• Daniel Chaparro

Realme 7i ViserMark Battery Life

Battery Life Testing ReportApril 2021




Product


From the Realme 7 family, the Realme 7i was one of the last devices from the Chinese brand from 2020. The 7i is the cheapest device from its family however its quality is remarkable for a low budget device.


As the evolved version of the 6i, the 7i is designed to catch gamers attention due to its gaming processor and battery size.

Release Date September 2020


Product Features and Specification

  • Design: Robust plastic design

  • Main Camera: 48 MP, f/1.8 26mm (wide) (1/1.73”, 0,8µm), PDAF

8 MP (ultrawide), f/2.3, 119 ˚, 16 mm, (1/4.0”, 1.12 µm)

2 MP (macro) f/2.4

2 MP (depth)

  • Selfie Camera: 16 MP, f/2.1, 26mm (Wide), 1/3”, 1.0µm

  • Battery: 5000 mAh (18W fast charge)

  • Display: 6.5"

  • Size: 164.5 x 75.9 x 9.8 mm

  • Weight: 188g

  • Memory: 64/128 GB RAM: 4/8 GB

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)

  • Android: Android 10, Realme UI

  • Software Version: RMX2193_11_A.10


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Introduction


The Realme 7i is a low tier device (less than 200 EURO) orchestrated by the Mediatek Helio G85 chipset, a gaming processor specially designed for game lovers. The Realme 7i is powered by a 5000 mAh battery, and an 18W fast charge, a well-sized battery to offer enough autonomy while playing.

Testing Results


Through the ViserMark test protocol, the 7i battery lasts around 86 hours obtaining a 374 ViserMark score. The average ViserMark score of low tier devices is “221” and the 7i score is much higher than most low tier devices. However, it is important to consider the battery size to make an objective comparison.



Test Graphics


Figure 1. Battery test at 90 Hz


Realme 7i Testing Graphics

Conclusion

To conclude, the Realme 7i autonomy is higher than most devices in its price range, offering 3.5 days of autonomy through the ViserMark Test Protocol. To compare it with other low tier devices, a selection of devices powered by a 3000 mAh battery was conducted expecting them to have scores close to half of the 7i ViserMark score (187).

From this perspective, the Realme 7i performance stands close to other low tier devices like the Samsung J6+ (3300 mAh) (190 Visermark score) or the Huawei P Smart 2019 (3400 mAH) (190 Visermark score).


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 smartphone reached 35 million


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