Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi finally launched the Redmi Note 9 series of smartphones in India. The Redmi Note 9 series comprises the Redmi Note 9 Pro and the new addition to it, the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max smartphone. The vanilla Redmi Note 9 might launch sometime in the future. For now, let’s focus on the Redmi Note 9 Pro smartphone, which is a tad bit shorter when compared with the Max variant in the Redmi Note 9 series. So, without waiting any further, let’s jump right into the price, specifications, and features of the Redmi Note 9 Pro smartphone.
Redmi Note 9 Pro: Price in India
The Redmi Note 9 Pro is offered in two memory variants in India – one with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which is priced at Rs 12,999 (roughly around $175) and one with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which is priced at Rs 15,999 (roughly around $215). The device will go on its first sale in India starting March 17, 2020 via the company’s official website, Mi Home, Mi Studio, and Amazon.in. Plus, the Redmi Note 9 Pro will also be sold across retail stores in the country.
Redmi Note 9 Pro: Specifications and Features
Starting off with the display of the device, the Redmi Note 9 Pro flaunts a large 6.67-inch Full HD+ display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The device’s display features a centrally-aligned punch-hole selfie camera. Speaking of, the Redmi Note 9 Pro comes with a 16MP selfie snapper embedded underneath the punch-hole.
Moving around on the back, the Redmi Note 9 Pro flaunts a quad rear camera setup, which includes a 48MP primary wide-angle camera (with night mode), an 8MP ultra-wide camera with a 119-degree Field of View, a 2MP depth sensor with AI portrait mode, and a 5MP macro camera with up to 2cm focus distance.
Right underneath the camera setup, there is an LED flash with the 48MP camera text written around it. One can’t find a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner with the Redmi Note 9 Pro smartphone as the same is located in the right side of the device. At the bottom, there is a USB Type-C charging port, the device speaker, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Under the hood, the Redmi Note 9 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset (the first Redmi Note smartphone to come equipped with a Snapdragon 7-series platform), which is paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. The device comes with a dedicated microSD card slot, meaning that one can use two SIM cards and an SD card at the same time with the Redmi Note 9 Pro.
As far as the battery of the device is concerned, the Redmi Note 9 Pro packs in a mammoth 5,020mAh battery, which can be fast charged with the help of an 18W charger, which comes bundled with the device, by the way. On the software side of things, the Redmi Note 9 Pro ships with the latest Android 10 OS out of the box with the company’s in-house MIUI 11 skin baked atop.
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