No. 1 smartphone brand for Q3 2021 realme launches realme 8i for a smoother smartphone experience

No. 1 smartphone brand for Q3 2021 realme launches realme 8i for a smoother smartphone experience

The country’s no. 1 smartphone brand for three consecutive quarters in 2021 unveiled the latest addition to its widely successful 8 Series, available at P1,000 OFF
/ 11:24 AM November 17, 2021

Manila, Philippines. November 17, 2021: realme, the Philippines’ number one smartphone brand for Q3 2021, invites Filipinos to do even more beyond their capabilities by recently unveiling the realme 8i, the latest addition to their widely successful 8 Series.

Announced via an online livestream on November 16, the realme 8i promises #infinitelySmooth capabilities as it is the first realme device to pack the powerful MediaTek Helio G96 chipset and a 120Hz Ultra Smooth display, allowing users to perform any task seamlessly.

realme 8i

“Filipinos are a discerning market, and it’s important for us at realme to deliver to all of their diverse needs. We’re doing this with the exciting launch of the realme 8i, a worthy new entry to what is already our undeniably successful lineup in the 8 Series. We can’t wait for our realme Squad to have their own #InfinitelySmooth experience when they get their hands on the realme 8i,” said Austine Huang, realme Philippines VP for Marketing.


Delivering #InfinitelySmooth capabilities

The realme 8i gives users an #InfinitelySmooth smartphone experience thanks to the MediaTek Helio G96 chipset, the first realme device to pack the processor model.

The G96 pushes the 8i’s performance by 65% compared to the previous 7i, and it is the only G9-series chip that can power a 120Hz display, which is one of the first smartphones at its price range to have such a display. It also helps the realme 8i provide a smoother gameplay experience with more fluid visual effects, something that Filipino mobile gamers will absolutely love.

The realme 8i also comes with a 6.6-inch LCD display, with six different refresh rates (30Hz, 48Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 90Hz, and 120Hz) that can help conserve battery power. The screen also has a dynamic brightness range, able to be as bright as 600 nits and as dim as 1 nit, letting you stay comfortable while you use your phone at any time.

Content creators also get a huge level up with the realme 8i’s 50MP AI Triple Camera setup. Its 50MP main camera with f/1.8 large aperture takes in enough light to make photos clearer and brighter. It also comes with a black and white lens for more artistic photos, and an ultra-macro lens with 4-cm shooting distance to shoot up close in fine detail. Its 16 MP front cam lets you take crisp and clear selfies, and enhances them with AI beauty function, HDR mode, portrait mode, as well as a Panoselfie mode for wider selfies.

For the 6GB+128GB variant, the realme 8i’s performance is also boosted by its virtual RAM technology, which converts the phone’s internal storage space to RAM, increasing its total amount. The realme 8i lets you use 5 GB of virtual RAM to add to its 6 GB of existing RAM, increasing the phone’s smoothness.

Enjoy an #InfinitelySmooth experience today by getting the realme 8i for only P9,990 (4GB+64GB) and P11,990 (6GB+128GB) on the realme Official Store on Lazada. Early-birds can get an exclusive P1,000 discount for both variants on Lazada starting 12 a.m. on November 17 until November 21 only. The realme 8i will also be available in over 500 offline stores and more than 4,000 partner dealers nationwide.

realme 8i

#realmeWithYou Christmas Raffle Promo

Another exciting news for the Squad! Those who purchase the realme 8i or any realme device with a minimum worth of P5,000 from November 15 to January 2, 2022 at any realme flagship store, authorized partner dealer, and on realme’s Official Lazada and Shopee store will earn an e-raffle ticket for the #realmeWithYou Christmas Raffle Promo. Get the chance to WIN realme TechLife prizes, and the all-new Mitsubishi Mirage G4. To register and check the complete mechanics, visit

For more info on the realme 8i, as well as other realme products, follow the realme PH Facebook page at and visit the official realme website at

realme Christmas Raffle Promo


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