Realme 8 vs Realme 9: Which One Should You Buy?

This article will compare the Realme 8 smartphone and the later-released Realme 9 smartphone. Let’s find the smartphone that is worth buying.

Realme 8 vs Realme 9


Release Date 25 March 2021 12 April 2022
Dimensions 160.6 x 73.9 x 8 mm 160.2 x 73.3 x 8 mm
Weight 177 gm 178 gm


Network Connectivity 2G, 3G, and 4G 2G, 3G, and 4G
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with Dual Band Support and Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with Dual Band Support
Bluetooth Version 5.1 Version 5.1


Chipset MediaTek Helio G95 (12 nm) Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm) Chipset
Primary Clock Speed 2.05 GHz 2.4 GHz
Operating System Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 Android 12-based Realme UI 3.0
GPU Mali-G76 MC4 Adreno 610


Display Type Super AMOLED Display Super AMOLED Display
Screen Size 6.4” 6.4”
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
Refresh Rate 90Hz


Rear Camera 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Camera Setup 108MP + 8MP + 2MP Triple Camera Setup
Front Camera 16MP 16MP


Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Under Display, Optical Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Under Display, Optical Fingerprint Sensor
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Proximity Sensor Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
Barometer No No
Compass Yes Yes


Battery Capacity 5000 mAh 5000 mAh
Fast Charge 30W Wired Fast Charge 33W Wired Fast Charge


Price Rs. 15,849 (Realme Store) Rs. 16,849 (Realme Store)

The Realme 9 smartphone which was launched after the Realme 8 is the best smartphone in the comparison and is the smartphone that you should consider buying.

The smartphone is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm) chipset which has a primary clock speed of 2.4GHz while the Realme 8 smartphone comes with the MediaTek Helio G95 (12 nm) chipset with a primary clock speed of 2.05GHz.

The two devices have the same Super AMOLED display panels with a screen size of 6.4 inches and a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels.

Speaking of the rear camera setup on the two smartphones, the Realme 8 smartphone has a quad camera setup on the rear with a 64MP main camera whereas the Realme 9 smartphone has a 108MP triple camera setup on its rear. The two smartphones also have the same 16MP front-facing camera.

The devices are also equipped with a 5000 mAh battery with the Realme 9 smartphone supporting a fast charge feature of upto 33W which is slightly faster than the 30W fast charge feature on the Realme 8 smartphone.

So as mentioned, the Realme 9 is the better smartphone and the one that you should buy.

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