- Redmi 9 China variant will be available in three new configurations – 4GB RAM + 64GB, 4GB RAM + 128GB and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage
- The handset will be available in new Carbon Black, Neon Blue, Pink, and Dark Green colour options in the country as well
- Redmi 9 India launch details aren’t available yet
Redmi 9 budget offering was unveiled in Spain recently and it looks like the brand is gearing up to unveil the phone in its home soil, China. While there is no exact launch date announced yet, 91mobiles has learnt from noted tipster Ishan Agarwal the new RAM/storage options and the colour variants in which the phone will be available in the country. The Redmi 9 China variant will come in three new configurations in China: 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, 4GB RAM + 128GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, which might further be expandable. The handset will be available in new Carbon Black, Neon Blue, Pink, and Dark Green colours options as well.
To recall, the Redmi 9 global variant comes in two variants – 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. The handset has so far been launched in Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, and Ocean Green colours. It is not clear if there will be any changes in the specifications or not but we should learn more about the Chinese variant of the phone as we approach the launch date.
Redmi 9 global variant’s specifications
Redmi 9 specifications include a 6.53-inch IPS LCD full HD+ display with 1,080 X 2,340 pixels resolution, 19:5:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layer and a waterdrop notch. It is powered by the MediaTek Helio G80 SoC with Mali-G52 GPU and expandable storage. The phone boots Android 10 OS with MIUI 11 custom skin on top and features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner placed beneath the vertical camera array. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and USB Type-C.
In terms of optics, the Redmi 9 has quad-camera setup with a 13MP primary camera, an 8MP wide-angle lens, a 5MP macro sensor and a 2MP depth unit. It has an 8MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. A 5,020mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0 fast-charging support fuels the phone, however, only 10W charger is included in the box. Xiaomi Redmi 9 measures 163.32 × 77.01 × 9.1 mm and weighs 198 grams.