Realme 8i Launched in India with Helio G96: Full Specifications

Realme has launched a new smartphone under its Realme 8 Series in India, namely Realme 8i. The device has a triple rear camera setup and a selfie camera in the punch-hole design display.

The Realme 8i comes with an octa-core Mediatek Helio G96 Processor, a 50MP triple rear camera setup, and a 5000 mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.

Let’s see the full specifications, price, and availability of the Realme 8i.

Realme 8i Specifications

The device features a 6.6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD Display with 2412×1080 pixels resolution, 120Hz Refresh Rate, and 180Hz Touch Sampling Rate. The display further has a 90.8% Screen-to-body ratio, 20.1:9 aspect ratio, and 600 nits Peak Brightness.

The handset is powered by an octa-core Mediatek Helio G96 Processor coupled with Arm Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. It comes with up to 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.1 Storage. There is also a dedicated microSD card slot for RAM expansion of up to 256GB.

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There is also the extended RAM availability, which provides the 4GB or 6GB RAM model with up to 5GB additional Virtual RAM or extended RAM.

The 5GB extended RAM effect on the 4GB or 6GB RAM phone allows one to maximize their smartphone’s potential and run apps faster. According to Realme, this extended RAM technology can use 5GB of external memory to keep more apps open in memory at the same time.

Realme 8i features a 50MP Triple rear camera setup with an LED flash consists of a 50MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture, a 2MP portrait lens with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture. There is a 16MP Selfie camera lens with an f/2.05 aperture.

Key Specifications

  • 6.6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD Display
  • 120Hz Refresh Rate
  • 180Hz Touch Sampling Rate
  • Mediatek Helio G96 Processor
  • 50MP Triple Rear Camera
  • 16MP Selfie Camera
  • 5000 mAh Battery
  • 18W Fast Charging
  • 2+1 microSD slot
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
  • RealmeUI 2.0 Based on Android 11

Connectivity options on the handset include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.1, and a USB Type-C port for charging. There is also a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack while the device does not have NFC (Near Field Communication) support.

Sensors on the device include a Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Magnetic induction sensor, Acceleration sensor, and Gyro-meter sensor. There is also a Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner.

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The Realme 8i packs a 5000 mAh Battery with 18W fast charging support. Realme has provided an 18W charger inside the box. It carries a weight of 194 grams and measures 164.1 x 75.5 x 8.5 mm (height, width, and depth respectively).

The device further runs on Android 11-based RealmeUI 2.0 skin out of the box.

Price and Availability in India

The Realme 8i comes in two different variants – 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage, and 6GB RAM + 128GB Storage. It comes in two color options – Space Black, and Space Purple.

The 4GB+64GB model is priced at Rs 13,999, and the high-end 6GB+128GB model is priced at Rs 15,999.

The first sale of the device starts from 14th September at 12 PM (or Noon) on Realme.com, Flipkart, and will also be available on offline retail stores.

As an introductory offer, users will get a Rs 1,000 Instant discount on HDFC Bank Debit, Credit & EasyEMI transaction and will get a Rs 1,000 discount on ICICI Bank Credit card & Credit Card EMI transactions.

Specifications

Display6.6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD Display
Refresh Rate120Hz Refresh Rate
Touch Sampling Rate180Hz Touch Sampling Rate
Screen-to-body ratio90.8% Screen-to-body ratio
Brightness600 nits Peak Brightness
Resolution2412×1080 pixels
Aspect ratio20.1:9 aspect ratio
Color Depth8-bit color depth
Pixel Density401 PPI (Pixels Per Inch)
ProcessorMediatek Helio G96 Processor
(Arm Mali-G57 MC2 GPU)
Rear Camera50MP primary lens f/1.8 aperture
2MP portrait lens f/2.4 aperture
2MP macro lens f/2.4 aperture
Rear LED FlashYes
Front Camera16MP Selfie camera
Battery5000 mAh Battery
Charging18W Fast Charging
Fingerprint Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
Operating SystemRealmeUI 2.0 Based on Android 11
Weight194 grams
Thickness8.5 mm
NFCNo
SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Magnetic induction sensor, Acceleration sensor, Gyro-meter sensor
SpeakerSingle Speaker
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo
Headphone JackYes
Bluetooth Versionv5.1
RAM4GB/6GB LPDDR4x RAM
ROM (or Storage)64GB/128GB UFS 2.1 Storage
ColorsSpace Black, Space Purple
Launch Price4GB+64GB – Rs 13,999
6GB+128GB – Rs 15,999
Available on Flipkart, Realme.com

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