Xiaomi offers six smartphones under its Redmi 9 series, including the Redmi Note 9, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, Redmi 9 Prime, Redmi 9 and Redmi 9A. Now, the company has announced a new phone in the series, the Redmi 9i, launching on September 15th at 12pm.
Last month, we had exclusively reported that the Redmi 9i will be launched in India soon, as well as tipped its colour options and RAM/storage variants.
Redmi 9i to launch in India on September 15th
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Xiaomi now has a dedicated event page for the Redmi 9i on its website. The company is teasing a large display, high amount of RAM and storage, gaming performance, camera and large battery. The event page reveals a waterdrop notch and blue and green colour options. The upcoming Redmi 9i is also confirmed to pack 4GB RAM and ship with MIUI 12 out of the box. It will be available on Flipkart and Mi.com.
Redmi 9A specifications and pricing
The Redmi 9i is expected to be placed above the Redmi 9A in terms of both pricing and specifications. To recap on the specs of the Redmi 9A, the device features a 6.53-inch IPS LCD display bearing HD+ resolution. It features a single 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing snapper. The device lacks a fingerprint scanner.
The Redmi 9A is powered by a MediaTek Helio G25 SoC paired with 3GB RAM. It offers 32GB internal storage with support for a dedicated microSD card slot. The Redmi 9 is backed by a 5,000mAh battery unit with support for 10W charging. The smartphone runs MIUI 12 based on Android 10.
The Redmi 9A is priced at Rs 6,799 for the base 2GB + 32GB variant while the 3GB + 32GB model costs Rs 7,499.