Realme 8s 5G, Realme 8i and Realme Pad will launch in India on September 9, the company announced last week. Over the weekend, Realme announced that it is launching two Bluetooth portable speakers – the Cobble and Pocket, previously launched in Malaysia – in addition to the two smartphones. Now the company has confirmed the color options that will be available for the Realme 8s 5G, aside from teasing it will feature the MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC and up to 8 GB of RAM. It also detailed some more features of the Realme 8i. Also ahead of the launch, a new leak for both Realme smartphones has surfaced online, hinting at some more important specs of the two smartphones. The Realme smartphones are expected to launch in two RAM + storage configurations.
As announced in a tweet through the Realme Techlife account, the Realme Cobble and Realme Pocket portable Bluetooth speakers will be launched alongside the Realme 8s 5G, Realme 8i and Realme Pad at the September 9 launch event unveiled last week. The two speakers were first unveiled in May.
Realme also confirmed the color options of the upcoming Realme 8s 5G via a microsite. It shows the smartphone in Universe Blue and Universe Purple colors. As we mentioned, it has also described the MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G SoC with up to 8 GB of RAM, apart from a new ‘Dynamic RAM Expansion’ feature, which seems to use the storage to increase the RAM, up to 11 GB. in total in the case of the 6GB RAM model and 13GB in total in the case of the 8GB RAM model. The Realme 8s 5G will weigh 191 grams and be 8.8mm at its thinnest, the company also teased. Meanwhile, tipster Debayan Roy (@gadgetsdata) shared some key specs for the Realme 8s 5G and the Realme 8i.
According to the tipster, the Realme 8s offers 5G up to 128 GB of onboard storage. The triple rear camera is expected to come with a 64-megapixel primary sensor and two 2-megapixel sensors. The magazine reveals that it will have a 16-megapixel selfie camera in the perforation of the alleged Ultra Smooth display with a refresh rate of 90 Hz. In addition, it could also get a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. The 5,000mAh battery can support 33W Dart Charge fast charging.
As for the Realme 8i, its own microsite confirms the MediaTek Helio G96 SoC, which was teased separately via a Twitter exchange between Realme and MediaTek. The microsite also reveals the 120Hz screen refresh rate (with 6 presets) on a 6.6-inch display, while touting a 180Hz touch rate and a 1-nit night mode.
The tipster adds that the Realme 8i could have up to 6 GB of RAM and up to 128 GB of onboard storage. It can also get dynamic RAM expansion up to 10 GB. The Realme 8i is said to have a 16-megapixel selfie sensor in the punch cutout. The triple rear camera would have a 50-megapixel sensor and two 2-megapixel sensors. Realme may pack a 5,000mAh battery that will support 18W fast charging. The smartphone may be offered in Space Black and Space colors.
Realme Cobble Bluetooth Speaker Price, Specs
According to a microsite on the official website, the Realme Cobble Bluetooth speaker comes with a luminous cord. It comes with a 5W Dynamic Bass Boost driver which is claimed to give a deeper and richer bass. The Bluetooth speaker has a 1500 mAh battery, which can be charged via a USB Type-C port, and can give a total playback time of up to 9 hours. The speaker also has IPX5 certification for dust and water resistance.
There’s also a super-low latency of 88ms with its gaming mode. Users can manage the Realme Cobble Bluetooth Speaker with the Realme Link app. It will be available in Electric Blue and Metal Black colours. The first also gets a luminous cord. Users can pair two devices for a stereo sound and it comes with three equalizer presets. Its detailed features match those of the Malaysian model launched in May where it was priced at MYR 99 (approximately Rs. 1,800). We can expect similar prices when it arrives in India.
Realme Pocket Bluetooth Speaker Price, Specifications
The same microsite also lists some key specs of the Realme Pocket Bluetooth speaker. It is said to offer a total playback time of up to 6 hours and can be charged via a USB Type-C port. It features a 3W Dynamic Bass Boost Driver. The Realme Pocket Bluetooth speaker also gets IPX5 certification. It also comes with Bluetooth v5 connectivity and weighs 113 grams. As with the Realme Cobble, Realme Pocket users can also pair two devices together for a stereo sound and it comes with three equalizer presets. Realme will offer the portable speaker in Classic Black and Desert White colours. The features of the Realme Pocket described on the India microsite match those of the speaker unveiled in Malaysia in May – separate from the Realme Cobble. It was priced at MYR 97 (about Rs. 1,400), and we can expect prices in India to be about the same.