Xiaomi now rules the Indian smartphone market, all thanks to Redmi’s Note series. The company launched its new variant in the Note series: the Redmi Note 9 in India. Xiaomi unveiled the new mobile phone in May, calling the new budget phone as “The Undisputed Champion”.
The new variant is the first phone in India that will be powered by gaming-oriented Helio G85 SoC.
The redmi note 9 specification are – 4GB+64GB, 4GB+128GB and 6GB+128GB. This will be the first phone in the Note series that will not be available at a starting price of Rs 9,999.
The new Redmi Note 9 priced in India is at Rs 11,999, the mid variant is priced at Rs 13,499 and the top variant is priced at Rs 14,999 in the Indian market. The reason behind the price increase can be the COVID-19 pandemic and the government’s new decision to increase the GST.
Redmi Note 9 features have a 6.53-inch FullHD with DotDisplay and a punch-hole camera sitting in the left corner of the display. The display ratio of the mobile is 19:5:9, and protected with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The maximum brightness of the device can go up to 450 nits, which makes it easy to use in sunlight.
Redmi Note 9 is powered by a 5,020 mAh battery with a fast-charging feature. The design of the phone is similar to Redmi Note 9 Pro series, the pro has a squarish camera module and a rounded back. The design of the new variant has a 3D curved back to provide users with a better grip.
The storage of the mobile is expandable up to 512GB via a micro SD card. The new phone is available in three colours: Pebble Grey, Aqua Green, and Arctic White.
Note 9 will come with a quad-camera setup and the primary camera will be a Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 48MP camera. The rest includes an 8MP Ultra wide-angle, a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP micro camera with a 2cm to 10cm focus distance.
The front camera has a 13MP in-display and video recording on the phone is limited to up to 1080p at 30fps. With the MediaTek Helio G85 processor, the company claims it can handle heavy gaming and can run big games such as PUBG.
Xiaomi also claimed that the new Redmi Note 9 in India has improved performance by 21 per cent when compared to the popular Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor. The new model will go on sale online on e-commerce sites such as Amazon and mi.com July 24 onwards.