Realme 6i with 6.5-inch mini-drop display, Helio G80, Android 10, 48MP quad rear cameras, 5000mAh battery announced

Realme just announced the realme 6i, the company’s latest budget smartphone and the successor or last year’s realme 5i in Mayanmar, as it had promised. It packs a 6.52-inch HD+ Mini-drop notch display with 89.8% screen-to-body ratio, and is the first smartphone to be powered by the latest MediaTek Helio G80 12nm SoC with up to 4GB RAM, and runs Android 10 with realme UI on top.

It has 48-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, AI scene recognition, 8-megapixel 119° ultra-wide sensor, 2-megapixel macro and depth sensors, 16-megapixel front camera and a huge 5000mAh battery with reverse charging, USB Type-C and 18W fast charging. The phone comes with dedicated dual SIM and microSD slots, features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and features a gradient design created by Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa and uses spray painting process.

Realme 6i specifications

  • 6.5-inch (1600 x 720 pixels) HD+ 20:9 mini-drop display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ protection
  • Octa Core MediaTek Helio G80 12nm processor (Dual 2GHz Cortex-A75 + Hexa 1.8GHz 6x Cortex-A55 CPUs) with ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2 GPU
  • 3GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB eMMC 5.1 storage / 4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB eMMC 5.1 storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • realme UI based on Android 10
  • 48MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, PDAF, 1080p 30fps video recording, 8MP 119° ultra-wide sensor, 2MP 4cm macro and 2MP B&W depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1μm pixel size
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 164.4 x 75.x 9.0mm; Weight: 195g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh battery with 18W charging

The Realme 6i comes in White Milk and Green Tea colors, is priced at 2,49,990 Myanmar Kyat (US$ 177 / Rs. 13,100 approx.) for the 3GB RAM with 64GB storage version and the 4GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 2,99,990 Myanmar Kyat (US$ 212 / Rs. 15,720 approx.). It will be available for pre-order starting tomorrow, March 18th till March 26th and will go on sale in Myanmar starting from March 29th. All the pre-orders will get a free realme t-shirt and a Bluetooth speaker.


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