Top smartphone brand realme set to lead 5G race with newest smartphone realme 8 5G

Top smartphone brand realme set to lead 5G race with newest smartphone realme 8 5G

realme changes the 5G game with an all-around impressive handset at a price that's tough to beat
/ 07:00 PM June 24, 2021

Written by: Raquel P. Gomez

realme, currently the no. 1 smartphone brand in the Philippines, is ready to lead the 5G race in the local smartphone category with the launch of its latest smartphone: the realme 8 5G.

The realme 8 5G is the brand’s newest innovation utilizing next -generation 5G technology. With the release of the realme 8 5G to a wider and bigger market, realme is serious about making 5G connectivity accessible to more Filipino consumers who are now relying on their mobile devices and fast internet for content creation, entertainment, gaming, and other heavy-data day-to-day tasks.



Since the brand’s debut three years ago, realme has built a solid reputation among the Filipino youth. realme has become a sought-after smartphone brand among the young generation because of its high quality and impeccably designed smartphones with impressive specs, as well as its wide range of AIoT products. With this, the brand continues to deliver the best digital lifestyle experience for many, allowing them to adapt seamlessly and easier to today’s multi-faceted lifestyle.

The realme 8 5G rollout is a testament to the brand’s commitment to providing the needs of the Filipino market and the brand’s readiness to lead the 5G race by making a 5G device within reach of every Filipino. As the newest member of realme’s digital lifestyle devices, the realme 8 5G is a standout in a rapidly growing category of 5G-ready devices because of its powerful processor, premium design, and topnotch display, offering no compromise with every aspect of the handset.


The realme 8 5G comes packed with the Dimensity 700 5G processor which promises unparalleled speed and performance with 5G functionality. Dimensity 700 uses the leading 7nm production processor, which is up to 28% more power-efficient than an equivalent 8nm processor, allowing it to deliver high performance while efficiently consuming power to keep you connected for longer. It also comes with a 3-Card SIM Tray that supports the use of 2 SIM cards with 5G Dual SIM Dual Standby and a dedicated micro-SD card slot, expandable up to 1TB.

In terms of design, the realme 8 5G is a thoughtfully designed, smart-looking device. To bring out “speed” in its exterior, the brand utilized a Dynamic Speed Light aesthetic inspired by reflecting car headlights in motion that translates to a shimmering effect on its high-gloss back panel. This results to an overall premium look and feel for both Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue offerings.

The realme 8 5G features a 90Hz Ultra Smooth Display, which delivers a faster refresh rate, reducing the lags when navigating the phone while scrolling through social media, watching movies, or enjoying a heavy mobile game. It also boasts an amazing 90.5% screen-to-body ratio with its 6.5” Full HD+ screen capable of delivering vivid and sharp videos of up to 2400×1080 resolution and 600 nits peak brightness.

As a brand generally known for its impressive battery life,  realme equipped its latest handset with a 5000mAh massive battery paired with 18W Type C Quick Charge. This guarantees longer hours for gaming, entertainment, and internet browsing. It also features Smart 5G Power Saving technology that allows extended hours of use even when the phone reaches lower battery status.

The realme 8 5G is currently the best-performing 5G smartphone belonging to the mid-range price segment. Coming from a brand that has an impressive track record, the realme 8 5G definitely gives you the whole 5G package for a price that’s tough to beat!


Available first on realme’s official Flagship Store Shopee on June 25, 12MN, the realme 8 5G 8+128GB variant will be discounted to P10,490 or P1,500 off from its original price of P11,990. As an early bird treat from June 25 – 27, realme fans can get the best-selling realme Buds Q for every purchase of the realme 8 5G in nearly 600 realme stores and over 4,000 partner dealers nationwide.


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