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TL;DR: realme Philippines teases a 108MP camera phone on its Facebook page. Likely to be the realme 8 Pro.

realme Philippines has just teased on Facebook its next big release — a smartphone with a 108MP camera. Looking at their current roster of phones, only one carries the high megapixel sensor. It looks like we’re about to see the realme 8 Pro and realme 8 in the country.

The teaser realme posted on its Facebook page showcased a 108MP camera and the hashtag #CaptureInfinitywith108MP. Both descriptions point to the realme 8 Pro. And if that’s coming, the realme 8 is not far behind.

Now, let’s talk about the phones.

The realme 8 Pro’s main feature is its massive 108MP main camera with a 1/1.52″ sized Samsung ISOCELL HM2 sensor. The impressive snapper has a maximum resolution of 12000 x 9000. It uses 9-in-1 pixel binning technology to create clear and vivid images.

realme 8 Pro Infinite Black
realme 8 Pro Infinite Black

The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G and comes in 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB variants. The battery capacity is at 4500mAh with a speedy 50W SuperDart Charge fast charging.

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At the front, the realme 8 Pro has a 6.4-inch FHD AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint scanner, a 180Hz touch sampling rate, and a peak brightness of 1000 nits. The phone also features a USB-C port, dual-band Wi-Fi, and realme UI 2.0.

The realme 8, on the other hand, comes with a 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint scanner, a 180Hz touch sampling rate, and a peak brightness of 1000 nits. It is powered by gaming chip MediaTek Helio G95 with 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB models.

realme 8 Cyber Silver and Cyber Black
realme 8 Cyber Silver and Cyber Black

At the back, it has a 64MP main camera with an 8MP ultra-wide, a couple of 2MP sensors for macro and B/W. At the front sits a 16MP selfie camera on a small punch hole in the corner.

Battery capacity sits at 5000mAh with a 30W Dart Charge fast charging.

Price and Availability

The phones have not yet been released in the Philippines. Prices will be revealed on launch day. For now, we look to India prices for guestimates.

  • realme 8 Pro 6GB + 128GB – INR 17,999 (around Php 12,100)
  • realme 8 Pro 8GB + 128GB – INR 19,999 (around Php 13,400)
  • realme 8 6GB + 128GB – INR 15,999 (around Php 10,700)
  • realme 8 8GB + 128GB – INR 16,999 (around Php 11,400)

That’s it for now. We’ll post more information about the local release as we get it.

realme 8 Pro specs

  • Display: 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED Display, 2400 x 1080, 180Hz Touch Sampling Rate, 1000 nits
  • Processor: 2.3GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  • GPU: Adreno 618
  • RAM: 6GB/8GB LRDDR4X RAM
  • Storage: 128GB UFS 2.1 Storage
  • Rear Cameras: 108MP Main + 8MP Ultra-wide + 2MP Macro + 2MP B/W, Quad Cameras
  • Front Camera: 16MP Selfie Camera
  • Network: 4G LTE
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi AC Dual Band, Bluetooth 5, GPS
  • Others: In-display Fingerprint Scanner, USB-C, Dual Mics
  • OS: realme UI 2.0, Android 11
  • Battery: 4,500mAh Battery 50W SuperDart Charge

realme 8 specs

  • Display: 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED Display, 2400 x 1080, 180Hz Touch Sampling Rate, 1000 nits
  • Processor: 2.05GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio G95
  • GPU: ARM Mali-G76
  • RAM: 6GB/8GB LPDDR4X
  • Storage: 128GB UFS 2.1 Storage
  • Rear Cameras: 64MP Main + 8MP Ultra-wide + 2MP Macro + 2MP B/W, Quad Cameras
  • Front Camera: 16MP Selfie Camera
  • Network: 4G LTE
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi AC Dual Band, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS
  • Others: In-display Fingerprint Scanner, USB-C
  • OS: realme UI 2.0, Android 11
  • Battery: 5,000mAh Battery, 30W Dart Charge

Bryan is a tech enthusiast and self-admitted geek who enjoys blogging and watching NBA clips on YouTube. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations from different industries such as telecommunications and banking.

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