- Redmi 9A is the latest smartphone from the Redmi 9 series in India.
- The phone gets a big 5000mAh battery with 10W fast charging.
- It comes with a single 13-megapixel camera at the back.
Xiaomi Redmi has made another splash in the Indian smartphone market today, with the phone maker announcing a new device in India, the Redmi 9A. The Redmi 9A is an entry-level device that comes to the country after having been launched globally earlier in the year. It is also the latest Redmi 9 series device in India, with the company already launching the Redmi 9 and Redmi 9 Prime in the country earlier last month.
The Redmi 9A was launched at a virtual event by the company as the latest "Desh ka Smartphone". The phone has been introduced as an affordable 4G smartphone which the company hopes can eventually become a major hit in the country.
Redmi 9A: Specifications
Display: The phone features a 6.53-inch HD+ (720x1,600 pixels) display with a water-drop notch and 20:9 aspect ratio.
Chipset: The Redmi 9A comes with a MediaTek Helio G25 SoC.
RAM: Available with either 2GB or 3GB of RAM.
Storage: Only a single 32GB option that can be expanded using a MicroSD card.
Rear cameras: Single 13-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.2 lens.
Front cameras: There's a 5-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front, with an f/2.2 lens.
Battery: 5000mAh battery with support for 10W charging.
Redmi 9A: Features
The Redmi 9A is one of the most powerful smartphones within the price segment. Underneath the display the phone features a powerful entry-level octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 SoC. This has been paired with up to 3GB of RAM and as much as 32GB of storage. The smartphone also comes running on MIUI 12, based on Android 10 out-of-the-box.
The phone also brings with itself a powerful battery and modest cameras. Talking about the latter, the Redmi 9A comes with a single 13-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.2 lens. While this may not sound too interesting on papaer, it is still quite interesting for the price. At the front, there's a 5-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front, with an f/2.2 lens. This lens again promises impressive quality while shooting selfies and videos. Apart from this, the phone packs a 5,000mAh battery with 10W fast charging support.
The device also comes with P2i coating and reinforced corners for added physical security. There's a 3.5mm jack on the phone for connecting a headphone with the device. Apart from this, the phone also features support for up to 4G networks.
Redmi 9A: Price and availability
The Redmi 9A is has been made available in multiple variants in India. It comes in two variants with either 2GB or 3GB RAM that has been paired that with 32GB of storage. These start at Rs 6,799 for the entry level variant and Rs 7,499 for the high-end variant. These two variants will be available in Nature Green, Sea Blue, and Midnight Black colour options.