PHILIPPINES – realme 8 and realme 8 Pro, the brand’s newest mid-range Android smartphones, is now officially in the Philippines. Priced at Php13,990, realme 8 offers casual gamers substantial performance through its beefy MediaTek Helio G95 chipset.
It also brings several sought-after flagship-level features to the mid-range category such as a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display and an optical under-display fingerprint sensor.
realme 8 and realme 8 Pro runs Android 11 with realme UI 2.0 out of the box, the best realme user experience to date.
Photography also gets a boost on the realme 8 with its new 64MP quad camera system, up from the 48MP over its predecessor, the realme 7. It also boasts new photography features, including three new portrait features (Neon Portrait, Dynamic Bokeh, AI Portait), Tilt-Shift mode, and a colorful new watermark bearing the “infinity” realme 8 Series branding.
Video capabilities also get a boost with the new Movie mode and Dual Video capture, which lets users take a single with both the front and rear cameras at the same time.
On the other hand, the 8 Pro marks realme’s foray into 108MP camera territory, boasting and the world’s first tilt-shift and starry night video mode.
Philippine price, availability
The latest additions to realme’s numbered line will be available for purchase exclusively on Lazada starting midnight, May 12. They are priced in the Philippines as follows:
- realme 8 Pro (8+128GB): Php16,990 (Philippine SRP)
- realme 8 (8+128GB): Php13,990 (Philippine SRP)
Early bird purchases made at 12 midnight will enjoy discounted prices:
- realme 8 Pro (8+128GB): Php15,990 (Lazada midnight Flash Sale price)
- realme 8 (8+128GB): Php12,990 (Lazada midnight Flash Sale price)
realme 8 comes in comes in Infinite Black and Infinite Blue color options, while realme 8 Pro is available in Cyber Silver and Cyber Black.