The leading smartphone technology brand in the Philippines introduced another powerful line-up of series, the realme 8. After the successful launch of the former series, the brand gives a new flavor to your mobile experience. Launched on the eleventh of May, the brand sets to offer another full TechLife experience. They had the virtual launch on realme’s official Facebook page.
realme 8 Review: Your mobile device partner for social life
Village Pipol got the chance to unbox. And, of course, experience the latest model from the number series of realme and tell what it can offer.
WHAT’S INSIDE THE BOX?
- realme 8
- USB Type-C Cable
- 5V6A Charge Adapter
- SIM Card Needle
- Screen Protect Film
- Protect Case
- Quick Start Guide
- Important Product Information (including the Warranty Card)
Introducing the realme 8
The realme 8 series is the best value mid-range smartphone that innovates the expectations for mobile technology. The model, on the other hand, introduces a new and improved futuristic design. Equipped with Helio G95 Processor, 180 Hz Touch Sampling Rate, and Super AMOLED Display, among other great special features of Camera.
Design and Quality
Meanwhile, the new realme 8 equips with 6.4 AMOLED screens with a full display. AMOLED screen features, on the other hand, a special material that enables brighter displays. These features also guarantee a better color reproduction, higher contrast, and more realistic display. This screen also features provide a Full HD resolution and a touch sampling rate of up to 180Hz. With ultra-light weighing of 179 grams and a thickness of 7.9mm, it is ideal for go-getters and people who prefer handy devices.
Of course, it introduces a digitally inspired external skin design. Created through a Split Design and Splicing Process. This, on the other hand, makes the digital world inspiration into a visual form. realme 8 utilizes a trendy Infinite Bold Design that looks both simple and impactful. Designed with a “DARE TO LEAP” logo, made with a special fluorescent material that absorbs light and emits a magical glow in the low light. Available in two colors, Cyber Silver and Cyber Black.
Battery and Performance
Charging and Battery Capacity
We also have to consider mobile devices as a primary tool in today’s lifestyle. And, of course, battery life remains one of the major aspects to put in priority. With the newly upgraded 30W Dart Charge, it can also charge nearly 50% in 26 mins. The 5000mAh battery, on the other hand, is charged to 100% in 65 mins. Charging becomes versatile with realme 8 with the support of a 15W PD charge.
Mobile devices became part of today’s social life. And, because of that, performance and functions also set as one of the top aspects a customer looks for. With MediaTek Helio G95, it has also become exclusively designed to be the core of the smartphone experience. Content creators, streamers, and social media app enthusiasts would definitely love its processor made using a 12nm process. This makes it more efficient. It also comes equipped with two high-performance Cortex-A76 cores at up to 2.05GHz and six high-efficiency Cortex-A55 cores at up to 2GHz. Along with 900MHz Mali-G76GPU.
realme 8 also has a Copper Liquid Cooling System. With Carbon Fiber Cooling System, the cooling efficiency increases by 14.4%. It also keeps the speed performance of your mobile device. With the combined power of the latest updated CPU, GPU, super-fast RAM, and powerful AI, realme 8 brings a smooth experience, especially for mobile game lovers.
Camera and Special Features
Taking photos and selfies were the usual thing that we do with our smartphones. Usually, people would consider camera resolution and features when choosing a mobile device. realme 8 comes with the ultra-clear quad camera set up comprised of a 64MP primary camera. A 64MP super high pixel supports Quad Bayer can capture super bright images even in low light.
Aside from the brightness of the photos may have, a wide-angle mode may be achieved with its 119° ultra-wide-angle lens. Micro details also become possible to capture with the Ultra Macro Lens. The Black and White filter system features of realme 8 make it possible to achieve retro-style images and texture to portraits. Experience to #CaptureInfinityWith8Series.
Based on Android 11, the realme UI 2.0, is faster, smoother, and safer. Surprisingly, the realme 8 will be the first phone to come with realme UI 2.0. This includes efficiency improvement, privacy protection, 100+ customization options, and convenient sharing.
realme 8 Specs
Size & Weight
MediaTek Helio G95
CPU：Octa-core, Up to 2.05GHz
GPU：ARM Mali-G76 MC4
6.4” Super AMOLED Fullscreen
Storage & RAM
8GB + 128GB
Largest available for realme 8
RAM： 8GB LPDDR4x dual-channel
ROM：128GB UFS 2.1
Cellular & Wireless
2 SIM Slot + 1 MicroSD Slot
64MP AI Quad Camera
64MP Primary Camera
8MP Ultra Wide-angle Lens
2MP Macro Lens
2MP B&W Lens
16MP In-display Selfie
UIS Video Stabilization Support
1080P/30fps video recording Support
720P/30fps video recording Support
1080p/120fps slow motion Support
Ultra-fast In-display Fingerprint Sensor
Magnetic induction sensor
realme UI 2.0
Based on Android 11
Price and Availability
Capture infinite power with realme 8 variant at the price of Php 13,990. Customers can avail of the Php 1,000 worth of discount on the realme 8 and realme 8 Pro during the flash sale on Lazada starting May 12 at 12 midnight.
For more product updates about realme, you may visit their Facebook page for more info.
Kaz Motoda is a Bachelor of Fine Arts major in Advertising at the University of Rizal System-Angono Campus. Aside from being an artist, painter and designer, He is also a social media manager and content creator that makes him more engaged on media trends.