Realme 9, Realme 9 SE 5G launched in India: first sale date on Flipkart, price, specifications


  • Realme 9 5G and Realme 9 SE 5G have been announced
  • The Realme 9 5G has a 90Hz display and the Dimensity 810
  • The Realme 9 SE 5G has a 144Hz screen and the Snapdragon 778G

Realme 9 5G and Realme 9 Se 5G have been launched today. In January, the company unveiled the Snapdragon 680 powered Realme 9i and followed up with the Realme 9 Pro 5G and Realme 9 Pro+ 5G in February. Now, the company is back with the Realme 9 5G series of smartphones including a new addition to the lineup called Realme 9 SE 5G, where SE stands for Speed Edition.

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The Realme 9 5G features the Dimensity 810 chip, whereas the Speed Edition gets the more powerful Snapdragon 778G chip. Both handsets are equipped with a high refresh rate display, 48-megapixel triple cameras, a large-sized battery that supports fast charging, and a slim design measuring around 8.5mm.

Realme 9 5G price in India

The Realme 9 5G has arrived in two options, namely 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage.

Realme 9 5G variants


Realme 9 5G 4GB+64GB

Rs 14,999

Realme 9 5G 6GB+128GB

Rs 17,499

Realme 9 SE 5G price in India

The Realme 9 Speed Edition 5G comes in a single trim that offers 8GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage. Its colour variants are Meteor Black, Stargaze White, and Sunburst Gold.

Realme 9 SE 5G variants


Realme 9 SE 5G 6GB+128GB

Rs 19,999

Realme 9 SE 5G 8GB+128GB

Rs 22,999

Realme 9 5G series first sale in India

The first sale of the Realme 9 5G and Realme 9 SE 5G will be conducted at 12 pm on March 14th, 2022. Both smartphones will be available for purchase through Realme India’s online store, Flipkart, and retail stores.

Realme 9 5G series launch offers

The Realme 9 5G and 9 SE 5G buyers can benefit from Rs 2,000 flat discount offer through ICICI Bank credit card and credit card EMI transactions. SBI credit cardholders can also purchase both phones with Rs 2,000 flat discount through credit card and EMI transactions.

Realme 9 5G specifications and features

Realme 9 5G series

Realme 9 5G (left) and Realme 9 Speed Edition 5G (right)

To begin with, the Realme 9 5G features a 6.5-inch FHD+ LCD screen that delivers a 90Hz refresh rate and 600 nits of brightness. According to the company, the Realme 9 5G has a 90.5 percent screen-to-body ratio. The Dimensity 810 powered device comes with up to 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.

The Realme 9 5G has a 16-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls. The rear-facing camera module is headlined by a 48-megapixel camera with an f/1.8 aperture. It is accompanied by a 2-megapixel depth assist lens and a 2-megapixel macro camera. The Realme 9 5G offers photography features such as portrait mode, panorama, time-lapse, 30fps 1080p video recording, and 120fps 720p slow-motion video shooting. The handset packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W charging.

Realme 9 SE 5G specifications and features

The Realme 9 SE 5G has debuted as Realme’s first smartphone with a 144Hz refresh rate display in India. In comparison to the standard model, the SE variant features a slightly larger 6.6-inch FHD+ display with 600 nits of brightness and 90.8 percent screen space. The Snapdragon 778G SoC powers the smartphone, along with up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage.

The Realme 9 SE 5G gets the same 16-megapixel front camera and 48-megapixel triple rear cameras that are available on the Realme 9 5G. It draws power from a 5,000mAh battery, which is equipped with support for 30W fast charging. The specs of the Realme 9 SE 5G show that it is a rebranded version of the Realme Q3s phone, which debuted last year in China.

The Realme 9 5G and Realme 9 SE 5G come preinstalled with Android 11 OS, which is overlaid with Realme UI 2.0. Both phones offer other features such as 5GB of virtual RAM, dual nano-SIM slots with support for 4G/5G SIM, Wi-Fi 5 (Wi-Fi 6 on SE), Bluetooth 5.1 (Bluetooth 5.2 on SE), GPS, a dedicated microSD card slot, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Lastly, both smartphones are equipped with a side-facing fingerprint scanner.

Realme 9 5G specs

  • 6.5-inch LCD FHD+ screen, 90Hz refresh rate
  • 48MP + 2MP + 2MP triple rear cameras
  • 16MP front camera
  • MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor
  • 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB
  • 5,000mAh battery, 18W fast charging
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Dual nano-SIM slots
  • Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0

Realme 9 SE 5G specs

  • 6.6-inch LCD FHD+ screen, 144Hz refresh rate
  • 48MP + 2MP + 2MP triple rear cameras
  • 16MP front camera
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor
  • 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB
  • 5,000mAh battery, 30W fast charging
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Dual nano-SIM slots
  • Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0
Anvinraj Valiyathara

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