realme 8i: Features, Specs, Price in the Philippines

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realme has launched a new smartphone called the realme 8i, touting a new MediaTek Helio G-series chip on top of other good hardware. Check out the features, specs, and prices below.

The realme 8i is also one of the most affordable phones with a 120Hz refresh rate to date, combined with a 5000mAh battery capacity with 18-watt fast charging. It also comes in two shiny colors and configurations.

realme 8i specs:

  • 6.6-inch FHD+ IPS display, 2412 x 1080px
    120Hz refresh rate
  • 2.05GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G96 processor
    Arm Mali-G57 MC2
  • 4GB, 6GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 64GB, 128GB storage
    with storage expansion via microSD up to 512GB
  • Triple rear cameras with LED Flash:
    50MP
    2MP macro
    2MP depth
  • 16MP selfie camera
  • 4G LTE, Dual SIM (nano)
  • WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU, GALILEO
  • USB Type-C 2.0
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint scanner side-mounted, Face Unlock
  • realme UI 2.0 (Android 11)
  • 5,000mAh battery
    18W fast charging
  • Colors: Space Black, Stellar Purple

The realme 8i comes in two variants for the Philippines: a 4GB+64GB variant for PHP 9,990, while a beefier 6GB+128GB variant arrives for PHP 11,990. Both variants are sold exclusively at the realme official store in Lazada, with a special PHP 1,000 discount from their SRPs. It will also be available at all realme stores and partner dealers nationwide.

Carl Lamiel
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