Realme 8i review: 50MP camera, 120Hz screen, Helio G96

Released at the end of the year, closing 2021, realme launched its flagship number series product through realme 8i. The smartphone comes in a price class below IDR 3 million with quite interesting specifications.

The refresh rate of this smartphone screen is quite high with the latest gaming class processor. Plus a large 5000mAh battery capacity and a 50MP main camera are the main weapons.

Immediately, let’s look at the full review of the following realme 8i.

Sales package Realme 8i review


First of all, of course, we will look at the contents of the sales package, in which there are, among others:

  • Unit with a screen protector already installed
  • Case
  • 18W charger
  • Type C Cable
  • Document
  • SIM Ejector
  • Design

realme 8i can be said to have a simple design, but not boring, inspired by the daily lifestyle of the younger generation.

Color options available for realme 8i

Color options available for realme 8i include Space Black and Space Purple. The material used for the back cover and frame is polycarbonate. Its dimensions are 164.1 x 76.0 x 8.5 mm, and weighs 194 g.

For ports and buttons there are:

  • Right side: power button and fingerprint sensor
  • Top Side: blank
  • Left side: non-hybrid sim tray slot, so it can be dual sim + 1 MicroSD, then there is a volume button
  • Bottom Side: 3.5mm headphone jack, mic, USB C port, Mono Speaker.

This smartphone has a 6.6-inch screen with FullHD+ resolution (2412*1080 px). The panel used is IPS, with a Refresh Rate of 120 Hz which has adaptive support. The screen refresh rate will change from 30 – 120 Hz depending on the content to save more battery.

There is no mention of the maximum brightness level, but the visibility is sufficient for outdoor use during the day. There is also no mention of using screen protection, even though it has a built-in screen protector installed.

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