realme just launched the realme 9 Pro, the company’s latest smartphone in the realme number series, in India as the successor to last year’s realme 8 Pro. It has a 6.6-inch FHD+ LCD screen with 120Hz adaptive refresh rate that can switch between 30Hz/48Hz/50Hz/60Hz/90Hz/120Hz depending on the content. The phone has 240Hz touch sampling rate. It is powered by Snapdragon 695 5G SoC with support for several 5G bands, and also has liquid cooling. The phone has up to 8GB of RAM and up to 5GB of dynamic RAM expansion.
The phone runs Android 12 with realme UI 3.0 out of the box, and the company has promised 2 years of Android OS updates for the phone. Regarding the camera, the phone has a 64MP main camera, secondary 8MP 119° secondary camera and a 2MP 4cm macro camera. There is a 16MP front camera.
The Sunrise Blue has a Light Shift Design, so under normal sunlight or ultraviolet light, the back cover turns for blue to red in about 3 seconds; under no sunlight, it will fade in 2-5 minutes. The phone packs a 5000mAh battery with 33W Dart Charge fast charging.
realme 9 Pro specifications
- 6.6-inch (2400×1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen with 120Hz refresh rate
- Octa Core Snapdragon 695 8nm Mobile Platform (2.2GHz x 2+1.8GHz x 6 Kryo 560 CPUs) with Adreno 619L GPU
- 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.2) storage, expandable memory with microSD
- Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
- 64MP rear camera with Omnivision OV64B sensor, f/1.79 aperture, LED flash, 8MP ultra-wide camera with Omnivision OV08D10 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with Galaxycore GC02M1 sensor, f/2.4 aperture
- 16MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX471 sensor, f/2.05 aperture
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, single speaker
- Dimensions:164.3×75.6×8.5mm; Weight: 195g
- 5G SA/NSA (n1/n3/n5/n7/n8/n20/n28/n66/n38/n40/n41/n77/n78 bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C
- 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging
Pricing and availability
The realme 9 Pro comes in Sunrise Blue, Aurora Green and Midnight Black colours, comes at an introductory price of Rs. 17,999 for the 6GB + 128GB version and the 8GB + 128GB version costs Rs. 20,999. It will go on sale starting from February 23rd on Flipkart, realme.com and offline stores.
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