realme 8 5G First Impressions

First Impressions

The realme 8 5G is a trendy smartphone from the company, with a compact 8.5mm profile and a lightweight of about 185g. The phone is powered by the Dimensity 700 5G CPU, which has powerful internals and gives exceptional performance. With 5G dual-SIM, dual-standby technology that is consistent with SA/NSA rules and mainstream bands worldwide, you can expect a fast mobile internet connection. The 6.5-inch Full HD+ display is stunning and, thanks to the 90Hz refresh rate, provides an ultra-smooth experience. If you want a 5G smartphone, the realme 5G is a terrific option because it has a lot of features, including rapid performance, a great display, and good cameras.

realme 8 5G Review Philippines

realme 8 5G specs

Android 11, Realme UI 2.0
6.5-inch Full HD+ IPS display, 2400 x 1080 resolution, 405ppi
90Hz refresh rate, 600-nits
2.2GHz MediaTek Dimensity 700 octa-core processor
Mali-G57 GPU
128GB UFS 2.1 internal storage
Expandable up to 1TB via microSD
48MP f/1.8, PDAF + BnW + macro rear cameras, LED flash
16MP selfie camera
Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
Face unlock
Headphone jack
Dual SIM, Dual standby
4G LTE, 5G
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Bluetooth 5.1
USB Type-C
Colors: Supersonic Black, Supersonic Blue
5,000mAh non-removable battery, 18W fast charging

realme 8 5G Price (Philippines)

The realme 8 5G (8+128GB), which comes in two colors: Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue, is still available for P11,990 at realme’s official flagship shop in Shopee, as well as approximately 600 realme stores and over 4,000 partner dealers countrywide.

realme 8 5G Review Philippines

The realme 8 5G is also available through Home Credit on a 6-month 0% interest payment plan. Additionally, realme 8 5G postpaid deals with big carriers Globe and Smart will be announced soon.


If you are seriously considering buying this phone, here’s what’s inside the retail box.

realme 8 5G Review Philippines

The most popular yellow branding is still alive and shouting. All the necessary branded accessories are inside the box.

The transparent case, which is I think the most important accessory for a brand new phone is still there. The  18W fast charging brick, the high-quality USB Type-C charging cable, the documents, and the SIM ejector tool are intact.

Sold out within hours of the official launch

realme 8 5G Review Philippines

The realme 8 5G was officially launched to the public on June 24 via a special Livestream, and it sold out within the first few hours of its exclusive Shopee launch. Every flash sale for realme’s latest 5G invention was also sold out throughout the day. In addition, the brand produced significant sales from realme stores and partner dealers across the country.

Those who have received their units—customers, media, and influencers alike—have since given positive feedback and reviews for the realme 8 5G. The warm response to the launch of the realme 8 5G shows Filipinos’ readiness to experience the infinite possibilities of 5G technology. As 5G access and connectivity become rapidly available in the country, the leading smartphone brand aims to lead the race, providing 5G-ready smartphones to as many Filipinos as possible across the nation.

realme 8 5G Review

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