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    Xiaomi Redmi 9

    Release Date
    27-Aug-20
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    Xiaomi Redmi 9 is finally launched in India. It is a rebranded version of Redmi 9C and there’s a different phone with the same name available in the global markets. The phone sports a flamboyant Aura Edge Design and has a 5,000 mAh battery under the hood. Xiaomi did make some quite considerable cutbacks when compared to the original Redmi 9C although this has enabled it to bring down the price considerably to the affordable budget segment.

    Xiaomi Redmi 9 Price in India

    Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi 9 in India on August 27. It is a rebranded version of Redmi 9C and note that there’s already a different Xiaomi Redmi 9 available in the global markets. The price commences at a price tag of Rs.8,999/- for its entry-level 64GB+4GB RAM while the higher 128GB+4GB variant goes for sale at Rs.9,999/- starting at noon on August 31 on Amazon India and Mi.com. The phone will be available in retail stores and Mi Home stores at a later date.

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    ₹11,990
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    6.53 inches
    269 ppi, IPS LCD
    Octa core, 2.3 GHz, Cortex A5
    MediaTek Helio G35
    5000 mAh
    Li-Polymer
    13 MP
    Dual, 13MP + 2MP
    4G
    Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
    Fingerprint
    Rear
    PROS
    • Large display
    • Excellent battery life
    CONS
    • Underpowered processor
    • Downgraded to a dual-camera setup

    About the Phone

    Its decently powered Helio G35 processor coupled with HyperEngine Performance, a giant display, and a powerful battery are just a few things you must check out on Redmi 9.

    Pros

    • Large display
    • Excellent battery life

    Cons

    • Underpowered processor
    • Downgraded to a dual-camera setup

    Xiaomi Redmi 9 is finally launched in India. It is a rebranded version of Redmi 9C and there’s a different phone with the same name available in the global markets. The phone sports a flamboyant Aura Edge Design and has a 5,000 mAh battery under the hood. Xiaomi did make some quite considerable cutbacks when compared to the original Redmi 9C although this has enabled it to bring down the price considerably to the affordable budget segment.

    Xiaomi Redmi 9 Price in India

    Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi 9 in India on August 27. It is a rebranded version of Redmi 9C and note that there’s already a different Xiaomi Redmi 9 available in the global markets. The price commences at a price tag of Rs.8,999/- for its entry-level 64GB+4GB RAM while the higher 128GB+4GB variant goes for sale at Rs.9,999/- starting at noon on August 31 on Amazon India and Mi.com. The phone will be available in retail stores and Mi Home stores at a later date.

    Redmi 9 gets a design overhaul compared to its siblings in the global markets. The phone has an Aura Edge Design that uses a textured pattern on the back panel. This allows for a perfect grip while eliminating the chances of it contracting fingerprints such as on a glass back. The front has a pristine dot-notch design while the rear has nothing but a dual-camera setup with flash, an oval-shaped fingerprint scanner and that’s all. The phone arrives in three colour variants that are Sporty Orange, Carbon Black, and Sky Blue.

    With Redmi 9, you can have a fully immersive viewing experience with its 6.53” HD+ IPS display with a dot notch for its front camera setup. It has a rich 720×1600 pixels resolution and since it has a small dot notch, doesn’t eat away precious screen real estate. The bezels are considerably slim and the chin is slightly thick. It has a wider 20:9 aspect ratio that makes it a great device for viewing media such as movies.

    Redmi 9 in India packs in a MediaTek Helio G35 octa-core processor clocked at the highest frequency of 2.3GHz. The chipset is packed with HyperEngine Performance that dynamically optimizes GPU, CPU, and memory on the device. The processor outperforms Snapdragon 439 which falls in the same price range. The phone has a HyperEngine Game Technology that aids during a game on Redmi 9. It has 4+64GB and 4+128GB storage configurations that can be extended to over 512GB via a memory card.

    About the software, Redmi 9 runs with Android 10-based MIUI 12 that grabs the features of both the worlds. As it is a Redmi device, it ought to get one major upgrade to Android 11.

    Xiaomi Redmi 9 sports an AI dual rear camera setup that includes a 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. The front has a 5MP AI-backed sensor housed in a dot notch. The front camera excels in portrait shots that are aided by Xiaomi’s artificial intelligence for best bokeh effects. The rear camera setup takes it further by producing quality shots preserving all the details professing prowess as per its segment. The AI scene detection takes a lead in detecting perfect settings for any situation.

    Xiaomi Redmi 9 gets a large 5,000 mAh battery producing a battery backup equivalent of 13.5 hours of gaming, 164 hours of music playback, or 37 hours of VoLTE calling on the go. The battery is larger than the market standard and has a charging cycle of 900 that means the battery doesn’t degrade until reaching the said charging cycle.

    Xiaomi launched Redmi 9, the next device in its Redmi 9 series after the Redmi 9 Prime. It does bring an on-the-top smartphone at the price of Rs 8,999/- but it has made some considerable cutbacks from its global rebranded variant Redmi 9C. It does bring a powerful battery on-board with a decent processor that has been tweaked to squeeze out good performance at this price tag. You can go for Redmi 9 although don’t expect it to produce a mid-range performance for sure.

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    General
    Announced On27-Aug-20
    Market StatusAvailable
    BrandXiaomi
    Price StatusConfirmed
    PriceRs. 8,319
    Water ResistanceYes, Splash proof
    Weight194 grams
    ColorsSporty Orange, Sky Blue, Carbon Black
    BuildBack: Plastic
    Dimensions164.9 x 77 x 9 mm
    Screen Size6.53 inches
    Screen TypeIPS LCD
    Screen Resolution720 x 1600 pixels
    Pixel Density269 ppi
    Aspect Ratio20:09
    Screen ProtectionGorilla Glass 3
    Screen to Body Ratio81.08%
    Screen DesignWaterdrop notch
    Peak Brightness400 nits
    GPUPowerVR GE8320
    Operating SystemAndroid v10 (Q)
    ChipsetMediaTek Helio G35
    CPUOcta core, 2.3 GHz, Cortex A53
    Custom User InterfaceMIUI
    Clock Speed2.3 GHz
    Architecture64 bit
    Process Technology12 nm
    Phone Variants4GB 128GB, 4GB 64GB
    Expandable StorageYes
    RAM TypeLPDDR4X
    Storage TypeeMMC 5.1
    Expandable Storage CapacityYes, 512 GB
    Front Video Recording1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps
    Front Camera FeaturesHDR
    Front Camera SetupSingle, 5MP
    Front Camera 1 Resolution5 MP
    Front Camera 1 Typef/2.2 Primary Camera
    Front Camera 1 Lens1.12 micrometre pixel size
    Front Aperturef/2.2
    Front FlashYes, Screen flash
    Battery Capacity5000 mAh
    Battery RemovableNo
    Battery TypeLi-Polymer
    USB Type-CNo
    SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass
    GPSYes A-GPS, Glonass
    Audio FeaturesNoise cancelling microphonesHigh audio output amplified by large 0.7CC speaker box
    NFCYes
    BluetoothYes
    FM RadioYes
    3.5mm Audio JackYes
    Bluetooth Typev5.0
    Audio Jack3.5 mm
    Rear FlashYes, LED Flash
    Rear Video Recording1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps
    Rear Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
    Rear Camera SetupDual, 13MP + 2MP
    Rear Camera 1 Resolution13 MP
    Rear Camera 1 Typef/2.2 Primary Camera
    Rear Camera 2 Resolution2 MP
    Rear Camera 2 Typef/2.4, Depth Camera
    Rear Aperturef/2.2
    Network Support4G
    SIM SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
    Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
    SIM Slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
    eSIMNo
    Wi-Fi FeaturesWi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
    VoLTEYes
    SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available...
    SIM 2 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5), 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz, 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz, GPRS: Available, EDGE: Available...
    Fingerprint ScannerYes
    Fingerprint Scanner PositionRear

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