Realme 8 Pro 5G Review

Realme 8 Pro Introduction

If the previous Realme series are anything to go by, we should not expect direct sequels with fully-fledged upgrades. More often, we’d get a slightly different take on the previous generation with a new highlight feature – a few nip and tucks here, a few cuts there, and probably the same price. And that’s what the Realme 8 Pro is all about. Also Read Poco X3 Pro

Realme 8 Pro

Unboxing the Realme 8 Pro

The Realme 8 Pro arrives in a familiar yellow box and has the usual contents. There is a SuperDart 65W-rated charger and a USB-A-to-C cable that can handle charging at 6.5A. The power adapter is a bit overqualified for the job as the Realme 8 Pro supports up to 50W charging, but we guess to bundle the chargers you have in stock rather than manufacture newer inferior ones.


The Realme 8 Pro borrows its display from the Realme 7 Pro – it’s a 6.4″ Super AMOLED panel with an extended 1080p resolution (411ppi), 60Hz refresh rate, and a small punch-hole for the selfie camera. There is a Gorilla Glass of unknown revision shielding the screen.

Realme 8 Pro

Performance and benchmarks

The Realme 8 Pro is based on the Snapdragon 720G chipset, the same one employed by the Realme 7 Pro. And the Realme 6 Pro before that. It offers an octa-core processor in a 2+6 configuration – 2×2.3GHz Kryo 465 Gold (A76-derivative) cores and 6×1.8GHz Kryo 465 Silver (A55-derivative) cores. The Adreno 618 is the GPU in charge of all things graphics.

There are two available configuration for the Realme 8 Pro – 6GB RAM with 128GB UFS2.1 storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB UFS2.1 storage.

The Realme 8 Pro packs good enough hardware for this class and can handle well games and heavy apps; it can do multi-tasking, too. There is no UI lag, and we did not notice any stutter whatsoever. The cooling is great, too, and helps for 99.6% stability score on the stress test we use – 3D Mark Wild Life Stress Test.


Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G

Octa-core 8nm Mobile Platform

  • CPU: Octa-core CPU, 8nm, up to 2.3GHzGPU: Adreno 618AIE:5th Generation Qualcomm AI Engine

Storage &RAM



16.3cm (6.4”) Super AMOLED Fullscreen

180Hz Touch Sampling Rate

  • Resolution:1080×2400 FHD+Screen-to-body ratio: 90.8%PPI: 409Peak brightness: 1000 nits


108MP Ultra Quad Camera

Samsung HM2 Sensor

108MP Primary Camera

1/1.52″ sensor size

f/1.88 aperture

6P lens


8MP Ultra Wide-angle Lens

f/2.25 aperture

FOV 119°

5P lens

2MP Macro Lens

f/2.4 aperture

4cm shooting distance

2MP B&W Lens

f/2.4 aperture

Photography Function

Starry Mode, Tilt-shift, Dynamic Bokeh, Neon Portrait,

AI Colour Portrait, Ultra 108MP Mode, Super Nightscape,

Panoramic View, Expert, Portrait Mode, HDR,

Ultra Wide, Ultra Macro, AI Scene Recognition,

AI Beauty, Filter, Chroma Boost,

Bokeh Effect Control, Text Scanner

Video Recording

16MP In-display Selfie

f/2.45 aperture

Sony IMX471 Sensor

5P lens

Photography Function

Portrait Mode, Panoramic View, AI Beauty Mode,

HDR, Face-Recognition, Filters, Super Nightscape,

Bokeh Effect Control

Video Recording

Charging &Battery

50W SuperDart Charge

4500mAh(typ) Massive Battery

  • 4400mAh(min) Battery CapacityIncludes a 65W ChargerUSB Type-C Port

Cellular &Wireless

3-Card Slot

2 Nano card slots + 1 Micro SD

  • GSM:850/900/1800/1900WCDMA:B1/B5/B8FDD-LTE:B1/B3/B5/B8TDD-LTE:B38/B40/B41(2535-2655MHz)

Size & Weight

  • Height: 160.6mmWidth: 73.9mm
  • Depth: 8.1mmWeight≈176g

*Data provided by realme Lab. Due to different measurement methods, the actual data may have a reasonable tolerance range.


  • Ultra-fast in-display fingerprint sensorLight sensorProximity sensorMagnetic induction sensorAcceleration sensorGyro-meter sensor



Buttons &Ports

  • USB Type-C3-Card SlotPower ButtonSpeakerDual MicrophonesVolume up/down


  • realme UI 2.0Based on Android 11

Packing List

  • realme 8 ProUSB Type-C Cable65W Charge AdapterSIM Card NeedleScreen Protect Film
  • Protect CaseQuick GuideImportant Prouct Information (including the Warranty Card)

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