Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 is from Xiaomi, a household brand in phone manufacturing. They are well known for producing eye-catching phones for the budget
All you need to know about the latest Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 is from Xiaomi, a household brand in phone manufacturing. They are well known for producing eye-catching phones for the budget segment. Competition has become stiff lately as most smartphone companies strive to meet up with new and updated launches by different smartphone brands. With the jump from 4G Generation to 5G generation, technology has changed, so updating is very much needed. Most smartphone companies are striving to update the features as well as manufacture in a budget-friendly way. These companies have had to do some significant overhauling such as:
- Modifying designs
- Improving the processors by going for better performant processors
- Providing better batteries
- Upgrading their Custom UI
This fierce competition of the brands has provided consumers with lots of options in different ranges and now can search according to their needs and budget as well. The companies are focusing on every scale, from high-end smartphones, the mid-range, to low-range smartphones.
To meet up with the changes in the smartphone world, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 9, which is the subject of our review.
The Redmi Note 9 is a budget-friendly smartphone, and the sale starts from today 30th July 2020. Lovers of Xiaomi's Note series can now grab this smartphone. But, before you buy this smartphone, let us have an overview of Xiaomi Redmi.
Main Features of Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
- Release: May 12, 2020
- Weight: 199g, 8.9mm thickness
- Display: 6.53, 1080 x 2340 pixels
- Camera: 48MP, 1080
- Hardware: 3/4GB RAM, MediaTek Helio G85
- Storage: 64GB/128GB, MicroSDXC
- Battery: 5020 mAh Li-Po
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 is the latest of the Xiaomi Redmi Note Series. It was released in May 2020. It comes in 3 models 3GB RAM/64GB, 4GB/64GB and 4GB/128GB and runs on a MediaTek Helio G85 chipset with a 2x2.0 GHz octa-core processor. This smartphone is juiced up by 5020 mAh non-removable battery. The display size is 6.53 inches with screen resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels. The display is IPS LCD, and the screen is protected with the corning Gorilla Glass v5. The Redmi Note 9 runs on Android v10 (Q) and uses MIUI 11, which is Xiaomi custom UI. It comes with a fingerprint sensor, and to charge the 5020 mAh battery this also has a quick charging feature, for the quick charge, this has got the fast 22.5W charger with a USB of Type-C.
This smartphone falls under the range of budget-friendly phones, but this has some fantastic features. This smartphone is splash-proof. There are different beautiful colours in which this smartphone is made; you will get it in pebble Grey, Arctic White, and Aqua Green. All the colours are stylish.
Underneath the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 is the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset with an octa-core processor. The architecture is 64 bit, which comes with a Graphics of Mali-G52. The internal memory of this smartphone is 64 GB which comes with 3GB RAM for the standard, and it can be expanded up to 512 GB with an external memory card. Besides, the Redmi Note 9 has the rear fingerprint sensor available, with a Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, and Gyroscope. It also has the loudspeaker option, and for audio output, this has got the 3.5mm jack option.
This smartphone comes with a Quad camera setup. Getting a quad-camera setup in a budget-friendly smartphone is excellent. This Redmi Note 9 has;
A 48 MP Primary camera with an aperture of f/1.79
An 8 MP wide-angle and ultra-wide-angle camera with an aperture of f/2.2
A 2 MP camera with an aperture of f/2.4, and
This smartphone has the ISOCELL Plus sensor for the camera with autofocus, face detection and LED flash. It provides image resolution about 8000 x 6000 pixels. In addition to that, it contains continuous shooting mode, exposure compensation, ISO control, auto flash mode, high dynamic range mode, burst mode, the digital zoom which is the current favourite feature of this generation.
The front camera has a single camera setup. The camera is a 13 MP camera with an aperture of f/2.25, and the video recording resolution is 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps.
The price of this Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 in Cameroon starts from XAF 130,000 to XAF 150,000.
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