Redmi, today expanded its Redmi 9 series with the launch of Redmi 9 Prime in India, this comes after Redmi 9 that launched two months ago. Some of the key specs of the phone are FullHD+ display & Helio G80 & quad rear cameras.
Redmi 9 Prime: Design & Specifications.
The design language of the device is similar to the Redmi 9, it has the water-drop notch upfront which also houses the selfie camera, minimal bezels all around, a noticeable chin at the bottom. Power button & volume rockers on the right. Type C port at the bottom. 3.5mm audio is there as well.
Redmi 9 has the textured back which the company calls it Aura 360 design which essentially helps in better grip & there’s Circular camera module which houses the Quad rear camera vertically. Also, has the fingerprint scanner & logo at the bottom.
Now as for the Specs, it features a 6.53 inch IPS LCD with FullHD+ resolution, which is actually great since we only get HD+ displays in this segment, Good work by the company nonetheless. There’s also Corning Corning Glass 3.
Under the hood, It is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 clocked at 2.0GHz & built on a 12mm process. There’s Mali G-52 mc2 GPU for gaming. with that being said, this chipset is probably the best SOC you can get on a phone. There’s a 4GB RAM & 64GB variant instead of 3GB & 32GB we get at this price category.
There’s also another variant with 4GB RAM & 128GB which can be expanded via a MicroSD card slot. Runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10. Redmi 9 prime comes in four colour variants – Space Blue, Mint Green, Sunrise Flare & Matte Black.
It has a Quad rear camera setup on the back, which includes a primary 13MP lens with f/2.2 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 118-degree FOV, a 5MP macro & a 2MP depth sensor for portraits. On the front, there’s an 8MP camera for selfies.
There’s a 5,020 battery with support for 18W fast charger though you only get a 10W charger in the box.
Redmi 9 Prime: Price & Availability.
The 4GB/64GB base variant is priced at Rs. 9,999 & Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB/128GB variant.The phone will go on sale from 6th August on Amazon (Prime day sale).