Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 goes official; features Helio G80 SoC and quad-camera setup
After launching the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max smartphones in the Indian market, Xiaomi-backed Redmi has today launched a new model in the same lineup — the Redmi Note 9 for the global markets.
The smartphone features a 6.53-inch Full HD+ display with 2400 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. The device is powered by the MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core processor, coupled with 3 GB and 4 GB RAM.
It packs 64 GB and 128 GB internal storage, depending on the model, and also comes with a microSD card slot that enables users to further expand the storage capacity. It also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for added protection.
As for the camera setup, the smartphone features a 48 MP primary camera, an 8 MP 120-degree ultra wide-angle lens, a 2 MP macro sensor, and a 2 MP depth sensor. On the front side, the device has a 13 MP snapper for taking selfies and video calling.
The device runs Android 10 OS with MIUI 11 on top and is powered by a 5020 mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging technology.
Redmi Note 9 Specifications
- Display: 6.53-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display with 450nit(typ) brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- CPU: MediaTek Helio G80 12nm processor
- GPU: Mali-G52 2EEMC2 GPU
- RAM: 3/4 GB LPPDDR4x RAM
- Storage: 64/128 GB UFS 2.1; expandable up to 512 GB with microSD
- OS: Android 10 with MIUI 11
- Rear Camera: 48 MP rear cameras with Samsung GM1 sensor, f/1.79 aperture + 8 MP 118° ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.2 aperture + 2 MP macro lens + 2 MP depth sensor
- Front Camera: 13 MP with f/2.25 aperture
- Others: Fingerprint sensor, IR sensor, Splash resistant (P2i coating)
- Connectivity Options: Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, NFC (optional), and USB Type-C port
- Colors: Forest Green, Polar White and Midnight Grey
- Battery: 5020 mAh with 18W fast charging
Pricing and Availability
- Price of 3 GB RAM model: $199
- Price of 3 GB RAM model: $249
- Availability: TBA