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Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.53-inch 1080 x 2340 pixels FHD+ screen
  • Camera 13 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP Main / 8 MP front
  • Storage 64 GB
  • RAM 4 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz, Mediatek Helio G80
  • OS Android 10; MIUI 12

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 Prime Highlights and Overview

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime is almost same as the vanilla Redmi 9. The major difference between the two is the Prime Edition is target at the Indian market, and yes, it has support for P2i, but lack NFC on the vanilla version. The screen remains same 6.53-inch with FHD+ resolution. It has a dew-drop notch above the screen, and yes, the panel is IPS.

On the inside, the Redmi 9 Prim runs on the Mediatek Helio G80, an octa-core 12nm CPU clocked at 2.0GHz, along with Mali-G52 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via SD card.

On the camera department, the Redmi 9 Prime comes with four camera modules at the back. The main snapper is a 13-megapixel sensor with PDAF and F/1.8 aperture, pegged with 8-megapixel wide lens, 5-megapixel macro snapper and a fourth 2-megapixel depth lens. On the front side, there is a single 8-megapixel selfie snapper with FaceID.

Whats more? You are also getting a rear placed fingerprint scanner, space for dual Nano-SIM with 4G LTE network on both and the Android 10 with MIUI v11 out of the box, while energy is supplies by a 5020mAh battery with 18W fast charging.

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & 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)
5G Network Bands Does not have 5G network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps


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Dimensions 163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm
Weight 198 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, 104.7 cm2 (~83.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)


Operating System Android 10
- MIUI v11
Chipset Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G52 2EEMC2


Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)


Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 13 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP Main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
5-element lens
Video Resolution 1080@30fps, 720p@30fps,


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-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 5020 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 38 hours
Stand-by Up to 580 hours


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

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime User Reviews and Opinions


    1. Hi….
      If you are asking if Xiaomi is in Kenya, then yes, it is. But if you are asking if DroidAfrica in Kenya, then no. Although we touch tech news for the entire continent.

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