Redmi 9i India launch set for September 15th, design and features teased

Xiaomi is promoting the Redmi 9i as 'Big on Entertainment' so we can expect it to have a large screen and a beefy battery

Highlights
  • Redmi 9i will launch in India on September 15th
  • Redmi 9i is the seventh phone in the Redmi 9 series to launch in India
  • Mi India event page has revealed the design and some key features of the Redmi 9i

Redmi 9i India launch is set for September 15th, as confirmed by the brand on Twitter. This is the seventh Redmi 9-series phone to launch in India and the announcement comes just days after Xiaomi unveiled the budget Redmi 9A in the country. The Mi India event page has revealed the design and some key features of the Redmi 9i, including the waterdrop notch display, 4GB RAM for better multitasking, MIUI 12 out of the box and a teal colour option. The company is promoting the phone as ‘Big on Entertainment’ so we can expect it to have a large screen and a beefy battery that would last long enough.

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Redmi 9i

The teaser images on Mi India events page show the Redmi 9i may have the same design language as the Redmi 9. The volume rocker and power button are on the right spine, while the SIM tray could be on the right. The 3.5mm audio jack is present on top. The speaker grill and USB Type-C port for charging and data sync should be at the bottom.

According to recent reports, Redmi 9i will be available in two models – 4GB/64GB and 4GB/128GB – that should support storage expandability via microSD card. The phone will reportedly ship in Sea Blue, Nature Green, and Midnight Black colour options. It will run Android 10-based MIUI 12 out of the box. Connectivity options could include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, and GPS. We’re yet to learn about the Redmi 9i’s display size, chipset details, and battery capacity.