Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro (Global) Officially Announced

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 and the global Redmi Note 9 Pro has been officially announced today. Both phones made their debut in India last month, but under a different nomenclature. In case you are yet to see the full specification, key features, as well as their prices, then this article was made just for you.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro (Global) Officially Announced

Redmi Note 9 Features

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 comes with a 6.53-inch IPS display with FHD+ resolution and a punch hole cut out at the top left corner which houses the 13MP selfie camera. At the back, you will find the same 48MP Samsung GM1 main sensor as in the Redmi Note 9S. The main shooter is accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide and two 2MP shooters – one for macro stills and another for depth sensor. The fingerprint scanner is located just below the four-camera setup.

Under the hood of the Redmi Note 9, sits the all-new MediaTek Helio G85 chipset. It has an octa-core CPU and the Mali-G52 GPU and slides tight between the company’s Helio G80 and Helio G90T SoCs.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 comes in two memory configurations – 3GB.64GB and 4GB/128GB. The phone is powered by a 5020mAh battery with 18W fast wired charging. The Redmi Note 9 will come with Android 10 out-of-the-box. It also brings an IR blaster, headphone jack, and NFC.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Price and Release Date

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 price starts at $199/€183 for the 3GB/64GB model, and that of 4GB/128GB costs $249/€230. The phone will be available in green, grey, and white colors. The Redmi Note 9 release date is scheduled to tip-off mid-May.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Full Specification

NETWORK
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
LAUNCH
Announced2020, April 30
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2020, May
BODY
Dimensions162.3 x 77.2 x 8.9 mm (6.39 x 3.04 x 0.35 in)
Weight199 g (7.02 oz)
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Splash-proof coating
DISPLAY
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2 (~83.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
 450 nits typ. brightness (advertised)
PLATFORM
OSAndroid 10; MIUI 11
ChipsetMediaTekHelio G85 (12nm)
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz
GPUMali-G52 MC2
MEMORY
Card slotmicroSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal64GB 3GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA
Quad48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 118° (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro), AF
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video1080p@30fps
SELFIE CAMERA
Single13 MP, f/2.3, 29mm (normal), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm
FeaturesHDR, panorama
Video1080p@30fps
SOUND
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
COMMS
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFCYes (market/region dependent)
M2003J15SG (Yes); M2003J15SS (No)
Infrared portYes
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY
 Non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery
ChargingFast charging 18W
Reverse charging 9W
MISC
ColorsForest Green, Midnight Grey, Polar White
ModelsM2003J15SC, M2003J15SG, M2003J15SS
PriceAbout 180 EUR

Redmi Note 9 Pro (Global)

The global version of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro is actually identical with the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max that is already available in the Indian market. This means the phone comes with a 6.67-inch FHD+ IPS display, four rear cameras with a 64MP main shooter, and a Snapdragon 720G chipset.

The design on the green colorway has been slightly tweaked with a new two-tone finish and a slightly altered camera placement. The fingerprint sensor remains on the right-hand-side.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Price

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro price starts at $269/€247 for the 6GB/64GB model, while the 8GB/128GB version goes for $299/€275. The phone will be available in White, Green, and Gray colours, and sales will also kick off from Mid-May.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Full Specification

NETWORK
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
LAUNCH
Announced2020, April 30
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2020, May
BODY
Dimensions165.8 x 76.7 x 8.8 mm (6.53 x 3.02 x 0.35 in)
Weight209 g (7.37 oz)
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~84.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
PLATFORM
OSAndroid 10; MIUI 11
ChipsetQualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)
CPUOcta-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
GPUAdreno 618
MEMORY
Card slotmicroSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
 UFS 2.1
MAIN CAMERA
Quad64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 119° (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), 1/5.0″, 1.12µm, AF
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps
SELFIE CAMERA
Single16 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1/3.1″ 1.0µm
FeaturesHDR, panorama
Video1080p@30/120fps
SOUND
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
COMMS
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFCYes
Infrared portYes
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES
SensorsFingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY
 Non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery
ChargingFast charging 30W
MISC
ColorsTropical Green, Glacier White, Interstellar Gray
PriceAbout 250 EUR
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