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Realme 9i

Realme 9i
Brand: Realme
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.6 inch IPS screen
  • Camera 50MP Triple camera / 16MP front
  • Memory 4/6GB RAM with 64/128GB ROM
  • Platform Snapdragon 680 CPU / Android 11

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Realme 9i Highlights and Overview

This is Realme 9i, the direct successor to the Realme 8i of last year (2021). The model is powered by Snapdragon 680 CPU, instead of the Helio G96 CPU on the older model. The 9i sports a 6.6-inches screen with 1080 x 2412 pixels. The panel is IPS, and it has 90Hz refresh rating as well as a dot-notch on the front.

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On the inside, the Realme 9i is powered by the aforementioned Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 680 octa-core CPU with 4-Kryo 265 Gold @2.4Ghz, and 4-Kryo 265 Silver @1.9Ghz. The Chipset is integrated with Adreno 610 GPU, along with either 4/6GB RAM and a singular 128-Gigs of internal storage.

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Coming to the camera department, there are three lenses on the rear of the phone; a 50-megapixel main sensor with F/1.8 aperture, 2-megapixel macro and 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfie, there is a single 16-megapixel lens within the notch on the front. Both the rear and front camera can record videos in 1080p@30fps.

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The device is offered with Android 11 and Realme UI 2.0 out of the box. It has a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging on the inside, while a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and dual 4G enabled SIMs slot are kept on the sides. The table below contains the full specs of Realme 9i.

Realme 9i Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network Bands Band: 1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41
5G Network Bands Does not support 5G network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA)


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Dimensions 164.4 x 75.7 x 8.4 mm
Weight 190 grams
Build Glass front
- Plastic back
- Plastic frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.6 inches, 84.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2412 pixels, 20:9 ratio (400 ppi density)


Operating System Android 11, Funtouch 12
Chipset Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 610


RAM + ROM 4/6 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 1TB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)


Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 50 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
Macro: 2MP, F/2.4
Depth: 2MP, F/2.4
Camera Features Autofocus, Digital zoom, HDR, Touch focus
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 16-megapixel
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack,


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh battery


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Realme 9i User Reviews and Opinions

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