Realme 3i was launched in India just a day ago, and the phone is all set to go on sale for the first time on July 23. The first sale is a week away, and the phone is priced starting at Rs. 7,999. It offers quite a few great specifications at this price point including a dual camera setup, a diamond cut finish at the back, an octa-core Helio P60 SoC, and a large 4,230mAh battery. The phone is a trimmed down version of the Realme 3, and the most notable dissimilarity between the two is the processor.
The Realme 3i price in India has been set at Rs. 7,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option, and at Rs. 9,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. The phone will be offered in Diamond Black, Diamond Blue, and Diamond Red colour options. All of which will go on sale through Flipkart and the Realme online store beginning next week. The first sale for the phone is scheduled for 12pm (noon) on July 23.
The Realme 3 price in India has been set at Rs. 8,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant, whereas its 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model is priced at Rs. 10,999. The company also offers the Realme 3 in a 3GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, and its price is Rs. 9,999. The phone comes in Dynamic Black, Radiant Blue, and Black colour options. It is now on sale on Flipkart and Realme online store.
Both the phones carry dual-SIM (Nano) slots, and run on Android Pie-based ColorOS 6.0. The phones also feature 6.2-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) display with 19:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The only notable difference between the two phones is that the Realme 3 is powered by the MediaTek Helio P70 octa-core SoC, while the Realme 3i is powered by the MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core SoC.
On the imaging front, the Realme 3 and Realme 3i both flaunts a dual rear camera setup. This includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor along with an f/1.8 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. For selfies, there is a 13-megapixel camera sensor at the front along with an f/2.0 lens.
Both phones also offer a dedicated microSD card slot for expansion of memory (up to 256GB), and offer up to 64GB of internal storage capacity. Connectivity options on both the Realme 3i and Realme 3 include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi, GPS, and Micro-USB support. The phones pack 4,230mAh battery, measure 156.1x75.6x8.3mm, and weigh 175 grams.
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|Release date||15th July 2019||March 2019|
|Launched in India||Yes||Yes|
|Dimensions (mm)||156.10 x 75.60 x 8.30||156.10 x 75.60 x 8.30|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4230||4230|
|Colours||Diamond Black, Diamond Blue, Diamond Red||Dynamic Black, Black, Radiant Blue|
|Screen size (inches)||6.20||6.20|
|Resolution||720x1520 pixels||720x1520 pixels|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass||Gorilla Glass|
|Processor make||MediaTek Helio P60 (MT6771)||MediaTek Helio P70|
|Expandable storage type||microSD||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||256||256|
|Dedicated microSD slot||Yes||Yes|
|Rear camera||13-megapixel (f/1.8) + 2-megapixel||13-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.12-micron) + 2-megapixel|
|Rear autofocus||Yes||Phase detection autofocus|
|Front camera||13-megapixel (1.2-micron)||13-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.12-micron)|
|Operating system||Android Pie||Android Pie|
|Skin||ColorOS 6.0||ColorOS 6|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 b/g/n||802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.20||Yes, v 4.20|
|Number of SIMs||2||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||-||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|