New leak reveals design of upcoming Redmi phone
Redmi 9 Power to feature 48MP quad cameras
Redmi 9 Power set to launch on December 17 in India
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power is set to launch on December 17 in India and a new leak has revealed the design of the upcoming phone. Xiaomi has been teasing the Redmi 9 Power from quite some time now across its social media handles and on its dedicated microsite. The Redmi 9 Power is rumoured to be based on the Redmi Note 9 4G that was launched in November in China alongside the Redmi Note 9 5G and Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G.
As per an image leaked by 91Mobiles in collaboration with Ishan Agarwal, the Redmi 9 Power is slated to feature quad cameras on the back. The design is very much in line with the Redmi Note 9 4G except the fourth camera. This is rumoured to be a macro camera
Exclusive: This is how the camera setup for Redmi 9 Power [India] looks like. Just one more lens compared to the Redmi Note 9 4G. Will have the same big Redmi branding like the Chinese model. Launch on December 17.
— Ishan Agarwal (@ishanagarwal24) December 10, 2020
Moreover, the phone is set to available in four colourways– black, blue, red and green. The leaked image gives us a glimpse of the blue colour variant of the Redmi 9 Power that has a textured finish with a vertical camera array in the top-left corner.
The Redmi 9 Power is scheduled to launch a day after the company unveils its Mi QLED TV in India. Another report reveals that Xiaomi might be planning to launch the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G in India as the Mi 10i, as the latter was spotted in a Geekbench listing. If the fourth camera does turn out to be macro while the rest of the specifications remain identical to the Redmi Note 9 4G, here’s what to expect from the upcoming Redmi 9 Power.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Power expected specifications
The Redmi 9 Power could likely feature the same 6.53-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution display as the Redmi Note 9 4G. The screen has a waterdrop notch for the selfie camera and is topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass 3. The phone is expected to have a new design with the brand’s name slapped on the back panel. The phone measures 9.6 millimetres and weighs 198 grams.
The Redmi 9 Power is confirmed to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and it is likely the Snapdragon 662 under the hood. The chipset has an octa-core CPU, Adreno 610 GPU and is paired with upto 8GB RAM and 256GB storage options. The storage is also expandable by adding a microSD card and it runs on MIUI 12 out-of-the-box.
The phone has a quad-camera setup on the back with a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, 2MP depth sensor and a macro camera. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera housed within the waterdrop notch.
The Redmi 9 Power is expected to arrive with 6,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.