Realme 6i launches with MediaTek Helio G80, quad cameras, and 5000mAh battery

Realme 6i launches with MediaTek Helio G80, quad cameras, and 5000mAh battery

Just a couple of weeks after the launch of the Realme 6 series, the company has now launched the Realme 6i. The device, which was previously spotted in an FCC filing, packs in MediaTek’s Helio G80 chipset, coupled with a quad-camera setup and a massive 5,000mAh battery. A direct successor to the Realme 5i from earlier this year, the Realme 6i features a similar design with a few hardware upgrades. As per a recent report from Android Central, the Realme 6i is the world’s first smartphone to feature the MediaTek Helio G80 SoC.

Realme 6i Specifications

Display6.5-inch HD+ with waterdrop notch, 89.8% screen-to-body ratio
SoCMediaTek Helio G80
Battery5,000mAh with 18W fast charging and reverse wired charging
Fingerprint SensorRear-mounted fingerprint
Rear Cameras
  • 48MP primary sensor
  • 8MP ultra-wide sensor
  • 2MP macro lens
  • 2MP depth sensor
Front Camera16MP
Android VersionRealme UI based on Android 10
ColorsWhite Milk, Green Tea

Realme has packed in a 6.5-inch HD+ display on the 6i with a waterdrop-style notch which houses the 16MP selfie shooter. While the company hasn’t made any significant improvements to the display, the Realme 6i packs in an upgraded quad-camera setup with a 48MP primary camera. However, the other three cameras, which include an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor, remain the same.

Powering Realme 6i is a substantial 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging and reverse wired charging. Other key upgrades include a USB Type-C port for charging and data syncing and Realme UI based on Android 10. The device still rocks a rear-mounted capacitive fingerprint scanner, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a dedicated microSD card slot for expansion. Realme has also introduced new color finishes for the device — White Milk and Green Tea — which feature a reflective vertical pattern.

Realme 6i color variants

As far as pricing and availability are concerned, the Realme 6i has been priced at KS 249,990 (~$180) in Myanmar for the 3GB/64GB version and KS 299,900 (~$215) for the 4GB/128GB version. Pre-orders for the device are scheduled to start in Myanmar tomorrow and the device will be available in-store starting from March 29. As of now, the company has released no information regarding a launch date in India, but we expect the company to announce the launch in the coming weeks.

Via: Android Central

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