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realme 8i Now in the Philippines!

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Just when you thought that realme wouldn’t launch any more phones, the company goes and does just that! Say hello to the newest member of the realme 8 Series: the realme 8i!

realme 8i

Standout Features of the realme 8i

This smartphone carries a design that’s probably a combination of the realme 6 and the realme 8. Unlike the realme 8 and realme 8 Pro, it doesn’t come with that big Dare to Leap text on the back. It comes in two colors: Space Black, and Stellar Purple. It carries three exciting features: the new MediaTek Helio G96 processor, a 50MP AI Triple Camera system, and a 120Hz refresh rate display!

Know More About the MediaTek Helio G96 Here!

realme is one of the first phone makers to use the new Helio G96 in partnership with MediaTek. With this processor, the 8i is capable of having a 120Hz refresh rate display. The phone even has up to six levels of refresh rates: 30Hz, 48Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 90Hz, and 120Hz. It also enables better performance so you can run your games without worries.


In case you need to know the specs, here you go!

  • 6.6-inch FHD+ display with 2412 x 1080 resolution
  • 120Hz refresh rate with six refresh rate levels: 30Hz, 48Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 90Hz, and 120Hz
  • MediaTek Helio G96 processor
  • 4 or 6 GB RAM
  • 64 or 128 GB internal storage, microSD card support up to
  • AI Triple Camera system: 50MP main camera, 2MP depth camera, 2MP macro sensor
  • 16MP In-Display selfie camera
  • 5000 mAh battery with 18W Fast Charge
  • Android 11 with realme UI 2.0
  • Comes in two colors: Space Black, Stellar Purple

Pricing and Availability

The realme 8i will be available in two configurations! There’s the 4GB+64GB model for P9,990 and the 6GB+128GB model for P11,990. Those who want to be one of the first to get this phone can do so through Lazada! realme Philippines has an early bird offer where they will slash P1,000 OFF the SRP! This means that the 4GB+64GB model will just be P8,990 and the 6GB+128GB model will be P10,990 on November 17!

Buy the realme 8i in Lazada! (4GB+64GB | 6GB+128GB)

What do you think of the realme 8i? Do you think the lack of 5G is a dealbreaker? Sound off in the comments!

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