The popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is all set to launch a new smartphone in India under its sub-brand Redmi. Today the company will unveil Redmi 9 Prime in the country which is a tweaked version of the Redmi 9 launched in China last month. According to the company after a break of four years, it is now ‘Back to Prime’. Also, the device is claimed to go on sale on the Prime Day sale event which is to commence from August 6 to August 7 via Amazon. Until now the company has not revealed much information about the smartphone but the device is expected to get a quad rear camera setup, MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core processor and a 5,020mAh battery.
How to watch the live stream of Redmi 9 Prime
The launch event of the Redmi 9 Prime will kick off at noon in India today. The event will be live-streamed across all the social media channels, including YouTube, and its official website. The device is confirmed to go on sale via Amazon, mi.com, Mi Home stores as well as Mi retailer partners in the country.
As the device is said to be a tweaked model of what launched in China as well as in the European market then it is to come in two variants of 3GB of RAM with 32GB of storage and a 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage options. This device will be available in three colour options Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, and Ocean Green.
Redmi 9 Prime expected specification
If rumours are to be believed then Redmi 9 Prime will be featuring a 6.53-inch full-HD+ display with the resolution set at 1,080×2,340 pixels and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The screen offers 394ppi pixel density with 400nits of brightness. This is expected to be powered by a 2GHz MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core chipset with a Mali-G52 GPU.
In terms of imaging, there is going to be a quad rear camera set up having a 13-megapixel primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture. Further assisted by a secondary 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera with 118-degree field of view and f/2.2 aperture, a 5-megapixel macro lens with f/2.4 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, there is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with a 77.8-degree field of view and f/2.0 aperture.
The smartphone is most likely to pack a 5,020mAh battery supported by an 18W Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support.
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