Realme 9i specifications, colour variants listed on AliExpress; launch seems imminent


  • The unannounced Realme 9i is listed on AliExpress
  • The listing has revealed some of its key specifications
  • Its appearance suggests the 9i may launch soon in global markets

Realme 9i launch date for global markets could be drawing near. The unannounced handset has appeared on AliExpress with some of its major specifications. The appearance of the listing suggests that it may debut first in the global markets before hitting the shelves in India.

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The retailer listing does not have any images of the Realme 9i. However, the previously seen leaked renders have revealed that it will be sporting a punch-hole display. Its rear shell has vertical lines, which accentuates its appeal. The rear camera design of the phone looks almost identical to the Realme GT Neo2 high-end phone.

Realme 9i specifications via AliExpress listing

Realme 9i renders

Realme 9i renders by Steve Hemmerstoffer / 91mobiles

The Realme 9i listing on AliExpress shows that it has a 6.59-inch display that offers a 1,080 x 2,400 pixels Full HD+ resolution, a Qualcomm chipset, and a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging. For photography, it has a 16-megapixel front-facing camera and a 50-megapixel main camera on the back.

The listing further mentions that the Realme 9i has 4GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage. It offers other features like dual SIM support, face recognition, a side-facing fingerprint scanner, and a USB Type-C port. It will come in black and blue colours. It has no information on the pricing of the Realme 9i.

Past reports have revealed that the Realme 9i will feature an IPS LCD panel and it will be driven by the Snapdragon 680 mobile platform. The rear camera setup of the phone may include an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. Based on the market, it may come with up to 8GB of RAM, and it will be preinstalled with Android 11 OS, which will be overlaid with Realme UI 2.0. It will come with usual connectivity features like dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 5, and Bluetooth 5.0.

Realme 9i launch date (rumoured)

As mentioned, the Realme 9i may arrive first in global markets by early January 2022. The handset may hit the Indian market by the end of the same month or in February.


Anvinraj Valiyathara

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