What should have been an on-ground event for 2000 people, turned into an on-line launch, because of the recent global health crisis. The release of Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 9 Series took place today, March 12, in India.
Though it was expected for Xiaomi to launch three phones under the Redmi Note 9 Series, only two were revealed. The Redmi Note 9 Pro and Note 9 Pro Max will be available for sale across various platforms on March 17.
Specs-wise, here are a few things you should know:
Both models feature a 6.67-inch Full HD+ display with a resolution of 2400×1080 and will be equipped with an 8nm chipset, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G. The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max will be available in two variants – 6GB and 8GB RAM, while the Note 9 Pro will also have two variants, but 4GB and 6GB RAM. Both phones will come with two different storage options – 64GB and 128GB, expandable up to 512GB.
The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max has a quad-camera setup on the rear made of a 64-megapixel primary camera, 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, 5-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The Redmi Note 9 Pro comes with a 48-megapixel primary sensor, 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, 5-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. Both have video pro mode support available for raw videographers.
Both devices hold a 5020Mah battery, the largest battery ever on a Redmi phone. The Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max both run on Android 10.
The Redmi Note 9 Pro will start at Rs 12,999 (175$) for the 4GB variant and the Note 9 Pro Max will be available for Rs 14,999 (200$) for the 6GB/64GB model.