Redmi 9 India Launch Confirmed For August 4: Check Specs, Features and More

Redmi 9 India Launch Confirmed For August 4: Check Specs, Features and More

Chinese smartphone maker Redmi has dropped a hint of an upcoming smartphone launch, the Redmi 9. The launch is expected to happen via an online event on August 4 for the Indian market. The first flash sale of the handset will reportedly be a part of the Amazon Prime Day on August 6 and will take place at 12PM IST, Xiaomi said in a Tweet. The Redmi 9 was unveiled in China in June featuring four cameras at the back, a MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core chipset, and a large 5,020mAh battery. The Indian variant of the Redmi 9, reportedly, will be shipped with similar specifications just like its Chinese counterpart.

Redmi 9 Expected Specifications

As far as the specifications are concerned, although there is no word from the company itself, the Redmi 9 will reportedly sport a 6.53-inch FHD+ display in the waterdrop-style notch with 1,080X2,340 pixel resolutions. The phone will also come with a Corning Glass 3 screen protection as well. Under the hood, the Redmi 9 will have a MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core processor coupled with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM and up to 64 GB of expandable onboard storage.

For photography duties, the quad-camera setup will see a 13-megapixel primary camera sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide secondary sensor, while the other two being a 5-megapixel macro sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, the Redmi 9 will come with an 8-megapixel front camera. The Indian variant will also see a 5,020mAh battery with an 18W fast charging support.

For connectivity, the Redmi 9 will sport G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5, Wi-Fi Direct, FM Radio, NFC, GPS, AGPS, 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C port, and infrared sensor. The phone will also feature an AI-powered Face Unlock feature, alongside a fingerprint sensor placed on the back. While Redmi has not disclosed any detail on the pricing of the device, it is expected that the phone will be available through and e-commerce site, Amazon.