[Updated] Realme adding two more 9 series models to range, plus a new tablet for Europe

Realme is to add two more models to its Realme 9 series range; the Realme 9 and Realme 9 5G. It will also bring a new tablet in the form of the Realme Pad Mini.

The launch event will take place on May 12th at 1200 BST.

The Realme 9 will be the first smartphone to include Samsung’s new ISOCELL HM6 108-megapixel image sensor.

The Realme 9 5G aims to be one of the most competitively priced 5G devices for its features, while the Realme Pad Mini has a large 8.7-inch display, small bezels, and a powerful 6,400mAh battery.

[Updated May 12th] Realme has given more information about the two new models and the pricing is listed further down.

realme 9: the First 108MP Pro-Camera Phone with Samsung HM6 Sensor

In line with the “dare to leap” spirit, realme continues to provide the most advanced specs, delivering premium experiences in the entry-level segment. realme 9 features the new 108MP ProLight Camera becoming the world’s first smartphone to feature the Samsung ISOCELL HM6 Image Sensor, elevating camera performance for a premium photography experience. 

The realme 9features a Ripple Holographic design, inspired by the light from the desert. As the sunlight shines on the back cover the colour will evolve revealing texture and depth in the design. With its feather-light 178g weight and streamlined 7.99mm profile, realme 9 delivers a comfortable and stylish experience.

Powered by the Snapdragon 680, one of the best Qualcomm 4G processors, realme 9 is guaranteed to provide users with a smooth smartphone experience; the 90Hz Super AMOLED display with 360Hz touch sampling rate ensures a silky smooth experience whether you are browsing, gaming or live streaming. 

realme 9 5G: the Most Affordable Snapdragon 695 5G Smartphone in Europe

realme 9 5G is the fastest entry-level 5G phone in the segment, powered by the Snapdragon 695 5G processor which supports 5G Dual SIM and Dual Standby capabilities. Its processor has the highest CPU clock speed in the segment, clocking up to 2.2GHz providing power to users.

The realme 9 5G features the Ripple Holographic Design and weighs 191g, making it one of the thinnest 5G mid-range smartphones, with a slim 8.5mm design that offers a superb in-hand feel. Its camera module consists of a 50MP 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, realme 9 5G comes with a 16MP ultra-clear front camera to provide users with sharp selfies. It boasts a massive 5000mAh battery and supports 18W fast charge. To improve app responsiveness, realme 9 5G comes with Dynamic RAM Expansion Technology (DRE) of up to 7GB, enabling users to switch between apps seamlessly. 

Realme Press Release, May 12th 2022
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Pricing and Availability

  • Realme 9£249 for 8+128GB, with a choice of gold, black or white.
  • Realme 9 5G£249 for 4+128GB with a choice of black or white.

At the current time, no UK price was given for the Realme Pad Mini, but in Europe it will retail for €179.99 (Wi-Fi, 3GB+32GB) or €199 (Wi-Fi and 4G, 4GB+64GB).

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