The Realme 8i has been launched in India alongside the Realme 8s, and the most awaited Realme tablet is dubbed the Realme Pad. The Realme 8i comes in two variants including the base model with 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage and the top-end version with 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. Interestingly, the 6GB RAM model comes with support for 5GB of virtual RAM. Notably, the 4GB RAM model does not come with support for virtual RAM.
This is not the first time that the Realme smartphone is offering virtual RAM support. Virtual RAM basically uses the internal storage of the phone as temporary RAM and increases the total amount of RAM in the smartphone. For the Realme 8i, the company offers 5GB of virtual RAM on the 6GB + 128GB model. So, consumers get 6GB of native RAM along with 5GB of virtual RAM, which will offer up to 11GB of RAM in total. This can improve the overall performance of the smartphone in most cases.
Some other highlights of the Realme 8i include MediaTek Helio G96 SoC, 120hz screen refresh rate support, a bigger battery capacity, 50-megapixel primary rear camera sensor, and three card slots.
Realme 8i price in India, availability
The Realme 8i starts at a price tag of Rs 13,999 for the base 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage. The top-end model of the smartphone with 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and virtual RAM support is priced at Rs 14,999. The phone will be available in two color options which include Space Black and Space Purple. Interested buyers will be able to buy the Realme 8i smartphone from realme.com and Flipkart from September 14.
realme 8i specifications
The Realme 8i offers a powerful set of specifications for an affordable price tag. With this newly launched Realme smartphone, the Chinese tech giant is surely looking to take on the likes of other competing devices such as Redmi 10 Prime, Samsung Galaxy M32, among others.
The smartphone comes with a 6.6-inch LCD display with 120Hz screen refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3 color space and 180Hz touch sampling rate. Under the hood, the Realme 8i is powered by MediaTek Helio G96 SoC paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage with support for expandable RAM.
In terms of camera specifications, the Realme 8i includes a 50-megapixel triple rear camera system with a B&W lens and a 2-megapixel macro lens. For selfies and video calls, the smartphone comes with a 16-megapixel selfie shooter.
Some other specifications of the Realme 8i include three card slots for two SIM cards and an SD card (up to 256GB), side mounted fingerprint sensor, Realme UI 2.0, 5000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. Box.
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