A few months back Xiaomi launched Redmi 9 in the global market and today it debuted in India by rebranding or you may say adding “Prime” to its name after it. Well, Redmi 9 Prime is a balanced device considering its price featuring Mediatek Helio G80, quadruple-camera setup, and 18-watt fast charging support.
Redmi 9 Prime: Specification and Feature
Redmi 9 Prime is made out of Polycarbonate Unibody build much like Redmi Note 9 but the design has been inspired by Redmi K30 aka Poco X2. Especially when we look at the rear. The circular ring style around the vertical camera and fingerprint sensor setup.
|Processor||Mediatek Helio G80|
|GPU||Mali- G52 MC2, Octa Core, 2 Cortex A75 and 6 Cortex A55|
|Display||6.53” 60Hz FHD+ IPS LCD screen, 20:9 aspect ratio|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340px, ~386ppi, 400nits brightness,|
|Storage||64GB and 128GB internal and expandable Upto 512GB|
|Rear Camera||13MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP Quad Camera Setup|
|Front Camera||8MP (f/2.0)|
|Sensors||Fingerprint Side , gyro, compass, proximity, accelerometer,|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 5 (dual-band), Bluetooth 5.0, Type-C USB connector|
|Battery||5020mAh, Fast Charging Support,18 Watt|
|OS||Android 10, MIUI 11|
Redmi 9 Prime comes with a 6.53 inch Full HD+ IPS LCD Display with 19.5:3 aspect ratio which supports brightness up to 400 nits. Up in the front, you also get a waterdrop notch housing an 8MP selfie shooter with Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
At the rear, we get a Quadruple camera setup featuring 13MP Primary, 8MP ultrawide, a 5MP Macro sensor, and 2MP depth camera for the creamy bokeh or blur it gets while taking a picture in portrait mode.
Digging up inside Redmi 9 Prime is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 Soc, coupled with 4Gb of Ram and 64GB/128Gb of Internal Storage which is expandable up to 512GB as it comes with a dedicated micro SD card slot.
Battery and Sundries
Now coming to the battery, it comes with a 5020mAh battery with 18-watt fast charging support though it gets a 10watt charger in the box. A soft silicone case and pre-applied screen protector will be provided in the box as well.
Now coming to the Sundries it includes Type-C port for charging and data sync, 3.5mm headphone jack, Wireless FM, IR Blaster and Bluetooth 5.0
Price and Availability
Redmi 9 Prime price starts at Rs. 9,999 for the base which is 4GB + 64GB storage and the higher variants which is 4GB + 128GB goes for sale at Rs. 11,999. It will be available in 4 Colors namely Mint Green, Space Blue, Matt Black, and Sunrise Flare.
It will go on sale from August 6, 2020, during Prime Day sale on amazon.in, mi.com and all offline partner stores.