13 October 2020
The Realme 7 series now has a third member in the form of Realme 7i. It is the most affordable smartphone in the lineup and should attract those who may find even the standard Realme 7 out of budget. The highlight features of the phone include a 90Hz refresh rate display, quad rear cameras, a huge battery, and support for fast charging.
The Realme 7i sports a 6.5-inch HD+ (1600 x 720 pixels) LCD Ultra Smooth display with a 90Hz refresh rate. There is a punch-hole in the top left corner that helps it achieve a 90% screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, it has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. There are two storage options i.e. 64GB and 128GB with support for microSD cards.
The quad-camera setup on the back is headlined by a 64-megapixel primary ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/1.8 aperture. It is accompanied by an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture, a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture. On another hand, it has a 16-megapixel front camera housed within the punch-hole. It is a Sony IMX471 sensor with f/2.1 aperture with support for bokeh effect and 1080p video recording.
The whole package is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. Other features include a USB Type-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a fingerprint scanner. The phone will run Realme UI based on Android 10 out of the box. The Realme 7i has been priced at INR 11,999 and INR 12,999 for 4GB/64GB and 4GB/128GB configuration variants respectively. It will go on sale starting October 16th via Flipkart, Realme.com, and offline stores.