realme 12 5G launches in PH, price announced

The mid-range phone has a 120Hz display, a 108MP main camera, and more.

realme expands its smartphone offering in the Philippines with the launch of the realme 12 5G. The mid-range phone with a 120Hz display and 108MP main camera is priced at PHP 14,999.

realme 12 5G

The realme 12 5G is built around a 6.72-inch IPS display with an FHD+ 2400×1080 resolution, a 6-level refresh rate that ranges from 45-120Hz, and a peak brightness of 950 nits.

Under the hood, the phone has a MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ 5G chipset with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It also has a 5000mAh battery that supports 45W fast charging.

One of the phone’s new features is the Dynamic Button, realme’s version of Apple’s Action Button. Here, the power button includes some other functions besides a fingerprint scanner, such as activating the flashlight or turning on airplane mode.

In the photography department, the realme 12 5G is equipped with a dual rear camera setup, boasting a 108MP main camera, paired with a 2MP portrait lens. It also has an 8MP shooter in front.

The phone also features a side fingerprint scanner, realme UI 5.0 based on Android 14, stereo speakers, and a headphone jack.

Price, Promos, and Availability

The realme 12 5G with 8GB+256GB is priced at PHP 14,999. Buyers can win TechLife and realme freebies in any realme Official Store nationwide during the first selling period from April 26 to May 5.

During this time, early bird buyers can get a Mystery Gift Box with freebies worth up to PHP 24,999. Some of the items included are a realme Pad LTE 4GB+64GB, TechLife Notebook, TechLife Multi-Capsule Coffee Maker, TechLife Wireless Headphones, TechLife Desk Lamp, and TechLife Portable Steam Iron.

Buyers can also participate in the Lucky 12 challenge in select realme concept and kiosk stores during the Lucky Hour time slots of 11 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 6 pm on the following dates: April 26 to 28 and May 3 to 5.

Moreover, the realme 12 5G will first launch online on TikTok Shop with a special discounted price and exclusive TechLife and realme freebie sets. To avail of the discount, online shoppers can use vouchers exclusively distributed during the official live selling event scheduled below:

TikTok PageDate & TimeFreebie Set
realme PhilippinesApril 25 – 30realme Pocket Bluetooth Speaker + TechLife Cooling Fan
James AfanteApril 25
7:30 PM
– TechLife Cooling Fan + TechLife 4.5L See-Through Air Fryer

– realme Buds T100 + TechLife 4.5L See-Through Air Fryer

– TechLife Portable Steam Iron + TechLIfe Electric Kettle + TechLife Portable Electric Pot
Iwa MotoApril 27
7:00 PM
TechLife Electric Kettle + TechLife Portable Steam Iron

And lastly, the realme 12 5G will also come with discounts and freebies once it arrives on Shopee and Lazada on May 5 to 10.

realme 12 5G specs

Display6.72-inch FHD+ IPS display, 2400×1080, 120Hz refresh rate, 950 nits
ProcessorMediaTek Dimensity 6100+ 5G
RAM/Storage6GB/8GB RAM
128GB storage
Rear Cameras108MP main, 3x in-sensor zoom
2MP portrait
Front Camera8MP
Network5G, 4G, dual SIM
ConnectivityWi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS
OthersSide fingerprint scanner, USB-C, headphone jack, stereo speakers, Dynamic RAM Expansion, Dynamic Button
OSrealme UI 5.0, Android 14
ColorsTwilight Purple, Woodland Green
Battery5000mAh battery, 45W SUPERVOOC

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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