Realme has recently launched its first smartphone launch in 2022 the realme 9i. The device is an addition to its realme 9 series in the country as part of its pipeline of smartphones tailored towards the needs of Kenyan millennials that will not only give them value for their money but give them a breakthrough hack in terms of technology and style. And the realme 9i packages top of the class features with a very considerable price margin.
We’ve spent some good time with the device and we thought it’s the best time to look at some of the quick features of the realme 9i. In a few days, we will share some of the detailed features of the new budget smartphone contender. Will it beat its predecessors?
realme 9i Unboxing
What’s in the box?
a phone, a charger, one USB data Cable, a copy safety guide and a quick guide, a Clear protective case, and the sim ejector tool.
realme quick impressions and features
realme 9i price and availability
The realme 9i is currently available in the Kenyan market and it retails at Ksh 22,999.
The device comes in two variant colours, the prism black and prism blue.
The realme 9i is fairly slim with thin bezels on both sides to give more comfort. It comes with a 6.6-inch LCD panel and a megapixel selfie camera in the top left corner. The display has thin bezels on three sides while the chin at the bottom is thicker.
It comes with a Full-HD+ resolution and a maximum refresh rate of 90Hz which can change dynamically depending on the content on the screen.
You get a side-mounted fingerprint scanner on the realme 9i, integrated into the power button on the right side, a notable feature on the realme phones.
On the left side, we have the volume button and on the upper left is the sim tray. The realme 9i has a 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C port, primary microphone, and loudspeaker on the bottom of the frame. It also has a secondary microphone at the top side of the frame.
It has two large cutouts and one smaller one for the cameras. This realme 9i features a 50-megapixel primary camera, a 2-megapixel portrait camera, and a 2-megapixel macro camera on the rear panel
The realme 9i houses a 5,000mAh battery and supports 33W dart charging.
The device comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB ROM and supports a dual-SIM device with support for two Nano-SIMs and there’s also a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion.
The realme 9i is powered by the Android 11 and the realme UI 2.0 and boost the 5G connectivity and features the snapdragon 680 octa-core processor.
realme 9i quick specs
realme 9i specs
|Display||Size: 6.6 inches, Res 1080 x 2412 pixels (~400 ppi density) (~84.2% screen-to-body-ratio) |
Dimensions: 164.4×75.7×8.4mm (6.47×2.98×0.33 in)
|Body||Glass front and plastic back.|
Sim: Dual sim (Nano-SIM, dual standby)
|Colour||Prism Blue and Prism black|
|Platform||OS: Android 11, realme UI 2.0|
Chipset: Snapdragon 680 (6 nm)
GPU: Adreno 610
|Memory||Card slot: MicroSD (Dedicated slot)|
Internal memory: 128GB ,6GB RAM
|Camera||Triple AI camera 50MP, f/1.8,26mm (wide), PDAF|
2MP, f/2.4, (Macro)
2MP, f/2.4, (depth)
video 1080p @30fps
16MP f/2.1, 26mm(wide)
|Battery||Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable Charging: 18W dart charge|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|USB: Micro-USB 2.0|
Bluetooth connectivity 5.0
Wireless charging: No
Headphone jack: Yes
|Features||Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted) accelerometer, proximity, compass|