Xiaomi Redmi 9 has launched in India as the successor to the Redmi 8 that was launched in October 2019. The Redmi 9 that was announced in India is actually a rebranded version of the Redmi 9C that got launched globally last month in July. The company also launched the Redmi 9 Prime earlier this month which was also a rebadged version of the global Redmi 9.
Nevertheless, the Redmi 8 series has been a popular range of budget smartphones with Xiaomi shipping over 8.5 million units of the Redmi 8 globally by Q2 2020. Let’s take a brief look at the pricing, specifications and availability of the Redmi 9.
Did you know? #Redmi8 remains the best-selling phone under ₹10,000 in India since Q4 2019!— Redmi India - #Redmi9 is here! (@RedmiIndia) August 27, 2020
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The Redmi 9 comes in three colours-- carbon black, sky blue and sporty orange to choose from. The first sale of the Redmi 9 is scheduled for August 31 from 12 PM across Amazon India, Mi Home stores, Mi India website and soon in offline retail stores.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 comes with a 6.53-inch screen with HD+ (1600 x 720 pixels) resolution and a waterdrop notch cutout on the front which gives it a 20:9 aspect ratio.
The phone is powered by MediaTek Helio G35 chipset with an octa-core CPU and PowerVR GE8320 graphics. This is paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage with an option to increase the storage by upto 512GB with a microSD card. It runs on the latest MIUI 12 which is based on Android 10 and is the first phone by Redmi to come with the latest version of MIUI out-of-the-box in India.
Redmi 9 comes with a dual camera array that consists of a primary 13MP camera with f/1.8 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor. There’s a 5MP selfie camera on the front housed within the waterdrop notch cutout.
The Redmi 9 comes with a rear fingerprint sensor and is fitted with a 5,000mAh battery but doesn’t support fast charging.
|Release Date:||21 Sep 2020|
|Variant:||64 GB/4 GB RAM , 128 GB/4 GB RAM|