The Numer series of Xioami is the one that is sold the most around the world. Xiaomi’s Redmi 8 was among the Top 5 most sold Android devices in the first half of 2020. Now Xiaomi has come up with 2020 edition of number series with some serious improvements. Its the brand new Redmi 9 which was launched on the 10th of June in the global market and a few days ago in Nepal.
The device starts at the base price of 16,999 for a 3GB+32GB variant and costs 1,000 more for a 4+64GB variant of the device. Today lets see what Xiaomi has to offer with this device along with the 5 best features of Redmi 9.
Redmi 9 – Top 5 Features
1) High-performance Helio G80
Redmi 9A packs a new Helio G80 SoC. It’s an octa-core CPU with a maximum clock speed of 2.0 GHz. Compare to last year’s Redmi 8, here we see an 82% increase in CPU performance and 309% improvements in the GPU side with Mali-G52 MC2 GPU clocked at 950 MHz.
With the Helio G80, we got ANTUTU score of some were around 185,000 Points which is quite double than the Snapdragon 450. We compared it with Snapdragon 450 cause its what the competition from Samsung and Huawei is providing at the same price.
2) AURA 360 Design
With the New device, Redmi has gone with a new design at the back. Xiaomi describes it as “An experience that surrounds you. It’s an amalgamation of impeccable craftsmanship’’. Redmi 9 has a concentric design that provides extra grip to hold and a circular ring design at the back that makes the Quad Camera setup and fingerprint sensor pop out. As we have pointed out the camera, the next feature is AI Quad Camera Array.
3) AI Quad Camera Array
Redmi 9 provides a quad-camera setup at the back. It comes with a 13MP primary shooter with f/2.2 aperture. While the other ones re 8MP ultra-wide with 118˚ of the field of view, 5MP Macro which can also record 1080P video, and a 2MP depth sensor. These cameras are capable of features like Kaleidoscope, Ultra wide-angle mode, Macro mode, HDR, Portrait mode, Panorama, and much more. Talking about the video capabilities, the device is capable of recording 1080p at 30fps and also 720p at 30fps.
At the front, we get an immersive 6.53’’ FHD+ display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and a 19.5:9 ratio aspect ratio along with 395 PPI.
The display can go up to max brightness of 400 nits. It also comes with wide1-L1 certification, which means you can enjoy Full HD content on OTT platforms like Netflix and Prime Videos. The display is protected with Gorilla Glass 3 and has Reading mode certified by TÜV Rheinland.
5) 5020mAh Fast Charging Battery
Redmi 9 comes with a large 5020mAh larger battery. This larger battery coupled up with 12nm SoC can provide easy 2-day battery life for a lite user. Even if you intensively use your device, it can last a full day and a half. Although we only get a 10W charger inside the box, Redmi 9 can support up to 18W fast charger.
A big Full HD+, Powerful SoC, Quad Cameras, New Design, and all this with a large battery is what Xiaomi has to offer at the base price of 17,999 here in Nepal. What are your thoughts about the device, let us know in the comment section below and also follow Gadgets in Nepal across all social media handles to stay updated with everything technical.