Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and Redmi Note 9 Pro launched with Snapdragon 720G SoC, 5,020mAh battery, and more: highlights

The Redmi Note 9 Pro India launch event has concluded, finally ending the wait for the next big smartphone from Xiaomi to find out the prices and specs of the new smartphone. The smartphone is accompanied by the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, the first Max model in the Redmi Note lineup. Key specifications of the new lineup revealed so far include a large display measuring 6.67-inch with Gorilla Glass 5 protection, new Aura Balance Design with 3D curved back panel, quad rear cameras, centre-aligned punch-hole screen, IR blaster, and 3.5mm jack. The fingerprint sensor has moved to the right edge of the smartphones this time around. The Redmi Note 9 Pro and Note 9 Pro Max smartphones come in Aurora Blue, Interstellar Black, and Glacier White colours.

Moving on to the cameras, the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max features a 64MP wide-angle camera, 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, a 5MP macro unit, and a 2MP depth-sensing lens. The 64MP primary sensor using MFRN (Multi Frame Noise Reduction) to capture eight shots and combine them to offer better and clearer images. The 5MP macro lens has focal distance of 2cm to 10cm. As for the selfie camera, the Max model has a 32MP sensor housed in a hole-punch in the display.

As for the core Redmi Note 9 Pro Max specifications, the hardware is headlined by the Snapdragon 720G chipset, with the base variant getting 6GB of RAM and the higher model having 8GB system memory. According to Xiaomi, the smartphone beats the Samsung Galaxy A71, Vivo V17 Pro, and OPPO Reno 3 Pro in performance on AnTuTu benchmark. Talking about the storage, the smartphone will get up to 128GB UFS 2.1 storage with a hybrid slot to house microSD cards of up to 512GB capacity. The NavIC GPS by ISRO is also used on the smartphone. Keeping everything running is a 5,020mAh battery, the biggest yet on a Redmi Note smartphone. A 33W fast-charger comes bundled with the smartphone.

Time for the Redmi Note 9 Pro specifications – this smartphone also has 6.67-inch display with 20:9 aspect ratio, Snapdragon 720G, 128GB UFS 2.1 storage, 5,020mAh battery, and NavIC GPS. The RAM, however, is capped at 6GB only. On the camera end, the smartphone has a 48MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide-angle unit, 5MP macro lens, and 2MP depth sensor. The Redmi Note 9 Pro also has Super Stabilization for steady videos even while you are walking or moving around. There’s a 16MP selfie camera on the smartphone. Another downgrade is the 18W fast-charger, with the adaptor coming in the box.

And the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro max prices in India are out – the former starts at just Rs 12,999, while the latter has a starting price of Rs 14,999. The first sale date is March 17th for the Redmi Note 9 Pro, whereas the Max model gets a March 25th sale date. Of course, both the smartphones are available via Amazon.in, Mi.com, Mi Home and Mi Studio stores.