Xiaomi Makes the Redmi 9 Official

by Duey Guison  June 11, 2020

A budget phone with four rear cameras and a Full HD+ display

After it was revealed prematurely a few days back, Xiaomi went and made the Redmi 9 official. As the official successor to the Redmi 8, one of the biggest upgrades to the phone is the use of MediaTek’s new Helio G80 processor, offering a significant performance boost over the Snapdragon 439. It also gets a bigger Full HD+ display, along with four rear cameras: 13-megapixel main camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, 2-megapixel macro camera, and 2-megapixel depth sensor.

Xiaomi Redmi 9 specs

  • MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core processor
  • 3GB/4GB of RAM
  • 6.53-inch Full HD+ resolution display with dot-notch, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • 32GB/64GB of expandable internal storage
  • Quad rear cameras: 13-megapixel f/2.2 main camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, 2-megapixel macro camera, 2-megapixel depth sensor; with AI, PDAF, LED flash
  • 8-megapixel f/2.0 front camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, NFC
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 5020mAh battery, USB Type-C connector, 18W fast charging

The Redmi 9 is available in Spain for 149 Euros(~Php 8.5k) for the 3GB/32GB model and 179 Euros(~Php 10.2k) for the 4GB/64GB model. Both variants are expected to retail for lower once it becomes official in the Philippines.


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