Completing the trilogy in the Redmi Note 9 series, Xiaomi has launched the youngest sibling – the Redmi Note 9 in India. Unlike its bigger siblings who carry the Snapdragon chipset, this one got MediaTek SoC in the heart. Other than that you get quad-camera set up, up to 6GB of RAM, full HD+ DotDisplay, the good old 3.5mm headphone jack and big battery with reverse charging support and fast charger in-box.
Before going further let’s look into the pricing of Redmi Note 9. Price starts at Rs 11,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. While you could go for the upgraded storage option of 128GB for Rs 13,499. The top-end variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage will retail for Rs 14,999. For colour choices, you get to choose from Arctic White, Aqua Green and Pebble Grey.
Decided to purchase the Redmi Note 9? then the first sale for the smartphone will commence on July 24th at noon through Amazon India, Mi official website and Mi Home stores. The phone will also be available through Mi retail partner stores across India.
The specification of Undisputed Champion
The Redmi Note 9 is based on the new and improved Aura Balance Design. The quad-camera at the back with the symmetrical design and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 in the front gives the smartphone a smooth finish and refined look. It’s also protected by P2i nano-coating technology and has water-sealed ports which together offers a splash-proof design.
The phone flaunts a 6.53-inch full HD+ DotDisplay (2340 x 1080 pixels) with a peak brightness of 450nit (typ) and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. As you can guess from the display name, the front camera is placed in a dot cut out on the display.
Under the hood, the Redmi Note 9 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 processor coupled with Arm Mali-G52 GPU clocked up to 1000MHz. The mobile is paired with 4GB RAM+64GB storage, 4GB RAM+128GB storage or 6GB RAM + 128GB storage combination. Nevertheless, you could expand the storage up to 512GB with microSD card placed in its dedicated card slot. So, the phone comes with 2+1 dedicated SIM card slots, which allows you to have two separate nano-SIM and a microSD card.
AI Quad Camera
To match up your photography skills, the Redmi Note 9 boasts a quad-camera setup at the rear. This includes a combination of a 48-megapixel ultra-high-resolution primary camera (1/1.7 inch CMOS image sensor and f/1.79 aperture), 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera (118.2-degree field-of-view and f/2.2 aperture), 2-megapixel macro camera (2cm focus distance) and 2-megapixel depth sensor. Upfront in the dot cut out housing, you have the 13-megapixel front-facing selfie camera.
As for connectivity, Redmi Note 9 supports Dual 4G with VoLTE, VoWiFi, 2.4G/5G WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0 and IR support. There is a headphone jack along with the standard USB Type-C reversible port.
The Redmi Note 9 come with 5020 mAh Li-Polymer battery and carries a 22.5W Fast Charger in-box. With the 9W reverse charging option, you could also use the battery to charge multiple devices like smartphones, earbuds, smart band etc.