As promised, Realme announced the Realme 9i in India, the successor to the Realme 8i. The latest comes with several upgrades in terms of design and features. The Realme 9i has a 33% faster charging speed compared to the Realme 8i, and other features include a Snapdragon chip, triple cameras, and more. However, this phone was launched in the same price and storage variants as the Realme 8i.
Realme 9i Features
The Realme 9i features a 6.6-inch Full-HD+(1080×2412 pixels) display with 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate and Dragon Trail Pro Glass protection. It handles octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC, Adreno 610 GPU and up to 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage, which can be expanded up to 1TB.
The phone supports Realme’s powerful Dynamic RAM Expansion (DRE) technology allows the 6GB of memory to be expanded up to 5GB. Realme 9i runs Android 11 OS with Realme UI 2.0. In addition, the device is supported by a 5,000 mAh battery with 33W charging support.
Camera section is operated by a 50MP triple rear camera system and a 16MP selfie camera sensor housed in a punch-hole cutout. A pair of 2MP sensors support the Realme 9i’s main 50MP lens. For connectivity, the device supports 4G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB Type-C port for charging. Finally, the Realme 9i features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for safety and measures 164.4X75.7X8.4mm and weighs 190 grams.
Realme 9i Price & Sale In India
Realme 9i starts at Rs. 13,999 for base 4GB RAM+64GB storage variant, while the high-end 6GB RAM+128GB storage model is priced at Rs. 15,999.
The phone will be available for purchase in Prism Black and Prism Blue color options from January 25. It can be purchased through pre-sale (January 22) through Flipkart and Realme.com. There will be a discount for ICICI Bank card holders.