Realme has launched the Realme 8i in India. The budget smartphone comes as the successor to the Realme 7i with a 6.6-inch Full HD+ LCD display, MediaTek Helio G96 SoC, 50MP triple-camera, and a 5,000mAh battery.
The Realme 8i features a 6.6-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD screen with 2412 x 1080 pixel resolution, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 600 nits brightness, and a 90.8% screen-to-body ratio.
The smartphone is powered by the MediaTek Helio G96 SoC and comes in two storage options; 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage and 6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage, both of which can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD.
At its rear, it features a triple-camera set-up that includes a 50MP Samsung JN1 sensor accompanied by a 2MP black & white portrait camera, a 2MP macro camera, and a LED flash. On the front, it houses a 16MP front camera in a punch-hole notch.
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone offers Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C. It also features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and runs on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 out of the box.
The Realme 8i packs a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support which Realme claims can charge the phone from 0-50% in 36 minutes.
Realme 8i Specifications
|Display||6.6-inch (2412 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate with 1 to 600 nits brightness, 100% DCI-P3 Color Space|
|Processor||Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G96 12nm processor (Dual 2.05GHz A76 + Hexa 2GHz A55 CPUs) with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU|
|Storage||4GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 6GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)|
|Operating System||Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0|
|Rear Camera||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|
|Front Camera||16MP front camera with f/2.45 aperture|
|Fingerprint||Side-mounted fingerprint sensor|
|Audio||3.5mm audio jack|
|Connectivity||164.1×75.5×8.5mm; Weight: 194g|
|Dimensions||Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C|
|Battery||5000mAh (typical) battery with 18W fast charging|
The Realme 8i is available in Space Black and Space Purple colors at a retail price of Rs. 13999 for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version while the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version has a retail price of Rs. 15999.