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Redmi Note 9: top 5 features, price in India, launch offers and sale date

On: July 21, 2020

Xiaomi launched its latest Redmi Note 9 series phone, the Redmi Note 9 in India yesterday. The new device joins the  Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max in the country. Arriving as the base model in the line-up, the Redmi Note 9 doesn’t skimp on features.

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The Redmi Note 9 is the first smartphone in India to come with MediaTek’s Helio G85 chipset. Apart from that, the smartphone offers a punch-hole display, 48-megapixel quad cameras, massive battery with fast charging support, Android 10 and more. Here are the top 5 features of the newly-launched Redmi Note 9.

Redmi Note 9: top 5 features

  1. Large display
  2. Helio G85 SoC
  3. 48-megapixel quad cameras
  4. 5,020mAh battery with fast charging
  5. Android 10-based MIUI 11

Large display

The Redmi Note 9 comes with a 6.53-inch Dot Display with a punch-hole cutout

The Redmi Note 9 comes with a 6.53-inch Dot Display with a punch-hole cutout

The Redmi Note 9 retains the punch-hole display of the Redmi Note 9 series, but unlike the Pro duo, the punch-hole cutout on the front has been moved to the top left corner. The display measures 6.53-inches and offers a resolution of 2,340 x 1,080 pixels. The panel is protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and has an anti-fingerprint protective coating on top. The screen is equipped with features such as a standard mode, sunshine mode, night mode, colour temperature adjustment and reading mode certified by TÜV Rheinland.

Helio G85 SoC

The Redmi Note 9 is the first smartphone in India with MediaTek Helio G85

The Redmi Note 9 is the first smartphone in India with MediaTek Helio G85

As mentioned before, the Redmi Note 9 is the first smartphone in India to feature the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset. The gaming-centric processor is 12nm unit equipped with MediaTek’s HyperEngine technology. The processor is backed by an ARM Mali G52 GPU clocked at up to 1GHz. The Helio G85 chipset is accompanied by up to 6GB RAM, which is enough for multitasking.

48-megapixel quad cameras

The Redmi Note 9 comes with a 48-megapixel quad-camera on the back and 13-megapixel selfie camera

The Redmi Note 9 comes with a 48-megapixel quad-camera on the back and 13-megapixel selfie camera

Coming to the optics department, the Redmi Note 9 features a 48-megapixel Samsung GM1 primary sensor. The main camera is accompanied by an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with a 118 degree field of view, a 2-megapixel macro camera and 2-megapixel depth sensor. In the front, the punch-hole cutout accommodates a 13-megapixel selfie snapper.

5,020mAh battery with fast charging

The Redmi Note 9 shares the same 5,020mAh battery as its pricier siblings. However, it offers a faster 22.5W charging technology compared to the 18W fast charging on Redmi Note 9 Pro. Moreover, the Redmi Note 9 is also equipped with 9W reverse charging, which means it can charge other devices through a compatible cable.

Android 10-based MIUI 11

The Redmi Note 9 comes with the MIUI 11 interface based on the Android 10 OS out of the box. The interface offers features like Dark Mode, dynamic font scaling, a minimalist design and more.

Redmi Note 9: price in India

The Redmi Note 9 has been launched in India in three variants – 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, 4GB RAM + 128GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. The variants have been priced at Rs 11,999, Rs 13,499 and Rs 14,999 respectively.

Redmi Note 9: sale date

The Redmi Note 9 will go on sale in India exclusively on Amazon , Mi.com and Mi Home stores. The first sale of the handset will kick-of on July 24th at 12pm.

Smartphone Variant Price in India Availability
Redmi Note 9 4GB RAM + 64GB storageRs 11,999Amazon, Mi.com and Mi Home stores
Redmi Note 94GB RAM + 128GBRs 13,499Amazon, Mi.com and Mi Home stores
Redmi Note 96GB RAM + 128GB storageRs 14,999Amazon, Mi.com and Mi Home stores
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