Realme 9i was launched in India on Tuesday. The new Realme phone is the successor to the Realme 8i, which debuted last year. The Realme 9i is expected to feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 octa-core SoC and 33W fast charging, with two main differences from last year’s model. The smartphone is also equipped with two stereo speakers and three rear cameras. However, as a downgrade from last year’s model, the Realme 9i has a 90Hz display. and the Realme 8i has a 120Hz refresh rate display. Realme 9i can be compared to Redmi Note 10S and Samsung Galaxy M32. The flagship product of the phone also competes with the Redmi Note 11 T5G.
Realme 9i price and availability in India
The price of Realme 9i in India was fixed at Rs. 13,999 for the basic variant of 4GB RAM + 64GB storage space. The Realme (i 6GB + 128GB model of the phone is also sold for Rs 15,999. The phones are available in Prism Black and Prism Blue colors and will be available on January 25. Realme 9i can be purchased through Flipkart, Realme.com, and offline retailers across the country. Apart from this, there will be an early sale on January 22 only on Flipkart and Realme.com.
Because last year, the Realme 8i was launched at the same price as Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB + 64GB option and Rs. 15,999 for the 6GB + 128GB variant.
Realme 9i features and specifications
The Dual SIM (Nano) Realme 9i runs on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 and reads a 6.6-inch Full HD + (1080 x 2412 pixels) display with an aspect ratio of 20.1: 9 and a refresh rate of 90Hz. The touch sampling rate of 180 Hz and is protected by Dragon Trail Pro Glass. Inside, you’ll find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 octa-core SoC, an Adreno 610 GPU, and up to 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM. The promised to deploy support for dynamic RAM expansion in Realme 9i using software updates. Unique technology helps to use the phone’s internal storage space to expand RAM by up to 5GB and improve multitasking to some extent.
For photos and videos, the Realme 9i features a triple rear camera setup with a 50 megapixel primary Samsung sensor with an f / 1.8 lens. The camera setup includes a 2-megapixel portrait shooter and a 2-megapixel macro shooter, both with an aperture value of f / 2.4. The Realme 9i has a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 self-camera sensor and f / 2.1 lens on the front.
On the storage side, Realme 9i UFS 2.2 provides up to 128GB of memory that can be expanded via a special slot via a microSD card (up to 1 TB). Connection options include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS / A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. On-board sensors include accelerometers, side fingerprint sensors, ambient light, and proximity sensors.
Realme 9i has two stereo speakers and is equipped with a 5000mAh battery that supports the charging of 33W darts. With our unique fast charging technology, it can be charged from 0 to 100% in 70 minutes. A built-in battery is rated to provide 48.4 hours of talk time or 995 hours of standby time on a single charge. The phone weighs 190 grams and measures 164.4 x 75.7 x 8.4 mm.