Redmi 9 First Sale to be Held Today at 12 Noon Via Amazon: Check Price in India, Specifications

It's the first sale of Xiaomi's new affordable smartphone Redmi 9.

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Redmi 9, which was launched in India last week, is all set to go on sale today, i.e. August 31st. The latest smartphone, priced under Rs 10,000, from the brand will be up for grabs via flash sale on Amazon.in, Mi.com, and Mi stores at 12 pm. Both 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM variants of the phone in Carbon Black, Sporty Orange, and Sky Blue colour options will be available on the e-stores. Key highlights of the Redmi 9 include waterdrop notch HD+ display, MediaTek Helio G35 SoC, AI dual rear cameras, and a beefy 5,000mAh battery. Additionally, the smartphone boots Xiaomi’s latest custom Android skin MIUI 12 out of the box.

Redmi 9: Price in India

Redmi 9 India price starts at Rs 8,999 for the base model with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, while the 4GB + 128GB variant is priced at Rs 9,999. As stated above, the handset comes in three colours and will be available for sale on Xiaomi and Amazon’s e-stores.

Redmi 9: Specifications

Talking about the Redmi 9 specifications, the handset ships with a 6.53-inch HD+ display with 720 x 1,600 pixels resolution and a waterdrop notch atop. The phone rocks MediaTek Helio G35 SoC paired with up to 4GB RAM and up to 128GB onboard storage that is further expandable via a microSD card under the hood. The handset comes pre-loaded with Android 10-based MIUI 12 to take care of software side of things.

In optics, the Redmi 9 touts dual rear cameras that comprise 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. The front camera of the phone gets a 5MP snapper. There is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. Connectivity options include dual SIM slots, 3.5mm audio jack, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and micro-USB port. The entire setup is driven by a 5,000mAh battery that supports nominal 10W charging.

Separately, the company is readying up to launch Redmi 9A smartphone on September 2nd in India.