Xiaomi launches in The Philippines its latest entry-level champion smartphone: Redmi 9

By Iconic MNL
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Xiaomi Redmi 9

Xiaomi announces today the sales of Redmi 9 starts in The Philippines. 

The brand-new entry-level smartphone touts major upgrades from its predecessor, including an all-purpose AI quad-camera set up, 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display, powerful chipset and edgy design. 

Priced from PHP 6,990, Redmi 9 will be available for purchasing offline starting from July 3, 2020 and online from July 7, 2020. 

Reinventing the entry-level smartphone experience

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 has you covered. The device also 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. 

Optimized performance for all

On the performance front, Redmi 9 sports an optimized MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, delivering a 207% improved performance1 over its predecessor. Paired with a 5020mAh (typ) large capacity battery, Redmi 9 packs the power you need for everyday 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. 

Stylish with more features to love

Redmi 9 features the stunning smartphone design you deserve. On the back cover, it leverages a chic gradient color design and 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. Altogether, this makes Redmi 9 even more comfortable to hold and unlock. 

To round it out, Redmi 9 also comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, and an IR blaster, while supporting dual SIM usage and an additional microSD card slot. With Redmi 9, users don’t have to compromise – they can have it all.

Redmi 9 Quick Specs:

Display6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display
400 nit (typ) brightness
Color contrast ratio: 1500:1 (typ)
NTSC: 70% (typ)
TÜV Rheinland low blue light certification
Reading mode 2.0
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
Rear camera13MP wide-angle camera
8MP ultra wide-angle camera, 118° FOV
5MP macro camera
2MP depth sensor
Front camera8MP selfie camera
BodySplash-proof nano coating
Dimension163.32 x 77.01 x 9.1mm
ProcessorMediaTek Helio G80
12nm process technology
Oct-core CPU, up to 2.0 GHz
Weight198g
SecurityRear fingerprint sensor
Face unlock
Charging5020mAh (typ) battery
18W wired fast charging
10W in-box charger
Network
support
Dual 4G standby
ConnectivityBluetooth 5.0
IR blaster
SystemMIUI 11 based on Android 10
Variant3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB2
Expandable storage up to 512GB
Available colorCarbon Grey, Ocean Green, Sunset Purple

 

Redmi 9 will be available in two variants, 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB, in Carbon Grey, Ocean Green and Sunset Purple. Priced at PHP 6,990 and PHP 7,490 respectively, they will be available for purchase from July 3, 2020 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.

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