Xiaomi Redmi 9

Xiaomi Redmi 9 is the latest addition to the popular and budget-friendly Redmi 9 series of smartphones sold by the Chinese brand.

Xiaomi Redmi 9

Xiaomi Redmi 9

Editor Rating

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 is an affordable smartphone with a 6.53-inch IPS LCD display and a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio G80 processor and comes with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM and 32GB or 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 512GB via microSD. The device has a quad-camera setup on the back, with a 13MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 5MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. It also features an 8MP front-facing camera, a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, a 5,000mAh battery, and runs on Android 10 with MIUI 11.


Bottom Line

Xiaomi Redmi 9 is a nice and affordable smartphone that has a good display, a reliable processor, barely usable cameras, and a large relatively fast-charging battery. You do not get wireless charging though.


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  • No Wireless Charging
Basic Details
Form Factor Bar
Year 2020
Announced Date Wednesday June 10, 2020
Released Date Wednesday June 10, 2020
Warranty 1 Year
Versions M2004J19G, M2004J19C
SAR 0.91 W/kg (head)
1.00 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.71 W/kg (head)
1.06 W/kg (body)
Variants 4GB/64GB,133
Network & Connectivity
SIM Slots Dual
SIM Size Nano-SIM
Network 2G, 3G, 4G
Network Technology GSM, HSPA, LTE
Network Speed HSPA, LTE-A
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
5G Bands
Extra Network
WiFi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Connectivity Features Wireless FM Radio (no wired headphones required)
USB Type-C 2.0
Dual Band Wi-Fi
Body & Design
Height 163.3 mm
Width 77 mm
Thickness 9.1 mm
Weight 198 g
IP Rating
Colours Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green, Pink/Blue
Body Features Glass Front
Plastic Back
Plastic Frame
Screen & Display
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Screen Size 6.53 inches
Screen To Body Ratio 83.2
Ppi 395
Refresh Rate 60Hz
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9
Touchscreen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Bezel-less Display Yes, with Tear Drop Display
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Features
Hardware & Performance
Chipset Mediatek MT6769V/CU Helio G80 (12 nm)
Processor Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics Mali-G52 MC2
Storage 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
Storage Features eMMC 5.1
Card Slot Yes, MicroSDXC
AnTuTu 201829 (v8)
GeekBench 1325 (v5.1)
Camera & Multimedia
Rear Camera 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide)
8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Rear Camera Video 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide)
Front Camera Video 1080p@30fps
Camera Features AI Beautify 5.0
AI portrait mode
Screen flash
Selfie timer
Face recognition
Portrait selfies
Palm shutter
Speakers Yes, with Mono Speaker
Multimedia Features
Battery & Charging
Battery Type Li-Po (Lithium Polymer)
Battery Capacity 5020 mAh
Charging Port USB-C
Charging Speed 18W
Fast Charging 18W
Wireless Charging
Reverse Charging
Reverse Wireless Charging
OS & Software
Operating System Android OS
OS Version Android 10
Custom UI MIUI
Custom UI Version 11
Sensors & Features
Sensors Accelerometer
Magnetometer / Compass
Fingerprint - Button

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