Redmi 9 Power has been launched in India as a latest budget smartphone by Xiaomi. This new model comes with quad rear cameras and a waterdrop style notch display. The Redmi 9 Power also comes with latest MIUI 12. Other key highlights of the latest Redmi phone are Snapdragon 662 SoC, stereo speakers and up to 128GB of inyernal storage.
The 9 Power model is just a Redmi Note 9 4G that debuted in China late last month – with slight differences on the camera department, RAM and storage fronts.
Redmi 9 Power price in India, availability details
Redmi 9 Power price in India has been set at Rs 10,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, the 4GB RAM + 128GB storage option of the phone comes at a price of Rs 11,999. The smartphone comes in four distinct colour options that are namely Blazing Blue, Electric Green, Fiery Red, and Mighty Black.
It will be available online through Amazon, Mi.com and offline via Mi Homes, Mi Studios and Mi Stores. Its first sale scheduled for 12pm (noon) on December 22. The phone will shortly be available through offline retailers.
Redmi 9 Power specifications
|Specifications||Redmi 9 Power|
|Display||6.53 inches, FHD+, IPS LCD|
|Software||Android 10, MIUI 12|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 662|
|RAM / ROM||4GB + 64GB, 4GB + 128GB|
|Front camera||8 MP, f/2.0|
|Rear cameras||48 MP, f/1.8, (wide)|
8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Charging||18W fast charging|
|Sensors||Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Color options||Mighty Black, Fiery Red, Electric Green, Blazing Blue|
The Redmi 9 Power runs on Android 10 with MIUI 12 on top and features a 6.53 inch FHD+ (1080 × 2340) waterdrop-style notch display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 400 nits of brightness and a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Under the hood, the phone has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC, coupled with Adreno 610 GPU and 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM. The 9 Power device also has up to 128GB of internal UFS 2.2 storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB) through a dedicated slot.
Talking about optics, the Redmi 9 Power has a quad rear camera setup that houses a 48MP primary camera sensor, along with an 8MP secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens, 2MP macro shooter and a 2MP depth sensor. The Redmi 9 Power offers an 8MP camera sensor at the front for selfies and video chats.
Talking about biometrics and security, the phone has artificial intelligence (AI) Face Unlock and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone also has Widevine L1 certification and supports HD Web streaming through platforms including Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.
There is also a 6,000 mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging and there is fast charger in the box. The 9 Power smartphone also supports reverse wired charging and includes an Enhanced Lifespan Battery (ELB) technology. The phone also has stereo speakers that are Hi-Res Audio certified.
Redmi 9 Power also includes an accelerometer, magnetometer, ambient light and a proximity sensor. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, Infrared (IR) blaster, USB Type-C and a 3.5mm audio jack. Besides, the phone measures 162.3 × 77.3 × 9.6 mm and weighs 198 grams.