Mi India announced the latest addition to their best-selling number series line-up of devices – Redmi 9. Redmi 9 will be available in three color variants: Carbon Black, Sporty Orange, Sky Blue across mi.com, Amazon India, Mi Homes and Mi Studios starting 31st August 2020. The retail price is INR 8999 for the 4GB+64GB variant and INR 9999 for the 4GB+128GB variant.
Redmi 9 features the Aura Iconic Design. It sports a 16.5cm (6.35) IPS HD+ display with a 20:9 aspect ratio for an immersive viewing experience. The display comes with TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification. The rear of Redmi 9 sports a textured design that prevents fingerprints so that the device can retain its pristine look at all times. The device features a fingerprint sensor on the rear and AI face unlock to ensure secure access to your smartphone. Like its predecessors, Redmi 9 also supports dual 4G standby SIM cards with a dedicated microSD card slot and comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Redmi 9 sports an AI dual camera that can capture crisp and clear images in a variety of situations with ease. The device sports a 13MP main camera and a 2MP depth sensor coupled with an LED flash. The device integrates creativity and productivity into the photography experience with features including kaleidoscope, document scanner and palm shutter. The AI selfie camera is powered by a 5MP sensor.
Redmi is setting the standard in the segment by bringing a minimum of 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage with a dedicated microSD card slot for expansion up to 512GB. Redmi 9 is also available in a 4GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.
Redmi 9 sports a MediaTek Helio G35, an octa-core gaming chipset which is clocked up to 2.3GHz. The device is paired with a 5000mAh high capacity enhanced battery which enables a 25% longer battery life cycle as compared to conventional smartphone batteries. Redmi 9 runs MIUI 12 based on Android 10 out of the box.