Redmi 9 with dual rear cameras, 5,000mAh battery launched in India: Check out Price, Specs

The device is powered by the MediaTek Helio G35 processor, which the company claims is better than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor that we saw in the Redmi 8.

Written by August 27, 2020 13:36
Redmi 9 with dual rear cameras, 5,000mAh battery launched in India: Check out Price, Specs

Redmi 9 with dual rear cameras, 5,000mAh battery launched in India: Check out Price, Specs

New Delhi: Xiaomi has finally launched the Redmi 9 budget smartphone in India. The new phone debuts in just a month after the Chinese company unveiled the Redmi 9 Prime in the country.

The smartphone features a waterdrop-style display notch and carries dual rear cameras. The Redmi 9 also packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports fast charging. Moreover, the new smartphone is available as the successor to the Redmi 8 that was launched last year.

Redmi 9 price in India, availability details

The device is priced at Rs 8,999 for the 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant and at Rs 9,999 for the 4GB RAM/128GB storage variant. It will be made available starting August 31, via Amazon, Mi.com, Mi Home Stores and partner offline stores. It will be made available in three colour options: Sky Blue, Sporty Orange and Carbon Black. The device will go up against the Realme C12 and C15 in India.

Redmi 9 with dual rear cameras, 5,000mAh battery launched in India: Check out Price, Specs

Redmi 9 specifications

  •  Redmi 9 sports a 6.53-inch HD+ display with a waterdrop style notch on the top and a resolution of 1600×720 pixels. It features an Aura Edge design on the back.
  • The device is powered by the MediaTek Helio G35 processor, which the company claims is better than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor that we saw in the Redmi 8.
  • The device comes with 4GB of RAM paired with 64GB/128GB of internal storage expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card.
  • The device runs Google’s latest Android 10 operating system with the company’s own MIUI 12 skin on top. This is the company’s first smartphone to come with MIUI 12 out of the box in the Indian market.
  • All of this is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 10W charging.
  • The device features a Type-C charging port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It also comes with a P2i coating to repel water.
  • For security, the device features a capacitive fingerprint sensor on the back. It also comes with a 2D Face Unlock feature.
  • The device features a dual camera setup, consisting of a 13MP primary sensor paired with a secondary 2MP depth sensor.
  • On the front, the device features a 5MP sensor for taking selfies.