Realme 9 SE 5G
first impressions

Realme 9 SE 5G recently launched in India as the cheapest 144Hz display phone in the country. The smartphone comes with good specs and a price balance.

Here’s our first impressions of Realme 9 SE 5G.

Realme 9 SE 5G
price in India

The Realme 9 SE 5G is available in 6GB and 8GB RAM options with 128GB native storage. These variants are priced at Rs 19,999 and Rs 22,999, respectively.

Realme 9 SE 5G availability in India

The Realme 9 SE 5G will go on sale at 12 pm on March 14th, 2022. The smartphone can be purchased from Realme India’s online store, Flipkart, and retail stores.


The Realme 9 SE 5G ships with a 6.6” FHD+ LCD display and 144Hz refresh rate. It’s the cheapest phone with a 144Hz refresh rate display in India. It supports 6-level refresh rate adjustments.


The Realme 9 SE 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 778G SoC along with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The phone performs well with a 144Hz refresh rate further helping the matter.


The Realme 9 SE 5G ships with Realme UI 2.0 interface with Android 11 as the base. The software comes with features like virtual RAM, smart sidebar, smooth scrolling, and more.


The Realme 9 SE 5G features a 48MP primary camera on the back with a 2MP B&W portrait lens and a 2MP macro camera. There’s a 16MP selfie camera on the front. 


The Realme 9 SE 5G is powered by a 5,000mAh battery, which lasts all day even on heavy usage. The battery supports 30W fast charging and Realme is offering a 30W charger with the phone.


The SE in the name stands for Speed Edition and the smartphone justifies it.

You get a 144Hz display, powerful performance, 5G support, and fast-charging capabilities.