Realme 9i global launch expected in January 2022, new leak suggests

Realme 9i global launch is expected in January 2022. The phone is also expected to launch in India. Realme 9 and Realme 9 Pro to launch at a later date.

Highlights
  • The Realme 9 series will debut next year, with four new models.
  • Realme will launch the Realme 9i as a successor of the Realme 8i, which was launched a couple of months ago.
  • The device could feature the MediaTek Helio G90T chipset.

Realme is gearing up for the launch of its next number series of smartphones, which is the Realme 9 series. The company confirmed the arrival of the series by early 2022, during the launch event of Realme 8s and Realme 8i. The lineup of the series is expected to include four models, including the Realme 9, Realme 9i, Realme 9 Pro, and Realme 9 Max / Pro+. We also expect that the company might hold two launch events to release the whole Realme 9 series of smartphones.

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Noted tipster Chun has claimed that Realme 9i will be the first smartphone from the Realme 9 series and will launch in January next year. The Realme 9 and Realme 9 Pro are expected to launch at a later date, owing to chip shortage. The Realme 9i launch date remains unknown for now. The company has also not confirmed any details around the device’s launch at the moment. We can expect more details or leaks around the device in the coming weeks.

Realme 9i expected specifications

The report from the Pixel mentioned in the tweet also states that the smartphone will come with a 6.5-inch IPS LCD HD+ display. Like many Realme phones in this price bracket, the device might include a hole-punch display in the upper left corner. It’s also likely to come with a MediaTek Helio G90T processor, which was there in a few previous smartphones of Realme in the past as well.

In addition, the smartphone might include up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, along with a 5000mAh battery. For selfies, the smartphone might come with a  32MP front camera. Further, for the primary rear camera, it could be of 64MP resolution. An 8MP Ultrawide sensor and a pair of 2MP camera sensors might make up the whole quad camera setup. 

More shreds of information about the Realme 9 series of smartphones are likely to surface online ahead of an official unveiling, expected to happen in January. We expect much more clarity around all the handsets by then, so stay tuned for that.

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