Realme 3i was launched recently in India, and went on its first sale earlier today - at 12pm (noon) IST. The smartphone is once again being put up for sale in India today, at 8pm IST. Interestingly, the company has announced how many Realme 3i units were sold in the first sale - a rare statistic nowadays. The new phone, which is a slightly watered-down version of the Realme 3, will go on sale for the first time in India today. The Realme 3i packs dual rear cameras and flaunts the company's signature diamond pattern on the rear panel with a gradient finish on top. If you've been eyeing the phone, here are the complete details about its pricing, launch offers, and the phone's specifications.
As announced by Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth on Twitter, 1.5 lakh units of the Realme 3i (Review) were sold in its first sale at 12pm IST. Sheth in the same tweet announced the next sale timing, at 8pm IST later today.
The Realme 3i is priced at Rs. 7,999 for the base 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant. The higher-end 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant of the phone carries a price tag of Rs. 9,999. The first sale of the phone was at 12pm IST, and the second sale will be at 8pm IST - once again on Flipkart and Realme's official website. One can choose between Diamond Black, Diamond Blue, and Diamond Red colour options.
As for launch offers, buyers can avail no-cost EMI and 5 percent discount if the purchase is made using a Flipkart Axis Bank Credit Card or an Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card on Flipkart. Jio benefits worth up to Rs. 5,300 and MobiKwik SuperCash worth Rs. 1,500 is also on the table if the phone is purchased from Realme's official website.
Realme 3i runs ColorOS 6 based on Android 9 Pie and features a 6.2-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) display with 19:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top for protection. The phone is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 SoC ticking alongside up to 4GB of RAM. The phone comes with up to 64GB of internal storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) and packs a 4,230mAh battery.
In the imaging department, the Realme 3i features a dual rear camera setup that consists of a 13-megapixel main snapper with an f/1.8 aperture, assisted by a 2-megapixel depth sensor. A 13-megapixel front camera is there to handle selfies. As far as camera feature go, they include Nightscape, Hybrid HDR, Chroma Boost, and Portrait Mode among others.