The Realme 9 4G has a similar appearance to the other devices in the latest numbered line with a flat back and curved edges. The smartphone features a Ripple Holographic Design on the back which shows different patterns when exposed to light at an angle. The back has a rectangular camera module and housed three lenses and an LED Flash. The device is also quite slim at just 7.99mm and weighs around 178 grams.
On the front, we get a flat 6.4-inch AMOLED FHD+ screen with slim bezzles around it. The screen offers a 90Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate. The display panel has 1,000 nits peak brightness and houses an in-display fingerprint scanner capable of measuring your heart rate.
Under the hood, the Realme 9 4G is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 chipset paired with up to 8GB RAM of ram and 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage. Realme also offers the Dynamic Ram feature on this device letting users virtually expand the RAM capacity of the device by up to 5GB. The storage of the device can also be expanded via a Micro-SD card with the capacity maxing out at 256GB.
As for the camera department, the back panel of the Realme 9 4G features a triple camera unit headlined by the new Samsung ISOCELL HM6 108-megapixel image sensor. This new sensor comes with Samsung’s new and improved Nonapixel Plus technology combining 9 pixels into one delivering sharp details in images and improved clarity in low light conditions. The 108MP ProLight Camera on the Realme 9 4G has an f/1.75 aperture, 6P Lens, and a FOV of 83.63°.
This camera is coupled with an 8-megapixel ultrawide snapper with f/2.2 aperture and 119.9° field of view and a 2-megapixel macro camera. For selfies, it is equipped with a 16-megapixel front camera with f/2.45 aperture.
Additionally, the company has also brought Street Photography Mode 2.0 to the Realme 9 4G giving users access to features like the popular 90s Pop filter, DIS snapshot, and peek and zoom.
Other photography software features provided on the Realme 9 4G are 108MP Mode, Night Mode, Panoramic view, Expert, Portrait Mode, HDR, Ultra macro, AI Scene Recognition, AI Beauty, Filter, Bokeh Effect Control, Text Scanner, Tilt-Shift, Photo Mode.
It boots Android 12 out of the box with the Realme UI 3.0 skin applied on top. The device houses a 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W Dart charging. Realme has claimed that it only takes 31 minutes to achieve 50% charge capacity with the 33W fast charger.
The phone also has a 3.5mm headphone jack certified by Hi-res Audio promising an excellent listening experience. Connectivity options on the device include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
Realme 9 4G Specifications
CPU: Snapdragon 680 4G SM6225, 2.4GHz Octa-Core
GPU: Adreno 610
Display: 6.4″FHD+ 2400×1080 20:9, 90Hz, AMOLED, Gorilla Glass5
Storage: 128GB UFS 2.2 (supports microSD up to 256GB)
Main Camera: Triple
- 108 MP (main, S5KHM6S 1/1.67 23.6mm, f/1.75)
- 8 MP (wide-angle OV08D10 15.7mm, f/2.2)
- 2 MP (macro GC02M1 F2.4)
Front camera: 16 MP, IMX471 F2.45
OS: Android 12 (realme UI 3.0)
Dimension: 160.2 x 73.3 x 7.99 mm
Battery: 5000mAh (fast charge 33W)
Wi-Fi: 802.11 2.4GHz, 5GHz
USB: USB Type-C
Earphone Jack: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes (under-display)
Face ID: Yes
Colors: Sunburst Gold, Stargaze White, Meteor Black
Others: VoLTE, Dual SIM (Nano-SIM), OTG, NFC, Dolby Atoms, Dual Speaker
- 2G bands: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G bands: UMTS (WCDMA) B1/B5/B8
- 4G bands:
- FDD LTE B1/B3/B5/B8
- TD LTE B38/B40/B41
Realme 9 4G Price and Availability
The Realme 9 4G is priced at INR 17,999 for the 6GB + 128GB configuration and INR 18,999 for the 8GB + 128GB configuration. The brand has announced that for the first sale, the device can be had for INR 15,999 and INR 16,999 respectively while using an HDFC bank card for payment or opting for EasyEMI using an HDFC bank card.
The first sale of the device will commence on April 12 at 12 noon. The device will be available for purchase on Flipkart and realme.com. The smartphone comes in three color options namely Sunburst Gold, Stargaze White and Meteor Black.