Realme Philippines just launched a new camera-centric mid-range phone, the Realme 8i.

The Realme 8i was introduced abroad back in September. It carries an ultra-sharp 50-megapixel main camera, which is similar to what a lot of competing devices have. It’s joined by a macro lens and a depth sensor.


Under the hood, it’s powered by a gaming-centric MediaTek Helio G96 processor, which you can pair with either 4GB/64GB or 6GB/128GB of RAM and storage. Of course, it has virtual RAM expansion that gives an extra memory boost by borrowing from the storage.

It also boasts a fast 120Hz display, and a generous 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging. The fingerprint sensor is on the side, which also works as the power button, for a cleaner look at the back.


The Realme 8i has a starting price of Php9,990 for the 4GB/64GB model and Php11,990 for the 6GB/128GB. They will have a Php1,000 early-bird discount once they become available in Lazada at 12 AM of November 17. It will also be available in physical stores and dealers nationwide.

Realme 8i Specs

  • Android 11, Realme UI 2.0
  • Dual SIM, Dual standby
  • 6.6-inch FHD+ IPS display, 2412 x 1080 pixel resolution, 400ppi
  • 120Hz refresh rate
  • 2.05GHz MediaTek Helio G96 octa-core processor
  • 4GB/6GB RAM
  • Virtual RAM Expansion
  • Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage, expandable via microSD
  • 16-megapixel front camera
  • 50-megapixel (f/1.8, PDAF) + 2-megapixel (macro) + 2-megapixel (depth sensor) rear cameras, LED flash
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner, Face unlock
  • HSPA+, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 164.1 x 75.5 x 8.5mm
  • Weight: 194g
  • Colors: Purple, Blue
  • 5,000mAh non-removable battery, 18W fast charging

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