Realme 9i India launch date confirmed for January 18th; Price leaks online


Realme 9i India’s launch date is set for January 18, the Chinese company confirmed on Thursday. A Realme 9i microsite is now available on the Realme India Official Website, which introduces some key specifications of the handset. The new Realme 9 series smartphone, powered by a Snapdragon 680 SoC, recently debuted in Vietnam. Other highlights of the handset are a refresh rate of 90 Hz, a triple rear-view camera with a 50-megapixel primary sensor and a 16-megapixel selfie camera. Realme 9i contains a 5,000 mAh battery that also supports 33W charging. Regardless, the price of Realme 9i was announced online ahead of the official announcement. The smartphone should appear as a mid-range offer.

Realme 9i India start date

Realme India tweeted Thursday December 13th to announce the official launch date of the Realme 9i in the country. The smartphone is due to hit the market on January 18 at 12:30 p.m. IST. The company has also sent out a media invitation to the launch, which will take place virtually via social media and YouTube. A dedicated webpage has also been created on the website to support the Realme 9i launch in India.

Realme 9i price in India (expected)

Well-known tipster Yogesh Brar (@heyitsyogesh) tweeted the price details of the Realme 9i in India. According to the tipster, the handset could start at Rs. 13,999 or Rs. 14,499 in India.

In Vietnam, the Realme 9i was launched for 6,290,000 VND (approximately 20,500 rupees) for the single storage option 6GB + 128GB. It is offered in the color options Prism Black and Prism Blue.

Realme 9i specifications

The teased Indian variant of Realme 9i looks identical to the model that debuted in Vietnam. Realme confirmed that the handset will contain a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC and offer 33W fast charge support.

The Dual-SIM (Nano) Realme 9i runs on Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0. It has a 6.6-inch Full HD + (2,400 x 1,080 pixels) IPS LCD display with a refresh rate of 90 Hz and a peak brightness of 480 nits. Realme 9i is equipped with 6 GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128 GB built-in UFS 2.2 storage. The memory can be expanded by up to 1 TB using a microSD card.

As mentioned earlier, the Realme 9i has a triple rear camera with a 50-megapixel main camera and two 2-megapixel sensors. It also has a 16 megapixel selfie camera. Realme 9i has a 5,000 mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging.

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