Gone with the wind! Realme 3i sells out within 30 minutes, 150,000 units bought
Realme has emerged as one of the competitive brands in the sub-Rs 10,000 smartphone segment and it reflected once again as the company's latest budget offering Realme 3i was sold out within 30 minutes on Tuesday.
Realme has emerged as one of the competitive brands in the sub-Rs 10,000 smartphone segment and it reflected once again as the company's latest budget offering Realme 3i was sold out within 30 minutes on Tuesday. The smartphone had gone on sale for the first time in the country on Tuesday via Flipkart and realme.com at 12 noon IST and was sold out within half an hour. In a statement, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer confirmed that it has sold around 150,000 units of the phone during the first sale event.
"The development highlights realme’s robust presence in the value smartphone segment and reflects its commitment to providing cutting-edge features and best-in-class technology at the most affordable price points. The consumer demand for realme 3i also builds on the highly-positive market response that the young brand received during the launch of realme C2 and realme 3 – making it an aggressive player to provide the best smartphone options in the Rs 5-10k segment," the statement read.
In case you are planning to buy the phone and missed out on the chance during the first sale, you can purchase it during the second sale event, scheduled to go live at 8 pm today on Flipkart and realme.com.
Realme 3i price in India
The Realme 3i price in India has been set at Rs 7,999 for the base 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant. The higher-end 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant of the phone has been priced at Rs 9,999. The phone is available in three colour options: Diamond Black, Diamond Blue, and Diamond Red. As part of launch offers, the customers can avail no-cost EMI and 5 percent discount if the purchase is made using a Flipkart Axis Bank Credit Card or an Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card on Flipkart. You also get Jio benefits worth up to Rs 5,300 and MobiKwik SuperCash worth Rs 1,500 if the purchase is made from Realme's official website.
Realme 3i specifications
The smartphone comes with a 6.2-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) display with 19:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top. It is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 SoC, coupled with up to 4GB RAM. The phone comes with up to 64GB of internal storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) and packs a 4,230mAh battery. It sports a dual rear camera setup that comes with a 13-megapixel primary sensor assisted by a 2-megapixel depth sensor. A 13-megapixel front camera is there to handle selfies.