- Redmi Note 9 will most likely be positioned below Redmi Note 9 Pro, which retails at Rs 13,999
- The phone flaunts a 6.53-inch FHD+ LCD display, MediaTek Helio G85 chipset, 48MP quad rear cameras, and 5,020mAh battery
Redmi Note 9 is scheduled to launch in India today. The upcoming budget offering from Xiaomi will be unveiled via an online event in the country. The Redmi Note 9 has already been launched globally, so we pretty much know everything about its design and specifications. The only piece missing from the puzzle is the Redmi Note 9 price in India. Our educated guess says that it’ll be priced somewhere around Rs 10,000. The handset will most likely be positioned below Redmi Note 9 Pro (review), which is retailing in India at Rs 13,999. Key specifications of Redmi Note 9 include a 6.53-inch FHD+ LCD display, MediaTek Helio G85 chipset, 48MP quad rear cameras, and 5,020mAh battery.
How to watch Redmi Note 9 launch in India livestream
The Redmi Note 9 launch in India livestream will start at 12pm IST today, i.e. July 20th. You can catch the action live via the company’s official social media accounts or YouTube channel. The Redmi Note 9 global model, to recall, is priced at $199 (~Rs 15,100) for the 3GB + 64GB storage option, and $249 (~Rs 18,900) for the 4GB + 128GB storage model. The 3GB RAM variant will reportedly not launch in India. The handset comes in Forest Green, Polar White, and Midnight Grey colours.
Redmi Note 9 specifications
The Redmi Note 9 runs Android 10-based MIUI 11 out of the box. The handset ships with a 6.53-inch FHD+ LCD display with 450 nits brightness, Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top, and a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera. The phone sports a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor placed just below the square-shaped camera module. For photography, the Redmi Note 9 includes four cameras at the back with a 48MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro camera and a 2MP portrait lens. Up front, it gets a 13MP selfie camera.
The Redmi Note 9 is powered by a 2GHz MediaTek Helio G85 chipset coupled with 1GHz GPU and HyperEngine technology. The global variant is offered with up to 4GB RAM and 128GB storage, but Xiaomi could offer a 6GB RAM variant in India. The Redmi Note 9 houses a 5,020mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging. The smartphone supports a triple card slot for two nano SIM cards and a microSD card. It measures 162.3mm × 77.2mm × 8.9mm and weighs 199 grams.