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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G
$229
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.53 inch 1080 x 2340 pixels Full-HD+ screen
  • Camera 48MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Main / 13 MP front
  • Memory 6/8GB RAM with 128/256GB ROM
  • Platform Dimensity 800U CPU / Android 10

Our Rating

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

8.8
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G Highlights and Overview

The Redmi Note 9 5G as the name implies, is the 5G network variants of the standard model. It has same display, same camera setups, but runs on a different MediaTek CPU. The device comes in a 6.53-inches FHD+ screen with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution and a dot notch on the left hand corner which houses the front camera.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G | Image No. 1

So instead of the Helio G85 used in the standard model, the Redmi Note 9 5G is powered by MediaTek’s Dimensity 800U 5G, 7nm CPU, an octa-core chip clocked at 2.4GHz, along with Mali-G57 MC3 GPU. It has either 6/8GB RAM and 128/256GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 512GB via a dedicated SD card.

On the camera department, you are getting three sensors at the back, comprising of a 48-megapixel main sensor, 8-megapixel wide shooter and 2-megapixel macro lens, along with a single LED flash, while a 13-megapixel selfie snapper seats in the punch cut-out.

The device support dual Nano-SIMs with both 4G and 5G network modem, and fueled by a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging via USB C interface. It is available in Gray, Green and Violet and run Google Android 10 with MIUI 12 out of the box. Other key specifications and features of Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 9 5G are contained in the table below.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network Bands LTE band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
5G Network Bands 5G Bands 1, 3, 41, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps, 5G

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 162 x 77.3 x 9.2 mm
Weight 199 grams
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5)
- plastic frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10; MIUI 12
Chipset MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.4 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G57 MC3

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 6/8 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Sensor size - 1/2"
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel
binning)
Phase detection
Laser autofocus
Contrast autofocus
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
6-element lens
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4", 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)
Video Resolution 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 13-megapixel
Camera Features f/2.0 aperture
1/4" Pixel Size,
1.0µm,
Autofocus
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

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

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFC
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 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 34 hours
Stand-by Up to 580 hours

OTHER FEATURES

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

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