15 Jul 2019
Realme 3i launched in India, price starts at Rs. 8,000
Alongside the Realme X's launch, Chinese tech giant Realme has also launched the pocket-friendly Realme 3i in India.
The budget-range smartphone comes with a waterdrop notched design, HD+ display, dual rear cameras, and entry-level internals.
Notably, the handset starts at Rs. 7,999 and will go on sale starting July 23 via Flipkart and Realme's online store.
Here is our roundup.
At a glance
Up front, the Realme 3i sports a waterdrop notched display with a noticeable bottom bezel, while the rear panel, with a diamond-cut design, houses dual cameras and a physical fingerprint sensor.
The handset features a 6.22-inch LCD display with HD+ resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Moreover, it comes in Diamond Blue, Diamond Black, and Diamond Red color options.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Realme 3i houses vertically stacked dual rear cameras comprising a 13MP main sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor.
The main camera offers photography features such as PDAF, panorama, HDR, bokeh effect, and is capable of recording 1080p videos at 30fps.
Up front, the phone sports a 13MP (f/2.0) single selfie snapper.
Under the hood
The Realme 3i is fueled by a MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core processor, paired with upto 4GB of RAM and upto 64GB of expandable storage.
The handset runs on Android Pie-based ColorOS 6 and is backed by a 4,230mAh battery.
Lastly, it offers all standard sensors and connectivity options including Dual-SIMs (Nano), Wi-FI, Bluetooth, GPS, micro-USB port and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Finally, what's the pocket pinch?
In India, the Realme 3i starts at Rs. 7,999 for its base-end 3GB/32GB storage variant, while the top-end model with 4GB/64GB configuration is priced at Rs. 9,999.
Talking about launch offers, buyers can avail Rs. 1,000 flat discount and 5% cashback on payments using Axis bank cards.
Lastly, it will lock horns with Samsung Galaxy M20, Redmi Note 7S and LG W30.