realme to launch the realme 8 5G in the Philippines next week

realme has just confirmed that its latest 5G-ready smartphone, the realme 8 5G, will launch in the Philippines on June 24, 2021.

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After the recent release of the 8 Pro, realme Philippines has just confirmed that it is releasing the realme 8 5G in the country soon. Specifically, the phone will officially debut in a launch event scheduled on June 24, 2021.

The newest mid-ranger from realme is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G processor which, as the name implies, has 5G connectivity. Alongside 5G, the realme 8 5G also features a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate, as well as a large 5000mAh battery with 18w fast charging support.

As for cameras, the realme 8 5G has a 48MP F/1.8 main + 2MP portrait + 2MP macro triple-rear camera setup, as well as a 16MP F/2.1 front camera.

Realme 8 5G Specs:

  • MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • 6.5-inch FHD+ display (w/ holepunch notch), 90Hz refresh rate
  • 128GB storage (expandable via microSD)
  • 48MP F/1.8 main + 2MP portrait + 2MP macro triple-rear cameras
  • 16MP F/2.1 front camera
  • 3G, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, fingerprint scanner (side-mounted)
  • 5000mAh battery w/ 18w fast charging
  • Android 11 with realmeUI 2.0

The realme 8 5G will be available in two colors: Supersonic Black and Supersonic Blue, and the phone’s launch in the Philippines will go live on June 24 at 6PM via the official realme Facebook page.

Want to know more about the phone? Check out our first impressions of the realme 8 5G here:

realme 8 5G Impressions | Is this the 5G phone for you?