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realme Holiday Gift Guide: Most SULIT Holiday Gifts from realme

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December is gift-giving month, and if you enjoy spending money on gifts this holiday season, realme has its own smartphone lineups. This year, the company released 12 entries, and we chose the most suitable smartphone that has a Sulit price versus its specs ranging from the most expensive to the most affordable. Choose the appropriate phone based on who you will be gifting it to. So keep reading.

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realme GT Master Edition – P21,990

When we say “Sulit,” we don’t mean a low-cost smartphone; rather, it refers to what you’ll get for the price. The realme GT Master Edition is the most expensive realme smartphone in the Philippines, retailing at P21,990. It features unique camera functions that street photographers will appreciate. We have a video about it, so please watch it by clicking here. Furthermore, the realme GT Master Edition not only impresses with its camera but also with the design of its vegan leather textured back.

The device has a 6.43-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The display’s characteristics are similar to those found on premium flagship phones, and it is definitely a Sulit gift for the price. Meanwhile, the realme GT Master Edition is equipped with a Snapdragon 778G 5G (6 nm) chipset, 8GB of RAM, and two storage options—128GB and 256GB. It has a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultrawide lens, and a 2MP macro lens, as well as a large 32MP selfie camera on the front. The battery is supported by a 4300mAh battery plus a 65W fast charging.

realme 8 Pro – P16,990

realme unveiled the realme 8 series last May 2021, and the realme 8 Pro is a Sulit and balanced higher midrange smartphone from realme. The price for the 8GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage is P16,990. If you want to give a device with a great set of cameras but can’t afford the realme GT, the realme 8 Pro has a 108MP primary snapper and a Samsung HM2 camera sensor. It employs a 9-in-1 pixel-binning technology to output brighter and more detailed images, particularly at night. Because it still has a Super AMOLED panel and high megapixel, it is best suited for camera use and maximizes entertainment such as Netflix binge-watching.

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The realme 8 Pro has a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 720G (8 nm) chipset, and 8GB/128GB of storage. The camera has four sensors: a 108MP main sensor, an 8MP Ultrawide lens, and 2MP cameras for macro and depth. The front-facing camera is a 16MP unit with Gyro-EIS. Furthermore, the realme 8 Pro is powered by a 4500mAh battery with 50W fast charging capability.

realme 8 5G – P11,990

After a month of releasing the realme 8 series in the Philippines, realme also announced the realme 8 5G. It is the latest number series with 5G capability. It is realme’s Sulit gift 5G phone, and it is a worthy device in this era of low-cost 5G handsets. It only has an IPS LCD panel but has a 90Hz refresh rate and costs only P11,990 for 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage.

The realme 8 5G has a 6.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD with 90Hz, a Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm) processor, and an 8GB+128GB storage configuration. The camera has a 48MP main shooter, 2MP for macro and depth, and a 16MP front camera for selfies. It’s all powered by a 5000mAh battery and 18W fast charging. If you want an affordable 5G capable realme phone, the realme 8 5G is the best option.

realme 8i – P9,990

The realme 8i is the latest addition to the realme number series, and it was announced last November. It is exclusively available on Lazada, as well as in all realme offline stores and partner dealers nationwide. It has a starting price of P9,990 for a 4GB plus 64GB configuration, and a higher 6GB RAM and 128GB storage model with 5GB virtual RAM costing P11,990. This phone is a Sulit gift as it has a 120Hz refresh rate, a gaming chipset, and a large battery. The chipset is the latest Helio G96—an affordable gaming processor. It also has the latest My Games app, which includes an in-game overlay with informative information as well as useful features and functions. The Touch Sampling Rate is 180Hz, which is ideal for more precision when aiming.

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The realme 8i features a 6.6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD and it has three cameras–a 50MP main snapper, a 2MP macro, and a 2MP depth sensor. The selfie camera has a 16MP front lens, and the battery has a large 5000mAh capacity with 18W fast charging. The realme 8i is our best pick as the bang for the buck smartphone from realme, thanks to the 120Hz refresh rate that is rarely seen at prices under P10,000.

realme C25s and Narzo 50A – P7,490 and P7,990

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The title of Sulit budget gaming smartphones is best suited for the realme c25s and Narzo 50A, which have nearly identical specifications but differ in availability and design. Both phones can play graphically demanding games at HD+ resolution and have a large 6000mAh battery for less than P9k. It is perfect for your children or godchildren. The realme C25s has two configurations a P7,490 for the 4GB+64GB and P8,490 for the 4GB+128GB. Narzo 50A, on the other hand, only has 4GB+64GB for P7,990.

Both phones feature a 6.5-inch HD+ IPS LCD display and a MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm) chipset. Both have 2MP macro and depth cameras, as well as an 8MP selfie camera, but the realme C25s only has a 48MP main camera, as opposed to the 50MP on the realme Narzo 50A. Both phones also have large 6000mAh batteries, as well as 18W fast charging.

If you have a limited budget, we recommend the realme Narzo 50A. If you need more storage, the realme C25s is the best option.

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realme Narzo 50i – P6,290

The realme Narzo 50i is the best budget phone realme has to offer. It costs only P6,290 for the 4GB plus 64GB configuration, and the design is simple yet appealing. It is the best realme Sulit gift to give to your child or parent. It lacks a gaming-capable chipset, but the realme UI Go edition will suffice for the user experience. Ideal for browsing and gaming on the go. The camera is a point-and-shoot with excellent AI processing. It has a splash-resistant design, a pre-installed screen protector, and a good grip to keep it from getting damaged.

The realme Narzo 50i has a 6.5-inch HD+ IPS LCD, a Unisoc SC9830A Octa-core 1.6 GHz processor, and 4GB or 64GB of storage. It has a single 8MP primary camera and a 5MP front-facing camera. Meanwhile, the battery is a sizable 5000mAh. This is the most affordable realme smartphone available this year. Before you decide, click here to read our reasons why it is one of the best Sulit gifts.


All in all, the realme GT Master Edition, which retails for PHP 21,990, is the most expensive realme smartphone launched in the country in 2021. The realme narzo 50i, on the other hand, is the cheapest in the narzo series and costs P6,290. Choose the best phone for you based on who you’ll be gifting it to, and if you’ll be gifting it to yourself, you’ll have the Sulit experience realme smartphones has to offer.

READ: realme smartphones price list in the Philippines (2021)

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