Xiaomi Redmi 9

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Xiaomi Redmi 9
68%Spec Score
₹ 10,990
₹ 10,999
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64GB / 4GB
128GB / 4GB

Display

6.53 inches

Processor

MediaTek Helio G35

Front Camera

5 MP Camera

Primary Camera

13 MP

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Expert Verdict

4.4
Pocket-friendly, simple, attractive design, and easy to use

Pros

  • A long-lasting battery of 5,000 mAh
  • Available at an affordable price with multiple features
  • Simple yet attractive look
  • Lightweight with a slim and sleek body

Cons

  • The camera quality is not up to the mark.
  • The battery is not removable.
  • Not so good for heavy games
  • It takes too long to get fully charged

In June 2020, with a starting price of Rs. 8,999, Redmi launched a smartphone, “Redmi 9”, which is well-equipped with the latest technologies, including 64GB storage, 5MP front camera, a 5000 mAh battery, and a 6.53” screen. It also features an on-the-go USB, Type C 1.0 reversible connector, Bluetooth 5.0, Infrared, A2DP, 2.0, Yes (region or market dependent), and more. The Redmi 9 ships with Android 10 operating system, which helps users operate the device smoothly and easily. 

Design and Display

Xiaomi Redmi 9 have a screen size of 6.53 inches and weighing approximately 196 g . This mobile runs on Android OS, 10 and has a decent resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. It has dimension 164.9 mm X 77.07 mm X 9.0 mm .

Performance

Xiaomi Redmi 9 packs MediaTek Helio G35 processor and it has Octa core 2.3GHz CPU and IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU.

Camera

In terms of camera, this model comes with rear camera of 13 MP (f/2.2) and front camera of 5 MP Camera. Other camera features include HDR, Portrait, Panorama, AI Camera, Bokeh Mode

Network and connectivity

In connectivity, this model included 2G, 5G, Fingerprint Sensor. Different network support available for the 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: LTE.

Other Features

Sensors included in Xiaomi Redmi 9 are: Fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass .

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Xiaomi Redmi 9 colors

  • Carbon Black
  • Sky Blue
  • Sporty Orange

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Price in India

DetailsPriceStorageRAM
Xiaomi Redmi 9 (64GB ROM / 4GB RAM) ₹ 10,99064 GB 4 GB
Xiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB ROM / 4GB RAM) ₹ 11,777128 GB 4 GB

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Detailed Review

Performance

Equipped with the latest MediaTek Helio G35 SoC, the Redmi 9 performs well. Redmi 9 has two variants with the same 4 GB RAM. The users can choose either of the variants with storage of 64 GB and 128 GB for Rs. 8,999 and Rs. 9,999 respectively. Redmi 9 is a smartphone that offers some useful features at a pocket-friendly price. It has Bluetooth 5, Wi-Fi n, and FM radio.

 

Summary

It is not satisfactory to use for heavy games.

Battery Life

A well-performing in-built battery of 5,000 mAh that lasts for long (More than a day) with only a single charge up to 100% gives a satisfactory experience. As per the HD video loop survey, the battery of the Redmi 9 lasts for about 19 hours, which is a commendable performance. The low-resolution Redmi 9 screen and processor use a lesser battery.

However, charging up to 100 per cent takes a longer time, and it takes more than an hour to charge it up to half of the battery, which is a long time as nowadays, the users want a quick and fast charging facility.

Summary

Redmi 9 battery life is good, and a fully charged phone can last for about 19 hours.

Camera

With 2 MP depth sensor lenses, a 13 MP primary rear, and a 5 MP selfie camera, Redmi 9 is the phone worth buying. It mainly features a special Pro shooting mode and the basic modes for clicking pictures that improve the picture quality. These different modes include Close-ups, HDR, Exposure, Landscape, Daylight, and many other attractive modes to make the picture-quality decent. Also, the portrait mode works great, but in dim light, the Redmi 9 camera has to struggle a bit. The camera is average for taking pictures in the daylight, but details are not captured well during a dim light. The phone lacks a night mode. And, the same happens with video quality.

Only up to 1080p footage can be captured, with not-so-good focus hunting. The texture gets coarse while zooming in. However, the close-up pictures get better, but not so great. Auto-focus speed is average, and the portrait mode is decent. The selfies taken on this phone are good enough during the daylight, but it struggles a lot to provide a clear selfie during the dim light.

Summary

Camera is average; however, it has various useful modes that allow users to click pictures of fair quality.

Design

The Redmi 9 smartphone is a light-weight of 194g with 9mm thickness, making the phone light and slim. Redmi 9 Screen has a size of 6.53 inches and pixel resolutions of 720 x 1600. The colours and the angels given in this phone are impressive; however, the brightness could be a little higher. Thus, Redmi 9 design enables users to use the phone with a single hand. But it needs a bit of hand-shuffling to utilise the volume buttons as they are above the power button. The speakers, the micro USB port, and a headphone jack are present on the bottom. There is also a triple-slot SIM tray on the device. Made of top-quality plastic, Redmi 9 looks so sturdy.

Following the recent trends, the square-shaped back camera is there. The plastic-made body has a texture on the back, preventing fingerprints on the phone, and also makes the smartphone handy and grippy. A small circular indent is there for the fingerprint sensor, which adds extra security to the phone. The phone also consists of a face recognition sensor.

Summary

Redmi 9 is light-weight and easy to carry with a single hand. The high-quality plastic body makes it hand-grippy.

Pocket-friendly, simple, attractive design, and easy to use

  • Decent phone at pocket-friendly price

    Redmi 9 price starts from Rs. 8,999. The Redmi 9 features make it a perfect and pocket-friendly phone at this price range.

  • Decent battery life

    Redmi 9 battery life is quite impressive. You can use it the whole day with a single charging.

  • Simplicity in design

    Redmi 9 is a simple-looking yet attractive smartphone. Moreover, it is slim looking and light-weight.

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Specifications

GENERAL

Colours Sporty Orange, Sky Blue, Carbon Black
Custom UI MIUI 12
Device typePhablet
Operating System Android OS, 10
Sim Dual Sim

DESIGN

Height164.9 mm
Thickness9.0 mm
Weight 196 g
Width77.07 mm

DISPLAY

Aspect Ratio20:9
Bezel Less DisplayYes, Water Drop Notch
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Screen size 6.53 inches
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
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PERFORMANCE

Call Records Unlimited
Card Slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Chipset MediaTek Helio G35
CPU Octa core 2.3GHz
External Storage Up to 512 GB
GPU IMG PowerVR GE8320
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Phonebook Unlimited

CAMERA

Camera Features HDR, Portrait, Panorama, AI Camera, Bokeh Mode
Front Camera5 MP Camera
Primary camera13 MP (f/2.2)
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
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MULTIMEDIA

Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
Audio Player MP3, WAV, eAAC+
FM Radio Yes
Games Yes
Speakers Yes
Video Player MP4, H.264, H.263
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BATTERY

Capacity Non Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Stand by 2 days
Talk time 33 hrs

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth v5.0
Browser HTML5
Edge Yes
GPRS Yes
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS
Speed HSPA, LTE
USB micro USB
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
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NETWORK SUPPORT

2GYes
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4GLTE
5GYes

MORE FEATURES

Fingerprint SensorYes
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass
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Xiaomi Redmi 9 FAQs in India

Q. What is the price of Xiaomi Redmi 9 in India?

The price of Xiaomi Redmi 9 in India is: Xiaomi Redmi 9 [ 64GB ROM / 4GB RAM ]: ₹ 10,990, Xiaomi Redmi 9 [ 128GB ROM / 4GB RAM ]: ₹ 11,777.

Q. What's the dimension of Xiaomi Redmi 9?

The Dimension of Xiaomi Redmi 9 is 164.9 mm X 77.07 mm X 9.0 mm.

Q. What are the Camera Specs of Xiaomi Redmi 9?

The Camera Specs of Xiaomi Redmi 9 in India are: rear camera of 13 MP (f/2.2) and front camera of 5 MP Camera.

Q. What is the display size of Xiaomi Redmi 9?

The display size of Xiaomi Redmi 9 is 6.53 inches. Check more specification of Xiaomi Redmi 9 on GizNext.

Q. Which chipset/processor is used in Xiaomi Redmi 9?

Xiaomi Redmi 9 is powered by a MediaTek Helio G35 chipset and it runs on Android OS, 10 .

Q. What are some of the best alternatives available for Xiaomi Redmi 9?

As of December 2022, the top competitors of this model are Realme C35, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, Xiaomi Redmi 10, Vivo T1x, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro.