Xiaomi Redmi 9

Updated: 19th October 2021
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6.53 inches


MediaTek Helio G35


4 GB


128 GB

Front Camera

5 MP Camera

Primary Camera

13 MP (f/2.2, rear) + 2 MP (f/2.2, depth) Camera with LED Flash


Non Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery

Expert Score

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


  • 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


  • 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. 

Xiaomi Redmi 9 price in india starts from 9,606. This Mobile is a decent phone with MediaTek Helio G35 Processor, 4 GB of RAM, and 64 GB of Storage.

Design and Display

Xiaomi Redmi 9 has a screen size of 6.53 inches and weights approximately 196 g . This mobiles runs on Android OS, 10 and has decent resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels.


Xiaomi Redmi 9 runs on MediaTek Helio G35 Processor and it has Octa core 2.3GHz CPU and IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU.


In terms of camera, this model comes up with rear camera of 13 MP (f/2.2, rear) + 2 MP (f/2.2, depth) Camera with LED Flash 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 includes Fingerprint Sensor. Different network support available for the 2g: GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz , 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: Dual VoLTE .

Other Features

Sensors included in Xiaomi Redmi 9 are: Fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass . This phone also comes up with some interesting feature such as Splash Resistance, AI Faceunlock.

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Xiaomi Redmi 9 Detailed Review


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.



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.


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


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.

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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.


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


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.


Redmi 9 is lightweight and easy to carry with a single hand The highquality plastic body makes it handgrippy

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 colours

  • Carbon Black
  • Sky Blue
  • Sporty Orange

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Price in India

Xiaomi Redmi 9 (64GB ROM / 4GB RAM)9,299 4 GB
Xiaomi Redmi 9 (128GB ROM / 4GB RAM)10,999 4 GB

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Specifications


Colours Sporty Orange, Sky Blue, Carbon Black
Custom UI MIUI 12
Device type Phablet
Operating System Android OS, 10
Sim Dual Sim
Status Available in India


Height 164.9
Thickness9.0 mm
Weight 196 g


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


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


Internal Storage128 GB


Camera Features HDR, Portrait, Panorama, AI Camera, Bokeh Mode
Front Camera 5 MP Camera
Primary camera 13 MP (f/2.2, rear) + 2 MP (f/2.2, depth) Camera with LED Flash
Video Recording 1080p@30fps


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


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


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


2G GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Dual VoLTE


Fingerprint SensorYes
Other Features Splash Resistance, AI Faceunlock
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass

User Review of Xiaomi Redmi 9

0 out of 5
0 Ratings &6 Review


Posted on : 4th July 2021

Budget phone

Budget phone i must say. its good in this price.


Kamlesh Mishra

Posted on : 3rd June 2021


nice phone in the price range with 13MP camera and 1-day battery bacup.


Tarun Garg

Posted on : 10th May 2021


Camera is not at all good, performance is fine but dont buy if you want a good camera


Saurav Jain

Posted on : 6th July 2021

Budget Phone

At this price range, redmi offers alot for those who looking mid range phone with features



Posted on : 18th May 2021

Hanging problem

Hangs too much while laing heavy games, does not well support conference call, very dissatisfied.


Amit Arora

Posted on : 7th June 2021


Nice decent phone in this price range but after 2-3 months battery life will go to 0 in few hrs and processor will also work slow

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Xiaomi Redmi 9 FAQs

Q. What are different RAM & Storage variants available for Xiaomi Redmi 9?

Different variants available for Xiaomi Redmi 9 are 64GB ROM / 4GB RAM, 128GB ROM / 4GB RAM.

Q. Does Xiaomi Redmi 9 comes with fingerprint sensor?

Yes, it has fingerprint sensor. One can quickly unlock our phone using this important feature.

Q. What's the battery capacity for Xiaomi Redmi 9?

This Phone equips with Non Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery.

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

Best alternatives available for Xiaomi Redmi 9 are: Infinix Hot 11, Nokia C20 Plus, Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime, Xiaomi Redmi 9i Sport, Vivo Y3s, Xiaomi Redmi 9 Activ, Realme C21Y, Oppo A33, POCO M2 Reloaded, POCO M3.

Q. What are all available bands for Xiaomi Redmi 9 ?

Xiaomi Redmi 9 comes up with 2g: GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz , 3g: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz , 4g: Dual VoLTE.

Q. What are different color options available for Xiaomi Redmi 9 ?

This phones comes in following colors: Sporty Orange, Sky Blue, Carbon Black.

Q. What are some interesting features available in Xiaomi Redmi 9?

Different Features available in Xiaomi Redmi 9 are: Splash Resistance, AI Faceunlock.

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

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

Q. Does Xiaomi Redmi 9 has 3.5 mm jack?

Phone having a 3.5mm jack helps to connect to multiple external devices such as headphone, speakers. Xiaomi Redmi 9 has headphone jack.