a 5.0 Bluetooth for seamless connectivity. The AirFunk 1 has 5 hours playtime, 15 hours with a charging case and a Type-C charging interface. An IP44 rated build makes the earphones water and dust resistant. They have intuitive Smart Touch controls that include a host of functions, along with Google Assistant and Siri voice command support. AirFunk 1 supports both mono and stereo usage, which means you can use only one earphone, while the other charges.
Micromax AirFunk 1 Pro
Micromax AirFunk 1 Pro sports Industry Leading Qualcomm QCC3040 chipset with cVc 8.0 and ENC Technology and Quad Microphones to reduce ambient noise and boost audio clarity. It comes with the latest Bluetooth 5.2 for hasslefree transmission upto 10m and fast auto- connectivity. Its massive battery ensures 32hours of playtime and 170 hours of standby. The earphones are also IP44 rated making it safe from splashes of water, sweat and dust. They come with mono and stereo support, smart touch controls, and voice assistant support including Siri and Google Assistant.
Get A Rich Multitasking Experience on New TECNO POVA 2 Smartphone
TECNO announced the launch of POVA 2, from its most powerful and premium POVA Series aimed at providing Incredible Power and Speed to its category consumers at a competitive price point. With the latest POVA 2 smartphone, brand TECNO once again touted to be a game changer by taking the performance quotient of its smartphones to a whole new level by introducing the unprecedented 7,000 mAh battery in the sub 15K segment. Designed for the tech savvy millennial and Gen Z consumers POVA 2 is set to transform the smartphone power back-up to address the consumers’ increasing need of all-day battery performance who are increasingly spending more time on their mobile devices.
TECNO POVA 2 is available in two storage variants: 4GB + 64GB & 6GB + 128GB and in three colors including Dazzle black, Polar Silver and Energy Blue. Featuring a high-performance MediaTek Helio G85 Octa-Core Processor, an in-built Hyper Engine Gaming Technology and a 18W Dual IC Fast Charge lending an uninterrupted gaming and multitasking experience. The Incredibly Powerful POVA 2 sports a segment leading 48MP quad-camera set-up and a 6.95 FHD+ Dot-in Display for the ultimate video & game streaming experience.
Commenting on the launch, Arijeet Talapatra, CEO of TRANSSION India said, “TECNO’s mantra has been to disrupt the sub-15K smartphone category by introducing the features which are not available at such price points. In line with the legacy of segment-first innovations, we are pleased to introduce POVA 2 as India’s first smartphone to feature the 7000 mAh battery in the sub-15K. With the POVA product line we are focused on providing Indian consumers with an ultimate powerhouse series that will give access to speed, performance and excellence that match the ever-demanding hustle of India’s new-age consumers and empowers them to ‘Stop at Nothing’. We are confident it will be a great success and will set a benchmark that others will follow.”
Ayushmann Khurrana, brand ambassador at TECNO said, “The Tecno POVA 2 is the trendsetter to look out for in the smartphone world. With 7000 mAh battery, power packed performance, stylish design makes this a compelling package and also best travel partner for me.”
Talking about the launch, Nishant Sardana, Director – Mobile Phones & Televisions, Amazon India said, “We are pleased to have another powerful phone from Tecno with cutting-edge features for value-seeking customers on Amazon.in. Today customers are looking for a rich multitasking experience as they switch between various apps. With a 7,000 mAh powerful battery and high-performance processor, we are confident that Tecno POV 2 will offer customers an exceptional experience at a competitive price”.
Key USPs of TECNO POVA 2:
- Incredibly powerful 7000mAh battery with 18W Dual IC Flash Charge
POVA 2 is the first-ever smartphone in the segment to offer an unmatched 7000mAh battery that gives an uninterrupted smartphone experience for a long duration on a single charge. This huge battery gives a whopping 46 days standby, 233 hours of music playback and 49 hours of calling time. POVA 2 has an in-box 18W dual IC flash charger with improved dual IC efficiency and Type-C charging port which rapidly levels up the mammoth 7000mAh battery.
- Incredibly Superfast Helio G85 Gaming processor
The TECNO POVA 2 is powered by a Helio G85 an Octacore 2.0 GHz Processor paired with a Mali-G52 GPU for high-end graphic crunching, making it apt even for heavy gaming. The in-built HyperEngine Game Technology provides superb image quality, smooth game-play and ensure uninterrupted connectivity for dedicated gamers as well as smooth daily operations with a faster response rate. Other gaming features include Game Space 2.0, Game Voice Changer, System Turbo 2.0 for a superb experience.
- 48MP AI Quad Rear Camera for professional images
POVA 2 comprises of 48MP AI Quad Camera with F1.79 Aperture for spectacular quality image, a 2MP Macro lens and a 2MP Depth lens to help capture Ultra HD shots without missing any details. The rear camera is complemented with a Quad Flash enabling one to click focused illuminated images in the dark. Its Macro, Depth and AI lens enhance users’ photography and videography experience. 2K QHD Time-lapse, Eye Autofocus, Video Bokeh, Slow Motion, and other user-centric modes level up the Camera usage.
8MP Selfie Camera with Dual Front Flash: The new POVA smartphone also sports an 8MP Dot-in AI Selfie Camera with F2.0 Aperture that is supported with dual flashlights that is apt for an amazing low light photography and 2K video recording. The front camera supports multiple formats of still photography with a 2X Zoom.
- Incredible 6.9″FHD+dot-in display for superior viewing
The POVA 2 features a large 6.9” FHD+ display. With its 90% screen-to-body ratio, FHD display of POVA-2 is a perfect binge for entertainment. The 386 PPI pixel density and 480nits brightness with Tiny dot-in Design makes the screen perfect for playing games, watching videos or to do online activities like e-learning, meetings etc. The 2K+ ultra-clear resolution is complemented with 180Hz Touch sampling rate. Its modern and elegant layout with the brand new zero screen with well-placed blanks ensures a stable grip along with giving it a luxurious look.
- Strong Security with a Side Finger-Print Sensor & a Face Unlock 2.0
TECNO POVA 2 is equipped with a sleek Side Finger Print Sensor that can be used to accept calls, Take Pictures, Dismiss Alarm. The Side Finger Print Unlock has a 0.24 seconds Fast Unlock. The Face Unlock 2.0 enables closed eye protection and screen fill in light to protect the data & privacy of its users.
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