realme 7 and 7 Pro officially launches in PH, prices start at PhP 14,990

realme has officially launched in the Philippines their latest entries into their main numbered lineup of smartphones: the realme 7 and 7 Pro.

realme 7 Pro

The realme 7 Pro strays quite a bit from the formula set by the realme 6 Pro. Instead of a 90Hz IPS display with dual selfie shooters, the 7 Pro now comes with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display at 2400 x 1080 with a single 32MP f/2.5 front facing camera.

At the back are four cameras led by the Sony IMX682-powered 64MP f/1.8 main camera, an 8MP f/2.3 ultrawide lens, a 2MP f/2.4 macro, and a 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor. In terms of power, the device comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.

The device runs on Android 10 with realme UI and gets its power from a 4,500mAh battery reserve. realme has upgraded the charging capabilities of the 7 Pro by migrating it to its own 65W SuperDart charging instead of the 30W Fast Charging found on the 6 Pro.

Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Screen 6.4-inch SuperAMOLED, 2400 x 1080, Corning Gorilla Glass
RAM 6GB/8GB
OS Android 10 with realme UI
Rear Camera 64MP f/1.8 Main, 8MP f/2.3 Ultrawide, 2MP f/2.4 Macro, 2MP f/2.4 Depth
Front Camera 32MP f/2.5
Storage 128GB UFS 2.1 expandable via MicroSD Slot
Network Dual-SIM, 4G LTE
Connectivity Dual-band WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, USB Type-C
Battery 4,500mAh, 65W SuperDart
Others In-display Fingerprint Scanner
Colors Mirror Silver, Mirror Blue

realme 7

The realme 7, on the other hand, is a direct incremental upgrade from its predecessor. At the front is a 6.5-inch IPS 2400 x 1080 display running at 90Hz with a punch-hole at the top left for its 16MP f/2.1 selfie camera.

Like most of its contemporaries, the realme 7 has a quad camera setup at the back composed of a 64MP f/1.8 main camera, an 8MP f/2.3 ultrawide, a 2MP f/2.4 macro lens,and a 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor. Its chipset receives a slight upgrade with its MediaTek Helio G95, which has a faster GPU compared to the G90T.’

The realme 7 also has a 5,000mAh battery with 30W Fast Charging. It integrates its fingerprint scanner onto its power button and it also runs on Android 10 with realme UI.

Chipset MediaTek Helio G95
Screen 6.5-inch IPS, 2400 x 1080, 90Hz, 480nits, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
RAM 6GB/8GB
OS Android 10 with realme UI
Rear Camera 64MP f/1.8 Main, 8MP f/2.3 Ultrawide, 2MP f/2.4 Macro, 2MP f/2.4 Depth
Front Camera 16MP f/2.1
Storage 64GB/128GB UFS 2.1, expandable via MicroSD Slot
Network Dual-SIM, 4G LTE
Connectivity Dual-band WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C
Battery 5,000mAh, 30W Fast Charging
Others Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
Colors Mist Blue, Mist White

Price and Availability

Both the realme 7 and 7 Pro are now available nationwide through its partner retailers. The realme 7 8GB/128GB is priced at PhP 14,990 while the realme 7 Pro 8GB/128GB has an asking price of PhP 17,990.

Those who will order the realme 7 Pro until October 4, 2020 will get an automatic umbrella and a realme Band worth PhP 2,390.

The realme 7 and 7 Pro will also be available through Lazada on the brand’s official online store. Of course, they will be offering introductory perks for early adopters:

  • realme 7 Pro – First 200 customers will get a free realme Buds Q worth PhP 1,490
  • realme 7 – PhP 500 off today, September 30, 2020.
  • Realme Buds Q – PhP 500 off today, September 30, 2020.

Both devices can be had through Home Credit with 0% interest installment plans of 6 and 9 months. As a special offer, the first 10 customers who will get a realme 7 Pro via Home Credit will receive a free realme Buds Q worth PhP 1,490. The first 10 who will get a realme 7 will get a free Buds Classic worth PhP 590. Below is a list of participating branches which can entertain Home Credit purchases:

  • SM North EDSA Kiosk
  • SM Megamall Kiosk
  • SM Fairview Kiosk
  • SM Mall of Asia Kiosk
  • SM Calamba Kiosk
  • SM Dasmariñas Kiosk
  • SM Sta. Rosa Kiosk
  • SM Manila Kiosk
  • SM Pampanga Kiosk
  • SM Bicutan Kiosk