Xiaomi has increased the price of Redmi 9A in India. The budget smartphone was launched for Rs 6,799 earlier this year. After a hike of Rs 200, the Redmi 9A price in India going forward will be Rs 6,999. For the price, users will get 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage on the Redmi smartphone. The price of the higher storage variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage remains the same. Xiaomi had launched the 3GB RAM variant for Rs 7,499. Let’s take a look at the new Redmi 9A India price, specifications, features, and other details.
Xiaomi increased the price of Redmi 9A in India by Rs 200
The price of Redmi’s budget smartphone, Redmi 9A, starts at Rs 6,999 in India. Only the price of the 2GB + 32GB storage variant has been increased. The updated price is reflected on the Mi.com website. Price of the 3GB RAM variant with 32GB storage remains the same as the launch price at Rs 7,499.
The device comes in three colour options – Nature Green, Sea Blue, and Midnight Black.
Redmi 9A sits below another budget smartphone, the Redmi 9i, in India which starts at Rs 8,299.
Redmi 9A specifications
Xiaomi’s Redmi 9A features a 6.53-inch HD+ IPS LCD panel with a 20:9 aspect ratio and a 720 x 1600 resolution. The screen sports a waterdrop notch on top for the front-facing camera.
Under the hood, the device comes with a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 processor, coupled with 32GB of eMMC 5.1 internal memory. Storage on the device can be further expanded via a microSD card up to 512GB.
The polycarbonate back comes with a single 13MP front camera with an aperture of f/2.2 and an LED flash. For selfies, the smartphone has a 5MP front camera housed inside the waterdrop notch.
Battery-wise, the device packs a 5,000mAh battery with support for 10W charging and can be charged with a Micro-USB port. Xiaomi Redmi 9A also comes with ELB (Enhanced lifespan battery) technology which will improve battery lifespan. With the new technology, the battery of Redmi 9A will have a lifespan of up to 3 years as per company claims.
For biometric authentication, the device only comes with an AI Face unlock feature and misses out a fingerprint scanner. It also comes with P2i nano-coating, Xiaomi says all the ports have a rubberized seal and the device comes with reinforced corners for additional protection.
Connectivity options include Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS, and GLONASS support.
The smartphone boots on Android 10 based MIUI 12 out of the box.