The shortage of processors was at the root of the fact that we had to wait until 2022 to meet the new Realme 9 family, or at least, the little brother of this generation, which is the one that has just been officially presented in Vietnam. The Realm 9i arrives to succeed Realme 8i, a phone that was announced last September and landed in our country in October.

The new midrange Realme model was seen a few days ago on Aliexpress and gave us a taste of both its design and some of its most important features. Now, finally, he has seen the light confirming everything that has been leaked so far, from the Snapdragon 680 processor and its big 5,000mAh battery to the triple camera with a 50MP main sensor.

Realme 9i tech. Sheet



6.6 inch LCD

FullHD + resolution (2412 x 1080 pixels)

Refresh rate: 90Hz


Snapdragon 680


6 GB LPDDR4X (+ 5 GB virtual RAM)


128 GB UFS 2.2 + microSD up to 1 TB


Realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11

Rear camera

Main: 50 MP f / 1.8

Depth: 2 MP f / 2.4

Macro: 2 MP f / 2.4

Front camera

16 MP f / 2.1


5,000 mAh

Fast charge 33 W


Dual SIM, 4G / LTE, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C

Dimensions and weight

164.4 x 75.7 x 8.4 mm

190 g


About 253 euros to change

A lot of autonomy and a lot of resolution

The new Realme 9i features a 6.6-inch IPS LCD display with FullHD + resolution (2412 x 1080 pixels) and an adaptive refresh rate that starts at 30 Hz and goes up to 90 Hz. In addition, this panel has a 180 Hz touch sampling frequency.

At the controls, we find the Snapdragon 680 from Qualcomm, a 4G processor with 6 nanometer technology. It comes with 6 GB of RAM (expandable up to 11 GB virtually), 128 GB of internal storage (expandable with a microSD card up to 1 TB) and the realme UI 2.0 operating system based on Android 11. MAh battery with 33W fast charge.

The front camera offers a resolution of 16 megapixels and is integrated in a perforation of the screen. The rear camera, on the other hand, has a 50-megapixel main sensor with an f / 1.8 aperture and two 2-megapixel f / 2.4 sensors, one for depth and the other for depth. macro photography.

Realme 9i versions and prices

The new Realme 9i was launched in Vietnam and is available there for 6,490,000 Vietnamese dong, which equates to around 253 euros at the current exchange rate. It is sold in two colors (blue or black) and in a single 6GB / 128GB configuration. At the moment, it is not known when it will reach other countries.

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