Realme 9i with Snapdragon 680, 33W Dart Charge launched in India: first sale date on Flipkart, price, specifications


  • Realme 9i has debuted in India
  • It features a 90Hz display and Snapdragon 680
  • It is equipped with 50MP triple cameras and a 5,000mAh battery

Realme 9i has been launched in India as the first phone from the all-new Realme 9 series. Realme had recently confirmed that its number series sales have reached 40 million units. The handset has arrived as the successor to last year’s Realm 8i (review), which featured the Helio G96 chipset. The newly unveiled Realme 9i is equipped with the latest Snapdragon 6-series chipset.

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The key features of the Realme 9i include a display with 90Hz refresh rate, a big battery that supports fast charging, and 50-megapixel triple cameras. As far as design is concerned, the Realme 9i offers a familiar design, which was made available on the Realme GT Neo 2 flagship device. At the front, it features a punch-hole display, while its textured rear shell has a triple camera setup housed inside a rectangle-shaped unit.

Realme 9i price in India

The Realme 9i comes in two variants such as 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. It comes in Prism Blue and Prism Black colours.

Realme 9i variants


Realme 9i 4GB + 64GB

Rs 13,999

Realme 9i 6GB + 128GB

Rs 15,999

Realme 9i first sale date and where to buy

The Realme 9i will be available through an early sale at 12 pm onwards on January 22nd, 2022 through Realme India’s website and Flipkart with bank offers. The first sale of the smartphone will be carried out at 12 pm on January 25th, 2022. It will be available for purchase via Flipkart, and through retail stores across the country

Realme 9i launch offers

Realme has not announced any big offers to go with the launch of 9i but ICICI Bank Credit Card customers will be able to avail cashback.

Realme 9i specifications and features

Realme 9i

Realme 9i features a 90Hz display and Snapdragon 680

The Realme 9i has a 6.6-inch IPS LCD screen that offers a Full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels, an adaptive refresh rate of up to 90Hz, a 180Hz touch sampling rate, 480 nits of brightness, and a 401ppi pixel density. The display punch-hole has a 16-megapixel camera for capturing selfies and recording 30fps 1080p videos. It supports photography features such as night shot, timelapse, portrait mode, and AI beauty.The rear camera system of the Realme 9i has a triple camera unit, which features a 50-megapixel with an f/1.8 aperture as the primary camera. The main lens is coupled with a 2-megapixel B&W sensor and a 2-megapixel macro camera with a 4cm focal length. The 9i supports photography features such as night shot, timelapse, slow-motion video shooting, and 30fps video recording.

The Snapdragon 680 fuels the Realme 9i with LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.2 storage. For additional storage, the handset offers a dedicated storage slot. The 9i comes with up to 5GB of virtual RAM for a lag-free experience while launching apps. The device runs on Android 11 OS, which has Realme UI 2.0 on top. It has a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W rapid charging The handset offers usual connectivity features such as dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, a USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Realme 9i full specs

  • 6.6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display, 90Hz refresh rate
  • 50MP + 2MP + 2MP triple rear cameras
  • 16MP selfie camera
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor
  • 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB
  • 5,000mAh battery, 33W charging
  • Side-facing fingerprint scanner
  • Dual nano-SIM slots
  • Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11
Anvinraj Valiyathara

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