realme have just launched the realme 8i brings the first 120Hz ultra-smooth experience at a never before seen affordable price. Equipped with a powerful G96 processor, 120Hz display, and up to 7GB Dynamic RAM while also featuring a massive 5000mAh battery with an 18W fast charge, realme 8i is poised to be the ultimate smooth superhero.
The device is equipped with realme’s first G96 chip. It’s manufactured using a 12 nm process and has two large A75 cores and 6 small A55 cores. Its main frequency reaches up to 2.05GHz. It’s really a powerful processor. Compared to realme 7i, the performance of 8i has improved 65%. The GPU has been improved by 91%, and the CPU by 51%.
Helio G96 is the only G9 series chip that can power 120Hz displays. Secondly, it supports realme’s first screen whose brightness can reach as low as 1 nit. Lastly, its gaming performance completely surpasses that of realme 7i, providing a smoother gaming experience.
Realme launched the technology Virtual RAM, upgraded from computers to smartphones. Virtual RAM actually uses the phone’s internal storage as makeshift RAM and increases the total amount of RAM on your smartphone. For realme 8i launch 5GB Virtual RAM on 6GB+128GB version and this can improve the phone’s overall smoothness. （ realme 8i 4GB+64GB does not support Virtual RAM.）
Combined with high-quality performance, the realme 8i also offers the ultimate immersive viewing experience with its 120Hz refresh rate, 6.6inch full screen with a 90.8% screen-to-body ratio, allowing more people to enjoy the ultra-smooth experience together.
Stellar Purple/Space Black (Global)
MediaTek Helio G96
12nm Production Process
Storage expandable up to 256GB
Size: 6.6 inches
Screen Ratio: 90.80%
Size & Weight
5000mAh (typical value)
18W Fast Charge
RAM: 4GB /6GB LPDDR4x
*(Only 6GB version supports 5GB Virtual RAM technology)
AI Front Camera
SIM Card Type: Dual nano-sim cards
microSD Expansion/Triple Slot
Supports 2.4G/5G Wi-Fi
Supports Bluetooth 5.0
Magnetic Induction Sensor
realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11
In the Box
Type C USB Cable
Also realme 8i features a mega 5000mAh battery with which you can enjoy non-stop usage, whenever you want.
Priced at €199 from realme UK pricing and availability will be updated as soon as possible.