Entry-level smartphones just keep on getting better and better over time. Xiaomi recently leveled up their tech game by introducing a new entry-level smartphone with major upgrades from its predecessor. Here’s what we know so far abour the Redmi 9 – it has an all-purpose AI quad-camera set up, 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display, powerful chipset, and edgy design.
READY FOR REDMI?
As the first entry-level Redmi smartphone to feature an all-purpose quad-camera set up, Redmi 9 helps capture life’s special moments. Whether you’re looking to take a quick snap, wide-angle group shot, close-up with stunning details, or beautiful portrait photos, Redmi 9 won’t back down from the challenge. The device integrates fun and creativity into the photography experience with premium camera features, including kaleidoscope and palm shutter.
Meanwhile, users can view more with Redmi 9’s bigger and better screen. Featuring a 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display, Redmi 9 offers an optimal visual experience with crystal-clear detail at your fingertips. It also comes with TÜV Rheinland low blue light certification and Corning® Gorilla® Glass for on-the-go protection.
On the performance front, Redmi 9 sports an optimized MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, delivering a 207% improved performance over its predecessor. Paired with a 5020mAh (typ) large capacity battery, it packs enough power for both work and play. This performance beast even supports 18W fast charging technology to keep your sideline time to a minimum so you can get back in the game.
As an aesthetic-loving millennial, we have to check its overall look, too. At the back, you’ll find a chic gradient color design with an anti-fingerprint ripple texture. The rear fingerprint sensor is specially designed to sit beside the camera set, and surrounded by a trendy circle design featured on Redmi’s current smartphone lineup.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
Redmi 9 will be available in two variants here in the Philippines — 3GB+32GB for Php 6,990 and 4GB+64GB for Php 7,490 with the colors Carbon Grey, Ocean Green, and Sunset Purple. Units are already available for purchase at authorized Mi Stores, as well as Xiaomi’s authorized offline retailers. Meanwhile, Redmi 9 will be also available for purchase at the Xiaomi Official Store on Lazada from July 7, 2020 with a special one-day price of Php 6,490 (PHP 500 off) for the 3GB+32GB variant.