Redmi 9 Prime (Mint Green, 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage)- Full HD+ Display & AI Quad Camera
- 13MP quad rear camera, ultra-wide, macro, portrait, AI scene recognition, HDR, pro mode | 8 MP front camera
- 16.58 centimeters (6.53-inch) FHD+ capacitive multi-touch touchscreen with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution, 394 ppi pixel density and 19.5:9 aspect ratio
- Memory, Storage & SIM: 4GB | 128GB internal memory expandable up to 512GB | Dual SIM (nano+nano) + Dedicated SD card slot
- Android v10 operating system with 2.0 GHz Mediatek Helio G80 octa core processor
- 5020 mAh large lithium-polymer battery with 18W charging support
- 1 year manufacturer warranty for device and 6 months manufacturer warranty for in-box accessories including batteries from the date of purchase
- Box also includes: Power adapter, USB cable, SIM eject tool, warranty card, user guide, clear soft case
ProcessorMediaTek Helio G80
Rear Camera13MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP
- Design 7
- Display 7
- Software 8
- Performance 8
- Battery Life 8
- Camera 7
- Value for Money 7
We haven’t seen the ‘Prime’ branding on a Redmi smartphone in a really long time, but now Xiaomi has brought it back with the Redmi 9 Prime. Xiaomi explains that this model has been launched because its Redmi Note 9 series has become more expensive due to the GST hike and Rupee-Dollar fluctuations. The Redmi 9 Prime is priced below the Redmi Note 9 series and starts just below the Rs. 10,000 price point. Has Xiaomi gone overboard with cost-cutting, or does the Redmi 9 Prime offer you good value for money? I review the new Redmi 9 Prime to find out.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime Summary
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime smartphone was launched on 4th August 2020. The phone comes with a 6.53-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels at a pixel density of 394 pixels per inch (ppi) and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime is powered by a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 processor. It comes with 4GB of RAM. The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime runs Android 10 and is powered by a 5020mAh non-removable battery.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime on the rear packs a 13-megapixel primary camera with an f/2.2 aperture; a second 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture; a third 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture and a fourth 2-megapixel camera. It sports a 8-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.0 aperture.
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime runs MIUI 11 based on Android 10 and packs 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 512GB) with a dedicated slot. The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime measures 163.32 x 77.01 x 9.10mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 198.00 grams. It was launched in Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black, and Sunrise Flare colours.
Connectivity options on the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, NFC, Infrared, USB Type-C, FM radioWi-Fi Direct, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India) with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime supports face unlock.
As of 5th September 2020, Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime price in India starts at Rs. 9,999.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime Full Specifications
|Model||Redmi 9 Prime|
|Release date||4th August 2020|
|Launched in India||Yes|
|Dimensions (mm)||163.32 x 77.01 x 9.10|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||5020|
|Colours||Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black, Sunrise Flare|
|Screen size (inches)||6.53|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||394|
|Processor make||MediaTek Helio G80|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||512|
|Dedicated microSD slot||Yes|
|Rear camera||13-megapixel (f/2.2) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel|
|Front camera||8-megapixel (f/2.0)|
|Operating system||Android 10|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|