Redmi 9 Prime has officially been launched on August 6, 2020 and is available in India now.
Are you looking for a budget phone? I can bet you can’t go wrong with the Redmi 9 Prime gamble, a phone with more to offer at this price range. Should you pick this one up? Let’s get through.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime has to offer Full HD+ resolution for under Rs 10,000 with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It runs on MIUI version built over Android 10 version, gets quad rear cameras and loaded with a 5,000mAh+ battery for a solid backup and battery life. Amazing, isn’t it?
Xiaomi describes the phone as a prime time all-rounder, and with the competent set of hardware for decent performances, it is the one. Connectivity options on the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, NFC, Infrared, USB Type-C, FM radio, Wi-Fi Direct, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India) with active 4G on both SIM cards.
Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime supports face unlock.
Realme 7i Specifications
- Body: 6.43 x 3.03 x 0.36 inch (163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm)
- Colour: Space Blue, Mint Green, Sunrise Flare, Matte Black
- Weight: 198g
- Display: 6.53″ IPS LCD, 400 nits brightness, 1080x2340px resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 395ppi
- CPU: MediaTek Helio G80, Octa-core (2GHz, Dual core, Cortex A75 + 1.8GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A55)
- OS: Android 10(Q), MIUI
- GPU: Mali-G52
- RAM: 4GB
- Storage: 64GB
- Rear camera:
- 13 MP, f/2.2 (wide)
- 8 MP, f/2.2 (ultrawide)
- 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
- Front camera:
- 8 MP, f/2.0 (wide)
- Video recording:
- Battery: Li-ion 5020mAh, non-removable, 18W fast charging
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 5GHz, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C 2.0, USB mass storage, USB charging
Redmi 9 Prime Overview
|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)|
|Colours||Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black, Sunrise Flare|
The Redmi 9 prime looks quite attractive, comes with a pleasant texture on the back, while the large screen has rather thin bezels. The bottom of the phone includes the speaker, the mouthpiece, the USB-C port and the 3.5mm jack.
The right side of the Redmi 9 contains the volume and power keys, the left has the triple card slot (so you can insert a microSD card and two SIM cards), and the top houses the IR blaster and the second mic. The inbuilt storage can be expanded via microSD card (up to 512GB) with a dedicated slot. The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards.
The phone has dimensions of 163.32 x 77.01 x 9.1mm and weighs 198 grams. The phone is built on the gorilla glass front, plastic back and plastic frame. The Phone is available in Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black, and Sunrise Flare colours.
|Type||IPS LCD, 400 nits (typ)|
|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|
The 6.53″ IPS LCD 1080p panel has rounded corners as usual and occupies almost the entire front with 1080×2340 pixels resolution with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection and offers a pixel density of 395 PPI.
The fingerprint sensor is rear-mounted, underneath the camera module. The front display comes with the waterdrop notch which houses the camera. It is quite rare to see a 1080p screen on a budget device.
|OS||Android 10, MIUI 11|
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)|
Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 SoC 12nm, 2GHz Cortex A75 Dual-core and 1.8GHz Cortex A55 Hexa core. The Redmi 9 Prime runs on Android 10 based company’s proprietary MIUI 11 on top.
Mali-G52 has been installed in the device for the graphics requirements and a 4GB DDR4x RAM for the smooth functioning of apps and gaming.
Redmi 9 Prime camera
|Flash||Rear (LED Flash)|
|Rear||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)
|Front||Single (8 MP, f/2.0 Camera(27 mm focal length))|
|Camera Features||Auto Flash, Auto Focus, Face detection, Touch to focus|
|Shooting Modes||Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Video||Rear: 1920×1080 @ 30 fps, Front: 1920×1080 @ 30 fps|
The smartphone has a quad rear camera setup which includes a 13 MP primary image sensor and an 8 MP secondary image sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens that has a 118-degree field of view. The phone has a 5 MP macro shooter and a 2 MP depth sensor.
Auto Flash, Auto Focus, Face detection, Touch to focus are the features the phone supports with a rear LED flash and Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) shooting modes.
The phone sports a 8-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.0 aperture. Both the main rear camera and the front camera can shoot 1080p videos at 30FPS.
Redmi 9 Prime Battery
|Type||Li-Po 5020 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||Fast charging 18W|
The battery segment is where the Redmi 9 Prime manages to outshine among its competition. The handset comes with a massive 5,020mAh battery and is equipped with an 18W quick charging facility, a 10W charger in-box available too.
Even with heavy usage, the phone lasts more than a day. This makes it a great smartphone for people who travel a lot or watch a lot of movies on their smartphone.
Redmi 9 Prime Price in India and Nepal
Redmi 9 Prime Price In India Starts From INR 9999. This Mobile Phones is expected to be available in 64GB/4GB,128GB/4GB variant(s).
|Model||Price in India||Price in Nepal|
|4GB/64GB||₹ 9,999||NPR. 17,999|
|4GB/128GB||₹ 10,999||NPR. 18,999|
Visit Official site of Xiaomi for more information.
Redmi 9 Prime Frequently Asked Questions
When is Redmi 9 Prime released in India?
The Phone is released on August 6, 2020.
What is the chipset used in the Phone?
MediaTek Helio G80 is the chipset used.
What is the camera set up?
The phone has 13MP-8MP-5MP-2MP rear camera setup and 8MP selfie camera.
What is the price of Redmi 9 prime in India?
Redmi 9 Prime costs ₹ 9,999 for 4GB RAM/ 64GB model and ₹ 10,999 for 4GB RAM/128GB.
What are the colours for the phone?
The phone is available in Space Blue, Mint Green, Sunrise Flare and Matte Black in Indian sellers.