Realme 9 5G and Realme 9 5G Speed Edition launched in India, prices start at Rs 14,999

By G. S. Vasan | Published 10 Mar 2022 13:37 IST
  • Realme 9 5G is bearing a MediaTek Dimensity 810 chip while the Realme 9 SE 5G has got a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G inside.

  • The regular Realme 9 5G sports a 90Hz display while the Speed Edition gets a faster 144Hz refresh rate display.

  • The software experience on both phones is based on Android 11.

Realme 9 5G and Realme 9 5G Speed Edition launched in India, prices start at Rs 14,999
Realme 9 5G and Realme 9 5G Speed Edition launched in India, prices start at Rs 14,999

Realme has introduced two new phones from the Realme 9 series in India. This includes the Realme 9 5G and Realme 9 5G Speed Edition (SE). They were launched in India alongside Realme TechLife Watch S100 and Buds N100. The Realme 9 comes powered by MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset and the Realme 9 SE is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor. The phones also share similar specifications like a 5000mAh battery, 48MP triple camera setup, Android 11 based Realme UI 2.0, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Realme 9 5G Specs and Features

Realme 9 5G comes in Stargaze White and Meteor Black colors. Build-wise, it is just 8.5mm thin and 188 grams in heft.

The front of the phone is a 6.5-inch LCD screen with a 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate,  FHD+ resolution, and a punch-hole for a 16MP selfie snapper. At the back, you have a camera island with a 48MP primary camera, a 2MP (4cm) macro sensor, and a 2MP B/W sensor. The video recording option maxes out at 1080P at 30FPS.

Under the hood, it is running on a Dimensity 810 SoC, along with a 5000mAh battery (with 18W charging support), up to 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM, and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.

Among other things, you are also getting dual SIM, 3.5mm headphone jack, up to 5GB Virtual RAM, dual-mode 5G,  a side-mounted fingerprint reader, Bluetooth 5.1, WiFi,  etc.

Realme 9 Speed Edition 5G Specs and Features

Realme 9 SE packs a 6.6-inch 144Hz Adaptive Refresh Rate LCD screen with 240Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10, DCI-P3 color gamut, and 600 nits of peak luminance. On the back, you are getting a camera bump consisting of a 48MP main shooter plus a 2MP macro plus a monochrome sensor. You get to shoot video at up to 4K at 30 FPS.

Colour options incluude Starry Blue or Azure Glow finish. The phone weighs 199 grams and is 8.5mm thick.

The chip inside is Snapdragon 778G with Dual 5G support, Variable Rate Shading support. The memory configuration goes up to 8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage. The phone also houses a 5000mAh battery with 30W fast charging support.

The phone comes with Android 11 based Realme UI 2.0, 3.5mm jack, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, etc.

Price and Availability

Realme 9 5G is priced at ₹14,999 (Introductory) for the 4GB+64GB model and ₹17,499 for the 6+128GB variant. Meanwhile, the Realme 9 SE costs ₹19,999 for the base variant and ₹22,999 for the 8+128GB model. The first sale is on March 14 at 12 PM via Flipkart and for both phones.

For more such news, reviews, features, buying guides, and everything else tech-related, keep reading

Realme 9 5G Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Release Date: 10 Mar 2022
Variant: 64 GB/4 GB RAM , 128 GB/6 GB RAM , 128 GB/8 GB RAM
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.5" (1080 x 2412) inches
  • Rear camera mega pixel Rear camera mega pixel
    48 + 16 MP | 16 MP
  • Storage Storage
    64GB / 6GB
  • Battery capacity (mAh) Battery capacity (mAh)
    5000 mAh
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