Realme 6i now official in the Philippines, priced

The new budget gaming monster is here

Realme’s newest smartphone, the Realme 6i, is now official in the country! The phone features a newly-designed MediaTek Helio G80 chip, as well as a quad rear camera and a monstrous 5000mAh battery.

The brand is also generous enough to put in a much-clamored feature under Php10,000. For the first time, they will be shipping a phone not only with USB Type-C but with fast charging on this phone segment. This is a feature normally seen on above-PHP10k phones such as last year’s Realme 5 Pro. Realme also claims that the 6i is the successor to last year’s Realme 5 as it upgrades this year’s lineup of devices.

Realme 6i specs:

  • 6.5-inch HD+ IPS waterdrop notch display, 720 x 1600 px
  • 2.05 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G80
    Mali-G52 MC2 GPU
  • 3GB or 4GB RAM
  • 64GB or 128GB eMMC 5.1 storage, expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD (dedicated slot)
  • Quad rear cameras
    48MP f/1.8 main
    8MP f/2.25 ultrawide
    2MP f/2.4 macro
    2MP f/2.4 portrait
  • 16MP f/2.0 front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 4G
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BDS
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Reverse charging
  • USB Type-C
  • 5,000mAh battery w/ 18W charging support
  • White Milk, Green Tea

The backplate is done by renowned designer Naoto Fukasawa. Along with the 6i, he’s adding to his ever-growing resume doing the design for the company’s Realme X series Master Edition smartphones, as well as doing the product development and design at MUJI. His design is famous for being relatively simple but striking. Realme 6i was inpired by designing a phone with a concept of nature.

Here’s how you can get this phone: Two variants will be available online first at Lazada, with prices as follows: PHP 7,990 (3GB + 64gb) and PHP 9,990 (4GB + 128GB). The company will also slash PHP 500 off their SRPs during special flash sales on May 15 and 20, bring the price down to PHP 7,490 and PHP 9,490, respectively.

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