Realme is one of the most promising technology companies in China and it is known for its relatively affordable and high-value smartphones. The company is owned by BBK Electronics, and, it also makes smart accessories and other consumer electronics. The Realme 9i 5G has been launched and it will be the newest addition to the Realme 9 series that was unveiled a couple of months back.
The Realme 9i 5G comes with a large display, a massive battery, a good enough processor with 5G support, and a lovely design. It is one of the top choices if anyone wants an affordable smartphone with 5G connectivity as Realme really priced the phone competitively.
In this article, I’ll share with you everything you need to know about one of the most affordable 5G smartphones, the Realme 9i 5G. Let’s get right into it.
Realme 9i 5G
Upfront, the phone sports a large 6.6-inch IPS LCD display that has an FHD+ resolution and 400 PPI density with a 90Hz refresh rate. It has a typical brightness of 400 nits. The screen is protected by Panda Glass and it has a water drop notch on top.
On the inside, the Realme 9i 5G draws its power from the octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G chipset. It has a max clock speed of 2.4 GHz coupled with the Mali G57 MC2 GPU. Now, this chipset also lets the phone support dual 5G standby.
The phone comes with either 4GB or 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and either 64GB or 128GB of fast UFS 2.2 internal storage. It has a dedicated micro SD card slot that can expand the storage even more with up to 2 TB. As for software, the phone runs on Android 12 with Realme UI 3.0 skin on top.
On the rear, there is a triple camera setup that features a 50MP main camera with an f/1.8 aperture and two 2MP macro and portrait cameras. The macro camera helps to take close-up shots of up to 4 cm.
On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera tucked in the water drop notch on top.
The Realme 9i 5G is well designed and it has similar elements to the other Realme 9 series smartphones that were inspired by music CDs. Realme says it is the thinnest 5G smartphone in the segment as it comes in at 8.1mm in thickness. It has the fingerprint sensor embedded in the power button so you can use it for biometric authentication seamlessly. As for color options, the phone is available in Soulful Blue, Rocking Black, and Metallica Gold.
On the inside, the Realme 9i 5G is backed by a 5,000 mAh non-removable battery that has support for 18W fast charging via its USB-C port. It also has a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
As for connectivity, the phone comes with support for 5G networks, dual-band Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, and USB On-The-Go.
Realme 9i 5G Price
Like I said earlier, the phone comes in at a very affordable price. The Realme 9i 5G price starts at around $185 for the base 4GB 64GB model and $215 for the higher end 6GB 128GB model.