realme is launching the 5G network variant of its realme 8 smartphone today, June 24, and we have all the details here.
The realme 8 5G is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity chip, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage with option to expand via microSD card. The display refresh rate is also bumped to 90Hz, and offers a whopping 5000mAh of battery capacity. To differentiate it from the other models, the back plate is devoid of any ‘Dare to Leap’ branding and has a shiny surface in two colorways.
realme 8 5G specs:
- 6.5-inch FHD+ LCD screen, 1080 x 2400 px, 405 PPI
90Hz refresh rate
- 2.2GHz octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G
ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
- 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
- 128GB UFS 2.1 storage
expandable via microSD up to 1TB
- Triple rear cameras:
- • 48MP F1.8 (main)
- • 2MP F2.4 (macro)
- • 2MP F2.4 (depth)
- 16MP F2.1 front camera
- 5G, 4G LTE, Dual-SIM (nano)
- WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, A-GPS, BEIDOU, GALILEO, QZSS, GLONASS, NFC
- USB Type-C, Fingerprint scanner, 3.5mm audio jack
- realme UI (based on Android 11)
- 5,000mAh battery
18W fast charge
- Colors: Blue, Black
Promoters have started to promote the product online as early as this past weekend, with the SRP commonly seen to be at PHP 11,990. realme will offer the realme 8 5G starting on June 24, 12mn, at their official Shopee page (Buy here) with a PHP 1,500 discount on the first batch of units to be sold from June 25-27, with free shipping. As we’ve seen on Facebook Marketplace and other online selling platforms, those who purchase from June 25 to 27 will get a free realme Buds Q worth P1,490 for every purchase of the realme 8 5G in authorized realme stores. The device is also offered via Home Credit at a 6-month installment plan at 0 % interest. Installment plans for major credit cards are also available.