realme has launched the new realme 9i smartphone in the country. The latest model is the world’s first smartphone to have Snapdragon 680 6nm chip, one of the highest speed processors, allowing users to access the best features without compromising on performance. The all new realme 9i will retail at Ksh. 22,999 and Ksh. 21,999 for the 6+128 GB and the 4+128 GB respectively. The phone will be available in all local offline and online stores.

The realme 9i is the newest model in the number series after the realme 8 series. It adopts an Octa-core CPU including four 2.4GHz Cortex-A73 and four 1.9GHz Cortex-A53, Adreno 610 GPU. The 6nm processor consumes 62% less power and affords 46% more performance than the 12nm processor. This gives consumers smooth, powerful and fast performance, with low power consumption.

Realme’s new smartphone also comes in a design of two colours, prism Blue and Prism Black, a high quality 50 MP triple camera, massive 6.6 inch screen, 6 GB RAM and a 128 GB ROM that allows Up to 11 GB RAM expansion. The smartphone is also equipped with a large battery of 5,000 mAh that supports 33W Dart charging among other features. The smartphone’s 50 MP truple rear camera set up also gives users a superb experience capturing photos and videos.

Speaking at the launch, Mildred Agoya, PR and marketing manager at realme Kenya said, “The Kenyan market has seen a tremendous growth of demand for high quality mobile phones in terms of technology and performance that are pocket friendly. Therefore we are always keen on providing Kenyan users with our latest technologies, giving them the opportunity to experience the next level of power with the realme 9 series. We bring a leap forward experience to our consumers with the next level powerful phone starting from the processor, to the battery, the tech and the delicate design.”

realme 9i smartphone specifications

Network technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
Body dimensions: 6.47 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Screen size: 6.6 inches
Resolution: 1080 x 2412 pixels
OS: Android 11, Realme UI 2.0
Chipset: Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm)
CPU: Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver)
GPU: Adreno 610
Internal storage: 64 GB, 128 GB
RAM: 4 GB, 6 GB
Main camera: Triple rear camera set up 50 MP (wide)
2 MP (macro)
2 MP (depth)
Selfie camera: Single selfie camera setup 16 MP (wide)
USB: Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Battery type: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging: Fast charging 33W, 100% in 70 min (advertised)
Colours: Black, Blue