Realme 6i launched with 90Hz display and MediaTek Helio G90T SoC under Rs 13,000

Realme 6i will go on sale through Flipkart and Realme.com

Highlights
  • Realme 6i has launched in India, priced starting at Rs 12,999
  • The phone touts the MediaTek Helio G90T SoC and 90Hz display much like the Realme 6
  • Realme 6i will take on the recently launched Redmi Note 9 in India

Realme 6i was launched in India on Friday and is the third phone in the series behind the  Realme 6 and Realme 6 Pro that were both announced in India in March. The Realme 6i is a stripped down version of the Realme 6. It retains most of the specifications of the predecessor such as the MediaTek Helio G90T SoC and 90Hz display, but it does come with a few downgrades, such as a 48MP camera instead of a 64MP snapper and 20W charger bundled in the box as opposed to a 30W charger. The phone will look to take on the recently launched Redmi Note 9 that ships with the MediaTek Helio G85. Here’s what you need to know about the Realme 6i price in India, specifications, and sale details.

Realme 6i price

Realme 6i price in India is Rs 12,999 for the 4GB + 64GB base variant. The 6GB + 64GB variant is priced at Rs 14,999. The smartphone comes in Lunar White and Eclipse Black colours and will be on sale via Realme.com and Flipkart. The first sale date is July 31st at 12pm IST. 

Realme 6i to reportedly launch in India on July 14th for under Rs 15,000

Realme 6i specifications

Realme 6i sports a 6.5-inch full-HD+ display with 1,080 X 2,400 pixels resolution, a punch-hole cutout, 90.5 percent screen-to-body ratio, and 90Hz refresh rate. The phone is powered by the 12nm 2.05GHz MediaTek Helio G90T SoC coupled with Mali-G76 GPU. It comes in two models: 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 64GB UFS 2.1 storage that is further expandable via microSD card. The handset runs Android 10 OS with Realme UI custom skin on top. It houses a 4,300mAh battery and supports 30W fast charging. However, Realme is bundling the phone with a 20W charger in the box. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security that can unlock the phone in just 0.29 seconds.

As for the cameras, the Realme 6i has a AI quad camera setup consisting of a 48MP primary sensor with LED flash, EIS, an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens with 119-degree field-of-view, a 2MP mono lens, and a 2MP 4cm macro lens. On the front, it has a 16MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. Connectivity options include dual 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/GLONASS, and USB Type-C. Realme says the phone comes with waterproofing thanks to silicone protection, although there is no IP rating.