Realme has launched a new phone in the budget segment to push Xiaomi into the beginning of the new year. Realme 5i recently launched in India at a price of Rs 8,999. This smartphone has come to market with a slight change in design from Realme 5 and Realme 5s. However, Redmi Note 8 is being sold for less than Rs 10,000. Will Realme 5i be able to support Redmi Note 8, launched in late 2019? Take a look at the specifications of these two phones.

Realme 5i vs Redmi Note 8 specification

Realme 5i phones have a 6.52-inch HD + display. Inside this phone is a Snapdragon 665 chipset, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.

For connectivity, Realme 5i phones have 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, a GPS / A-GPS and 3.5mm audio jack. The phone has a 5,000 mAh battery and 10W charging. Realme 5i weighs 195 grams.

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Realme 5i (on the left) and Redmi Note 8 (on the right) phones have a premium look

The Redmi Note 8 phone has a 6.3-inch FHD + display. The phone will run the company’s MIUI 10 skin on the Android Pie operating system. Above the display is the protection of the water drop dance and the Goriilla Glass 5. Inside the phone will be a Snapdragon 665 chipset. The phone will be available in 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM variants. There will be 64GB and 128GB storage.

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The Realme 5i phone will run on the Android 9 Pie operating system

The Redmi Note 8 phone has a 4,000 mAh battery inside. There will be 18W fast charge support. USB Type-C and 3.5mm audio jack are available for connectivity. Redmi Note 8 will not hurt the phone when it comes to dust and water.

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The Redmi Note 8 phone has a relatively good display

Realme 5i vs Redmi Note 8 camera

There are four cameras on the back of the Realme 5i phone. There is a 48 megapixel primary sensor. Comes with an 8 megapixel ultra wide camera with a 2 megapixel macro camera and a 2 megapixel portrait camera. The phone has an 8-megapixel camera for selfie lifting.

The camera has a 48-megapixel primary sensor on the back of the Redmi Note 8 phone to take pictures. There will be an 8 megapixel wide angle camera, 2 megapixel macro camera and a 2 megapixel depth sensor. There is a 13-megapixel camera for selfie lifting.

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Realme has launched another great budget smartphone with the launch of Realme 5i. Realme 5i phone has premium design. The smartphone will be available with 4GB of RAM for Rs 8,999. Great battery back up. Although this phone has the old micro USB port. Seeking full HD display at this price will increase. Full HD display will be available on Redmi Note 8 phone if you spend more than Rs.

There is also a USB Type-C port on the Redmi Note 8 phone priced at Rs 9,999. The Redmi Note 8 will be available for a premium design only if you spend more than Rs 1,000 on Realme 5i.

No one won in this war. If you want to save Rs 1,000 you can buy the REalme 5i. On the other hand USB Type-C port, Full HD display if you want to buy Redmi Note 8. You will also get a 48 megapixel primary camera on the Redmi Note 8 phone.

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