Redmi Note 9 with Helio G85 and 5,020mAh battery launched in India: price, specifications

On: July 20, 2020

Xiaomi had initially unveiled the Redmi Note 9 in April in Europe. Today, the smartphone brand held an online event to launch the Redmi Note 9 in India. It has arrived as the most affordable phone in the Note 9 series, which includes other handsets such as Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max that were announced in March this year.

Also Read: Redmi Note 9 Pro Max review: pro performance, max value

The Redmi Note 9 for India comes with more RAM compared to its European counterpart. The same phone is selling in China as Redmi 10X. Let’s take a look at the price and specifications of the Redmi Note 9 for India.

Redmi Note 9 specifications and features

Redmi Note 9

The Redmi Note 9 features a Helio G85 chipset and 48MP quad cameras

The Redmi Note 9 houses a 6.53-inch display with a punch-hole camera at upper-left corner. The IPS LCD panel produces 1,080 x 2,340 pixels resolution and can filter harmful blue rays emitted by the screen. The display is shielded by a Gorilla Glass 5 panel. The phone also features a P2i water-repellent nano-coating.

The MediaTek Helio G85 is at the helm of the Redmi Note 9, along with LPDDR4x RAM and eMMC 5.1 storage. There is a dedicated microSD card on the device. The smartphone houses a 5,020mAh battery that comes with support for 22.5W fast charging and 9W reverse charging. The retail package of the phone includes a 22.5W fast charger.

The Redmi Note 9 features a front-facing 13-megapixel camera. The back panel of the device has a square-shaped camera module that houses a 48-megapixel main camera, a 118-degree 8-megapixel ultra-wide shooter, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.

The phone runs Android 10 with MIUI 11 on top. Its other features include dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, an IR blaster, rear-facing fingerprint rear, face unlock, 1216 linear speaker and 3.5mm headphone jack.

Redmi Note 9 price in India

The Redmi Note 9 has landed in India in three variants – 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, 4GB RAM + 128GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. They are priced at Rs 11,999, Rs 13,499 and Rs 14,999 respectively. The handset comes in three colours, Pebble Grey, Arctic White, and Aqua Green. It will go on sale on July 24th at 12pm via Amazon, and Mi Home stores.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.