realme 9i 5G unboxing and first impressions

realme 9i 5G unboxing and first impressions

Realme today launched the Realme 9i 5G smartphone in India. It comes with a 6.6-inch FHD+ 90Hz LCD screen, MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC, which is similar to the realme 9 5G, but with a different camera setup. We grabbed the phone, and here’s our unboxing.

box contents

  • Realme 9i 5G Smartphone 6GB + 128GB in Metallica Gold Color
  • 2-Pin 18W Dart Charger
  • usb type c cable
  • sim ejector tool
  • clear protective case
  • User Guide and Warranty Information

The Realme 9i 5G sports a 6.6-inch Full HD+ LCD punch-hole screen with a pixel resolution of 2400×1080 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio 2.5D curved glass screen with slightly rounded corners. The display is bright and sunlight is also good. It has 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate.

It has a notch that houses an 8-megapixel camera. The earpiece is present on the top edge. Powered by the Dimensity 810 6nm SoC with up to 6GB of RAM, performance is decent. It also has Dynamic RAM Expansion (DRE) technology, which can add up to 5GB to the existing RAM.

Coming to the button placement, the power button which houses the fingerprint scanner is present on the right side. The dedicated dual SIM and microSD slot are on the left side along with the volume rocker. At the bottom, there is a 3.5mm audio jack, primary microphone, USB Type-C port and loudspeaker grille. The audio from the mono speaker is good. There is no secondary microphone on the top of the phone.

Talking about the camera, the phone has a 50-megapixel main camera with f / 1.8 aperture and Samsung sensor. It has a 2-megapixel 4cm macro camera and a 2-megapixel B&W portrait camera with f/2.4 aperture. It supports 1080p video recording with both front and rear cameras. Check out some camera samples below.

The realme 9i 5G’s has a CD-like rear back. The texture is inspired by light and the reflective texture of the back emits a bright light from the camera when light falls on it, just like a CD, which changes with the light according to its surroundings. The phone is 8.1mm thin, and weighs 187 grams, though it packs a 5000mAh battery. The phone has support for 18W fast charging.

The price of Realme 9i 5G is Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB + 64GB variant and the 6GB + 128GB variant is priced at Rs. 16,999. it will be available from realme.comFlipkart and offline stores from August 24.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhari

Srivatsan Sridhar is a mobile technology enthusiast passionate about mobile phones and mobile apps. He uses the phones he reviews as his main phone. you can follow him Twitter And instagram
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