For the past few days, the 5G network launch is in news in India. Just after this Realme launched its pocket-friendly Realme 9i 5G Smartphone with the tag line “The 5G Rockstar“. The company claims they have 140 million users globally out of which 70 million users are based in India. This suggests, that Realme may gonna focus more on the Indian Smartphones market and the launch of this budget 5G smartphone at this time when the 5G is just about to come is a sign of the same.
Realme 9i 5G Key Specs
RAM & Storage
4GB+64GB / 6GB+128GB
MediaTek Dimensity 810 MT6833
50 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
Battery & Charging
5000 mAh with 18W fast charging
6.6 inches Full HD+ IPS LCD with 90 Hz Refresh Rate
The back panel of the phone is based on Realme’s light design similar to its predecessors but in a new way. Company named this Laser Light Design, which is based on the CDs. Moreover, triple cameras and flash has been integrated into the rear body. Which results in making the phone perfectly flat from the rear side.
Additionally, the phone is 8.1mm thin with weighs 187g. The company claims the thickness of the phone is the same as 7 CD discs and the weight is the same as 10 CD discs. Also, the phone is coming with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. While many phones are coming without headphone jacks, Realme 9i 5G is still having the 3.5mm jack at its bottom along with the speaker and C-Type charging point. However, the phone is being launched only with 2 color options, Rocking Black and Metallica Gold.
As far as the performance is concerned, the phone is packed with the latest Dimensity 810 5G chipset produced by MediaTek. It is sized just 6nm which as result provides a better user experience than the 7nm processors. Moreover, the company claims the processor is 27% faster with the AnTuTu rating of 385,373. However, in real-world the performance of the phone may differ. In addition, the processor can speed up to 2.4GHz.
The phone is coming with two options of RAM. Firstly, 4GB RAM with an internal storage of 64GB. Secondly, 6GB of RAM is packed with 128GB of storage. Additionally, up to 5GB of virtual RAM can be added with the option of Dynamic RAM Expansion. In terms of display performance, the phone is capable of reaching the refresh rate of 90Hz with a touch sampling rate of 180Hz. Moreover, the phone is powered with a 5000mAh battery which supports 18W quick charging.
The Realme 9i 5G is coming with a triple AI camera. The camera setup consists of a 50MP primary camera along with a Macro and Portrait Camera of 2MP each. The camera features modes like Super Night Mode & Street Photography Mode 2.0 with some good filters. Additionally, the phone is also having an 8MP AI Selfie Camera. Portrait mode and HDR mode are being seen while taking selfies.
If we talk about the User Interface. The phone can be seen running with the realme UI 3.0, which is based on Android 12. With this UI, Realme is offering features like 3D Icon, AI Smooth Engine Floating Window 2.0, and more.
Price & Availability Of Realme 9i 5G
Realme 9i 5G will be available for sale on Flipkart.com & Realme.com. The first sale will begin on 24th August at 12 Noon. The phone is priced at ₹14,999/- for 4GB+64GB and ₹16,999/- for 6GB+128GB. However, customers can enjoy a ₹1000/- discount as the launch offer. After the launch offer discount, prices will be reduced to ₹13,999/- and ₹14,999 for 4GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB respectively. Additionally, bank offers will be also there.
In The Box
Handset, 18W Fast Charger, USB Type-C Cable, Protect Case, Sim Card Tool, Screen Protect Film, Quick Start Guide, Important Product Information (Including the Warranty Card)
Triple Camera Setup: 50MP Ultra HD Camera (f/1.8 Aperture, 5P Lens) + 2MP Portrait Camera (FOV: 50 Degree, 2P Lens) + 2MP Macro Camera (FOV: 88.8 Degree, 3P Lens), Camera Feature: Night Mode, Panoramic View, Pro Mode, Timelapse, Portrait Mode, HDR, Ultra Macro, AI Scene Recognition, AI Beauty, Filter, Chroma Boost, Slow Motion, Street Mode, Bokeh Effect Control, Text Scanner
Secondary Camera Available
8MP Front Camera
Secondary Camera Features
8MP Camera Setup: (f/2.0 Aperture, FOV: 77 Degree, 4P Lens), Camera Feature: Portrait Mode, Timelapse, Panoramic View, Beauty Mode, HDR, Face Recognition, Filter, Night Mode, Bokeh Effect Control