Realme 8i teased again, confirmed to feature MediaTek Helio G96 chipset

Realme 8i will be launched with a powerful MediaTek Helio G96 SoC under the hood

By Sushant Talwar | Published 01 Sep 2021 13:27 IST
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Realme 8i is expected to be launched in India.

  • Realme 8i is tipped to come with a 6.59-inch display.

  • Realme 8i will get a MediaTek Helio G96 chipset.

Realme 8i teased again, confirmed to feature MediaTek Helio G96 chipset
Realme 8i is tipped to be launched soon.

Realme has had a busy 2021, with the company launching a number of new phones this year. And now, the company has confirmed that it will be launching a new phone very soon. The company has teased a new device, confirming that this new smartphone, the Realme 8i, will be launched with a powerful MediaTek Helio G96 SoC under the hood. 

While the company has not announced a launch date for the device, Realme revealing the chipset for the device is a hint that the launch of the device is just around the corner. Interestingly, the device had been leaked earlier by Digit.in, where we had revealed key specifications of the phone, including the presence of this particular chipset. 

Realme 8i: Expected specifications

The Realme 8i is expected to be a budget smartphone in the Realme 8 lineup and is expected to be the most affordable phone out of the lot. While the Realme 8s has previously been leaked with MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor, now it has been confirmed that the Realme 8i will be powered by the Helio G96 chip which was launched earlier in July. 

As per the renders of the phone leaked by us, the Realme 8i will come with a glossy finish on the back with a gradient design and curved edges. On the back, there will also be a camera module that houses three cameras along with an LED flash.  There will also be a power button that doubles up as a fingerprint reader and a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm audio jack right at the bottom the phone.

The Realme 8i will feature a 6.59-inch Full HD+ display and supports upto a 120Hz refresh rate. There is also a punch-hole notch cutout in the top-left corner. Being a budget phone, it is expected to have a plastic build that measures 8.6mm in thickness and weighs 194 grams. As mentioned above, it will be powered by the MediaTek Helio G96 processor that has two Cortex-A76 cores clocked at upto 2.05GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores paired with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. 

The phone will offer 4GB of RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 storage as well. There is a triple camera array on the back headlined by a 50MP camera, 2MP portrait camera and 2MP macro camera. On the front, there will be a 16MP selfie camera housed within the notch cutout. The Realme 8i will also be equipped with a 5,000mAh battery that is likely to support fast charging out-of-the-box. 

Also Read: [Exclusive] Realme 8i will be the first phone with Helio G96, reveals leaked renders

Realme 8i Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Price:
Release Date: 09 Sep 2021
Variant: 64 GB/4 GB RAM , 128 GB/6 GB RAM
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.6" (2412 x 1080)
  • Camera Camera
    50 + 2 + 2 | 16 MP
  • Memory Memory
    64 GB/4 GB
  • Battery Battery
    5000 mAh
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