realme, world’s fastest-growing smartphone brand and India’s first brand to launch a 5G enabled smartphone, today introduced the latest set of products under its number series, realme 9 5Gseries , along with the realmeTechLife Buds N100 and realmeTechLife Watch S100. While the realme 9 5G series, which comprises two smartphones – realme 9 5G and realme 9 5G Speed Edition – is bound to enhance the user experience with the leading 5G processors in the segment, the additions to realme’sTechLife Ecosystem will further strengthen realme’s commitment to offering an aspirational, trendsetting lifestyle in sync with the latest technological trends.
Commenting on the launch, MrMadhavSheth, CEO realme India, VP, realme, and President, realme International Business Group said, “For realme, India is a top priority market and we have received immense appreciation and adoration from our fans for our number series, and realme’s commitment to bringing cutting-edge and industry-first products is exemplified by the inclusion of realme 9 5G and realme 9 5G Speed Edition. Being a 5G leader in the industry, realme always aims to provide its customers with the finest 5G experience possible, and best-in-class smartphone features. With the addition of the realme 9 5G and realme 9 5G Speed Edition, we are providing our users with the greatest processors and state-of-the-art technology. For over two years now, we have been building our TechLife Ecosystem, and we are extremely delighted to announce that we are expanding our AIOT products offering with the realmeTechLife Buds N100 and realmeTechLife Watch S100 to provide our customers with trendsetting products and help them enjoy unparalleled smart living, enhanced by technology.”
realme 9 5G, the fastest entry level 5G phone in the segment, powered by MediaTekDimensity 810 5G processor, the fastest 5G processor in the segment, which supports 5G Dual SIM Dual Standby. Its processor has the highest CPU clock speed in the segment, clocking up to 2.4GHz. The realme 9 5G features the Ripple Holographic Design and weighs 188g, making it one of the thinnest 5G smartphones available in the segment, with an 8.5mm extremely slim design that offers a superb in-hand feel. Its camera module consists of a 48MP high resolution primary camera, a 2MP B&W Portrait Lens for professional portrait mode, and a 2MP macro lens along with trendy photography functions. Additionally, it comes with a 16MP ultra-clear front camera to provide users with sharp selfies. It boasts a massive 5000mAh battery and supports 18W Dart charge, allowing the realme 9 5G to get charged up to 50% in just about 15 minutes. To improve app responsiveness, realme 9 5G comes with Dynamic RAM Expansion Technology (DRE) of up to 5GB, enabling users to switch between apps seamlessly. realme 9 5G comes in two colors – Stargaze White and Meteor Black, and two storage variants priced at INR 14,999 (4GB+64GB) and INR 17,499 (6GB+128GB). The first sale is scheduled for March 14, 12 noononwards on realme.com, Flipkart.com, and mainline channels.
realme 9 5G Speed Edition, fastest 5G mid-ranger in segment, is powered by Snapdragon 778G 5G processor, the fastest 5G processor in the segment. It uses an advanced 6nm processor and features a 6.6” 144Hz Ultra Smooth Full HD display and Starlight Design,giving the back of the smartphone the appearance of a star-filled sky under sunlight. The realme 9 5G Speed Edition also sports a 48MP triple Nightscape camera setup and DRE upto 5GB, and is equipped with a 5000mAh battery supported by 30W DartCharge. The smartphone comes in two storage variants priced at INR 19,999 (6GB+128GB) and INR 22,999 (8GB+128GB). Available in two gleaming colors – Starry Glow and Azure Glow, the smartphone’s first sale is scheduled for March 14, 12 noon onwards on realme.com, Flipkart.com, and mainline channels.
realmeTechLife Buds N100 is the brand’s latest offering under its hearables category. Its 9.2mm dynamic bass boost driver accentuates the users’ listening experience, and the 17-hour long battery life allows users to immerse themselves in music or work without being disturbed. It also provides users with a magnetic Bluetooth connection with an instant Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity, and sports a comfortable silicone neckband, making it convenient for users. Available in two colors – Grey and Black – the realmeTechLife Buds N100 is priced at INR 1,299 and will be up for sale on March 15, 12 noon onwards on realme.com & Flipkart.com, mainline channels.
realmeTechLife Watch S100 comes with a 4.3cm (1.69″) large color display with a high resolution of 240*280 pixels that can display vivid and lifelike visuals. Featuring a trendsetting design, the display on the TechLife Watch S100 can peak upto 530 nits brightness, ensuring that the content on it is clearly visible even under direct sunlight. It also comes with over 110 stylish Watch faces to define the users’ own style and can deliver 12-days long battery life, subject to the usage. realmeTechLife Watch S100 is IP68 certified, making it water-resistant. It works as the Personal Health and Fitness Manager for users’ and ensures their wellbeing by keeping a check on users’ SpO2 level and heart-rate. The smartwatch also comes with 24 sports modes and will be available for users in two colors – Grey and Black. realmeTechLife Watch S100 will be available at a price of INR 1,999 and will be up for sale on March 14, 12 noon onwards on realme.com & Flipkar.com, mainline channels.
Sale details: realme 9 series 5G
|Product||Variant||Price (INR)||First sale date and offers|
4GB + 64GB
|INR 14999 (Introductory Price)||
March 14th, 12:00 noon onwards
and mainline channels
Users can avail INR 1500 Instant Discount using SBI Credit Card & EMI transactions on Flipkart.com, and INR 1500 Instant Discount using ICICI Credit Card & EMI transactions on realme.com
|6GB+ 128GB||INR 17,499|
|realme 9 5G Speed Edition
|INR 19,999||March 14th, 12:00 noon onwards
and mainline channels
Users can avail INR 2,000 Instant Discount using SBI Credit Card & EMI transactions on Flipkart.com, and INR 2,000 Instant Discount using ICICI Credit Card & EMI transactions on realme.com
Sale details: realmeTechLife Buds N100 and realmeTechLife Watch S100
|Product||Price (INR)||First sale date|
|realmeTechLife Buds N100||INR 1299||March 15th, 12:00 noon onwards
Available at realme.com, Flipkart
and mainline channels
|realmeTechLife watch S100||INR 1999
|March 14th, 12:00 noon onwards
Available at realme.com, Flipkart
and mainline channels
Key highlights: realme 9 5G
Powered by the fastest 5G Processor in the segment, MediaTekDimensity 810 5G Processor
The realme 9 5G adopts the MediaTekDimensity 810 5G processor, which includes two fast ARM Cortex-A76 cores at up to 2.4 GHz and a powerful GPU – Arm Mali-G57 MC2 with 950MHz clock speed, in turn providing the realme 9 5G with the best performance in segment. The chipset uses the leading 6nm production processor which helps reduce battery consumption and allows users to use the smartphone for longer periods of time. The Dimensity 810 5G processor provides dual SIM dual standby support.
90Hz Ultra Smooth FHD Display
realme 9 5G features a 6.5-inch Ultra Smooth FHD Display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz sampling rate, providing users with an excellent and immaculate visual experience. With brightness peaking at 600 nits and a screen-to-body ratio of 90.5%, the realme 9 5G makes for an exceptional device to view and enjoy content.
Industry’s first Ripple Holographic Design
The realme 9 5G features the world’s first ripple holographic design solution, which resembles techniques used in packaging by many renowned brands such as Coca Cola and Louis Vuitton. The texture of the realme 9 5G’s design is inspired by the texture of changing sand dunes. In order to achieve this dynamic desert ripple effect, realme independently developed the industry’s first “ripple holographic gradient coating process” and innovatively applied its “super coating process”.
Sleek and light-weight body with side-mounted fingerprint sensor
Built with remarkable precision, realme 9 5G is just 8.5mm thin and 188g light, making it one of the thinnest smartphones available in the segment. It provides a superb in-hand feel and for the convenience of the users, has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Key highlights: realme 9 5G Speed Edition
The fastest 5G Mid-ranger in segment powered by Snapdragon 778G 5G
realme 9 5G Speed Edition is equipped with a powerful performance core – the Snapdragon 778G 5G. The Snapdragon 778G 5G uses the leading TSMC 6nm process, delivering an enhanced energy-efficiency ratio. The performance of the Qualcomm Kryo 670 CPU and the graphics rendering speed of the Adreno 642L GPU have both been increased by 40%, propelling the realme 9 5G Speed Edition to astonishing new heights. Additionally, the 778G is supported by the latest 6th Gen Qualcomm AI Engine, and Qualcomm Hexagon 770 processor infused with AI accelerator to enable quicker data transfer between all cores. It also supports dual 5G network connectivity, bring to users a holistic experience.
144Hz Ultra Smooth FHD Display
The realme 9 5G Speed Edition features a 6.6-inch Ultra Smooth Display with a 144Hz, 6-level smart adaptive refresh rate and 240Hz sampling rate, making it realme’s first smartphone with refresh rate up to 144Hz. With the ability to intelligently switch amongst 6 different speed levels, different screen refresh rates can be precisely matched to different display content. In addition to enabling smoother graphics, this also reduces the screen’s energy usage for a flexible high refresh rate experience.
Mega-battery with DartCharge
The realme 9 5G Speed Edition is equipped with a 5000mAh battery which is further supported with realme’s 30W dart charging solution, enabling the smartphone to charge up to 50% in 25 minutes.
The realme 9 5G Speed Edition sports an all-new starlight design, in line with the youth’s attitude of daring to shine, and follows the same design philosophy as the trendsetting realme 9 series. The texture is inspired by the mysterious and distant galaxy, and the design uses the industry-leading topography texture process and multiple micron-sized pyramids, bringing to life a special starlight texture and starry visuals on the rear panel of the phone. The starry texture not only feels smooth to touch, but also emphasizes improved fingerprint resistance.
Common features of the realme 9 5G and realme 9 5G Speed Edition
48MP Triple Camera with the largest sensor size in segment
The realme 9 5G and realme 9 5G Speed Edition house a triple camera setup comprising a 48MP Ultra HD Main Camera, a B&W portrait lens, and a macro lens.
- 48MP Ultra HD Primary Camera: The primary camera uses 48MP Ultra HD Main Camera and comes with an F1.8 aperture, 80° FOV, and 6P lens. Amongst its peers in the same segment, the realme 9 5G series’ primary sensor is the largest in size, allowing more light intake while capturing photographs and reducing noise.
- 2MP B&W Portrait lens: The new color filter system enables the portrait lens to detect a more comprehensive array of light, assisting the primary lens in capturing light better, enhance the image contrast, create retro-style images, and add texture to portraits.
- 2MP Macro lens: The 2MP macro lens enables users to explore the microscopic world with utmost sharpness and capture the most minute details of the subject.
16MP Front Camera
The 16MP Ultra-clear front camera uses a F2.1 aperture to capture the ultimate selfie, and supports smart beauty mode, Bokeh Effect, etc. The realme 9 5G series uses the brand-new beauty algorithm that has been developed for different genders, different skin types, and facial shapes and features, allowing users to take natural-looking selfies.
Smart 5G Power saving
5G technology uses an extra amount of power, thereby shortening the battery life of the smartphone. To avoid and overcome this situation, realme has introduced Smart 5G Power Saving, which intelligently senses the surrounding signal environment and seamlessly switches between 4G and 5G, achieving 30% lower power consumption than phones without the Smart 5G feature.
The Super Power Saving Mode on the realme 9 5G series uses CPU tuning, backlight adjustment, and other strategies and targeted power-saving measures to lower battery consumption. The realme 9 5G series also comes with Sleep Standby Optimization, App Quick Freeze, and Screen Battery Optimization to optimize power-saving solutions.
realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11
The realme 9 5G and realme 9 5G Speed Edition will come with realme UI 2.0 based on Android 11 out of the box.