Realme is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer that was launched as a sub-brand of Oppo in 2018. In a short span of time, the brand has gained popularity in several markets, including India and China, thanks to its budget and mid-range smartphones that offer a good balance of performance and value for money. Realme has a wide range of smartphones in its portfolio, including entry-level, mid-range, and flagship devices. The company also sells smart TVs, headphones, and other accessories.
Today we are going to review Realme 9i. One of the key highlights of the Realme 9i is its processor. It is powered by the Snapdragon 680 processor, which is a capable processor for this price range. The processor is paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 of internal storage. The storage can also be expanded as it has got a dedicated slot for microSDXC. The Realme 9i comes with a large 6.6-inch display with a screen-to-body ratio of 84.2%. The display has a waterdrop notch design, which houses the front camera. The screen also has Dragontrail Pro Glass protection, which helps prevent scratches and damage.
In terms of camera performance, the Realme 9i has a triple-camera setup at the back consisting of a 50MP primary camera, an 2MP macro lens, a 2MP depth sensor. The camera is capable of shooting Full HD videos at 30fps and has several features such as Night mode, panorama and HDR. On the front, it has a 16MP camera for selfies and video calls. The front camera has also got the panorama feature. The Realme 9i is backed by a large 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. In terms of connectivity, it has dual-SIM support (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by), WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, and GPS. It also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for added security. One of the standout features of the Realme 9i is its software. It runs on Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11 and comes with a host of features and customizations. It also has a new “Smart Sidebar” feature, which allows users to access frequently used apps and features quickly.
Overall, the Realme 9i is a solid budget smartphone with impressive specs and features. Its large battery, quad-camera setup, and fast charging support make it a compelling option in this price range. It is also priced competitively, making it a great value for money proposition.
Here are some of the notable specs of Realme 9i.
- Processor: Snapdragon 680 processor
- RAM: 6GB
- Storage: 128GB UFS 2.2
- Screen Size: 6.6-inch
- Cameras: Triple camera setup at the rear end (50MP + 2MP + 2MP Mono camera) & 16MP selfie camera
- Battery: 5000 mAh battery, 33W fast charging
- OS: Realme UI 2.0, Android 11