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Realme 8i (128GB/6GB) vs HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)

Side by side comparison between Realme 8i vs HTC U11 Life phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare HTC U11 Life XRealme 8i (128GB/6GB)15Points
Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)
6.6"
IPS

1080x2412

50
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsHTC U11 Life (32GB NA)Compare Realme 8i X
HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
5.2"
SLCD5

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

8i (128GB/6GB)15 Advantages Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)vsU11 Life (32GB NA)9 Advantages HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
+2.05GHz 64bit Octa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4
+128GB (104GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT Super LCD 5
+1080x2412 pixels26%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+6.6"27%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(triple camera) 50MP + 2MP + 2MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.1 Nougat
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh92%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
194 grams (6.79 ounces)vs+142 grams (4.97 ounces)37%
Lighter
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)5%
Thinner
400 PPIvs+424 PPI6%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps13%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) 16MP
+19 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
Model8i (128GB/6GB)U11 Life (32GB NA)
Other model namesRealme 8i RMX3151 (128GB+6GB RAM)T-Mobile HTC U11 Life (North America), HTC Ocean Life
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
CanadaUSA
Canada, USA
BrandRealmeHTC
Release date9/14/2021, Announced: 9/9/202111/2/2017
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.5 x 164.1 millimeters (2.97 x 6.46 in)72.9 x 149.09 millimeters (2.87 x 5.87 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)142 grams (4.97 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)

🤖 Operating System

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
System versionAndroid 11Android 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceRealme UI 2.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G96 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.05GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G57 MC2 (850MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 508
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 350000 (v9)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT Super LCD 5
Screen size6.6" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2412 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features120Hz, 600nits[peak]feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload400/150 Mbps450/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,17,13,28,20,66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ANot supported

📷 Camera

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.76" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.64µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.1 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered17 hours
Standbyfeature not registered670 hours (27.9 days)

➕ Other features

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Space Black, Space Purple
- Screen film protector
- Case protector
- Colors: Black, Sapphire Blue, Ice White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Plastic body
- Plastic case included
- Amazon Alexa
- HTC Sense UI
- HTC BoomSound
- Hi-Res audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter
- Slow motion
- VoLTE
- Miracast
- IP67 certified: dust and water resistant up to 1m and 30min

☢️ Radiation rate

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)HTC U11 Life (32GB NA)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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