Realme 9 Pro and 9 Pro+ goes official in India; Indonesia receives the base model


Realme 9 Pro and the 9 Pro+ has been officially announced in India, while Indonesian folks are given only the Pro model. Both phone offers 5G network support, has Google Android 12 with Realme UI 3.0, sport 16-megapixel selfie cam and offer dual stereo speakers, which is where the key similarities between the two devices stopes.

Two unique feature worth mentioning, that rea common to both the Pro and the Realme 9 Pro+ model is the Light Shift Design on the Sunrise Blue color, which under normal sunlight, the back cover turns from blue to red between 3 seconds, and the presence of 5G network on both.

Realme 9 Pro and pro+ Light Shift Design
Realme 9 Pro and Pro+ Light Shift Design

Realme 9 Pro

The standard realme 9 Pro comes in a 6.6-inches IPS screen with 1080 x 2412 pixels resolution and up to 120Hz refresh rating. It has a sided dot notch, and there is a fontal 16-megapixel selfie lens within that space.

Powering the phone is an octa-core Snapdragon 695 CPU maxed @2.2GHz, along with Adreno 619 GPU. The model has 128-Gigs of internal storage, with either 6/8GB RAM, and come with a sided fingerprint scanner

Realme 9 Pro and 9 Pro+ goes official in India; Indonesia receives the base model realme 9 Pro and pro

Camera specs on the Realme 9 Pro includes a 64-megapixel primary shooter with f/1.8 aperture, 8-megapixel ultrawide lens and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. It is powered by a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charger.

Realme 9 Pro+

The 9 Pro+ on the other hand comes in a more compact 6.4-inches screen, but with a Super AMOLED panel. It is given faster CPU, and what looks like a flagship camera setup. The phone runs on Dimensity 920 5G SoC. The Chipset has 8-core CPUs @2.5GHz, along with Mali-G68 MC4 GPU. It is available with either 6/8GB RAM, mixed with 128/256-Gigs of internal storage.

Realme 9 Pro and 9 Pro+ goes official in India; Indonesia receives the base model realme 9 Pro with 50MP camera
Realme 9 Pro+ camera specs

Coming to the camera department. the Realme 9 Pro Plus come with three camera lenses on the rear, of which the primary shooter is a 50-megapixel lens with f/1.8 aperture, PDAF and OIS. The other two lenses are same as the vanilla Pro model; an 8-megapixel ultrawide snapper and a 2-megapixel macro, while the frontal lens is the same 16-megapixel selfie.

Battery option on the Pro Plus model includes a 4500mAh battery with a fast 60W fast charging, which is advertised to refill the phone from 0 to 100% under 44 minutes.

Realme 9 Pro and Realme 9 Pro+ pricing and availability.

Both the Realme 9 Pro and 9 Pro+ are painted in Midnight Black, Aurora Green and Sunrise Blue, and will start selling on Indian Flipkart from February 23rd and 21st respectively. Here are their starting prices:

Realme 9 pro and pro+ color options
Realme 9 pro and pro+ color options

Realme 9 Pro Pricing

  • 6GB+128GB = Rs. 17,999 or $240
  • 8GB+128GB = Rs. 20,999 or $280

Realme 9 Pro+ Pricing

  • 6GB+128GB = Rs. 24,999 or $333
  • 8GB+128GB = Rs. 26,999 or $360
  • 8GB+256GB = Rs. 28,999 or $386

Realme 9 Pro for the Indonesian market

Realme also launched the 9 Pro model in the Indonesian market, and both the 6GB and 8GB RAM models are available. It is currently on preorder via JD.ID, selling at a promoted price of IDR 3,399,000 for the 6GB RAM variant, and IDR 3,899,000 for the 8GB RAM model.

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