Realme 6i Review: Can This Smartphone Fulfill Users’ expectations?
Realme 6i Official Price in Bangladesh
Publish- July 04, 2020, 03:48 PM
Rifat Tabassam - UNB staff writer
Update- March 25, 2021, 12:43 AM
Realme 6i Full Review
Established in May 2018, Realme is comparatively a new player in the race of Smartphone industry. As an offshoot of another Smartphone giant Oppo, Realme has thrown a challenge to the expensive Smartphone brands like Xiaomi. The Realme Smartphone series have acquired huge applause from the young generation for offering standard smartphones under affordable price ranges. On 21st June 2020, Realme has launched its latest budget series Smartphone Realme 6i. Read this article to have a closer look at the features and technical specs of Realme 6i.
Key Features of Realme 6i
Design and Construction
Like some other contemporary Smartphone devices, Realme 6i comes with a 6.5-inch display. The plastic built carved sides fairly harmonize with its frame. Weighing 199g Realme 6i appears with a hefty structure. However, you can comfortably grip this device in one hand facilitate by its curved panels as well as matte finished backside.
On the rear side of Realme 6i, you will also find a LED flash, capacitive fingerprint scanner, and quad rear camera module. On the front side, you will notice appealing thin side-bezels with a comparatively thicker bezel on the bottom.
Thanks to Realme for applying a waterdrop notch design which has maximized this device’s screen-to-body ratio. The notch holds the selfie camera and call speaker. But lack of LED notification may irritate you.
Triple card tray including dedicated microSD slot and the volume controller rest on the left side and the power button on the right. The buttons seem easy to press and click. On the bottom-end, you get a USB Type-C port, headphone jack, loudspeaker, and microphone. Certainly, Realme deserves praise for providing USB-C in this budget Smartphone.
The aesthetics of Realme 6i will steal your heart by virtue of its exclusive design by Japanese industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa. The amazing holographic vertical lines reflecting on Green Tea or White Milk colorway adds grandeur to this device.
The Realme 6i comes with a 6.5-inch IPS LCD Capacitative touch-screen display featuring a screen-to-body ratio of 89.8-percent and 20:9 aspect ratios. However, its 1600 x 720 resolution may dishearten many Realme fans, who were expecting higher configurations!
This Smartphone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Considering its vibrant colors, wide viewing angles, and good outdoor brightness (up to 90-100%) feature, it is obvious that Realme 6i is a nice device for regular usage.
The Eyecare mode is a gift for those, who love to use their smartphones for long hours every day. The audio quality of Realme 6i’s single downward-firing speaker works fine in low to mid-range. But it may miss some beats at its maximum volume. This device has got below average (-30.5 LUFS) loudness score.
The image quality of its 48 MP primary sensor is neither fantastic nor dull. It will not be overwhelming to say that Realme 6i’s picture quality depends on how much light exposure is available during the shot. If there is a sufficient amount of light, this device can take good photos with nice detailing with its standard auto mode.
Do you love taking landscape photos? The large field-of-view of Realme 6i’s 8MP ultra-wide camera will not disappoint you. But the shot quality cannot out win its primary sensor. Its 2MP dedicated depth sensor works great for capturing portrait shots of tiny objects with efficient subject-background separation. With good lighting, the macro lens sensor can take superb shots using its nice zooming capacity.
The selfie lovers would love the default beauty mode provided with Realme 6i’s 16MP front camera. However, if you do not like artificially edited photos, you can keep it off. The selfie shots can deliver great detailing with natural-looking skin tones. However, in low light conditions, you may not get expected shots.
Looking into the videos, Realme 6i affords to shoot 1080p at 30FPS. Stabilization and video streaming quality are average. However, the 'pixelation' quality might upset you, if the video is captured in low light conditions.
Though Realme 6i’s camera and video system may take noisy shots in inadequate light situations, the quality can be alleviated using the provided Night Mode feature. Overall, Realme 6i offers a decent camera line as a budget Smartphone.
Realme 6i is equipped with an Octa-core CPU featuring MediaTek Helio G80 chipset supported by Mali-G52 MC2 GPU. In terms of storage capacity, this device is available in two variants: 64GB/3GB and 128GB/4GB. Furthermore, this device owns a dedicated microSD card slot, if you need extra space for your apps, software, and media file.
Realme 6i can run bulks of resource-intensive apps and do multitasking without noticeable lags. GPU performance can efficiently run heavy graphic games with good frame rates. Using this device you can play advanced games downloaded from Google Play Stores like ‘Into The Dead 2’, PUBG Mobile, Asphalt 9 Legends, etc.
Realme 6i is programmed with Andriod 10 Realme UI 1.0 operating system. You do not have to wait for an upgrade which is a great relief! You would love the default handy features like built-in screen recording, icon customization, Quick Tools sidebar, system-wide Dark Mode, etc.
This device has acquired impressive scores like AnTuTu 202275 v8 score, GeekBench: 5890 (v4.4), 1349 (v5.1), and GFXBench: 17fps (ES 3.1 onscreen). However, if you opt for the ‘High-Performance mode’, it can drain your battery. Overall Realme 6i offers a good deal under an affordable price range.
Realme 6i bears a 5,000mAh Li-Po battery which contributes to its bulky body. The provided 18W fast charging with reverse charging option is another gift for those people who are always on the go. The low-resolution screen backed up with a power-efficient chipset can keep this device workable for more than one day on a single charge session.
Realme 6i Price in Bangladesh
The official price of Realme 6i (4GB+ 128GB) is BDT 16,990 in Bangladesh. Though this Smartphone has a few limitations like average display and camera line, considering performance 6i can offer you a bang for your bucks.