Yes, that’s correct. The headline you are reading isn’t fake news. realme Philippines has officially launched realme 8 5G with very competitive pricing of only P10,490.
But let’s clarify it quickly, the official SRP of the realme 8 5G is P11,990. The discounted price was for its launch on Shopee.
To explain it further, The realme 8 5G is equipped with next-generation 5G technology, which is driven by the Dimensity 700 processor, to improve the mid-range 5G experience. Its octa-core CPU, which runs at 2.2GHz, combines two strong Arm Cortex-A76 cores. The industry-leading 7nm processor is used in the Dimensity 700, which is up to 28% more energy-efficient than a comparable 8nm technology. This allows for excellent performance while conserving energy.
A 6.5-inch Full HD+ screen with a 90Hz refresh rate and a maximum sampling rate of 180Hz is present on the realme 8 5G. The 90Hz display has a refresh rate of 50 percent higher than a standard 60Hz display, giving in a perfect and smooth visual experience with every swipe of the screen.
Because of its 5000mAh huge battery and 18W Type-C rapid charging, the realme 8 5G is ideal for heavy data consumers. It also has Smart 5G Power Saving to help save battery life, with a 30 percent reduced power usage than phones without the technology.
The realme 8 5G features a 48-megapixel triple Nightscape Camera and a 16-megapixel AI Beauty Selfie camera, all of which are housed in a small and lightweight device that measures only 8.5mm thick and weighs only 185g, making it the superior 5G smartphone in the intermediate category.
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
8GB LPDDR4X RAM
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
Dual SIM, Dual standby
4G LTE, 5G
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
GPS, A-GPS, GALILEO, QZSS, GLONASS, BDS
Colors: Supersonic Black, Supersonic Blue
5,000mAh non-removable battery, 18W fast charging
realme 8 5G Price Philippines
The realme 8 5G (8+128GB) is available for purchase through realme’s official flagship shop in Shopee, as well as approximately 600 realme stores and over 4,000 partner dealers across the country, with an SRP of P11,990.