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Realme 8i (128GB/6GB) vs Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Realme 8i vs Realme 7 5G phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Realme 7 5G XRealme 8i (128GB/6GB)06Points
Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)
6.6"
IPS

1080x2412

50
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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11PointsRealme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)Compare Realme 8i X
Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
6.5"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)

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)6 Advantages Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)vs7 5G (128GB/8GB)11 Advantages Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
+194 grams (6.79 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs195 grams (6.83 ounces)
+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)7%
Thinner
vs9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+1080x2412 pixels1%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+6.6"2%
Larger screen
vs6.5"
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
2.05GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core20%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
400 PPIvs+405 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(triple camera) 50MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP11%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.76" inchesvs+1/2" inches38%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
18Wvs+30W67%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

36 Common items in both devices
128GB (104GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
120Hz
16 million
+29 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
Model8i (128GB/6GB)7 5G (128GB/8GB)
Other model namesRealme 8i RMX3151 (128GB+6GB RAM)Realme 7 5G RMX2111 (128GB + 8GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandRealmeRealme
Release date9/14/2021, Announced: 9/9/202111/27/2020
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)75.5 x 164.1 millimeters (2.97 x 6.46 in)75.1 x 162.2 millimeters (2.96 x 6.39 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)195 grams (6.83 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceRealme UI 2.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G96 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek Dimensity 800U MT6853 (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.05GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G57 MC2 (850MHz)ARM Mali-G57 MC3
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 350000 (v9)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.6" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2412 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Display features120Hz, 600nits[peak]120Hz, 480nits[typ]

📶 Mobile networks

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload400/150 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
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-AGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.3119°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.76" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size0.64µm pixel0.8µm pixel
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 supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
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/2.1 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
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, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.1 + 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, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging30W (5V/6A) Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered35 hours (1.5 days)
Standbyfeature not registered672 hours (28 days)

➕ Other features

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
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: Baltic Blue
- Realme UI
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Screen protector included
- Protective case included
- Weather-sealed ports & loudspeaker

☢️ Radiation rate

Realme 8i (128GB/6GB)Realme 7 5G (128GB/8GB)
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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