The successor of Redmi 8 series is here once again. Despite the outbreak of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), the Chinese based Electronic Company Xiaomi has managed to unveil it Redmi Note 9 series which consists of Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. There is also a standalone Redmi Note 9 among in this series, however, it features a MediaTek processor which differs it Specifications compared to the Pro and Pro Max.
Redmi Note 9 series is an addition to the Sub-brand Redmi, both Redmi note 9 pro and Pro Max phones come with quad rear cameras and have hole-punch displays. The smartphones also run Android 10 and come with USB Type-C connectivity.
Key Specs RN9 Pro Max
Display: 6.67-inch (1080x2400)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Front Camera: 32MP
Rear Camera: 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP
Battery Capacity: 5020mAh
OS: Android 10
Release Date: 12th March 2020
For beautification, Xiaomi has provided its proprietary “Aura Balance” Design along with a P2i splash-pro0of coating. Key highlights of the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and Redmi Note 9 Pro include a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and up to 128GB of onboard storage. It is being made official, however, the company said to have sold more than 100 million Redmi Sub-brand devices in India which the arrival of the Note 9 series will be of a great contributor to level up.
Specifications of Redmi Note 9 Pro
Display & Design
Similar to Note 9 Pro Max, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro features a dual nano SIM. It features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1080×2400 pixels) IPS display that has 20:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The phone measures 165.7×76.6×8.8mm and weighs 209 grams.
Software & Hardware
Redmi Note 9 Pro runs Android 10 with MIUI 11. It is equipped with octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC, coupled with Adreno 618 GPU and up to 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM. Storage capacity of the Redmi Note 9 Pro is upto 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB) through a dedicated slot. It moves further to be coupled with a 5,020mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging (supported charger is in the box).
Camera Redmi Note 9 Pro
It comes with quad rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL GM2 primary sensor with a six-piece f/1.79 lens. It also has an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with a 120-degree ultra-wide-angle lens, 5-megapixel tertiary sensor with a macro lens, and a 2-megapixel quaternary sensor for depth sensing.
Up front is a 16-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front that supports artificial intelligence (AI) based features.
Sensors & Connectivities
The connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NavIC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensor also featured a side-mounted sensor and has bottom-firing speakers as well as dual microphones with noise cancellation support.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Specifications
Design & Display
Dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1080×2400 pixels) IPS display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The phone ies protected by a triple Corning Gorilla Glass 5 that is available at the back and front. The phone has 8.81mm of thickness.
Software & Hardware
The phone runs Android 10 with MIUI 11. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC, with up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM. Redmi Note 9 Pro Max has 64GB and 128GB of UFS 2.1 internal storage options which are both expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB) through a dedicated slot. It packs a 5,020mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging (supported charger included in the box).
Note 9 Pro Max Camera
On the back is a 64-megapixel primary sensor, 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle 119-degree field-of-view FoV) lens, 5-megapixel macro shooter, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. There is also support for RAW photography.
For selfie and video calls, the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max has a 32-megapixel selfie camera at the front.
Sensors & Connectivities
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Infrared (IR), NavIC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. On the sensor, the phone comes with alot of sensors which include a side-mounted fingerprint sensor scanner.
Specifications of Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
Model: Redmi Note 9 Pro Max
Release date: 12th March 2020
Form factor: Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm): 165.50 x 76.68 x 8.80
Weight (g): 209.00
Battery capacity (mAh): 5020
Colours: Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
Screen size (inches): 6.67
Resolution: 1080×2400 pixels
Protection type: Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio: 20:9
Processor: 1.8GHz octa-core (4×1.8GHz + 4×2.3GHz)
Processor make: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Internal storage: 64/128GB
Expandable storage type: microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB): 512
Dedicated microSD slot: Yes
Main camera: 64-megapixel (f/1.89, 1.6-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.12-micron) + 5-megapixel (1.12-micron) + 2-megapixel (1.75-micron)
Rear autofocus: Yes
Rear flash: Yes
Front camera: 32-megapixel (1.6-micron)
Operating system: Android 10
Skin: MIUI 11
Wi-Fi standards supported: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth: Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE: Yes
Face unlock: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Price and Availability
Price tags of all varieties of The Redmi note 9 pro and Pro Max has been released in India, they include;
Redmi Note 9 Pro Prices
- 4GB + 64GB — Rs. 12,999 (roughly N64,000)
- 6GB + 128GB — Rs. 15,999 (roughly N79,000)
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max Prices
- 6GB + 64GB — Rs. 14,999 (roughly N74,000)
- 6GB + 128GB — Rs. 16,999 (roughly N84,000)
- 8GB + 128GB — Rs. 18,999 (roughly N94,000)
Sale date of the Redmi Note 9 Pro is set for March 17, while the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max will go on first sale on March 25. The phones will be available for purchase through Amazon, Mi.com, Mi Home stores, and Mi Studio stores.