Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 could launch as the next Made in India smartphone on July 20. This comes after the company teased the phone on its social media handles. Now, it's revealed that Xiaomi is preparing to launch the Redmi Note 9 in India on July 20 at 12 noon. The Redmi Note 9 will join the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max as the mid-range offerings by Xiaomi in India.
Separately, Xiaomi’s Twitter handle has shared an event page online which revealed some key features of the upcoming smartphone. The upcoming Xiaomi smartphone is confirmed to feature a quad-camera setup along with a massive battery with support for fast charging. The Redmi Note 9 was launched globally back in April and let’s take a look at the specifications and expected pricing of the phone.
Redmi Note 9 features a 6.53-inch display with a Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution and a punch-hole cutout in the top left corner for the front-facing camera. The screen is protected by a layer of Gorilla Glass 5. It has a plastic build and is 8.9mm at its thickest point, weighing in a decent 199 grams. There’s a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel, just below the camera array.
It is powered by MediaTek Helio G85 chipset with an octa-core CPU and Mali-G52 graphics to boot. This is paired with 3GB/4GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage options to choose from. It runs on MIUI 11 out of the box that is based on Android 10.
The Note 9 comes with a quad-camera setup that consists of a primary 48MP camera with an f/1.79 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle-lens with a 118-degree field-of-view, a 2MP macro camera and another 2MP depth sensor. The rear cameras can do up to 1080p videos at 30fps. There’s a front-facing 13MP camera housed within the notch cutout with an f/2.2 aperture.
The regular Note 9 has a 5,020mAh battery that supports 22.5W fast charging with the adapter provided in-the-box.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 starts at $199 (~ Rs 14,900) for the base variant with 3GB RAM and 64GB storage and $249 (~ Rs 18,700) for the 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. We expect the prices of the Redmi Note 9 to start from around Rs 12,000 mark as it is an upgrade to the Redmi Note 8 which retails around the same price point.
|Release Date:||20 Jul 2020|
|Variant:||64 GB/4 GB RAM , 128 GB/4 GB RAM , 128 GB/6 GB RAM|