The Realme 9i is here, it is the first phone in India to feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor. The 4G mid-range phone sports a 6.6-inches FullHD+ IPS LCD screen that supports 90Hz refresh rate.
The display has minimal bezels, and a 90.8% screen-to-body ratio with a 16MP f/2.1 aperture selfie lens placed in the top left corner of the panel. The device runs on Android 11 with realme UI 2.0, and has 4GB/6GB of RAM with 64GB/128GB of storage. The octa-core processor is assisted by an Adreno 610 GPU. The handset is equipped with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
The Realme 9i has a a dedicated microSD card slot as part of the triple card array, which supports up to 1TB of additional storage. The 4G phone is compatible with dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac networks, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/AGPS/Beidou/Glonass/Galileo. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a single speaker grille.
The main camera on the back panel is a 50 megapixels f/1.8 aperture sensor, while the other two lenses in the triple-camera set up consists of a 2MP Macro Lens with 4cm focus, and a 2MP Portrait Lens, both with an f/2.4 aperture. The phone supports 33W Fast Charging through a USB Type-C port to charge the 5000mAh battery. Thanks to the large cell, the Realme 9i weighs 190g, and sizes up at 164.4 x 75.7 x 8.4mm.
Realme 9i specs
- Display: 6.6-inches FullHD+ IPS LCD, 90.8% screen-to-body ratio, 90Hz Refresh Rate, 180Hz Touch Response Rate, 480 nits brightness, 401 PPI
- Operating System: realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11
- Processor: 6nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 octa-core 2.4GHz
- GPU: Adreno 610
- Memory: 6GB LPDDR4X RAM
- Storage: 128GB UFS 2.2 + up to 1TB via dedicated microSD card slot
- Connectivity: 4G VoLTE Dual Nano SIM (Triple card tray), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/AGPS/Beidou/Glonass/Galileo, 3.5mm headphone jack
- Main Cameras: 50MP f/1.8 aperture + 2MP Macro Lens, 4cm focus, f/2.4 aperture + 2MP Portrait Lens f/2.4 aperture, LED Flash
- Selfie Camera: 16MP f/2.1 aperture
- Battery: 5000mAh, USB Type-C, 33W Fast Charging
- Dimensions: 164.4 x 75.7 x 8.4mm
- Weight: 190g
- Colours: Black, Blue
- Sensors: Magnetic Induction Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Acceleration Sensor, Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
Realme 9i price in India
Realme has priced the 9i at Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB/64GB model, while the 6GB/128GB trim costs Rs. 15,999. The phone will be available in 2 colourways: Prism Black and Prism Blue. It will go on sale from January 22nd on Realme.com and Flipkart.