Xiaomi Redmi 9A was announced on June 2020 and expected to be available for purchase from July 7th 2020. The device is a low budget smartphone designed by Xiaomi to meet the needs of its customers who are not willing to splash big money on buying a smartphones. Likewise its predecessor Xiaomi Redmi 8A, they offers low-end smartphone hardware and may not be able to perform huge tasks.
Xiaomi Redmi 9A Key Specs and Features
- 53-inch IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 Pixels (269 PPI)
- Android 10.0; MIUI 12
- MediaTek Helio G25 (12 nm)
- 3GB RAM
- 32GB Built-in Storage, with Micro-SD Support
- 13MP Rear Camera
- 5MP Front Camera
- 5000mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
The Xiaomi Redmi 9A camera is not really something to write home about especially for those coming from high-end devices but for the fact it’s a low-budget device, it shouldn’t be a surprise.
The device comes with a single rear 13MP camera which capable of shooting videos capped at 30fps. It also has a panorama and HDR mode of taking photos.
On the front camera, it features a 5MP camera which has digital zoom and auto flash functionality. It also has Panorama and HDR mode for taking photos.
Design and Display
The Xiaomi Redmi 9A features a glass front and plastic back design and it comes in three different colours which are: Midnight Gray, Twilight Blue and Peacock Green.
It houses a single rear which camera which is situated sideways at the right along with a LED flash and Redmi branding which are mounted on a darker colour stripe.
On the front, it comes with a 6.53-inch IPS LCD display which has a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 and 269 ppi pixel density. It also has 20:9 body ratio. At the top center of the screen, it has a teardrop notch which houses a front facing camera.
Hardware and Software
Redmi 9A features MediaTek Helio G25 chipset and an Octa-core 2GHz cortex A53 processor which runs in a 64bit architecture. It comes with 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB.
Moving over to Software, it runs Android 10 version of OS and a MIUI 12 version of user interface which enhances better user interaction with the device.
Connectivity and Battery
The Xiaomi Redmi 9A supports 4G LTE connectivity, it also comes with 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C port and 5.0 version of Bluetooth.
On the Battery aspect, it comes with a massive 5000mAh non-removable Li-ion battery which promises to last long when fully charged.
Xiaomi Redmi 9A Price in Nigeria
Xiaomi Redmi 9A price starts around $90 which is N35,000 in Nigeria.
Xiaomi Redmi 9A Full Specification
|Operating System||Android v10 (Q)|
|Sim Slots||Dual SIM, GSM+GSM|
|SIM Size||SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano|
|Network||4G: Available (supports Indian bands), 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G25|
|Processor||Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53|
|Colours||Midnight Gray, Twilight Blue, Peacock Green|
|Internal Memory||32 GB|
|Expandable Memory||Yes Up to 256 GB|
|Settings||Exposure compensation, ISO control|
|Camera Features||Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus|
|Image Resolution||4128 x 3096 Pixels|
|Main Camera||Yes 13 MP, Auto focus|
|Shooting Modes||Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Resolution||5 MP Primary Camera|
|Flash||Yes LED Flash|
|Wifi||Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n|
|Wifi Features||Mobile Hotspot|
|USB Connectivity||Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Network Support||4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G|
|GPS||Yes with A-GPS, Glonass|
|SIM 1||4G Bands:TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available|
|SIM 2||4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available|
|SJM Size||SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano|