Realme is one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brands. It has a significant market presence. To continue to pick up the market Realme has launched Realme 8i in Nepal. It is a mid-range phone launched as the successor to Realme 7i. Let’s go through its specs, features, price, and availability in Nepal.
Realme 8i Overview
Build and Display
The Realme 8i has a 6.6 inch LCD IPS Panel with 1080 x 2412 pixels resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio. It has a refresh rate of 120 Hz and a sample rate of 180 Hz. Similarly, it supports 6 refresh rate levels that change dynamically based on the content display. Furthermore, this is also the first Realme phone to reach 1 nit of luminosity. On the other hand, the display supports a maximum brightness of 600 nits.
Additionally, this phone measures 164.1 x 75.5 x 8.5 mm in dimensions and weighs 194 gm. It also has a rectangular camera cutout on the back and a punching-hole cutout on the front. The Realme 8i has two color options: Black Space and Purple Space.
On the optical side, it has a triple camera arrangement. There is a 50MP f/1.8 primary camera at the rear. It is followed by a 4cm focal length and B&W portrait camera. On the front, it is a 16MP selfie camera with an aperture of f/2.0. Coming to the video, Realme 8i can shoot 1080P videos up to 30fps with this Realme setup.
Performance and Memory
Realme during the launched of Realmi 8i claims to work with MediaTek to supply the chip. The phone is powered by MediaTek Helio G96 12nm chipset. There is a 2.05Ghz octa-core CPU and a Mali-G57 MC2 that performs the GPU tasks.
In addition, the device has up to 4GB/6GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB/128GB UFS 2.1 internal storage. Subsequently, we can virtually extend RAM up to 5GB ‘DRE Technology’.
Software and Connectivity
Realme features UI 2.0 is based on Android 11. It supports WiFi and Bluetooth 5.1 dual-band connectivity.
Rest of the specs
The device is fueled by a battery of 5000mAh with 18W fast charging support. Realme 8i also has a side-mounted biometric fingerprint sensor.
Realme 8i Specifications
|Dimensions||164.1 x 75.5 x 8.5 mm|
|Display||6.6-inch IPS LCD, 120Hz, 6-level refresh rate (45/60/50/90/120Hz), 600nits|
|Resolution||FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels)|
|Software/ UI||Realme UI 2.0 on top of Android 11|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G96 4G (12nm Mobile Platform)|
|Rare Camera||Triple (50MP primary, B&W portrait, 4cm macro)|
|Selfie Camera||16MP (punch-hole)|
|Security and Sensor||Fingerprint (Side-Mounted)|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1|
|Battery||5000mAh with 18W charging|
|RAM/Storage||4/6GB LPDDR4X RAM (expandable up to 5GB)|
|Color Options||Space Black, Space Purple|
|Others||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Goc|
Price and Availability
The Realme 8i price starts NPR 23,799 for 4/64GB and NPR 27,199 for the 6/128GB variant in Nepal. It is available at the Realme authorized stores and retail shops.
|Realme 8i||Price in Nepal||Availability|
|4/64GB||NPR 23,799||Authorized stores|
|6/128GB||NPR 27,199||Authorized stores|
If we talk about the mid-range phone, Realme is not the only company that has launched its product this month. Realme appears to compete on the market with SamsungGalaxy F42 5G and VivoY21.
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