Over the past couple of weeks, we’d been hearing quite a fair bit about the imminent launch of the Realme GT series in the global market. However, besides the Realme GT series, the company is also rumored to be prepping the brand new X9 series smartphones in it’s home market.
According to a reputable tipster on Weibo, Realme is expected to launch a pair of devices known as the Realme X9 and Realme X9 Pro in the Chinese market in July next month. As you can tell from their monikers, these devices will be succeeding last year’s Realme X7 and X7 Pro duo respectively.
Taking things further, the tipster also revealed that the upcoming Realme X9 and X9 Pro are expected to be powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G and Snapdragon 870 chipsets respectively. For the Realme X9 Pro, he claimed that the phone will be equipped with the same 120Hz panel as the OnePlus 9, but it’ll arrive as a curved panel instead.
In terms of pricing, the Realme X9 is expected to be priced between 2,000 Yuan (US$313) to 2,500 Yuan (US$391) in the Chinese market. As for the higher-end Realme X9 Pro, it’s tipped to be priced between 2,500 Yuan (US$391) to 3,000 (US$469).