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realme 8 series sets first-day sales record in the PH

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TL;DR: realme 8 and realme 8 Pro impresses with record-breaking first-day sales record.

realme Philippines solidifies its “number one smartphone brand in the country” status with a record-breaking sales record of its realme 8 series. They sold over 26,000 units on the first day the phones became available.

The realme 8 series launched on May 11 via a special livestream featuring Kathryn Bernardo on realme Philippines’ Facebook page and YouTube channel. Since then, they have generated a staggering amount of pre-orders for the phones.

realme 8 series achieves record-breaking first-day sales

realme 8 series

The gaming-focused realme 8 has a price of Php 13,990, and features a 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, a MediaTek Helio G95 chip, 128GB of storage, a 64MP main camera, and a 5,000mAh battery.

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Meanwhile, the realme 8 Pro with a price of Php 15,990, partners a 108MP main camera with a Snapdragon 720G processor, a 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen, and a 4,500mAh battery with 50W fast charging.

The realme 8 series is still available for purchase in all realme e-comm platforms, concept stores, kiosks, and partner dealers nationwide.

Flexible payment plans are also available. What’s more, you can purchase the phones via Home Credit at 6 or 9-month installment plans for the realme 8 Pro, and at a 6-month installment plan for the realme 8, at 0 % interest. Installment plans for major credit cards are also available.

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realme 8 Pro

For more information about the realme 8 and realme 8 Pro, you can check out our article about the phones.

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

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

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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