The Redmi 9 smartphone has finally landed in the Chinese market after making its official launch in Europe and several Asian markets last week. As expected, Xiaomi has introduced a pair of new variants which have a bumped up memory configurations of 4GB+128GB and 6GB+128GB.
In the Chinese market, the Redmi 9 is priced at 799 Yuan (US$113), 999 Yuan (US$141) and 1,199 Yuan (US$170) respectively for its 4GB+64GB, 4GB+128GB and 6GB+128GB models. This undoubtedly makes the device one of the most value for money entry-level smartphone in the Chinese market.
As a quick recap, the Redmi 9 features a 6.53-inches dewdrop-notch LCD display which boast an impressive FHD+ screen resolution along with a decent 8 megapixels sensor for selfies and video-calling purposes.
Over at the back, the device has a quad-cameras array consisting of a 13 megapixels main camera, 8 megapixels ultra-wide lens, 5 megapixels macro camera, as well as a 2 megapixels depth helper. Other than that, there is also a LED flash and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor as well.
Under the hood, the device is driven by an octa-core Helio G80 SoC designed by MediaTek. As usual, the device is able to support microSD card for further memory expansion of up to 512GB.
At the helm, the Redmi 9 will be fitted with a huge 5,020mAh battery which is capable of supporting 18W fast-charging. According to Xiaomi, the colossal battery is able to support up to 171 hours of music playback as well as 19 hours of video playback. On the software-side, the device will be shipped with the latest MIUI 10 based on Android 10 OS.