Realme 8i with Helio G96 and 50MP triple camera setup goes official

Realme 8i Price in Nepal
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Alongside the Realme 8s 5G, the company also launched Realme 8i in India today. It’s the successor to the last year’s Realme 7i. So, let’s walk through the specs, features, availability, and expected price of Realme 8i in Nepal.

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Realme 8i Overview:

Design and Display

The Realme 8i sports a 6.6-inch IPS LCD panel with a 120Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. It supports 6 levels of refresh rate that changes depending on the content being displayed. In addition, this is the first Realme phone that can hit 1 nit of brightness. On the other hand, 8i boasts a peak brightness of 600 nits.

Realme 8i Design and Display

Moreover, in terms of design, it has a rectangular camera cutout at the back and a punch-hole cutout on the front. It weighs 195 grams and measures 8.5mm thick. The Realme 8i is available in two color options: Space Black and Space Purple.


On the performance side of things, the device is available with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage. Like the 8s 5G, it also boasts the “DRE Technology” for virtual RAM expansion up to 5GB. Under the hood, the phone packs a MediaTek Helio G96 12nm chipset.

To note, Realme 8i is the world’s first phone to feature this SoC. Likewise, it boots on Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11. Fueling the device is a 5000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.


Realme 8i - Cameras

In terms of optics, it has a triple-camera array at the back led by a 50MP primary lens. This is followed by a B&W portrait lens and a 4cm macro sensor. The left-aligned punch-hole cutout on the front houses a 16MP selfie camera.

Rest of the specs

Moving on, Realme 8i has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometrics. For wireless connectivity, it supports dual-band WiFi and Bluetooth 5.1

Realme 8i Specifications:

  • Display: 6.6-inch IPS LCD, 120Hz, 6-level refresh rate (45/60/50/90/120Hz), 600nits
  • Resolution: FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels)
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio G96 4G (12nm Mobile Platform)
  • Memory: 4/6GB LPDDR4X RAM (expandable up to 5GB)
  • Storage: 64/128GB storage (expandable)
  • Software & UI: Realme UI 2.0 on top of Android 11
  • Rear Camera: Triple (50MP primary, B&W portrait, 4cm macro)
  • Front Camera: 16MP (punch-hole)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 18W charging
  • Color options: Space Black, Space Purple

Realme 8i Price in Nepal and Availability

The price of Realme 8i in India is INR 13,999 for the 4+64GB variant and INR 15,999 for the 6+128GB model. It will be available for purchase from September 14. We expect the price of Realme 8i in Nepal to start around NPR 24,000 if and when it launches here.

Realme 8i Price in India Price in Nepal (Expected)
4+64GB INR 13,999 NPR 24,000
6+128GB INR 15,999 NPR 27,000
  • Meanwhile, check out our review of Realme 8.