Realme 9i key specs show up: Snapdragon 680 SoC, 90Hz display, and more

Looks like Realme 9i will be a 4G smartphone.

Highlights
  • Realme 9i specifications have surfaced online.
  • The phone is said to come with Snapdragon 680, a 50MP primary camera, and an FHD+ LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate.
  • Realme 9 series is expected to debut in the first half of 2022.

Realme 9 series is known to be in the works and may comprise of multiple variants: Realme 9, Realme 9 Pro, Realme 9 Pro+/Pro Max, and Realme 9i. The latter’s renders have surfaced online recently, showing off the entire design in full glory. Now, some key specifications of the phone have surfaced online, courtesy of ThePixel.vn. The handset is said to be fuelled by a 6nm Snapdragon 680 chipset, which is a new SoC that was unveiled alongside the Snapdragon 480+, Snapdragon 778G+, and Snapdragon 695. The Realme 9i could be the first phone to come with this 4G chipset.

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Realme 9i

Furthermore, the Realme 9i is said to come with an FHD+ LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It could come with a 50MP primary camera. The renders revealed the phone will have a design that is similar to the Realme GT Neo2 flagship. Not much else is revealed about the phone but earlier reports have mentioned it will come with a 6.5-inch FHD+ display, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, up to 8GB RAM, and 128GB internal storage that is expandable and is likely to run on Android 11 OS with Realme UI custom skin out of the box. A 5,000mAh battery with fast-charging support is expected.

Realme 9i specs (rumoured)

  • FHD+ LCD display (90Hz)
  • Snapdragon 680 SoC
  • 50MP primary camera
  • Android 11
  • 5,000mAh battery

The camera layout is said to include a 50MP primary sensor, 8MP secondary lens, and a 2MP third sensor. It is said to have a 32MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. The handset could be priced affordably in the sub Rs 15,000 price range. We should learn more details about the phone when it’s launched soon. Stick around.

Also read: Realme Watch T1 India launch could be close as smartwatch was spotted on BIS website

Key Specs

Realme 9i
Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 | 4 GBProcessor
6.6 inches Display
50 MP + 2 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5

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

Pros

  • Decent daylight photography
  • Good battery life
  • Acceptable performance
  • Stereo speakers sound good

Cons

  • Could use 120Hz refresh rate
  • GPU-intensive games not optimised
  • Poor macro and depth sensors
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