Realme 9, Realme 9 Pro price in India should be above Rs. 15,000, launch will be soon, says company executive

Deepak Gupta
Deepak Gupta January 19, 2022
Updated 2022/01/19 at 8:01 AM

Realme 9 and Realme 9 Pro will launch in India soon, confirmed Madhav Sheth, Vice President of Realme and President of Realme International Business Group. The executive also confirmed to a publication that these phones will be priced above Rs. 15,000 and offer 5G connectivity. The news comes a few days after the main Realme 9 Pro specs were leaked online. The handset should have a 6.59-inch screen with a 120Hz refresh rate and get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G SoC.

In a tweet, Sheth posted a poll in which he asked his followers to guess which of the Realme 9 and Realme 9 Pro smartphones Realme is bringing to India soon. After the vote, the executive confirmed in another tweet that the Chinese company will soon present these two smartphones in India “at the request of the public”.

In addition, Sheth confirmed to 91Mobiles in an interview that the Realme 9 series, which includes the Realme 9 and Realme 9 Pro smartphones, will be priced above Rs. 15,000. The executive said the phones will provide users with “advanced performance and innovative design at a reasonable price”, and will be 5G-enabled handsets.

Both the Realme 9 and Realme 9 Pro have been spotted on various certification sites. The vanilla Realme 9 Pro was recently spotted on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification website with model number RMX3491.

Likewise, the Realme 9 Pro has received certification from the BIS, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand (NBTC), the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) and Indonesia’s Tingkat Komponen Dalam Negeri (TKDN).

While information about the Realme 9 smartphone is scarce, the alleged flagship specs of the Realme 9 Pro were leaked by tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer. The smartphone is said to have a 6.59-inch display with a 120Hz refresh rate and an under-display fingerprint sensor. It can be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G SoC, paired with 6GB or 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.

The Realme 9 Pro has a triple rear camera setup with a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel secondary, and a 2-megapixel tertiary sensor. It can get a 16-megapixel selfie camera, the phone can include a 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging.

Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth joins Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast for an exclusive, comprehensive interview as he talks about the 5G push, Make in India, Realme GT series and Book Slim, and how stores can improve your position. Orbital is available at Spotify, Gaana, JioSaavnGenericName, Google Podcasts, Apple podcasts, Music from the Amazon and wherever you get your podcasts.


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