Xiaomi has typically been credited with bringing high-end specs and options to new, lower cost factors. The brand new Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G breaks all earlier information with specs method above its value band. It’s joined by the Redmi Notice 9 5G and the Redmi Notice 9 4G, touching a number of segments without delay.
Earlier than we begin, let’s attempt to make some sense of the lineup. Readers in India may keep in mind telephones with the identical names launch a number of months in the past, viz. the Redmi Notice 9, 9 Pro and 9 Professional Max. These gadgets have been by no means bought in China, leaving a little bit of a clumsy hole within the naming scheme.
Filling that hole, the brand new Redmi Notice 9 sequence that launched at this time is at the moment destined just for the Chinese language market. Mainly, identical names however completely different merchandise in several areas. There are murmurs of them launching in India because the Redmi Notice 10 sequence in early 2021, however info on that’s scarce at this level.
Redmi Notice 9 Professional 5G
The star of the present is clearly the Redmi Notice 9 Professional 5G. It’s the first machine in all the sequence’ historical past to be 5G-capable, because of the brand new Snapdragon 750G chipset. It additionally strikes to a 6.67-inch show with a 120Hz refresh charge, making it one of many least expensive telephones to take action. It sports activities the identical AdaptiveSync know-how that debuted on the Mi 10T range, permitting the show to scale between six completely different refresh charge ranges to attain higher effectivity.
Additionally it is the most cost effective cellphone with a 108MP digital camera by fairly a margin, marking the debut of the brand new 1/1.52-inch Samsung ISOCELL HM2 picture sensor with 9-in-1 pixel-binning. It’s paired with a 13MP ultra-wide digital camera, a 2MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor. On the entrance is a 16MP selfie shooter. Different specs embody a 4,820mAh battery with assist for 33W quick charging. The remainder of the options embody IP53 water-resistance, 360-degree ambient mild sensing, a 3.5mm headphone jack and a free antimicrobial case and display protector.
In China, the Redmi Notice 9 Professional 5G begins at CNY 1,599 (~Rs 18,000) for the bottom variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, CNY 1,799 for the 8GB + 128GB variant and CNY 1,999 for the highest 8GB + 256GB mannequin.
Redmi Notice 9 5G
Subsequent up is the Redmi Notice 9 5G, which is amongst probably the most inexpensive 5G telephones at the moment obtainable, powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset. The remainder of the specs are normal fare, with a 6.53-inch show with 60Hz refresh charge, a 48MP triple digital camera on the rear and a 5,000mAh battery.
It begins at CNY 1,299 (~15,000) in China for the 6GB + 128GB mannequin, going as much as CNY 1,499 for the 8GB + 128GB mannequin and CNY 1,699 for the 8GB + 256GB variant.
Redmi Notice 9 4G
Final up is the inexpensive Redmi Notice 9 4G, which opts for the modest Snapdragon 662 chipset together with a minimal of 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. A 48MP digital camera runs the present, flanked by an ultra-wide lens and a depth sensor. The massive speaking level is the 6,000mAh battery — the biggest ever on a Redmi Notice. 18W quick charging can also be supported. Pricing begins at CNY 999 (~Rs 11,500).
Does this imply that Redmi would as soon as once more decrease the value barrier for top-notch options in 2021? Nicely, solely time will inform. However suffice to say that competitors can be grimacing as they head into the previous couple of weeks of what has been a bizarre 2020.
|Redmi Notice 9 Professional 5G||Redmi Notice 9 5G||Redmi Notice 9 4G|
|Show||6.67″ FHD+, 120Hz||6.53″ FHD+, 60Hz||6.53″ FHD+, 60Hz|
|Processor||Snapdragon 750G||Dimensity 800U||Snapdragon 662|
|Rear digital camera||108+13+2+2MP||48+8+2MP||48+8+2MP|
|Entrance digital camera||16MP||13MP||8MP|