Redmi 9 Prime and Redmi Note 9 will go on sale today, September 25, starting 12pm (noon) via Amazon and Mi.com. Redmi 9 Prime was launched early last month, while Redmi Note 9 was launched in July. Both Xiaomi phones feature quad rear camera setups and impressive specifications. Redmi 9 Prime is available in two storage configurations, whereas the Redmi Note 9 comes in three storage variants. Both the phones pack a large 5,020mAh battery.
Redmi 9 Prime, Redmi Note 9 price in India, availability
The Redmi 9 Prime will go on sale starting 12pm (noon) today, via Amazon and Mi.com. The 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant of Redmi 9 Prime is priced at Rs. 9,999, while the 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant costs Rs. 11,999. It is offered in Matte Black, Mint Green, Space Blue, and Sunrise Flare colour options.
The Redmi Note 9 pricing starts at Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB + 64GB storage option. The 4GB + 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 13,499, while the 6GB + 128GB storage configuration is priced at Rs. 14,999. The Redmi Note 9 is available in Aqua Green, Aqua White, Pebble Grey, and Scarlet Red colour options. It will go on sale at the same time as Redmi 9 Prime through Amazon and Mi.com.
Redmi 9 Prime specifications
Redmi 9 Prime features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) IPS display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The dual-SIM (Nano) phone runs on MIUI 11, based on Android 10 with MIUI 11 on top. It is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, paired with 4GB of RAM. It offers up to 128GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB). Redmi 9 Prime packs a 5,020mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.
In terms of optics, Redmi 9 Prime has a quad rear camera setup that includes a 13-megapixel primary shooter, an 8-megapixel secondary shooter with an ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5-megapixel macro shooter, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, the phone features an 8-megapixel camera sensor at the front.
Redmi Note 9 specifications
Redmi Note 9 features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) Dot Display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The dual-SIM (Nano) phone runs on MIUI 11, based on Android 10. Under the hood, the Redmi Note 9 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, along with up to 6GB of RAM. It offers up to 128GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB) through a dedicated slot.
Speaking of cameras, the Redmi Note 9 has a quad rear camera setup that features a 48-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor, a 2-megapixel macro shooter, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies and video calls, the phone features a 13-megapixel camera at the front.
The Redmi Note 9 also packs a 5,020mAh battery that supports 22.5W fast charging along with 9W reverse charging.
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