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Realme 9 Pro+ Unboxing and First Impression

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Last year realme 8 series was released in the Philippines. Today we have the Realme 9 series and we will unbox it and talk about our first impression of it. Will it be a better successor or do we still get the same result just like last time?

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What’s Inside The Box?

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The box is in its traditional color with a textured finish, upon lifting the cover we will be greeted by the compartment box, inside are the translucent jelly case, sim ejector pin, and the user manual. Under it are the device itself, the USB type C cable, and the 60w SuperDart Fast charging power brick. This is the typical content inside the realme phones.

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New Look

The design of the realme 9 Pro+ kinda resembles the realme 8’s design, it is a glass back with a glossy finish but without the dare to leap catchphrase. We liked how the color gradient at the back works which gives out a premium look. The color variant of our unit is aurora green, but there is also another color variant that is the sunrise Blue which has a light shift design.

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Around the frame are the typical smartphone buttons, the power button on the right, and the volume rockers on the left. speakers, microphone, Type-C port and 3.5mm headphone jack on the bottom, and sim tray on the left that expands–which we believe–up to 256GB.

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Display

Switching to the front it has a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, paired with a 90Hz refresh rate which is smooth to the touch and responsive. It is protected by a gorilla glass 5 and also offers a Heart rate monitor feature that we will soon talk about in our review. It has thin bezels on the sides and top but a slightly thick chin and the camera module is placed on the top right which is ideal for landscape use so that you can cover it with your palm.

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Upgraded Power

Inside the realme 9 Pro+, it runs on Mediatek Dimentsity 920 5G with a 6nm architecture. We probably won’t have battery issues here but we will find out in our full review. Its GPU is Mali-G68 MC4 paired with an 8GB of ram which is expandable via the settings and 256GB of UFS 2.2 storage. On our full review we will see if the upgraded chipset focuses on gaming or an all-out performance, but on paper it says that it offers exceptional performance for gaming and overall usage.

Moving forward, it now runs on Android 12 with realme UI 3.0 on top. Navigating the UI is smooth thanks to its 90Hz refresh rate plus the fluid animations included and we know that the display will consume battery so even though it is paired with a 4500mah of battery which is smaller than we expected still it is paired with a 60W SuperDart charge so stay tuned for our full review.

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Camera

It still has a protruded camera module which is now pretty common for realme devices, and it is consist of a triple camera setup. A 50MP f/1.8 wide, 8mp f/2.2 ultrawide, and 2mp f/2.4 macro.

Here are some sample shots:

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Our Thoughts

So overall in terms of design it is great, plus the Super AMOLED display which is paired with a 90hz refresh rate is ideal for social media browsing and also entertainment use. We don’t know the price yet but still the realme 9 pro plus already packs a punch in terms of overall quality. We will have our full review soon so that we can identify if the realme 9 pro plus is a value for your money.

Realme 9 Pro and Realme 9 Pro Plus will be launched soon so better check realme’s Facebook page for the live stream launch on March 15, 6 PM.

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