25 March 2020
As announced last week, Realme has officially unveiled Realme 6i as the latest budget segment smartphone in Mayanmar. It is a direct successor to Realme 5i from the last year. It also happens to be the third smartphone in the Realme 6 series after the release of Realme 6 and Realme 6 Pro earlier this month.
The Realme 6i sports a 6.5-inch HD+ (1600 x 720 pixels) display with 20:9 aspect ratio. It is a notched display that has a dot-like notch in the center. It is the world's first smartphone to feature MediaTek Helio G80 which is a gaming processor for budget smartphones. There are two configuration variants: 3GB RAM with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM with 128GB storage. Both variants support microSD cards up to 256GB for storage expansion.
It has a quad rear camera setup featuring a 48-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. It also features a 16-megapixel front camera with a f/2.0 aperture that is housed within the notch.
The whole package is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with 18W charging support. It will run Realme UI based on Android 10 out of the box as the operating system. Other features include a fingerprint scanner, 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C port. The Realme 6i has been priced at 249,900Ks (about $177) for a 3GB/64GB model and 299,900Ks (about $212) for a 4GB/128GB model. It is currently up for preorders with sales starting March 29th in Mayanmar.