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realme 8, realme 8 Pro with 108MP set to launch in the PH on May 11

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TL;DR: The realme 8 and realme 8 Pro is finally coming to the Philippines on May 11. The pro variant packs a 108MP camera.

realme is set to launch the realme 8 and the realme 8 Pro in the Philippines.

The new mid-range phones will be made public via livestream on May 11, 6:00 PM on the realme Philippines Facebook page and YouTube channel.

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Moreover, the launch will also debut the new TV commercial of the realme Ambassador Kathryn Bernardo. The brand recently collaborated with her to personify realme’s Dare To Leap ethos, challenging the youth to break out of their comfort zone and capture their infinity, whatever their passions are.  The TV commercial promises to unveil a new and different side of Kathryn which fans can look forward to.

The realme 8 Series will be available nationwide this May at realme’s 556 kiosks and concept stores, in addition to its 16 Service Centers across the Philippines.

Now, to 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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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