The Realme 9 5G SE has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset with a 144Hz display.
Realme 9 5G and Realme 9 5G SE start at 14,999 in India.
Realme 9 5G and Realme 9 5G Speed Edition have been launched in India. With the Realme 9, you’ll get a MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset, while the Realme 9 SE will have Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processing power. According to Realme, the Realme 9 5G features ripple holographic designs inspired by the changeable textures of dunes. With the Realme 9 5G, you’ll get a 6.5-inch display with a refresh rate of 90Hz, while the Realme 9 SE has a 6.6-inch display with a refresh rate of 144Hz. Both phones feature 48MP triple cameras and 16MP front-facing cameras, and 5000mAh batteries.
Let’s take a look at Realme 9 5G pros and cons.
Realme 9 5G Pros and Cons
- 90Hz Refresh Rate
- Dedicated SD Card Slot
- Decent performance
- LTPS LCD Display
- Only 18W Fast Charging
- Plastic Body
- Runs not on Android 12
Now, Let’s discuss Realme 9 5G Speed Edition pros and cons.
Realme 9 5G Speed Edition Pros and Cons
- 144Hz Refresh rate
- 30W Fast Charging
- 3.5mm Audio Jack
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset
- Dedicated microSD card slot
- Runs not on Android 12
- Plastic body
- LCD Display
- No NFC connectivity
Let’s discuss its price and availability.
Realme 9 5G, Realme 9 5G SE Pricing and availability
Realme 9 5G comes in two color options i.e. Meteor Black and Stargaze White. For the 4GB + 64GB model, Realme 9 5G will cost Rs 14,999 while the 6GB + 128GB variant will cost Rs 17,499.
Realme 9 SE also comes in two color options, i.e, Starry Glow and Azure Glow. For the 6GB + 128GB model, the Realme 9 5G SE price in India is Rs 19,999, while the 8GB + 128GB version costs Rs 22,999. Both smartphones will be available from Flipkart starting March 14.
Let’s take a look at its specifications and features.
Realme 9 5G, Realme 9 5G SE Specifications, Features
Display and Body Design
Realme 9 5G Display
Realme 9 5G measures 62.5 X 74.8 X 8.5.mm and weighs 188 grams. This smartphone features a 6.5-inch LTPS LCD FHD+ display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution, a 90Hz refresh rate, and a 180Hz touch sampling rate. It has 600 nits of peak brightness and a 90.5 percent screen-to-body ratio. This smartphone has a punch-hole cutout display.
Realme 9 SE Display
Realme 9 SE measures 164.4 X 75.8 X 8.5.mm and weighs 199 grams. This smartphone features a 6.6-inch IPS LCD FHD+ display with a resolution of 2412×1080 pixels, a 144Hz refresh rate, HDR10, DCI-P3 color gamut, and a maximum 240Hz sampling rate. It also gets 600 nits of peak brightness and a 90.8 percent screen-to-body ratio. This smartphone also features a punch-hole cutout display Design.
Performance and Storage
Realme 9 5G Performance and Storage
Realme 9 5G runs on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 powered by MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipset, Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. The device offers 6GB LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB UFS 2.1 storage. It has up to 5GB virtual RAM expansion. It also features a microSD card slot option for further expansion.
Realme 9 SE Performance and storage
Realme 9 SE runs on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset, Adreno 642L GPU. There are 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage, which can be further expanded with a microSD card. Furthermore, it supports a virtual RAM expansion of up to 5GB.
Cameras and Sensors
Realme 9 5G Cameras and Sensors
Realme 9 5G features a triple rear camera setup. It has a 48MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, a 2MP macro sensor with f/2.4, and a 2MP B/W sensor. It has a 16MP Front-facing camera for taking selfies and videos. There are features like Nightscape, Panorama, Portrait, Timelapse, Slow Motion, and many more on the rear camera. You can also record videos in 1080P at 30fps.
There is a side-mounted Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass on Realme 9 5G.
Realme 9 SE Cameras and Sensors
Realme 9 SE also gets a 48MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, a 2MP macro sensor, and a monochrome sensor. It has a 16MP front-facing camera for taking selfies. Using this camera, you can record video at up to 4K and 30 FPS.
It also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.
Battery and Connectivity
Both phones feature 5000mAh batteries, but the Realme 9 5G supports 18W fast charging, whereas the Realme 9SE supports 30W Dart fast charging. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm Audio jack.