Realme 9 Pro 5G vs Realme 9 Pro+ 5G: price in India, specs compared

Deepak Gupta February 17, 2022
Updated 2022/02/17 at 6:17 PM

The Realme 9 Pro 5G and Realme 9 Pro+ 5G arrived in India as the latest models in the Realme 9 Pro 5G series. The phones carry some similarities, including triple rear cameras, perforated screen design, and 5G connectivity. The Realme 9 Pro 5G and Realme 9 Pro+ 5G also come with the Light Shift Design which changes the color of the back panels from light blue to red when exposed to direct sunlight or ultraviolet light. However, Realme 9 Pro 5G and Realme 9 Pro+ 5G also have some significant differences that make them suitable for different user needs.

In this article, we compare the price and specs of the Realme 9 Pro 5G in India with those of the Realme 9 Pro+ 5G to highlight their differences.

Realme 9 Pro 5G vs Realme 9 Pro+ 5G: Price in India

Realme 9 Pro 5G price in India has been set at Rs. 17,999 (introductory price) for the entry-level 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The phone also comes in an 8GB + 128GB version that costs Rs. 20,999. However, the Realme 9 Pro + 5G price starts at Rs. 24,999 for the 6GB + 128GB model. The phone also comes in an 8GB + 128GB option that costs Rs. 26,999 and an 8GB + 256GB variant for Rs. 28,999.

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Both Realme phones come in Aurora Green, Midnight Black and Sunrise Blue (Light Shift Design) colors. But on the differences front, the Realme 9 Pro+ 5G will be on sale from February 21st, while the Realme 9 Pro 5G will be available from February 23rd.

Realme 9 Pro 5G vs Realme 9 Pro+ 5G: specs

The Realme 9 Pro 5G and Realme 9 Pro + 5G run on Android 12 out of the box, with Realme UI 3.0 on top. In the series, the Realme 9 Pro 5G comes with a 6.6-inch full-HD+ display (1080×2412 pixels) with a six-level adaptive refresh rate of 120Hz and a touch sampling rate of 240Hz. The Realme 9 Pro+ 5G, on the other hand, features a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) Super AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate. The Realme 9 Pro+ 5G also has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

Under the hood, the Realme 9 Pro 5G has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 SoC, while the Realme 9 Pro + 5G comes with an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 920 SoC. Both phones come with 6GB and 8GB RAM options.

In terms of optics, the Realme 9 Pro 5G and Realme 9 Pro + 5G come with the triple rear camera setup. The Realme 9 Pro 5G, however, includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.79 lens, along with an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. On the other hand, the Realme 9 Pro+ 5G carries a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 primary sensor with f/1.8 lens, along with an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor and a 2-megapixel macro sensor.

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The Realme 9 Pro 5G and Realme 9 Pro + 5G both come with a 16-megapixel selfie camera sensor on the front. However, the Realme 9 Pro 5G carries an f/2.05 lens on top, while the Realme 9 Pro+ 5G comes with an f/2.4 lens.

On the storage side, the Realme 9 Pro 5G carries 128GB of UFS 2.2 as a standard version. The Realme 9 Pro+ 5G, on the other hand, has 128GB and 256GB of UFS 2.2 storage options.

Connectivity options on the Realme 9 Pro 5G include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/A-GPS, USB Type-C and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Realme 9 Pro+ 5G also has 5G and 4G LTE support, GPS/A-GPS, USB Type-C and a 3.5mm headphone jack, but alongside Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth v5.2.

The Realme 9 Pro 5G comes with a single speaker while the Realme 9 Pro + 5G carries dual stereo speakers along with Dolby Atmos support.

Realme has provided a side-mounted fingerprint sensor on the Realme 9 Pro 5G, although the Realme 9 Pro+ 5G will carry an in-display fingerprint sensor.

The Realme 9 Pro 5G comes with a 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W Dart Charge fast charging. However, the Realme 9 Pro+ 5G comes with a 4,500mAh battery with 60W SuperDart fast charging.

In terms of dimensions, the Realme 9 Pro 5G measures 164.3×75.6×8.5mm, while the Realme 9 Pro+ 5G measures 160.2×73.3×7.99mm. The Realme 9 Pro 5G weighs 195 grams, while the Realme 9 Pro + 5G is slightly lighter, weighing in at 182 grams.


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Realme 9 Pro+ 5G vs. Realme 9 Pro 5G comparison

Realme 9 Pro+ 5G Realme 9 Pro 5G
main specifications
Screen 6.40 inches 6.60 inches
Processor MediaTek Dimension 920 Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
Frontal camera 16 megapixels 16 megapixels
Back camera 50 megapixel + 8 megapixel + 2 megapixel 64 megapixel + 8 megapixel + 2 megapixel
RAM 6 GB 6 GB
Store 128 GB 128 GB
battery capacity 4500mAh 5000mAh
ONLY android 12 android 12
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2412 pixels

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