03 August 2020
UPDATE (July 24th, 2020):
After a gap of four months, the Realme 6i mid-range smartphone has been unveiled in India. There are two configuration options 4GB/64GB and 6GB/64GB priced at Rs. 12,999 and Rs 14,999 respectively. Both variants will go on sale starting July 31st via Flipkart and Realme's online shop.
Original (March 17th, 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.