Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime

Updated: 24th August 2021
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
9,999
  • Display

    6.53 inches
  • Processor

    MediaTek Helio G80 (12nm)
  • Ram

    4 GB
  • Storage

    128 GB
  • Front Camera

    8 MP Camera
  • Primary Camera

    13 MP (f/2.2, rear) + 8 MP (f/2.2, ultrawide) + 5 MP (f/2.4, macro ) + 2 MP (f/2.4, depth) Quad Camera with LED Flash
  • Battery

    Non Removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery

Expert Score

4.6
The all-rounder phone for prime time

Pros

  • 5020 mAh fast-charging battery.
  • Hyper engine game technology.
  • More pixel count increased clarity and visibility.

Cons

  • The sound quality is not up to the mark.
  • Camera performance is average.
  • Lacks night mode for pictures.

The Redmi 9 Prime is an android phone known for its high performance. Compared to the other phones Redmi has launched previously, this gadget is superior in terms of its functions. Known for its gaming technology and the quad-camera, this phone can beat any other smartphone which comes in the range of Rs.10,000. Redmi 9 Prime would not prove heavy on your pockets when compared to the features it provides.

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime price in india starts from 10,049. This Mobile is a decent phone with MediaTek Helio G80 (12nm) Processor, 4 GB of RAM, and 64 GB of Storage.

Design and Display

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime has a screen size of 6.53 inches and weights approximately 198 g . This mobiles runs on Android OS, 10 and has decent resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels.

Performance

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime runs on MediaTek Helio G80 (12nm) Processor and it has Octa core (Dual 2GHz Cortex-A75 + Hexa 2GHz 6x Cortex-A55 CPUs) CPU and ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2 GPU.

Camera

In terms of camera, this model comes up with rear camera of 13 MP (f/2.2, rear) + 8 MP (f/2.2, ultrawide) + 5 MP (f/2.4, macro ) + 2 MP (f/2.4, depth) Quad Camera with LED Flash and front camera of 8 MP Camera . Other camera features include HDR, Portrait, Panorama, AI Camera.

Other Features

Sensors included in Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime are: Fingerprint sensor (rear) , IR sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass . This phone also comes up with some interesting feature such as 18W Quick charging, Splash resistant.

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Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime Detailed Review

Performance

Redmi 9 Prime is counted as a high-performance android phone. It has the Hyper Engine Game technology, which means the more the power, the prime gaming experience one will witness. You can play games smoothly.

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MediaTek Helio G80 helps you to multi-task easily and ensures great performance. The processes can be sustained and help you keep pace. It has an octa-core processor, which results in speedy processes and functions.

The operating system used is MIUI 11+ Android 10. Redmi 9 Prime is available in two variants. The RAM is 4GB which avoids lagging, and the two variants available are 4GB+64GB and 4GB+128GB.

Summary

Good performance and processing speed

Camera

Redmi 9 Prime has a quad-camera. The AI Quad Camera helps you click prime photos, and this setup lets you capture pictures according to your choice and preferences. The 13MP camera is the wide-angle lens and is the AI primary camera as well. It delivers great resolution images in the daylight as well as when the light is low. You can upload these pictures on social media as soon as you click them.

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The 8MP 118.2 ÌŠ(Field-of-view) Ultra-wide lens will let you capture the whole frame at once with your Redmi 9 Prime, and you can always capture more at a time.

Also, the 5MP Macro lens is the best to capture a closer look at any object and have a different perspective of the world. You can also shoot macro videos at 1080P.

The fourth camera comes with a 2MP depth sensor which helps you click beautiful portrait pictures and defines commendable bokeh.

We cannot miss specifying the selfie camera, an 8MP AI front camera, with the technology that helps customise the pictures according to our daily needs.

Summary

Average front camera and no night mode

Display

Redmi 9 Prime consists of a full-HD display and an Aura Design, which means you can enjoy watching movies and series with a great viewing experience. You can enjoy prime-time entertainment with the 6.53 inches screen the smartphone offers. They offer amazing details, concentric design, and immersive experience. Watch any content at 1080p resolution, i.e., FHD+ in technological terms.

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If you are worried about your eyes while watching the content online, you can go carefree because the Redmi 9 Prime offers eye protection mode as well. It has an FHD+IPS display.The brightness is typical, and the aspect ratio provided is 19.5:9. Also, the reading mode is certified by TUV Rheinland. The display has a corning gorilla glass 3, which will protect it against any sudden drop and scratches.

It is also splash-proof and comes with P2i nano-coating, which will prevent the phone from any damage caused due to splashes or spills, which may cause in everyday lives.

Summary

Good design and display performance

Battery

One of the most dominant features of the Redmi 9 Prime is its battery life. It comes with a 5020 mAh battery which will back you up with sufficient battery all day long. Another prime feature of this phone is the fast charging one. You can now charge your phone with the type C 18W fast charge.
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This feature will support you with a standby time of 2 days. Charge your phone once a day, and it will be decked up to perform all the tasks without any battery issue.

It has a music playback time of 185 hours, and the calling can be continued for 31 hours at once. In case you are travelling somewhere, then you can navigate for about 19 hours without any error. The video playback time it supports is 19 hours.

Summary

Amazing battery life

Dot Notch and Fingerprint Sensor

Notch display provides more screen display which enhances the display of the Redmi 9 Prime smartphone. It comes with a Dot notch as well, providing a higher screen-to-body ratio for this budgeted gadget.

You can hide the notch in the “Full-Screen Display” option in Settings on Redmi 9 Prime.

The fingerprint sensor is located below the three cameras at the back, just like all the phones Redmi usually has. One additional feature that Redmi 9 Prime provides is that it can be unlocked using the face. This means you can unlock your phone either using the rear fingerprint sensor and AI Face Unlock.

The other sensors available in this smart gadget are G-sensor, L-sensor, P-sensor, and E-Compass.

Summary

Basic features

The all-rounder phone for prime time

  • Reasonable pricing, best features

    Redmi 9 Prime aims to provide the best features within the range of INR 10,000. This budgeted smartphone can be one of the competing android phones with quality rich attributes

  • Sufficiently good performance

    The technology used while designing the phone is really admirable. The processor and the gaming mechanisation lets you use the Redmi 9 Prime to optimise phone usage and performance

  • Best battery life

    Redmi 9 Prime is elite in terms of its battery life. You cannot miss looking at this feature of the android smartphone as it comes with fast charging. The standby time is perfect, and you can use the phone with one charge without worrying about battery life

  • Ultra-wide lens

    If you are looking forward to capturing a beautiful shot in one frame, then Redmi 9 Prime is the best choice under the economic smartphone category. The feature of Field of View in this phone is worth noticing

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime Specifications

GENERAL

Colours Space Blue, Min Green, Sunrise Flare, Matte Black
Custom UI MIUI 11 upgradable to MIUI 12
Device type Phablet
Operating System Android OS, 10
Sim Dual Sim
Status Available in India

DESIGN

Height 163.30
Thickness9.1 mm
Weight 198 g
Width77

DISPLAY

Bezel Less DisplayYes, Water Drop Notch
Display Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Screen size 6.53 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen

PERFORMANCE

Call Records Unlimited
Card Slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Chipset MediaTek Helio G80 (12nm)
CPU Octa core (Dual 2GHz Cortex-A75 + Hexa 2GHz 6x Cortex-A55 CPUs)
External Storage Up to 512 GB
GPU ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Phonebook Unlimited
RAM 4 GB

STORAGE

Internal Storage128 GB

CAMERA

Camera Features HDR, Portrait, Panorama, AI Camera
Front Camera 8 MP Camera
Primary camera 13 MP (f/2.2, rear) + 8 MP (f/2.2, ultrawide) + 5 MP (f/2.4, macro ) + 2 MP (f/2.4, depth) Quad Camera with LED Flash
Video Recording 1080p@30fps

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

BATTERY

Type Non Removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery

CONNECTIVITY

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

NETWORK SUPPORT

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

MORE FEATURES

Fingerprint SensorYes, Rear
Other Features 18W Quick charging, Splash resistant
Quick ChargingYes, 18W
Sensors Fingerprint sensor (rear) , IR sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass

User Review of Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime

0 out of 5
0 Ratings &5 Review
SA

Shashi Arora

Posted on : 13th June 2021

Bad

I am very disappointed with this product of redmi, dont buy it

RS

Ronit Singh

Posted on : 29th May 2021

Fast Charging

it support fast charging but it provide only 10W charger in the box

JS

Julian Singh

Posted on : 24th May 2021

Nice Phone

really happy to buy this phone, decent battery life, camera quality is good .

DS

Deepak Saini

Posted on : 11th June 2021

battery

Not worthy in the price range, battery goes drastically down after few months in just minutes.

MA

Mansi Arora

Posted on : 21st May 2021

Display

Full HD display, long battery life , decent performance but very basic camera and lacks night mode.

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Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime FAQs

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

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

Q. Does Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime 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 Prime?

This Phone equips with Non Removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery.

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

Best alternatives available for Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime are: TECNO POVA 2, Vivo Y12G, OPPO A15s, POCO M3, POCO M2 Reloaded, Xiaomi Redmi 9, Realme C25s, POCO M2, Micromax IN 1, Xiaomi Redmi Note 7.

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

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime 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 Prime ?

This phones comes in following colors: Space Blue, Min Green, Sunrise Flare, Matte Black.

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

Different Features available in Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime are: 18W Quick charging, Splash resistant.

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

Dimension of Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime is 163.30 X 77 X 9.1 mm.

Q. Does Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime 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 Prime has headphone jack.

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