The Chinese smartphone company today introduced Redmi Note 9 globally. Due to coronavirus, the company opted to go for the online global launch event today. The device is the regular model that joins its other siblings Redmi Note 9 Pro, Pro Max and 9s. The newly launched smartphone comes with a hole punch design display, a rear fingerprint scanner, quad cameras and a big 5020mAh battery 22.5W fast charging support. Read on to know more about the new addition to the Redmi Note 9 series.
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Redmi Note 9 pricing and availability details
Redmi Note 9 has been launched in two different configurations of 3GB RAM with 64GB storage option and 4GB RAM with 128GB storage. The base model will be available with a price tag of $199 that translates to Rs 15,100 whereas the 4GB RAM model has been priced at $249 that translates to Rs 18,900. The company has introduced the device in three colour options Forest Green, Polar White and Midnight Grey. The smartphone will be available for purchase from mid-May in select markets only.
Redmi Note 9 specifications
Redmi Note 9 features a 6.53-inch FHD+ Dot display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The device is powered by a 12nm MediaTek Helio G85 chipset paired with up to 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The internal memory can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. The smartphone runs on MIUI custom skin on top of Android 10 OS. To fuel it the company has housed a 5020mAh battery with 18W fast charger inside the box and 22.5W fast charging support. The mobile phone does not support a side-mounted fingerprint sensor instead it comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security.
For optics, the handset comes with a quad rear camera setup consisting of a 48-megapixel Samsung GM1 main sensor with f/1.79 aperture, a secondary 8megapixel ultrawide angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture, a 2-megapixel macro lens with f/2.4 aperture and lastly a 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, there is a 13-megapixel in-display selfie camera.
For connectivity, there is Wi-Fi, USB Type-C port, Bluetooth, 3.5mm audio jack, NFC (select markets), infrared (IR) blaster, GPS, A-GPS etc.
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