On 12 midnight of April 4, Realme Philippines held a sale of the Realme 3 on Shopee. Successful is an understatement for the sale as the phone sold out in just 18 minutes!

“We are very happy to share that our 4.4 Shopee Summer Bazaar promo is yet another success with sold-out sales of 500 units of realme 3 in just 18 minutes. The positive feedback we continue to get from the community inspire and humble us, and spur us to work even more earnestly to let Filipino smartphone consumers experience real value through our products and services,” shares realme Philippines Marketing Lead Eason de Guzman.

The success of Realme’s latest budget offering is no surprise, after all, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better phone at the Realme 3’s discounted price of PHP 6,490.

In case you missed out on the sale, don’t worry as the Realme 3 will soon be available in retail stores Php7,990(3GB/64GB variant) and Php9,990 (4GB/64GB variant). The 4GB model is available now while the 3GB variant will be available on April 13.

Not convinced on the Realme 3? Check out our review of the competitive budget smartphone here:

Geek Lifestyle Review: Realme 3