Redmi Note 9 Pro Max First Sale Postponed Due to COVID-19 Lockdown in India: Full Details

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Redmi Note 9 Pro Max

Xiaomi had launched the Redmi Note 9 Pro and the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max smartphones in the Indian market on 13th March. At the launch event, the brand had announced that the Redmi Note 9 Pro will go on sale in the country on 24th March and the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max will go on sale in the country on 25th March. While the first sale of the Redmi Note 9 Pro will commence as scheduled, the brand has now announced on Twitter that the first sale of the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max has been postponed to a later (Unannounced) date.

COVID-19 Situation Causes Delay in The First Sale of Redmi Note 9 Pro Max

Redmi Note 9 Pro first sale postponed in India due to state lockdowns in the light of COVID-19
Redmi Note 9 Pro first sale postponed in India due to state lockdowns in the light of COVID-19.

According to the brand, the reason behind postponing the first sale date of the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is the ongoing nation-wide lockdown in the light of the COVID-19 situation. Although Xiaomi did not go into the specifics of the problem they are facing, it looks like the brand was not able to procure the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max units for the sale as transportation in the country is running at a slow pace due to the COVID-19 situation. If the lockdown continues for long, there is a possibility that other brands might also face the same issue as Xiaomi.

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Price in India

Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max in the Indian market in three configurations. The base model of the smartphone has 6GB RAM + 64GB storage and it costs INR 14,999. The second variant of the phone has 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and it costs INR 16,999. The top of the line variant comes with 18,999 and this one will set you back by INR 18,999.

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Specifications

  • Display – 6.67-inch IPS LCD with Full HD+ resolution, 450 nits brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor
  • RAM – 6GB, 8GB
  • Storage – 64GB, 128GB
  • Operating system – Android 10 with MIUI 11
  • Front camera – 32MP; Full HD video recording
  • Rear camera – 64MP primary + 8MP ultrawide + 5MP macro + 2MP depth sensor; 4K video recording
  • Battery – 5020mAh with 33W wired fast charging
  • Connectivity – USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth v5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, dual-SIM 4G with VoLTE and VoWiFi


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