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Realme 8i (64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)

Side by side comparison between Realme 8i vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Realme 8i (64GB)
6.6"
IPS

1080x2412

50
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
27PointsSamsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)Compare Realme 8i X
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
7.6"
AMOLED

1768x2208

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)

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 (64GB)8 Advantages Realme 8i (64GB)vsGalaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+194 grams (6.79 ounces)45%
Lighter
vs282 grams (9.87 ounces)
+400 PPI8%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs372 PPI
+(triple camera) 50MP + 2MP + 2MP49%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 12MP
+(front) 16MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 10MP
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
2.05GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.09GHz 64bit Octa-Core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR52 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (43GB available)vs+256GB (220GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)23%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Flexible Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Flexible Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
1080x2412 pixelsvs+1768x2208 pixels50%
Higher resolution screen
6.6"vs+7.6"15%
Larger screen
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2.76" inchesvs+1/1.76" inches57%
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
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary 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
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
18Wvs+25W39%
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+WPC/Qi Wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass VictusAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

24 Common items in both devices
120Hz
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
Android 11
+17 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Realme 8i (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
Model8i (64GB)Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
Other model namesRealme 8i RMX3151 (64GB+4GB RAM)Galaxy Z Fold2 5G SM-F916B
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandRealmeSamsung
Release date9/14/2021, Announced: 9/9/20218/5/2020
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)75.5 x 164.1 millimeters (2.97 x 6.46 in)128.2 x 159.2 millimeters (5.05 x 6.27 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)282 grams (9.87 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Realme 8i (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
System versionAndroid 11Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
User InterfaceRealme UI 2.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Realme 8i (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G96 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (SM8250-AB) (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.05GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3.09GHz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 585
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G57 MC2 (850MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 650 (250-646MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 350000 (v9)AnTuTu: 564907 (v8)
Geekbench: 12607 (v4.4), 2715 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 33fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Realme 8i (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR5
Internal storage64GB (43GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (220GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Realme 8i (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDFlexible Super AMOLED
Screen size6.6" inches7.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2412 pixels (20:9)1768x2208 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI372 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass Victus
Display features120Hz, 600nits[peak]120Hz
HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Realme 8i (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 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 850/900/1800/1900Not 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 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.452mm1/3.6"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123°12mm1.12µm
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.76" inches1/1.76" inches
Pixel size0.64µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Realme 8i (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.1 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Realme 8i (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
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 (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
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/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Realme 8i (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Realme 8i (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging25W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
11W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered31 hours (1.3 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Realme 8i (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
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: Mystic Bronze, Mystic Black
- One UI 3.1
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung Wireless DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Cover camera: 10MP (f/2.2)
- Cover 6.23" display: S-AMOLED, Gorilla Glass Victus, (816x2260px)

☢️ Radiation rate

Realme 8i (64GB)Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 (SM-F916B)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.859W/kg (head), 1.453W/kg (body)
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