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Xiaomi Redmi 9 Arrives With Camera and Power Goodness

Xiaomi Redmi 9 is the successor to last year's Redmi 8. This new phone packs Quad rear cameras, huge battery and storage. Learn more!

Xiaomi is out with another splendid smartphone called the Xiaomi Redmi 9 – the successor to last year’s Xiaomi Redmi 8. This phone is the first member of the Redmi 9 lineup, and as expected, it comes with fabulous features that will make a chic’s head turn. Although it’s the first member of the lineup, Redmi Note 9 and Note 9 Pro have already been released by the manufacturer.

Back to the topic, Redmi 9 comes with features such as quad rear cameras, a huge 5,020mAh battery, a large display and many more. We will discover more as we proceed in this article. Stay with me.

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Features (Preview)

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 is loaded with everything you need for your viewing pleasure. First, there’s a giant 6.53-inch IPS LCD display that uses 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution for clarity of texts, inputs and graphics. Also, it has a screen-to-body ratio of 89% and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio which offers enormous screen estate for your entertainment.

Speaking of entertainment, you can store several offline movies and videos on the phone’s 32GB internal storage. If you want more storage, you can go for the 64GB variant of the smartphone. Either way, you can extend the storage of the phone through the use of a MicroSDXC card.

Another memory element on the smartphone is the 3GB or 4GB RAM depending on the storage variant purchased. This RAM, in combination with the MediaTek Helio G80 chipset, takes care of multitasking actions on the phone. The phone is also equipped with Android 10 and MIUI 12 to deliver smooth software functions that flow with the chipset’s operations.

Segueing, the phone’s photography rests on the shoulders of the quad rear cameras and front camera. The rear cameras are made up of 13MP wide, 8MP ultra-wide, 5MP macro and 2MP depth sensors. On the other hand, an 8MP sensor graces the device’s fore.

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You can snap loads of pictures and record multiple videos without battery constraints thanks to the mammoth 5,020mAh battery in the mix. To boost the battery’s charging speed, Xiaomi incorporated 18W technology into the smartphone, but you will only get a 15W Fast Charger off the box.

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Key Specs

Here are the Xiaomi Redmi 9 key specifications…

Display 6.53-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels
OS Android 10 OS (MIUI 12)
Processor Octa-core 2.0GHz MediaTek Processor
Storage 32GB/64GB ROM + 3GB/4GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera Quad 13MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP Rear/ 8MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 5,020mAh
Price N65,000 – N85,000


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Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 launched in June 2020; it is available in colours Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green. You can order the phone from the following online shopping markets using any of the links below.

Xiaomi Redmi 9 retails at $220 (₦65,000 – ₦85,000 in Nigeria). (CLICK TO BUY XIAOMI REDMI 9 or SEE MORE PHONES UNDER ₦90,000 or MORE REDMI SMARTPHONES).

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 10 OS (MIUI 12)
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G80 (Octa-core 2.0 GHz)
  • GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
  • Memory: 3GB/4GB RAM
  • Colours: Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green
  • Dimension: 163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm
  • Weight: 198g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.53-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels (395PPI)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Rear Camera: Quad 13MP wide (f/2.2) + 8MP ultra-wide (f/2.2) + 5MP dedicated macro (f/2.4) + 2MP depth (f/2.4) camera, [email protected] Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, gyro-EIS, PDAF, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 13MP (f/2.3) camera, HDR, 1080p


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB/64GB ROM
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 27(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, 5.0 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: XviD/MP4/H.265 player
  • FM Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 5,020mAh non-removable Li-Po battery
  • Fast Charging: Yes, 18W

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