The brand-new entry-level smartphone, Xiaomi announces the availability of Redmi 9 in the Philippines. The 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.
Starting at PHP 6,990, Redmi 9 reinvents the entry-level smartphone experience with versatile camera capabilities and exceptional performance 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:
Display 6.53’’ 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 camera 13MP wide-angle camera
8MP ultra wide-angle camera, 118° FOV 5MP macro camera 2MP depth sensor
Front camera 8MP selfie camera
Body Splash-proof nano coating
Dimension 163.32 x 77.01 x 9.1mm
Processor MediaTek Helio G80
12nm process technology Oct-core CPU, up to 2.0 GHz
Security Rear fingerprint sensor
Charging 5020mAh (typ) battery
18W wired fast charging 10W in-box charger
Dual 4G standby
Connectivity Bluetooth 5.0
System MIUI 11 based on Android 10
Variant 3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB2
Expandable storage up to 512GB
Available color Carbon 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.
For product specifications sheet and images, please refer to: Redmi 9.
1 Data acquired through Xiaomi internal test. 2 Availability may vary across different markets.
About Xiaomi Corporation
Xiaomi Corporation was founded in April 2010 and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an IoT platform at its core.
With an equal emphasis on innovation and quality, Xiaomi continuously pursues high-quality user experience and operational efficiency. The company relentlessly builds amazing products with honest prices to let everyone in the world enjoy a better life through innovative technology.
Xiaomi is currently the world’s fourth-largest smartphone brand, and has established the world’s leading consumer IoT platform, with 252 million smart devices connected to its platform, excluding smartphones and laptops. Xiaomi products are present in more than 90 markets around the world.
In July 2019, the company made the Fortune Global 500 list for the first time, ranking 468th among all, and 7th among internet companies. Xiaomi is the youngest company on the 2019 Fortune Global 500 list. In May 2020, the company made the Forbes Global 2000 List again and its ranking jumped to 384th.
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