Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi offers another solid smartphone experience at the most affordable price possible. Although Redmi 9 is a budget phone, it delivers a large 1080p screen, which makes it perfect for multimedia. The battery is exemplary and the camera allows you take great shots. With its amazing quality, Xiaomi Redmi 9 is definitely the phone to beat among budget phones.
Design & Display
Xiaomi Redmi 9 has a beautiful design and a unique look. It has a plastic back and frame accompanied by a Gorilla glass3 front. The back has a textured design to prevent fingerprints.
The screen is a 6.53” Dot Drop IPS LCD with an FHD+ 2340x1080 resolution. The display has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, which leads to 394 PPI pixel density.
It is noteworthy to say that the display has a blue Light Certification to ensure your eyes’ safety.
The colors offered for this model are Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple and Ocean Green.
The operating system on this smartphone is MIUI 11 on Android 10, which is upgradeable to MIUI 12.
The Redmi 9 supports Dark Mode. In Dark Mode, all system colors turn to black; and most of the apps have alternative designs to suit the Mode.
On the home screen, you can find the weather widget, clock widget, and Google pane.
MIUI offers a Security app that scans your phone for malware, restricts your data usage, frees up your RAM, etc.
MIUI offers dedicated features such as Gallery, Music, Video Player, and a Notes app with support for Tasks.
It also comes with a customized document viewing app that supports all popular formats to ease your experience.
The chipset used in Xiaomi Redmi 9 is Mediatek Helio G80, which is fast and smooth.
As for the memory, it comes with an option of 3/4GB RAM; and the options for memory storage are 32GB, 64GB and 128GB.
Redmi 9 comes with an AI quad-camera at the back plus the front selfie camera. With these powerful cameras, you can capture stunning photos at all times.
First off, there is the main 13MP camera that offers autofocus and delivers high-quality images. Then there is the Ultra Wide Camera that has an 8MP camera with a 118° field of view. It supports automatic distortion correction for better images.
Next, we have the 5MP Macro camera that comes with a 4cm ultra-close focus and delivers detailed close-ups. Finally, there is a 2 MP Depth Sensor for better portrait shots.
Furthermore, the selfie camera has an impressive 8MP quality that delivers sharp images. The portrait Mode delivers eye-catching subject isolation with a wide dynamic range, as well.
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 photos are beautiful and have nice colors.
You can shoot 1080/720p videos at 30fps with superb resolution and real-life depth in every frame.
The cameras also feature Kaleidoscope Macro mode, HDR, Palm shutter and screen flash.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 has a Li-Po 5020 mAh battery that offers 185 hours of Music playback.
This battery supports Quick Charge Technology and Fast Charge up to 18W.
Redmi 9 has a single speaker located at the bottom, which produces decent vocals and high-quality.
Some features of the Xiaomi Redmi 9 are Multifunctional NFC, accelerometer, electronic compass, proximity, Vibration Motor, Distance Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, wireless FM radio and IR blaster.
As for Security, you can use the fingerprint sensor or AI Face Unlock.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 is a smart choice when it comes to budget phones. It offers great performance with an outstanding design, which makes it worth every penny. With this smartphone, you get to shoot great photos and enjoy the high-resolution screen at an affordable price.
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Announced||2020, June 10|
|Status||Available. Released 2020, June 10|
|Dimensions||163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm (6.43 x 3.03 x 0.36 in)|
|Weight||198 g (6.98 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2 (~83.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|OS||Android 10, MIUI 11|
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Card slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Quad||13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12µm, PDAF 8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro) 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)|
|Single||8 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide)|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Radio||Wireless FM radio (no wired headphones required)|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|NFC||Yes (market/region dependent)|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Charging||Fast charging 18W|
|Colors||Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green, Pink/Blue|
|SAR||0.91 W/kg (head) 1.00 W/kg (body)|
|SAR EU||0.71 W/kg (head) 1.06 W/kg (body)|