Realme 9i launches with Snapdragon 680, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage for KES 22,999

realme has today officially launched the realme 9i in the Kenyan market. It was the world’s first smartphone to feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 680 processor which is built on a 6nm process.

The phone is immediately available across retail stores and will cost:

  • KES 22,999 for 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant and
  • KES 21,999 for the 4GB RAM and 128GB storage

“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,” said Mildred Agoya, PR and Marketing Manager, realme Kenya.

“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,” she added.

Using the Snapdragon 680 makes the realme 9i one of the fastest budget smartphones. Together with the 90Hz smooth display – which supports 5 levels of refresh rates, and with the Adreno 610 GPU, users can expect a smooth experience no matter the tasks.

The phone features a 50 MP triple camera, a massive 6.6 inch screen, Dynamic RAM expansion. And a 5,000 mAh that supports 33W Dart charging.

It comes in two colours: Prism Blue and Prism Black.

Realme 9i launches with Snapdragon 680, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage for KES 22,999
Realme 9i launches with Snapdragon 680, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage for KES 22,999 3

Realme 9i Specifications and Price:

Display6.6 inches 1080 x 2412 pixels, 20:9 ratio
IPS LCD, 90Hz, 480 nits (typ)
Glass front (Dragontrail Pro), plastic frame, plastic back
Rear Camera50 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.76″, 0.64µm, PDAF
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Front Camera16 MP, f/2.1, 26mm (wide), 1/3.0″, 1.0µm
ChipsetQualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm)
GPUAdreno 610
Storage64/128GB Storage
UFS 2.2 – Vietnam
UFS 2.1 – India
(Expandable via shared microSD card)
Operating SystemAndroid 11, Realme UI 2.0
BatteryLi-Po 5000 mAh battery
Fast charging 33W, 100% in 70 min
Network2G, 3G, 4G
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Headphone jack
Colour optionsBlack, Blue
OthersSide-mounted Fingerprint Scanner


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