Realme 9 5G series arriving in India on March 10
Realme is gearing up to launch two new 9 series handsets, the 9 5G and 9 SE 5G, in India. Now, the company has announced the phones will be introduced here on March 10. A microsite revealing some design and hardware specifications of the devices has also gone live. The latest additions take the total number of smartphones in Realme's 9 series to five.
Why does this story matter?
The Realme 9 5G and 9 SE 5G will join other 9 series handsets such as the 9i, 9 Pro, and 9 Pro+ in India. The new 9 series phones are expected to strengthen the company's foothold in the mid-range segment. With powerful processors, fast 5G connectivity, and ultra-smooth displays, the 9 5G series is bound to turn up the heat on its rivals.
Realme 9 SE 5G will feature a 144Hz display
The Realme 9 5G series is expected to feature a punch-hole design, a noticeable bottom bezel, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The handsets are likely to have a Full-HD+ display with the 9 SE 5G offering a 144Hz adaptive refresh rate. Also, the vanilla 9 5G will be offered in Stargaze White, Supersonic Blue, Supersonic Black, and Meteor Black color options.
Realme 9 5G will have a 48MP main camera
The Realme 9 5G is likely to sport a 48MP main shooter, a 2MP depth sensor, a 2MP macro lens, and a 16MP selfie snapper. Details of the cameras on the 9 SE 5G are scarce at the moment.
A Snapdragon 778G chip will power the 9 SE 5G
The Realme 9 5G and 9 SE 5G will be fueled by MediaTek Dimensity 810 and a Snapdragon 778G chipsets, respectively, coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. Under the hood, they will boot Android 12-based Realme UI 3.0. Battery details of the phones aren't available yet. They will offer support for 5G and a Type-C port.
Realme 9 5G series: Pricing and availability
The official pricing and availability details of the Realme 9 5G series will be announced at the time of its launch on March 10. However, we expect the line-up to start at around Rs. 20,000.