[Exclusive] Realme 9 Pro+ Free Fire Edition launching soon, first look revealed

A special edition Realme 9 Pro+ is on its way.

Highlights
  • Realme 9 Pro+ Free Fire special edition is in the works.
  • The special edition phone will come with the same hardware as the regular Realme 9 Pro+
  • The Realme 9 Pro+ Free Fire edition will eventually launch in India

Realme 9 Pro series debuted in India back in February with two models in the lineup: Realme 9 Pro and Realme 9 Pro+. It seems Realme is now working on a special edition version of the Realme 9 Pro+. 91mobiles has learned from tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer aka OnLeaks that a Realme 9 Pro+ Free Fire Edition is in the works and we bring you a first look at its design through a sketch. Interestingly Garena’s Free Fire game was banned by the government of India in February (although Free Fire Max is still available).

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Realme 9 Pro+ Free Fire edition design revealed

The Realme 9 Pro+ Free Fire sketch shows the design of the upcoming special edition phone. According to Steve, the changes are mainly cosmetic, with the Free Fire branding on the rear panel and accents on the sides. The device will likely come with a Free Fire theme as well.

The rectangular module is placed at the top-left corner, where triple camera lenses and an LED flash are expected to be housed. There’s ‘Booyah’ text engraved beside the camera module. We can see a few different camera module sketches beside the central design, which are possibly prototype designs. We don’t get to see the front of the phone but it’s not hard to guess there will be a corner hole-punch camera.

Realme 9 Pro+ specifications

The Realme 9 Pro+ Free Fire Edition will come with the same set of specifications as seen in the standard model. It sports a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate sensor, 1,080 X 2,400 pixels resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 2.5D curved glass, 20:9 aspect ratio, 90.80 percent screen to body ratio, 180Hz touch sampling rate, and 430nits brightness.

Powering the Realme 9 Pro+ is a MediaTek Dimensity 920 chipset paired with Mali-G68 MC4 GPU, up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB UFS 2.2 internal storage.

Realme 9 Pro+

The phone runs on Android 12 based Realme UI 3.0 custom skin out of the box. The Realme 9 Pro+ is equipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor for security, VC+three layer graphite layer for heat dissipation, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res audio, dual speakers, 3.5mm audio jack, heart rate sensor, and X-axis Tactile Engine.

Realme 9 Pro+ specs

  • 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display, 90Hz refresh rate
  • MediaTek Dimensity 920
  • Up to 8GB RAM, 256GB storage
  • 50MP + 8MP + 2MP triple cameras
  • 16MP selfie snapper
  • 4,500mAh battery, 60W fast charging

The Realme 9 Pro+ houses a 4,500mAh battery with 60W fast charging support. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It measures 160.2 X 73.3 X 7.99mm and weighs 182 grams.

Moving to optics, the Realme 9 Pro+ has triple cameras on the back, with a 50MP primary Sony IMX766 sensor with an LED flash, OIS, EIS, 1/1.56″ sensor, 6P lens, PDAF, and f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 119-degree FoV and f/2.2 aperture, and a 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture. There is a 16MP Sony IMX471 snapper on the front for selfies and video chats.

Key Specs

Realme 9 Pro Plus
MediaTek Dimensity 920 MT6877T | 6 GBProcessor
6.4 inches Display
50 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
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Realme 9 Pro Plus Price
Rs. 24,999
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Rs. 25,100
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Review Summary

Expert Rating4/5

Design
★★★★★
★★★★★
Display
★★★★★
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Software
★★★★★
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Camera
★★★★★
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Performance
★★★★★
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Battery
★★★★★
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Pros

  • Amazing display
  • Excellent cameras
  • Great battery life

Cons

  • Bland design
  • Bloatware
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