Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro has been unveiled today being 12th March 2020. The smartphone is the successor of the last year’s Redmi Note 8 Pro. It comes with a square camera setup which houses four lens and it comes in two configurations.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Specs & Features

  • Display: IPS LCD, 6.67inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels (395 ppi).
  • Platform: Android 10; MIUI 11. Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset, Octa-core 2.3GHz CPU & an Adreno 618 GPU.
  • Storage: 4GB/64GB ROM or 6GB/128GB ROM. Expandable
  • Camera: 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad rear cameras.
  • Selfie camera: 16MP f/2.0 aperture.
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (Side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5,020 mAh battery, Fast battery charging 18W.
  • Colors: Aurora Blue, Glacier White & Interstellar Black.
  • Price: $175 USD / N64,000 Naira

Design

The Redmi Note 9 Pro comes with a beautiful curved design which will feel very comfortable in the hand. It comes protected with a triple Gorilla Glass 5. There is a Gorilla Glass 5 on the back, on the front and on the camera lens. The device also has P2i coating which helps to resist water splash.

Redmi Note 9 Pro

The frame of the device is plastic and it weighs 209grams which is pretty hefty and has a dimension of 165.8 x 76.7 x 8.8 mm. It uses a dual nano sims slot and comes in three colours which are Aurora Blue, Glacier White & Interstellar Black.

Display

Coming to the front, there is a punch hole cut-out at the center of the display which houses the selfie camera. The display is an IPS LCD screen which measures 6.67-inches in diagonal and has a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 by 2400 pixels.

The brightness of the display can go as high as 450nits based on their advert and it has a 395 PPI density. It has an average size chin and bezels which made it have a screen to body ratio of 84.5% and 20:9 aspect ratio.

Hardware & Software

The Redmi Note 9 Pro is no longer powered by a MediaTek chipset like it’s older brother, the Note 8 Pro. Instead, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset which uses an Octa core processor clocked at 2.3GHz.

It is running on the latest Android 10 with Xiaomi’s custom MIUI 11 OS on top. For gaming or graphics, it uses an Adreno 618 GPU. The device uses a UFS 2.1 storage and the storage variants includes a 4-giga byte of RAM and 64-giga byte of ROM, or a 6-giga byte of RAM and 128-giga byte ROM.

Camera

For the photography lovers, the smartphone comes with a quad rear cameras which includes a 48MP main camera with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP ultra wide with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture.

On the front, it has a 16MP camera for selfies and video calls. The rear camera comes with a led flash and it can record videos in 4K at 30fps and 1080p at 30fps, it supports electronic image stabilization. The selfie camera can as well record video in 1080p at 30fps.

Battery

What is keeping the light on is a 5,020mAh battery capacity which supports 18W fast charging with USB C- cable. Security wise, it comes with a side mounted fingerprint scanner. Connectivity options includes Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, Infrared and FM Radio.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Price in Nigeria & Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro price in Nigeria starts from N64,000 which translates to $175 USD and it’s Availablity in Nigeria is not yet confirmed but we guess it might be available soon.

Note: This price listed here is what the smartphone is priced abroad and not in Nigeria. It might be priced at this amount if it arrives in Nigeria but there is a huge possibility that the price will change if it arrives in Nigeria. Just take this price as a pinch of salt for now.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro - Full Specifications

 NETWORK
2GGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3GHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4GLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
LAUNCH
Announced2020, March 12
BODY
Dimensions165.8 x 76.7 x 8.8 mm (6.53 x 3.02 x 0.35 in)
Weight209 g (7.37 oz)
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Splash-proof
DISPLAY
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~84.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
450 nits typ. brightness (advertised)
PLATFORM
OSAndroid 10.0; MIUI 11
ChipsetQualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)
CPUOcta-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
GPUAdreno 618
MEMORY
Card slotmicroSDXC (dedicated slot)
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RAM/ROM64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
UFS 2.1
MAIN CAMERA
Quad48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.25", 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro), 1/5.0", 1.75µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video[email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected], gyro-EIS
SELFIE CAMERA
Single16 MP, (wide), 1.0µm
FeaturesHDR, panorama
Video[email protected]
SOUND
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
COMMS
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, NavIC
Infrared PortYes
RadioFM radio, recording
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES
SensorsFingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY
SizeNon-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery
ChargingFast charging 18W
MISC
ColorsAurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
Models
PriceAbout 160 EUR

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