Realme 9i launch date in India has been announced by the brand on its Twitter handle. The smartphone is set to debut in the country on January 18th at 12:30 pm. The launch event will be livestreamed on the brand’s official YouTube channel, Twitter handle and Flipkart.
Flipkart has put up a dedicated microsite of the Realme 9i confirming its availability on the e-commerce platform. The smartphone recently went official in Vietnam and it is the successor to last year’s Realme 8i (review).
The Ultimate Performer with First 680 6nm Processor in the Segment, #realme9i has much more to offer!
We’re super excited for the launch at 12:30 PM on 18th January.
Drop a 😍 in the replies if you are too!#NextLevelPower
— realme (@realmeIndia) January 13, 2022
The Realme 9i will be powered by a Snapdragon 680 processor based on 6nm architecture. The brand is teasing the device as the first in the price segment with the said chipset. Yesterday, in another tweet, Realme teased the upcoming offering’s design which is the same as the Vietnamese variant. The smartphone has a Realme GT Neo 2 like rectangular camera module. It features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and vertical stripes on the back panel.
The Realme 9i is teased in a Blue colour variant. We can expect more colours options at the launch event.
Realme 9i specifications and features
In Vietnam, the Realme 9i has a 6.6-inch LCD display with FHD+ resolution, 90Hz refresh rate and a punch-hole cutout. It features triple rear cameras comprising a 50MP main sensor, 2MP macro lens and a 2MP BnW unit whereas on the front, there is a 16MP selfie snapper.
The Realme 9i is powered by a Snapdragon 680 SoC paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. It also features 5GB RAM extension technology. The device is backed by a 5,000mAh battery unit with support for 33W fast charging.