After launching in China and India, the realme Book is making its way to the Philippines. The company recently introduced its first laptop ever at a price that makes it a compelling buy.
The Intel Core i3 version is priced at PHP 37,990, while the Intel Core i5 goes for PHP 47,990. The pre-order period between September 24 and 29 offers you an even better deal.
If you are pre-ordering from Lazada, you can get the realme Book Core i3 version at just PHP 29,990, while the Core i5 model goes for PHP 41,990. You will need to make a 10% minimum downpayment to secure a unit.
If you want to get it through Silicon Valley, the laptops will be priced the same as their suggested retail prices, but you get a free one-year subscription to Microsoft Office 365, a realme laptop bag, and a mouse.
Both realme Book models come with the 11th-gen processors with Iris Xe graphics, 8GB of RBoth realme Book models come with the 11th-gen processors with Iris Xe graphics, 8GB of RAM, and a maximum of 512GB PCIe SSD storage. They come with Microsoft Windows 10 Home, but they are expected to get a free upgrade to Windows 11.
The realme Book has a 14-inch IPS display with a 2K resolution, 100% sRGB color gamut, 400 nits peak brightness, 90% screen-to-body ratio, and a tall 3:2 aspect ratio. On the audio front, there are two Harman Kardon-tuned speakers with DTS audio tech and two internal mics.
With PC Connect, you can get features like screen sharing with your Android devices.
As for the battery, you get a decent 54Wh battery that the company claims can last you up to 11 hours. And with the 65-watt power brick, you can top-up the battery to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The realme Book comes in Real Blue and Real Gray color options.
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