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The Realme 8 5G is now available with Globe and Smart Plan P999


The realme’s best-selling 5G phone–the realme 8 5G is now available via postpaid plans starting P999 per month. The device was launched last June 2021 and it is the latest 5G offering from the brand.

It sports a large 6.5-inches FHD+ IPS LCD, with a 90Hz refresh rate and 600nits max auto-brightness perfect for outdoor use. It is powered by a 5G chipset–Dimensity 700 5G with 7nm architecture which should be a power-efficient processor. It is paired with up to 8GB of ram and 128GB internal storage and for its camera, it is consists of a triple cam with 48MP on its main shooter and 2MP for both macro and depth while the front camera has a 16MP selfie.

Powering up the device is a large 5000mAh battery paired with an 18W quick charging. It is available in two color variants, Supersonic Blue and Supersonic Black. It also features dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, Gyro, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.


The realme 8 5G is priced at P11,990 SRP on its 8GB/128GB configuration. But with the Globe Postpaid plan, the realme 8 5G is available at Plan 999. This comes with free 5GB of data, Unli All-Net Texts, and Unli All-Net Calls or Calls to DUO and Landline. But it also comes with FREE 3GB of GoWiFi, FREE KonsultaMD (Individual Subscription), and FREE GInsure (3 months COVID-19 coverage from Singlife).  

On the other hand, the realme 8 5G will also be available through the Smart Signature plan, also in Plan 999 and this comes with free 5GB of data, Unli All-Net Texts, Unli All-Net Calls, and 50 mins Calls to PLDT.  

READ: Realme launches 5 AIoT products in the Philippines with P1,000 off until July 7, 2021

realme 8 5G specs, price, availability in the Philippines

  • Display: 6.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD 90Hz, 600 nits peak
  • Design: all-polycarbonate
  • Dimension and Weight: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.5 mm, 185g 
  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G57 MC2
  • RAM: 4GB/8GB
  • Memory: 128GB with dedicated microSD slot
  • Main Camera: 48MP, f/1.8, 2MP macro, 2MP depth | video recording up to [email protected]
  • Selfie Camera: 16MP, f/2.1 | video recording up to [email protected]
  • Connectivity: 5G, LTE, Bluetooth 5.1, WiFi ac, GPS, audio jack, USB-C
  • Security: side-mounted fingerprint scanner, face unlock
  • Battery: 5000mAh(18W)
  • Audio: loudspeaker 24-bit
  • OS: Android 11, Realme UI 2.0
  • Colors: Supersonic Blue, Supersonic Black
  • Price: P11,990 SRP for (8GB/128GB)
  • Release date: June 2021 (Philippines)
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