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Redmi 9 Prime with MediaTek Helio G80 and Quad-Camera Launched in India!

Redmi 9 Prime

Xiaomi has been launching phones in India left, right and center. Today they added one more to this list of phones, i.e. Redmi 9 Prime. Redmi 9 Prime is a successor to the Redmi 8 which was launched last year. Xiaomi’s Redmi series has been pretty successful in India so far. Right from Redmi 2 and 2 Prime to Redmi 8 series, these phone have been a go to for a lot of people looking for a phone under the price of Rs. 10,000.

Redmi 9 Prime looks like an interesting device (at least on paper) for the starting price of Rs. 9999. Let’s have a detailed look at what this offers in terms of specifications.

Design and Display

Redmi 9 Prime comes with a plastic back panel with some really great color options. There’s Matte Black, Space Blue, Mint Green and Sunrise Flare. Personally I really like the Matter Black and Sunrise flare color options.

Apart from this, there’s a vertical camera module on the rear side which also houses a fingerprint sensor. Redmi 9 Prime has a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm Heaphone Jack too. The phone also supports storage expansion via a dedicated microSD card slot (2 + 1 configuration).

This time around Xiaomi has given a FULL HD+ Display on the Redmi 9 Prime. It is a 6.53″ Full HD+ (2340 x 1080) IPS LCD Display. The aspect ratio is 19.5:9. The display is also protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3.

CPU and Performance

Here’s what lies under the hood of Redmi 9 Prime –

Chipset: MediaTek Helio G80
Processor: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A75 || 6×1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55)
GPU: ARM G52 GPU @950MHz
RAM: 4 GB LPDDR4X
ROM: 64GB || 128GB

Cameras

Redmi 9 Prime comes with a Quad-Camera Setup on the rear side:

Rear Camera Setup: Quad Camera Vertical Layout; Center Alignment

Lenses:
– Primary 13MP (wide)

– Ultra-Wide: 8MP, 118.2 degree FOV
– Macro 5MP

– Depth 2MP

Front Camera Setup: Single front camera layout; center drop-notch

Lenses: Primary 8MP (wide)

Battery & Charging

Capacity: 5020mAh
Charging: 18W Fast charging; USB Type-C ; No wireless charging (10W charger in box)

Sensors, Speakers & Other Feature

Security: Rear-mounted Capacitive Fingerprint Sensor
Audio: Bottom Firing Mono Speaker; 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Operating System: MIUI 11 based on Android Q(10)
Ports: USB-C®, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
SIM: Dual nano SIM
Sensors: Fingerprint sensor, Proximity / Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer / Gyrometer, Magnetometer, Barometer
Connectivity: WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth® 5.0, Wi-Fi Direct
Colors: Matte Black, Sunrise Flare, Mint Green, Space Blue

Price & Availability

Variant Price
4GB RAM + 64GB Storage Rs.9999
4GB RAM + 128GB Storage Rs.11,999

Redmi 9 Prime will be available for special early access sale on 6th August 10AM on Mi.com and Amazon India.

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