Redmi 9 teased in India, launch imminent

Redmi India is teasing a new phone. And it appears that the Redmi 9 India launch is coming soon.

Redmi 9 India launch teased
The company posted a video on Twitter along with a message. It mentions the launch date of various devices in the Redmi lineup. Here’s what it says

12th March, 2020: Redmi Note 9 Pro Max & Redmi Note 9 Pro
20th July, 2020: Redmi Note 9
4th August, 2020: Redmi 9 Prime
XX XXX, 2020: #Redmi _ ?

It highlights the above mentioned phones, before asking, Where is 9? And in case you missed it, the last line in the Tweet reads “Redmi _ ?”, meaning there’s just one character missing in the name. These are clear hints regarding the Redmi 9 India launch is not far away.

Redmi 9 India launch teaser

Since the phone has already been announced in Europe, here’s the recap of its specs.

Redmi 9 Prime official in India

Redmi 9 Specs

  • Display: 6.53-inches Full HD+ LCD, 2340 x 1080 pixels, water-drop notch, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 400 nits brightness
  • Operating System: MIUI
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G80
  • GPU: Mali-G52 MC2 950MHz
  • Memory: 3GB/4GB LPDRR4x RAM
  • Storage: 32GB/64GB + dedicated microSD card slot
  • Battery: 5020 mAh, USB Type-C, 18W fast charging Quick Charge 3.0, (10W charger)
  • Main Cameras: 8MP ultra wide-angle, 118° FOV, f/2.2 aperture + 13MP wide-angle 75.2° FOV, f/2.2 aperture, auto focus + 2MP depth sensor, f/2.4 aperture + 5MP macro lens, f/2.4 aperture + LED flash
  • Selfie Camera: 8MP f/2.0 aperture
  • Dimensions: 163.32 x 77.01 x 9.1 mm
  • Weight: 198g
  • Connectivity: 3.5mm headphone jack, IR remote,
  • Misc: Rear placed fingerprint sensor

Redmi 9 Prime official

What’s confusing here is the Redmi 9 Prime, that was announced earlier this month. It is a rebranded version of the Redmi 9. So, what will the Redmi 9 India launch bring us? Only Redmi knows the answer for now, we’ll need to wait for more hints to clarify what’s in store.

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Ashwin Karthik
Originally a Business Grad, Ashwin is a natural at testing and reviewing apps & games for Windows and Android Apps, as well as flashing ROMs. A proud owner of a Redmi K20, he is also an avid gamer and loves playing on his Computer, PS4 & Nintendo consoles.

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