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Xiaomi Redmi 9 Activ

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Activ
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.53-inch 720 x 1600 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 13 MP + 2 MP Main/ 5 MP front
  • Memory 4/6GB RAM with 64/128 GB
  • Platform Helio G35 / Android 10

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Activ Highlights and Overview

The new Redmi 9 Activ is a rebadged Indian model of Redmi 9 launched back in August of 2020. It has an octa-core CPU with dual camera lenses on the rear. From the front, the phone comes in a 6.53-inches HD+ screen, with 720 x 1600 pixels, while retaining a dewdrop notch on the front.

On the inside, the Redmi 9 Activ has an octa-core Helio G35 CPU clocked at 2.3GHz, along with PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The model has either 4/6GB of RAM paired with 64/128GB of internal storage.

As for the optics, you are getting a 13-megapixel main snapper and a 2-megapixel depth lens with an LED flash on the rear, while a single 5-megapixel selfie snapper is kept within the dewdrop notch upfront.

Also on the rear, there is a physical fingerprint scanner and the model is available in three colors of Carbon Black, Coral Green and Metallic Purple. It has a 5000mAh battery while Google Android 10 is available out of the box. The full spec of Xiaomi Redmi 9 Activ is contained in the table below.

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Activ Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 andamp; SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps


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Dimensions 164.9 × 77.07 × 9.0 mm
Weight 190 grams
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3)
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.53 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~82.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 PPI density)


Operating System Android 10, MIUI 12
Chipset MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320 (680 MHz)


RAM + ROM 4/6 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 512 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)


Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 13 MP, (wide), 1/3.0", 1.12µm, PDAF
Depth: 2 MP
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Touch focus
Face detection
Video Resolution 1080@30fps, 720p@30fps,


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 5-megapixel, f/2.2 aperture
Camera Features FaceID,
6-level AI face Beauty
Video Resolution 720p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
FM Radio Yes, FM Radio


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Activ User Reviews and Opinions

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We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.