• Daniel Chaparro

Realme 6i - Battery Performance Score

Updated: Jul 14

SMARTPHONE TIER: ENTRY

Battery Capacity mAh: 5000

Smartphone Battery Performance: Ranking #13

In the Top 3 Smartphones for Battery Performance within the

Entry Tier Ranking Table

Battery Performance Testing and Review - February 2021

Product


Being part of the affordable Realme 6 family, the Realme 6i is the cheapest device from this group. Offering the world’s first Helio G80 Chipset, this new octa-core CPU gives up to 35% better performance than the previous generation based on Realme tests.


Designed for gaming, the Mali G52 1000Mhz GPU also delivers 25% better performance offering excellent image quality and more stable frame rates while gaming. Characteristics are similar to the 6 and 6 Pro but 4GB of RAM memory and 48 MP camera instead of 64 MP for the other versions.

Release Date: March 2020


Product Features and Specification


  • Design: The 6i maintains a classic design from Naoto Fukasawa with the intense polishing a process that results in an advanced matte visual effect.

  • Camera: 48 MP, f/1.8 (1/2.25”, 0,8µm)

  • 8 MP ultra gran angular, f/2.3, (13 mm) 2 MP macro f/2.4, (1/5", 1,75 µm) 2 MP, f/2.4 deep.

  • Battery: 5000 mAh (18W fast charge and reverse charge)

  • Display: 6.52"

  • Size: 164.4 x 75.4 x 9 mm

  • Weight: 195g

  • Memory: 128GB RAM: 4GB

  • Chipset: MediaTek helio G80

  • Android: Android 10, Realme UI 1.0

  • Software Version: RMX2040_11_A.12

Battery Performance


Introduction


The Realme 6i is classed as a ViserMark Entry Tier Smartphone (less than 200 EURO).

Realme decided to power the Realme 6i with a 5000mAh battery, a 15W fast charge, and also a reverse charge, transforming the device into a charging surface for other phones.



The overall Battery Performance Score is now a global score taking calculations from Battery Life, Power Efficiency and Charging Times.




From the Realme 6i test results, we have given this Smartphone a ViserMark Battery Performance Score of 53. The Battery Performance Label, being nearer 100 indicates that it is one of the better-performing ones and has been ranked in 13th place of the best Battery Performance Smartphones as tested by SmartViser.


Testing Results

BATTERY LIFE - Days of Use


Through the ViserMark test protocol, the Realme 6i battery life lasted almost 63 hours and it obtains a ViserMark Battery Life Score of 2 Days of Use.


The average ViserMark Battery Life score of Entry Tier Smartphones is 2.2 Days of Use. This impressive result positions Realme 6i in the Top 10 of the ViserMark Battery Life autonomy ranking.

Test Graphics


Our testing is based on real smartphone usage from 100% battery level down to Power Off. When testing Smartphones, the testing protocol includes common daily life activities, for instance: Calls, Web, Video and Music streaming, Gaming, Social networks, Picture & Video capture and standby.


All testing is performed under strictly controlled test conditions with all activities being executed in a defined order and timeline.


There are a number of power-efficient processors, within today's Smartphones, that are able to cope with the growing number of new applications and can support high-resolution displays without compromising battery life.


Power Efficiency is calculated using Battery Life and Battery Capacity. This is expressed in “Leaves" and reflects a rating between 1 being least and 5 being the most power-efficient.


The Realme 6i achieved an overall Power Efficiency Score of 2.



  • Best Smartphone for Power Efficiency: Ranking #16


Conclusion


To conclude, the Realme 6i Battery Performance Score achieved was 53, higher than most devices on its price range offering 2.5 days of autonomy through the ViserMark test protocol.


The Realme 6i Smartphone performs better than the Xiaomi Redmi 8 (47) and the Xiaomi Redmi 7 (51) but is behind some of their main competitors’ Smartphones such as the Wiko Power U20 (62), and the best-performing Smartphone Wiko View 5 (68).


ViserMark tests are performed with the strictest protocol in a controlled environment to ensure repetition and consistency powered and automated by SmartViser’s test automation solution viSer. The automation test includes a variety of user actions from calls to social media and periods of standby times.

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Background


Realme is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong. The company was founded on May 4, 2018, by Sky Li, who was former vice president of Oppo. By July 2019, Realme had successfully entered 20 markets, including China, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Europe. In June of 2020, Realme's global users of smartphones reached 35 million

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