Realme India finally unveils the curtains from the all-new Realme 8i smartphone. The device launches as the latest model under the Realme 8 series. The all-new Realme smartphone comes with a hole-punch display design. Additionally, the Realme 8i comes with a 120Hz refresh rate display. It carries triple rear camera system. The Realme 8i includes a 50-megapizel primary rear camera. The all-new Realme phone will compete against the likes of the Redmi 10 Prime, Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 Edition and the Poco M3. Beside this Realme 8i, the Chinese brand also launched the Realme 8s 5G smartphone along with the Realme’s first ever tablet in form of Realme Pad.
Realme 8i Price in India:
The all-new Realme 8i mobile price in India starts at Rs 13999 for the base variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. The smartphone also comes in another option with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. The 6GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 15999. The Chinese brand is offering this all-new Realme 8i mobile phone in two colour options including the Space Black and Space Purple colours. The first sale for this Realme 8i will begin on September 14 at 12PM (Noon).
As far as availability is concerned, the latest Realme smartphone will be available for purchase on Flipkart, Realme.com and major other retailers present in the country. As an introductory offer, Realme will be offer various cashback, easy EMI offers on this Realme 8i smartphone. Interested customers with HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank cards can avail these offers. Using HDFC Card, customers will entitle themselves to receive a discount of Rs 1000. Users can also avail this discount or easy EMI option on ICICI Bank cards.
Realme 8i: Specifications
Realme 8i comes with support for dual (Nano) SIM. The all-new Realme smartphone runs on Realme UI 2.0 which is based on Android 11 operating system. The device features a 6.6-inch Full HD+ display. Moreover, it gets a 90.80 percent of screen-to-body ratio. Additionally, this display comes with a screen resolution of 1080×2412 pixels. The display gets Dragontrail Pro screen protection. Realme claims that the display can go from peak brightness of 600 nits to 1 nit. Here, the 1 nit being the lowest level of brightness. Additionally, it also comes with a dynamic refresh rate. The Realme smartphone gets six different refresh rate levels. These includes 30Hz, 48Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 90Hz, and 120Hz. Moreover, the display of this Realme phone carries a 180Hz touch sampling rate.
Similarly for the hardware configuration, the Realme 8i houses the latest MediaTek processor in form of an octa-core MediaTek Helio G96 SoC. To recall, this MediaTek Helio chipset was launched in the month of July. The chipset comes in pair with up to 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM. This 6GB of RAM in the smartphone also supports 5GB of Virtual RAM. This will enhance the multitasking feature by using the smartphone’s free storage. Beside this, the all-new Realme smartphone comes with up to 128GB of onboard storage. This internal memory comes with storage expansion feature via a microSD card through a dedicated card slot. The internal storage can expand by up to 256GB.
On the optics front, the Realme 8i carries a triple rear camera setup. The 50-megapixel primary camera comes with Samsung’s S5KJN1 sensor with an f/1.8 five-piece lens. The secondary camera is a 2-megapixel sensor with a monochrome lens. It is accompanied by another 2-megapixel sensor with macro lens. The 8i smartphone also features a 16-megapixel selfie camera sensor which will click selfies and allows video chats. It’s selfie camera also supports artificial Intelligence (AI) backed beautification features. It also gets HDR mode, portrait mode, and a “Panoselfie” feature. This “Panoselfie” feature will allow users to click wider selfies.
For connectivity options, the Realme 8i includes all the necessary connectivity ports and other options. It includes support for 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and a Micro-USB port. Similarly for sensors, the Realme smartphone includes an accelerometer, ambient light, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor. Also Read: Realme Pad with ultra slim design, quad dynamic speakers launched in India
Additionally, for device security, the Realme 8i phone also gets a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Realme is offering a 5000mAh battery on this latest Realme smartphone. The device also gets 18W fast charging support. Beside this, the smartphone measures 164.1×75.5×8.5mm and weighs 194 grams. Also Read: Realme Narzo 30 gets new 6GB RAM 64GB storage variant