Realme 9i launching in India on January 18 with 6.6-inch FHD+ 90Hz display, Snapdragon 680 SoC, 6GB + 5GB Virtual RAM

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Realme 9i launch date India

Today, Realme has confirmed that will launch its latest mid-range 5G samrtphone the realme 9i in India on January 18th, which is the successor of last year's realme 8i. The company says that the realme 9i will be the first phone with Snapdragon 680 chipset in the segment, but we had already seen the Vivo Y33T with the same chipset recently launched in the country.

Realme 9i 3

The smartphone was already launched in Vietnam and Thailand earlier this week. It has a 6.6-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with a 90Hz variable refresh rate, a 90.8% screen-to-body ratio, and has a Side-mounted fingerprint sensor. It runs on the latest Snapdragon 680 6nm processor with up to 6GB of RAM + up to 5GB Virtual RAM, 128GB UFS 2.1 storage, and is based on Android 11 with realme UI 2.0, which is upgradable to Android 12 with realme UI 3.0.

Realme 9i feature

It has a triple rear camera setup where a 50-megapixel primary camera along with a 2-megapixel B&W portrait sensor, a 2-megapixel sensor for 4cm macro shots, and on the front side has a 16-megapixel punch-hole front-facing-camera. The phone has dedicated dual SIM and microSD card slots, advanced dual stereo speakers, and is powered by a 5000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging.

Realme 9i design

Realme 9i Specifications -

Display6.6-inch (2412 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen, 90Hz adaptive refresh rate with up to 480 nits brightness
ProcessorOcta Core Snapdragon 680 6nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 610 GPU
RAM/Storage4GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage / 6GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
OS/UIAndroid 11 with realme UI 2.0, upgradable to Android 12 with realme UI 3.0
SIMDual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
Rear Cameras50MP rear camera with Samsung JN1 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 2MP B&W portrait camera and 2MP 4cm macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture
Front Camera16MP front camera with f/2.1 aperture
FeaturesSide-mounted fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm audio jack
ConnectivityDual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
Battery/Charger5000mAh (typical) battery with 33W fast charging

The realme 9i will be available in Blue Quartz & Black Quartz colors. We should know more details and the exact price of the phone when it goes officially launched next week.