The official release of the Realme 9i in the market is scheduled for January 25, but ahead of the first sale, the company has scheduled an initial sale today. The initial sale will start at 12 noon IST. To recall, the brand recently launched the successor to the Realme 8i in India for a starting price of Rs 13,999.
Realme 9i opening sale today: Where to buy
Realme is organizing the early sale of its new budget smartphone Realme 9i at 12 noon IST. Potential buyers can pick up the device from e-retail store Flipkart. The first official sale is scheduled for January 25. As for the price, the base model with 4GB + 64GB storage comes at Rs 13,999, while 6GB + 128GB storage costs Rs 15,999.
realme 9i specifications
The new Realme 9i flaunts a 6.6-inch FHD+ (1,080 x 2,412-pixel resolution) display with 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 chipset paired with 6GB of RAM. The internal memory can be further expanded through the proprietary Dynamic RAM Expansion (up to 5GB) feature. However, the feature will be rolled out in future updates. The phone offers up to 128GB of native storage which can be expanded up to 1TB via a dedicated microSD card slot.
For photography, the Realme 9i offers a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 50-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture, a 2-megapixel portrait camera and a 2-megapixel macro camera with both f/2.4 aperture. For selfies, you get a 16-megapixel camera with f/2.1 aperture.
On the battery front, it packs a massive 5,000mAh with 33W fast charging support. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. For security, the phone offers a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
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