Xiaomi’s Redmi 8 series consists of the Redmi 8A, 8A Dual and Redmi 8. The Redmi 8A (review) arrived in September last year while the 8A Dual was launched in February this year. The Redmi 8 on the other hand (review) debuted last October. All three smartphones are equipped with a 5,000mAh battery and 18W fast charging support.
Now, the Xiaomi sub-brand is working on the Redmi 9 series, the successor to Redmi 8 smartphones. The upcoming lineup will reportedly consist of four devices, namely, the Redmi 9, Redmi 9A, Redmi 9C (NFC and non-NFC models). Twitter tipster Sudhanshu has now leaked the full spec sheet and pricing of all four smartphones.
Redmi 9, Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C specifications and features
— Sudhanshu (@Sudhanshu1414) May 31, 2020
Starting with Redmi 9, the smartphone will pack significant upgrades compared to the Redmi 8. The spec sheet reveals that the device will feature a 6.53-inch FHD+ display and a quad-camera setup comprising 13MP, 8MP, 5MP and 2MP sensors. Internally, the smartphone will be equipped with Helio G70 SoC paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
Coming to the Redmi 9C, the device will be offered in an NFC variant and non-NFC variant. Both the models will be powered by Helio G35 processor paired with 3GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage. The smartphone will offer a 6.53-inch HD+ display. The Redmi 9C non-NFC model will feature a triple rear camera setup, consisting of 13MP, 5MP and 2MP sensors. On the other hand, the NFC model will have a 13MP + 2MP dual camera setup.
As for the Redmi 9A, it will come with the same display as the Redmi 9C. The device will run on MediaTek Helio G25 chipset inside. It will also pack 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The smartphone will have a single 13MP rear shooter.
The leak reveals that all three smartphones in the Redmi 9 series will be powered by a 5,000mAh battery. It is likely that the devices will retain 18W USB-C fast charging from the Redmi 8 series. Other common features between the four phones include a 5MP front camera, dual nano-SIM card slots, microSD support up to 512GB, fingerprint scanner, 3.5mm headphone jack and an infrared sensor.
Redmi 9, Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C pricing and availability
The tipster also leaked prices of all three devices. The Redmi 9A will be priced between €100-€120 (Rs 8,400-Rs 10,000), while both Redmi 9C models will cost between €130-€150 (Rs 10,900-Rs 12,540). The Redmi 9 on the other and will retail between €160-€180 (Rs 13,400-Rs 15,000).