Following the relaxation of the lockdown norms in Green and Orange Zones across India, popular smartphone brand Xiaomi recently announced that it would resume the sale of smartphones via Mi.com and Amazon.in. The first smartphone to go on flash sale following the relaxation of norms is the Redmi Note 9 Pro which will again be on sale later today at 12 PM. As outlined earlier, you will be able to purchase the handset via Xiaomi’s own Mi Store as well as the company’s e-commerce partner Amazon.in.
Once again, do note that the deliveries shall only be made to pin codes where Amazon and Xiaomi’s logistics partners are legally allowed to make deliveries. In case you are in a Red Zone, this means your wait for the Redmi Note 9 Pro just got even longer. In case you are in an Orange or Green Zone, chances are high your order could take a bit longer than usual to be processed and delivered.
We're blown away with the amazing response to today's #RedmiNote9Pro sale! ?
You can get your hands on the #PerformanceBeast in the NEXT SALE tomorrow (6th May) at 12 noon! ?
— Redmi India (@RedmiIndia) May 5, 2020
To attract as many buyers as possible, Redmi has announced that folks who use an ICICI credit card or EMI to purchase the phone will receive an additional Rs 1000 discount on the phone.
As for the phone itself, the Redmi Note 9 Pro, this phone is among Xiaomi’s newest budget handsets. Powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor, in India, the device is sold in 4GB +64GB and 6GB+128GB variants with the prices of these options pegged at Rs 13,999 and Rs 16,999, respectively. You also get three color options; Aurora Blue, Glacier White, and Interstellar Black.
The Redmi Note 9 Pro’s rear camera setup includes a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, a 5MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. At the front, the phone gets by with a 16MP selfie shooter.
The Redmi Note 9 Pro also gets a large 6.67 display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. This display claims a typical brightness of 450 nits and happens to be an IPS LCD panel. The display gets Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for durability and scratch resistance.
The 4G VoLTE ready Redmi Note 9 Pro gets a massive 5020 mAh Li-Polymer battery that supports 18W fast charging. The company also includes the 18W charger in the box. Connectivity options include USB Type-C reversible connector port, 3.5mm jack, triple-slot (nanoSIM + nanoSIM + microSD), 4G+/4G/3G/2G networks, WI-Fi, and Bluetooth.