realme 8 breaks sales records with 26,000 units sold on the first day

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Back - realme 8 (Philippines)

PHILIPPINES –  realme tops smartphone sales charts once again, breaking records on the first day sale of the realme 8 Series on May 22. The country’s no. 1 smartphone brand for Q1 2021 according to research firms Canalys and IDC managed to win over the hearts and trust of over 26,000 Filipinos who put in orders for its latest smartphone offering.

The realme 8 Series was officially revealed to the public via a special livestream featuring Kathryn Bernardo on May 11 on the realme Philippines Facebook page and YouTube channel. Since then, the brand has generated a staggering amount of pre-orders for the realme 8 series.

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The success of the realme 8 Series can be attributed to the elevated features of the realme 8 and the realme 8 Pro, both capturing the passions and interests of the brand’s young, digital-savvy demographic. One such passion is content creation, with both the realme 8 and the realme 8 Pro offering incredible camera features for every content-savvy user.

Thanks to its powerful 108MP quad rear camera setup, the realme 8 Pro offers the most advanced photo and video capabilities. It also offers the world’s first Tilt-shift Time-lapse Video and Starry Time-lapse Video mode on smartphones that users can explore to showcase their creativity and unlock their artistic prowess when it comes to content creation. Day or night, users are guaranteed to take clear, vivid, and lifelike images.

Handheld front - realme 8 (Philippines)
Handheld front – realme 8 (Philippines)

The realme 8 also proves to be a stellar mid-range smartphone with advanced camera features. Boasting a 64MP camera, the realme comes packed with three new portrait filters: Neon Portrait, Dynamic Bokeh, New AI Portrait. In addition, the realme 8 proves to be the top choice for mobile gaming enthusiasts as it features a powerful MTK Helio G95 processor. This lets users enjoy smooth and outstanding performance in top mobile games like Mobile Legends, Call of Duty Mobile, League of Legends: Wild Rift, PUBG Mobile, and more.

“We are truly grateful for our realme squad for their continued support and love since we entered the market in 2018. This inspires us even more to strengthen our commitment to constantly innovate, keeping in mind what matters most to our loyal customers,” shares realme Philippines Vice President for Marketing Austine Huang.

We are truly grateful for our realme squad for their continued support and love since we entered the market in 2018 … what matters most to our loyal customers

Austine Huang, realme Philippines Vice President for Marketing

The realme 8 Series is still available for purchase in all realme ecomm platforms, concept stores, kiosks, and partner dealers nationwide. The realme 8 retails for PHP13,990, while the realme 8 Pro is available at PHP15,990. Flexible payment plans are also available for the realme 8 Series. The realme squad can purchase these exciting gadgets via Home Credit at 6 or 9-month installment plans for the realme 8 Pro, and at a 6-month installment plan for the realme 8, all at 0 % interest. Installment plans for major credit cards are also available.

realme currently has more than 750+ Concept Stores and Kiosks, and is available nationwide in more than 5,000 retail stores, delivering its biggest sales network for every Filipino to conveniently have a realme smartphone. Additionally, realme currently has 16 official service centers offering world-class after sales service that are located nationwide with more plot to open within the year.

Rear cameras - realme 8 (Philippines)
Rear cameras – realme 8 (Philippines)

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