- Redmi Note 9 is going on sale in India today.
- The smartphone will be available for purchase from Amazon and Mi.com.
- Redmi Note 9 is powered by a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC.
Xiaomi's Redmi 9 is going on sale once again at 12pm today. The phone will be available via Amazon and Mi.com. The Redmi Note 9 has been launched a rung below the Redmi Note 9 Pro which was launched in India a few months ago. The two phones share a number of features, specifications, and even design elements. However, there are a few key differences.
In India, the phone starts retail at Rs 11,999 for the entry-level 4GB + 64GB storage variant.There is also a 6GB variant that Redmi has launched in India. This one is priced at Rs 14,999 and bring of 128GB of storage. All three variants will be available in Pebble Grey, Arctic White, and Aqua Green colours.
Redmi Note 9: Specifications and features
The Redmi Note 9 brings a 6.53-inch IPS panel with FHD+ resolution and a punch-hole housing a 13-megapixel camera that's protected by a layer of Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, the Redmi Note 9 uses a MediaTek Helio G85 chip, which uses a processor with two performance cores and six efficiency cores. The phone is available with up to 6GB of RAM with either 64GB or 128GB storage options that can be expanded using a MicroSD card.
At the back, there's a quad-camera system with the same squarish design as found on the Pro models, but with the black patch extended further down to conceal a capacitive fingerprint sensor. The quad cameras contain a 48-megapixel main camera using a Samsung GM1 sensor that's assisted by an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera. You also get a 2-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth camera. For selfies, there's a 13-megapixel camera using an unknown sensor.
Keeping the lights on is a 5020mAh battery that supports 22.5W fast charging. It also gets a 22.5W fast charger in the box for topping the battery quickly. The Redmi Note 9 also gets a USB-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, NFC for select markets, and an IR blaster.