realme has launched today two smartphones in India – realme 9 Pro 5G and realme 9 Pro+ 5G. Both smartphones sport the Light Shift Design feature on the rear panel. Under normal sunlight or ultraviolet light, the back cover will completely change from blue to red in about 3 seconds; under no sunlight, it will return to its original color in 2-5 minutes. The Light Shift Design only applies to the Sunrise Blue variant of the smartphones.
The realme 9 Pro+ 5G and realme 9 Pro 5G run on realme UI 3.0 based on Android 12 out of the box. Both the phones come with Dynamic RAM Expansion feature, which turns ROM into virtual RAM to extend RAM. With the realme 9 Pro 5G series, you can add up to 5GB Dynamic RAM to the original RAM on the smartphone to get additional space. Both the phones offer connectivity options of USB Type-C, Dual 4G VoLTE, 5G SA/NSA (13 bands), Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2 and GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou.
realme 9 Pro 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 695 5G processor with Adreno 619 GPU. This phone features a 6.6” Full HD display with a refresh rate of 120Hz and a touch sampling rate of 240Hz with screen-to-body ratio of 90.8%. The realme 9 Pro 5G display supports 6 levels of refresh rate – 30Hz, 48Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 90Hz and 120Hz . This phone is packed with 5000mAh battery with realme’s first 33W dart charging solution, enabling the smartphone to charge up to 50% in just 27 minutes. This phone comes with 6GB/8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.2) storage. This phone has Side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
On the photography front, the realme 9 Pro 5G boasts a triple camera setup housing a 64MP main camera, an 8MP 119° super-wide-angle camera, and a 2MP macro camera. The primary sensor comes with an f/1.79 aperture, 79° FOV, and 25.18mm focal length. The 2MP macro lens comes with an f/2.4 aperture and 88.8° FOV . The camera comes with various modes such as Night Mode, Panoramic view, Expert mode, Portrait Mode, HDR, Ultra-Macro, AI Scene Recognition, AI Beauty, Filter, Bokeh Effect Control, and Starry mode. For selfies, this phone has been given 16MP wide-angle front camera so that no one misses out on the group-selfie. The front camera comes with nightscape mode to help you capture the shots at night, and portrait bokeh mode for selfies as well as HDR for videos.
The realme 9 Pro+ 5G is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 920 5G Processor with Arm Mali-G68 GPU. The realme 9 Pro+ 5G uses a five-layer cooling system that provides up to 10 C temperature reduction in the core area. This phone flaunts a 6.4″ Super AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate and screen-to-body ratio of 90.8% and brightness peaking at 1000 nits. The realme 9 Pro+ 5G display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. This phone is packed with 4500mAh battery with 60W SuperDart charge support, which can be charged up to 50% in just 15 minutes and up to 100% in just 44 minutes as claimed by realme.This phone comes with 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.2) storage and 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 2.2) storage.
The realme 9 Pro+ 5G is equipped with triple camera setup, consisting of a 50MP primary camera, an 8MP 119° super wide camera and a 2MP macro camera. It is the first smartphone in its segment to feature a Sony IMX766 sensor, which allows 63.8% more light intake while capturing photographs, resulting in brighter images with reduced noise even in low-light settings. It comes with a 16MP front camera and uses the Clear Fusion algorithm to ensure that your selfies are flawless and well-lit, even in low-light conditions or indoor settings.
The realme 9 Pro+ 5G features India’s first in-display fingerprint sensor with Heart-rate Sensor. The heart rate sensor on the realme 9 Pro+ 5G provides heart rate detection and recording services for users, and comes with eight different scene labels – General, Working, Exercise, Resting; Excited, Stressed, Full of energy, and Sleepless – enabling users to keep track of their heart rate at all times. The realme 9 Pro+ 5G is equipped with dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos.
Pricing and availability
The realme 9 Pro 5G will be available in three colors of Sunrise Blue, Midnight Black and Aurora Green and two storage variants – 6+128 GB at INR 17,999 (introductory price offer) and 8+128GB at INR 20,999. The realme 9 Pro 5G will go on first sale on February 23, at 12 noon on Flipkart.com, realme.com and mainline channels. The buyers can avail INR 2000 Instant Discount with HDFC Bank Debit, Credit Cards & EasyEMI on Flipkart and realme.com.
The realme 9 Pro+ 5G will be available in three colors of Sunrise Blue, Midnight Black and Aurora Green, and three storage variants and will be priced at INR 24,999 (6+128GB), INR 26,999 (8+128GB) and INR 28,999 (8+256GB). The first sale for realme 9 Pro+ 5G is scheduled for February 21 at 12 noon on Flipkart.com, realme.com and mainline channels. The buyers can get INR 2000 Instant Discount with HDFC Bank Debit, Credit Cards & EasyEMI on Flipkart and realme.com.