Back in September, Realme launched the Realme 8i in India, and earlier this month, the company hinted that the phone will arrive the European market on October 14. Just as scheduled, the Chinese tech giant has officially launched the 8i in Europe.
Realme 8i Specifications
The Realme 8i sports a 6.6-inch IPS LCD screen punch-hole screen that delivers a 1080 x 2400 pixels Full HD+ resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, 600nits brightness, 100 percent DCI-P3 color gamut, 401ppi pixel density, and a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate. It is equipped with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and face unlock security features.
It is powered by the Helio G96 chipset paired with 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB / 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. It comes with up to 5 GB of extended RAM, and it runs on Realme UI 2.0 based Android 11 OS. The company has indicated that the device is set to get Android 12-based Realme UI 3.0’s early access build in Q1 2022.
For selfies, it has a front camera of 16-megapixel. The squarish rear-facing camera module is fitted with a 50-megapixel main camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel monochrome lens.
The handset is packed with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W charging through USB-C. It offers other features such as dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, a microSD card slot, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Realme 8i Price and Availability
As for the pricing and availability, the Realme 8i is available in two memory options – 4GB+64GB priced at €199, and a 4GB+128GB variant priced at €219. The phone is available in Space Black and Stellar Purple colors. The 8i is already up for grabs on Realme’s European website. The company is offering a €20 discount on all models until October 20.