Redmi 9 with 6.53-inch FHD+ display, Helio G80, quad rear cameras, 5020mAh battery announced [Update: 4GB / 6GB + 128GB versions]

Update: June 24 – Xiaomi has announced the Redmi 9 smartphone for the Chinese markets in 4GB RAM with 64GB version that costs 799 yuan (US$ 113 / Rs. 8,540 approx.), 999 yuan (US$ 141 / Rs. 10,675 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 1199 yuan (US$ 170 / Rs. 12,815 approx.). It also comes in new Lotus Pink color.

Earlier: After an online listing Xiaomi has officially announced the Redmi 9 smartphone in Europe. It has a 6.53-inch Full HD+ LCD water-drop, MediaTek Helio G80 8nm SoC, 13-megapixel primary rear camera, 8-megapixel 118° ultra-wide angle lens, 5-megapixel 4cm macro sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. There is an 8-megapixel camera on the front.

It has a textured anti-fingerprint back, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and pack a 5020mAh battery with 18W fast charging, but comes with 10W charger in the box.

Redmi 9 specifications

  • 6.53-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen
  • Octa Core MediaTek Helio G80 12nm processor (Dual 2GHz Cortex-A75 + Hexa 2GHz 6x Cortex-A55 CPUs) with up to 950MHz ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2 GPU
  • 3GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 32GB (eMMC 5.1) / 4GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 64GB / 128GB (eMMC 5.1) storage / 6GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (eMMC 5.1) storage expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Android 10 with MIUI 11, upgradable to MIUI 12
  • 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash, 8MP 118° ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP depth and 5MP 4cm macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor, IR sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 0.7cc ultra-linear speakers with sonic dust removal
  • Splash resistant (P2i coating)
  • Dimensions: 163.32 x 77.01 x 9.1 mm; Weight: 198g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, NFC (Optional), USB Type-C
  • 5020mAh battery with 18W fast charging

The Redmi 9 comes in Ocean Green, Sunset Purple and Carbon Gray colors. It is priced at €149 and €179, respectively for the 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 64GB versions, but it is currently available for order at an offer price of €139 (US$ 158 / Rs. 11,960 approx.) and €169 (US$ 192 / Rs. 14,545 approx.) for a limited period.


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