Realme has just launched the all new Realme 8i, which will be the successor of the current Realme 7i smartphones in the country. The Realme 8i arrives with a 6.6-inch Full HD+ LCD display with a higher refresh rate of 120 Hz, and a screen to body ratio of 90.8%. The screen also has a touch sampling rate of 180 Hz and features six different refresh rate options: 30Hz, 48 Hz, 50 Hz, 60 Hz, 90 Hz, and 120 Hz. The Realme 8i is powered by the MediaTek Helio G96 chipset coupled with 6 GB of RAM, and 5 gigs of virtual memory on the 6GB + 128GB model for a combined total of 11 GB RAM. The base model with 4GB RAM does not support virtual memory.
The smartphone houses a triple rear camera setup with the primary shooter of 50MP with Samsung JN1 sensor. You also get a 2MP black and white sensor, and a 2MP shooter for macro shots. The selfie department is handled by a 16 MP front facing selfie shooter. The Realme 8i has a flowing design concept, and has a side mounted fingerprint sensor integrated with the power button. You get a triple sim slot with a support for a dedicated microSD card. The phone draws its power from a massive 5,000 mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.
Realme 8i: Complete Specifications, Pricing, and Availability
Following is the complete specifications list of the Realme 8i:
- 6.6-inch Full HD+ LCD display with a higher refresh rate of 120 Hz, peak brightness level of 600 nits.
- Octa Core MediaTek Helio G96 processor based on 12 nm technology, with Mali G57 MC2 GPU.
- Upto 6 GB LPDDR4X RAM and up to 128 GB UFS 2.1 storage space.
- Triple sim slot(nano + nano + microSD slot).
- Realme UI 2.0 with Android 11 out of the box.
- 50MP rear camera with Samsung JN1 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 2MP B&W portrait camera and 2MP 4cm macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture
- 16MP front camera with f/2.45 aperture
- 3.5mm audio jack.
- Side mounted fingerprint sensor.
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, USB Type-C.
- 5000 mAh battery with fast charging.
The Realme 8i is offered in two colour variants in India: Space Purple, and Space Black. The base variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space is offered at Rs. 13,999 whereas the higher end variant with 6GB RAM and 128 gigs of storage is offered at Rs. 15,999. The Realme 8i will go up on sale starting from September 14th on Flipkart, Realme.com, and various offline stores across the country. Realme is also offering a launch offer discount of Rs. 1,000 if you purchase the smartphone using HDFC and ICICI bank cards.