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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
$129
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.53 inch 1080 x 2340 pixels Full-HD+ screen
  • Camera 48MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Main / 13 MP front
  • Storage 32/64/128 GB
  • RAM 3/4 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz, Mediatek Helio G85
  • OS Android 10; MIUI 11

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube 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 Highlights and Overview

The Redmi Note 9 is the direct successor of the Redmi Note 8 launched back in 2019. The device comes with Mediatek Helio G85 CPU, instead of the Snapdragon 665 used in the older version. The display now is a 6.53-inch FHD+ screen with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. The screen has a dot notch on the left hand corner, housing the front camera.

Under the hood, there is an Octa-core Mediatek Helio G85 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz, along with Mali-G52 MC2 GPU. It has 3/4GB RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 256GB via a dedicated SD card.

As for the camera department, you are getting four sensors at the back, comprising of a 48-megapixel main sensor, 8-megapixel wide shooter, 2-megapixel macro and 2-megapixel depth sensors. For selfies lovers, there is a single 13-megapixel sensors kept in the punch cut-out.

What’s more? The device provides support for dual 4G VoLTE enable SIMs, and fueled by a 5020mAh battery, with 15W fast charging via USB Type-C interface. It also run on Android 10 out of the box and available in either Forest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White and Onyx Black colors. Other key specifications and features of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 are contained in the table below.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
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, 3, 5, 7, 8, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 162.3 x 77.2 x 8.9 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 (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10; MIUI 11
Chipset MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G52 MC2

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 3/4 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 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)
2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5", 1.75µm, depth sensor
Video Resolution 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, (gyro-EIS)

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 5.0, 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 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 34 hours
Stand-by Up to 580 hours

OTHER FEATURES

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

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 User Reviews and Opinions

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