Realme has brought a pretty solid “mid-ranger” with decent performance, better camera, and many more features to the local market. Although this phone has many competitive features, it will face tough competition from the Vivo V23e, Oppo F21 Pro, etc.
Let’s dig in details to analyze this new phone’s strengths and weaknesses.
Realme 9 Pro Plus: Design and Display (D&D)
The Realme 9 Pro Plus is quite elegant with its slim design and premium quality. Its back side is made of glass and it catches fingerprints. Overall, it has a curvy shape but the sides are almost flat. That makes it quite comfortable to grab. Gorilla Glass 5 protection at front and sturdy frame show its durability.
|Specifications||Realme 9 Pro+|
|Dimensions||160 X 73 X 8 mm (approx.)|
|Build||Glass front and back|
|Protection||Gorilla Glass 5 front|
|Colors||Sunrise Blue, Aurora Green, Midnight Black|
No one can deny that this device has a pretty impressive display as it has Super AMOLED. The 6.4 inch screen size is comfortable for many as it is easier to carry in the pocket. 90Hz refresh rate promises fluid response while gaming.
|Specifications||Realme 9 Pro Plus|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 (approx. 411 ppi density)|
|Display type||Super AMOLED with 90Hz|
Realme 9 Pro Plus Camera
This one is special. Don’t focus on the mega pixels as this device comes with a large 1/1.56” sensor size which isn’t available in some 108 MP camera phones. So, the image quality is going to be impressive.
In terms of video quality, it is pretty special as it can record videos upto 960fps. Max video resolution it supports is 4K@30fps. Gyro based EIS is there for stabilization. The other 2 cameras are 8 MP ultrawide and 2 MP macro.
Front camera might not fulfill the expectations of many as it has 16 megapixels. The portrait quality is competitive though. It supports 1080p videos at 30fps.
|Camera Side||Specifications||Realme 9 Pro+|
|50 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/1.56″ with PDAF & OIS|
|8 MP, f/2.2, 16mm (ultrawide), 119˚, 1/4.0″|
|2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)|
|Rear camera video||4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120/480fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS|
|Rear camera features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Selfie||Selfie / front camera||16 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (wide)|
|Selfie / front camera video||1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS, HDR, panorama|
Realme 9 Pro Plus Performance
The Realme 9 Pro+ comes with the latest Android 12 version and Realme UI 3.0. Some might question the Dimensity 920 chipset but it is more than enough for daily usage. It can also play some of the most demanding games at decent graphics settings. Overall, it performs decently in every condition.
|Specifications||Realme 9 Pro+|
|OS||Android 12, Realme UI 3.0|
|Chipset||MediaTek Dimensity 920 (6 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.5 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|MEMORY||128GB ROM, 8GB RAM|
Storage type: UFS 2.2
Realme 9 Pro + Battery and Other Features
Here is a surprise for many as Realme 9 Pro+ comes with a 60W fast charging for a 4500 mAh battery. Stereo speakers and under display fingerprint sensor are some other notable features. It is important to note that this device doesn’t come with NFC which is available in its international models.
|Name||Realme 9 Pro+|
|Battery||Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||Fast charging 60W, 100% in 44 min (advertised)|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), compass, gyro, accelerometer, proximity|
Realme 9 Pro Plus Price in Pakistan
|Realme 9 Pro Plus Price in Pakistan|
|128GB ROM, 8GB RAM : Rs.75,999|
The price of Realme 9 Pro+ might seem a bit high. But it is due to additional taxes and an increased dollar rate. You can buy Realme 9 Pro Plus at a lower price from retailers though.
Overall, Realme 9 Pro Plus is a pretty decent mid-range phone. It has an impressive camera, display, design, and fast charging support. Although the performance is decent, it could have been better in this price range.
Which feature do you like the most about the Realme 9 Pro Plus? Tell us in the comment section below.
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