Realme is gearing up for the launch of its next number series smartphone, which is the Realme 9 series. The company has confirmed that the Realme 9 series will debut next year, owing to the ongoing chip shortage crisis. A recent report claimed that the Realme 9 series will include four smartphones, which include the Realme 9, 9 Pro, 9 Pro Plus, and the base model, which will be called the Realme 9i. Realme will launch the 9i as a successor of the Realme 8i, which was launched a couple of months ago in India. A new report now claims that the device will launch in January 2022. Let’s take a look at more details around the Realme 9i launch, specifications and other leaked details.
Realme 9i launch timeline tipped
Realme 9i will be the first smartphone to launch under the Realme 9 series. A new report claims that the device will debut in January 2022. A separate leak from tipster Chun stated that the company wanted to launch the Realme 9 and 9 Pro first. However, the launch has been delayed due to the ongoing chip shortage. The 9i’s launch is slated for January, according to The Pixel. The exact launch date remains unknown. Realme has also not confirmed any details around the device’s launch at the moment. We can expect more details in the coming weeks.
Some of the expected specs of the budget Realme smartphone include a 6.5-inch IPS LCD with an HD+ resolution. The phone could come with the MediaTek Helio G90T SoC under the hood with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The RAM and storage options could differ depending on the region of launch.
On the back, the phone is rumoured to launch with a quad-camera setup. It is expected to feature a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera and two 2MP camera sensors for macro photography and depth sensing. For selfies, it is said to feature a 32MP front camera sensor. Lastly, the phone is expected to come with a 5000 mAh battery. We can expect it to feature 18W or 33W fast charging support.