The phone arrives at an event held in Indonesia. To make it clear, the Realme 7i is the cheaper version of Realme 7 but features a huge 8GB RAM, 64 MP impressive cameras, and also packs a large display size of 6.5 inches.
Realme 7i Key Specs & Features
- 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
- Android 10, Realme UI
- Octa-core Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
- 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast Charging 18W
- Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
On the body design, the Realme 7i is slightly different from the Realme 7 and Realme 7 Pro, especially on the panel. The cameras module is different and it also has a fingerprint scanner on the back.
Meanwhile, the Realme 7 has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, while the Realme 7 Pro comes with an under-display fingerprint. The back is made from glossy polycarbonate material.
The handset measures 164.1 x 75.5 x 8.5-8.9mm and it weighs 188 grams. It packs an IPS LCD punch-hole display that offers 6.5 inches. The screen, on the other hand, supports 720 x 1600 pixels HD+ resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio.
The smartphone promises a screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent. The display is also shielded by Gorilla Glass panel.
The Realme 7i is blessed with a Sony IMX471 16-megapixel front-facing snapper with f/2/1 aperture. The camera offers tons of features like portrait mode, beauty mode, HDR, bokeh effect, UIS video stabilization, and 30fps 1080p video recording.
The main camera consists of a quad cameras system. It brings in a 64-megapixel main camera with f/1.8 aperture with PDAF, an 8-megapixel ultrawide sensor with 119-degree field-of-view and f/2.2 aperture, a 2-megapixel B&W lens with f/2.4 aperture, and lastly, is a 2-megapixel macro lens with 4cm focal length and f/2.4 aperture.
The rear cameras come with some features such as support super nightscape mode, portrait mode, HDR, AI scene recognition, AI scene beauty, cinema mode, UIS / UIS Max video stabilization, and 30fps 1080p video recording.
Hardware and Software
On the hardware, there is an 11nm Snapdragon 662 chipset powering the Realme 7i alongside 8 GB of LPPDR4x RAM and 128 GB of UFS 2.1 storage. For additional storage, users can still expand the memory via a microSD card slot.
The octa-core processor is clocking at a speed of 2.0 GHz and Adreno 610 GPU for graphics. Booting the phone is Android 10 OS with Realme UI preinstalled.
Battery and Network
The Realme 7i packs a massive 5000 mAh battery that has support for fast charging 18W. The battery will last longer and it will not take time to full.
Other features on the device include a dual SIM slot, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB-C, and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Realme 7i Price and Availability
The Realme 7i will sell for $214 and you can buy the device in good colors like Polar Blue and Aurora Green.
In Nigeria, it will cost around 85,000 Naira, while in Ghana it will sell for 1,400 Ghs and 25,000 Ksh in Kenya.
Realme 7i Specs
Here are a few specs of the Realme 7i:
- Platform: Android 10, Realme UI
- Processor: Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm), Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 610
- Memory: 8GB
- Colours: Aurora Green, Polar Blue
- Dimension: 164.1 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm
- Weight: 188 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 64 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) Quad Cameras, [email protected], gyro-EIS
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16 MP, HDR, [email protected], gyro-EIS
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Li-Po 5000 mAh, Non-Removable Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Fast charging 18W