- Redmi 9 Prime has been launched in India.
- Redmi 9 Prime starts at a price of Rs 9,999.
- The Redmi 9 Prime brings up to 6GB of RAM.
Xiaomi's Redmi recently launched the Redmi 9 Prime in India at a virtual launch event where the company took the lid off the device and announced its price and availability dates, among other key details. The phone has been brought to India as an affordable budget segment device that does not compromise on power and performance.
Redmi 9 Prime is set to go on sale in India starting 12pm today. The Redmi 9 Prime has been launched in India in two variants, with the phone bringing as much as 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The entry variant will be available at a starting price of Rs 9,999 and will be available with a 4GB+64GB configuration. The top-end configuration will be available at Rs 11,999 with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The new phone is an Amazon exclusive and will also be available across Mi.com, Mi Home and Mi Studio stores in the weeks to come. The Redmi 9 Prime from Amazon.in will also include offers including no-cost EMI options and 5 percent instant discount on HSBC cashback card.
Redmi 9 Prime: Specifications
The Redmi 9 brings with itself a 6.5-inch FHD+ display with an LCD panel. This display has a waterdrop notch on the top while the bezels are quite slim. The display is covered in a layer of Gorilla Glass 3. Inside, the Redmi 9 uses a MediaTek Helio G80 chipset that's paired with up to 6GB LPDDRX RAM and up to 128GB storage.
Keeping the lights on the Redmi 9 is a 5020mAh battery that supports up to 18W fast charging. However, Xiaomi bundles only a 10W charger in the box with the Redmi 9. There's a USB-C port on the Redmi 9 for charging and data transfers.
The Redmi 9 gets a major upgrade in terms of cameras. There's a quad-sensor setup at the back, comprising of a 13-megapixel main camera that's paired with an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera. There's also a 5-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth camera. The front camera is using an 8-megapixel sensor. The camera comes with some of MIUI's usual camera tricks, one of them being the Kaleidoscopic mode. The Redmi 9 is lightweight also. It weighs just 198 grams and comes in four colours.