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Realme 7i launched with 90Hz and 64MP camera

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Realme 6i is the best selling phone on Flipkart according to recent reports. Realme 7i has been launched today. Does the realme 7i continue the legacy of the superhit realme 6i? Let’s learn more in this article.

Realme 7i overview

Realme 7i aims to bring the 90Hz smoothness and the flagship 64MP camera experience to the masses. The company has claimed this phone to be the cheapest one with these features. It features a large 5000maH battery. The charging however is capped at 18 watts. It is a decent offering for its price trading the FHD+ resolution for a 90Hz refresh rate.

Design and Display

Design of this phone is very unique in its price range. The back, though plastic, rocks a beautiful two-tone finish. A diagonal line separates the two surfaces. The top surface is a shiny one and the bottom one is matte for contrast. Camera cutout, however, is a familiar rectangular one. The fingerprint scanner sits on the rear. It is fairly ergonomic at 8.9mm thick and 188g heavy.

The display is a sizeable 6.5″ 90Hz AMOLED with a neat punch-hole cutout. The refresh rate is 90Hz which is the USP of this device. You will be losing out on the resolution, however for that smooth experience. Realme should have gone for an FHD+ panel at this price range but in vain. It is a regular 720p display. The bezels are quite thin but the chin is a little thick.

Performance

Realme has launched this new phone with an above-average chip from Qualcomm itself, the Snapdragon 662. It is basically a rebatched Snapdragon 665 with the difference being their launch dates. Snapdragon 662 supports a slightly low bandwidth and is a more recent version. It is based on Adreno 610 GPU for graphic-intensive tasks. This chipset is fine for day-to-day use and occasional gaming at the lowest settings only. A better chipset would be a welcome addition.

Camera

The camera is the main highlighting feature of this device. On paper, it brings a flagship 64Mp camera to this price range but unfortunately is not the same in reality. It still features worthless 2MP depth and macro lenses. So, only the 64MP main and 8MP are of some use. It features a 16MP sensor on the front.

Battery

Like every other device in its price range, it features a 5000maH battery. This phone can offer 9-10 hours of screen-on-time. The battery is coupled with an 18w fast charging. Realme certainly could do better in the charging department. A 30-watt dart charger at least would have been worth it.

Software

The phone runs Android 10 out-of-the-box with realme UI on-top.

Verdict

Realme 7i is a pretty decent phone at its price. The highlighting features are the 90Hz display and 64MP numbers, Realme should however stop playing with numbers and focus on the user experience. The step-up in the refresh rate is barely noticeable while the 720p screen is greatly noticeable. An HD+ screen at this price is downright unacceptable. Similarly, realme could do better in the charging department. This phone can be a viable option for the 64MP maniacs! I would personally NOT recommend this phone.

Best Read : Best phones in Nepal under 25000

Realme 7i Specifications

  • Design: Plastic dual-tone diagonal cut finish
  • Dimensions: 164.1 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm 
  • Display: 6.5″ IPS LCD, 90hz, 20:9 aspect ratio, Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Resolution:720 x 1600
  • Front Camera: 16MP f/2.1
  • Rear Camera:
    • 64MP main (f/1.8)
    • 8MP ultrawide(f/2.3,119° FOV)
    • 2MP depth (f/2.4)
    • 2MP macro (f/2.4)
  • Processor: Snapdragon 662
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • RAM: 4/6 GB
  • Storage: 64/128 GB
  • Audio: Single downward-firing speaker
  • Battery: 5000maH, 18-watt “fast” charging
  • Fingerprint scanner: Rear-mounted
  • Colours: Aurora Green, Polar Blue

Realme 7i Price in Nepal and Availability

Realme 7i will be launched soon. Glancing upon the previous history of Realme in Nepal, this phone might be launched in Nepal for 24,999.

Smartphone ModelPrice in Nepal(Converted)
Pixel 5(4/64 GB)NPR. 24,999

Also Read: Best Laptops under 80000 in Nepal

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