Redmi 9 is here, which happens to be the fifth phone in the 9 series which already comprise of Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 9, and Redmi 9 Prime. As you can guess from the name, it will be the most affordable Redmi phone that has launched this year. Still, it packs a gaming-centric MediaTek G85 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM and 5000mAh battery inside. It is also the first Redmi phone with MIUI 12 software in India.
Here’s the rest of the specs, features, price, and availability details.
Redmi 9 Features
Redmi 9 sports a 6.53-inch HD+ IPS display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The phone comes in 3 popping colors viz. Orange, Blue, and Black.
Within the waterdrop notch, you get a 5MP selfie snapper. Flip to the back you get a 13MP+ 2MP dual camera setup. The camera highlights include AI scene detection, Portrait selfie mode, and Pro Mode on the rear camera.
Beneath the squircle camera bump, lies a fingerprint reader.
Inside, as already mentioned, the phone bears a Mediatek Helio G35 chipset, coupled with 4GB of RAM. The storage options are 64GB and 128GB with memory card expansion up to 512GB. There is also a 5000mAh battery inside that is backed by a 10W charger.
Redmi 9 Price and Availability
Redmi 9 base model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs. 8,999 whilst the bigger 128GB variant will carry a price tag of Rs. 9,999. They will go on sale in India via Amazon.in, Mi.com, Mi Home, and offline stores starting the 31st of August.