(Pocket-lint) - First announced successful India backmost successful September, the Realme 8i is simply a inexpensive telephone with 120Hz accelerated refresh complaint screen. And present it's coming to European markets excessively - upholding that fund offering with a terms tag of €199.
Realme would similar you to deliberation it's the astir affordable 120Hz phone, but that's stretching the truth. The likes of the Poco X3 NFC are already disposable for acquisition - and that peculiar instrumentality has been for a full twelvemonth - offering a akin wide specification, including a 120Hz panel, astatine astir the aforesaid price.
Still, the 8i makes its point: this fund telephone is each astir dangling immoderate big-hitting features that you wouldn't typically find astatine this terms point. You'll beryllium hard stretched to find a accelerated refresh complaint surface for nether the €200 mark, opening the imaginable for greater ocular fluidity.
As the fig suggests, the 8i's 6.6-inch LCD sheet is perchance doubly arsenic creaseless arsenic a modular 60Hz panel, oregon 50 per cent amended than a 90Hz panel.
If, that is, the processor tin support up to present those framework rates. The MediaTek Helios G96 wrong isn't precisely astatine the precocious extremity of power. There's besides nary 5G connectivity oregon thing similar that, portion Wi-Fi is 'ac' alternatively than faster 'ax' type. It's each precise fitting for its terms point, really.
Elsewhere the specification offers a 50-megapixel main camera arsenic portion of a alleged triple setup (although the extent and macro sensor additions won't beryllium thing to wow you), there's a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for speedy login, and a high-capacity 5,000mAh artillery to support everything ticking along.
If it's fund that you're after, the Realme 8i surely puts a large tick successful the container for affordability.
Writing by Mike Lowe. Originally published connected 14 October 2021.