Redmi Note 9 5G series launching today: expected price, specifications

Redmi Note 9 5G price in China is expected to be highly affordable, while the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is said to be a rebranded Mi 10T Lite.

Highlights
  • Redmi Note 9 5G, Note 9 Pro 5G prices to be revealed today
  • Redmi Note 9 5G specs may include the MediaTek Dimensity 800U SoC and 48MP camera
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G specs include the Snapdragon 750G SoC and 108MP camera

Redmi Note 9 5G and Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G are set to launch in China today alongside the 4G model and Redmi Watch smartwatch. The Redmi Note 9 5G and Note 9 Pro 5G specifications have been leaked in recent weeks and the company has been teasing the design as well. From what we know so far, the Redmi Note 9 5G price in China will be highly affordable, while the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is speculated to be a rebranded Mi 10T Lite, though with some tweaks in hardware. Ahead of the launch, here’s a quick look at everything we know about the two Redmi smartphones.

Also read: Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G teaser image reveals Mi 10T-like gradient colour option

Redmi Note 9 5G, Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G prices (expected)

Redmi Note 9 5G price in China is rumoured to start from RMB 1,000 (approx Rs 11,200), while the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G price in China may start from RMB 1,500 (approx Rs 16,800). Both are expected to arrive as affordable 5G devices. Unfortunately, there is no word yet on whether the Redmi Note 9 5G series will launch in India or not.

Redmi Note 9 5G, Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G specifications (expected)

Based on recent Geekbench listings and leaked specs, the Redmi Note 9 5G is speculated to arrive 6.53-inch FHD+ punch-hole display and the MediaTek Dimensity 800U SoC paired with 8GB RAM. The smartphone may feature a triple rear camera system that includes a 48MP primary sensor and a 13MP front-facing camera. Lastly, the phone is expected to measure 161.96×77.25×9.20mm and weigh 200 grams. There is no word on the battery and storage details of the Redmi Note 9 5G. 

Coming to the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G specs, the device is expected to be similar to the Mi 10T Lite. The teaser images show off a circular camera module on the back that should house four camera sensors and a gradient finish that is similar to the Rose Gold Beach colour of the Mi 10T Lite. The Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G should feature a 6.67-inch LCD display and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G chipset paired with 8GB RAM. The phone is tipped to sport a 108MP quad-camera system. It may house a 4,820mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.