The glorious company Xiaomi diligently rivetssmartphones using the technology that is popular today - by making minimal changes to previously released devices. At the same time, the company does not see much sense in changing the names, which gives rise to a paradoxical situation: smartphone “A”, very similar to model “B” and bearing a name identical to the name of smartphone “C”.
Fresh Xiaomi Redmi 9 for the Indian marketjust one of these: in terms of design and characteristics, it is almost a complete copy of Redmi 9C, which a couple of months ago lit up on the Malaysian market, and by name it is a complete namesake of a completely different, higher-end model - Redmi 9 Global, released for the global market.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 India - the device is freshgaming chipset MediaTek Helio G35, equipped with 4 GB of RAM, which should delight those who actually play on it. The capacity of the built-in storage is 64 or 128 GB. This is a more successful filling than the Redmi 9C, which, with the same chipset, can only boast of 2 + 32 GB and 3 + 64 GB options.
The screen is the same - a modest 6.53 ″ IPS with a resolution of 720 × 1600 pixels (269 ppi). The battery hasn't changed either - 5000 mAh with 10W charging.
The main camera module looks very similar, butis not a triple, but a double block. The 13-megapixel wide-angle (118 °) main comes with a 2-megapixel scene depth sensor. There is no third camera like the Redmi 9C. The front camera is a modest 5 MP.
No NFC support.
Available in three color options - Charcoal Black, Sporty Orange and Sky Blue.
The prices are very reasonable.
4 GB + 64 GB - ₹ 8999 (₽9150, $ 121)
4 GB + 128 GB - ₹ 9999 (₽10,200, $ 135)
Key Features Xiaomi Redmi 9 India:
Screen S-IPS, 6.53 ″, 720 × 1600, 269 ppi, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multi-touch
IronMediaTek Helio G35
2.3 GHz, 4 x Cortex-A53, 4 x Cortex-A53, PowerVR GE8320
Memory RAM 4 GB, ROM 64-128 GB, Micro-SD, separate slot, LPDDR4X, eMMC 5.1
Mobile Internet LTE
HSDPA, HSUPA, TD-SCDMA
Mobile networksLTE Bands 1-5,7,8,20,38,40
UMTS Bands 1 (2100), 2 (1900), 4 (1700), 5 (850), 8 (900)
GSM Bands 2 (1900), 3 (1800), 5 (850), 8 (900)
Battery Li-Ion, 5000 mAh, charging 10.00 W
Dimensions164.9 x 77.07 x 9 mm
Weight 196 g
Rear Camera: Dual, Flash, Auto Focus
- 13 MP, f / 2.2
- 2 MP, depth sensor, f / 2.4
front camera: 5 MP, f / 2.2, 1.12μm, no flash, no autofocus
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
OS Android 10, MIUI 12
Sensors Accelerometer, Approach, Illumination, Fingerprint Scanner (at the back)