The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime was announced on August 4, 2020 and released on 6 August, 2020. It features similar design and specs with Xiaomi Redmi 9, some of its specs include a 6.53-inch display and AI quad camera. This article will walk you through the specs and price of Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime which will help you in your purchase decision making.
On the camera department, the Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime features an AI quad rear camera setup which includes a 13-megapixel main camera, 118-degree field of view 8-megapixel ultrawide camera, a 5-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth camera.
This rear camera has LED flash, HDR and panorama features and can record 1080p video at 30fps.
Design and Display
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 prime as said earlier comes with similar design with the Xiaomi Redmi 9 which comprises of a glass front, plastic back and frame. It will arrive in four different colours which includes Matte Black, Mint Green, Space Blue and Sunrise Flare.
The rear panel houses the quad camera setup accompanied with a LED flash and a fingerprint scanner. Below, we have the Redmi tag which indicates it’s a Xiaomi Redmi smartphone.
The smartphone comes with a waterdrop 6.53-inches full HD+ IPS LCD display, which has a resolution of 2340 x 1080 and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It features 400nit type peak brightness, a reading mode certified by TÜV Rheinland and the screen is covered with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Hardware and Software
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime is equipped with an Octa-core processor, accompanied with Mediatek Helio G80 chipset which has a clock speed of 2.0GHz. Mali=G52 handles the graphics functionalities for gaming and multimedia purposes.
On the memory, it comes in two different types, we have the 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM and 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM. It also has option for memory expansion via microSD card up to 512GB.
The smartphone runs Android 10 version of operating system accompanied with the Xiaomi’s MIUI 11 version of user interface.
Connectivity and Battery
The phone supports 4G LTE enabled dual SIM. It also supports dual SIM VoLTE HD calling. Other connectivity includes Wireless FM radio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C port.
The Redmi 9 Prime is powered with Non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery which is supported with up to 18W fast charge.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime Price in Nigeria
The price of Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime varies based on the model you are going for, the 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM sells for $159 while the 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM sells for $159. In Nigeria, it sells for 52,000 naira.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime Full Specifications
|Quick Charging||Yes 18W|
|Operating System||Android 10.0; MIUI 11|
|Sim Slots||Dual SIM, GSM+GSM|
|Model||Redmi 9 Prime|
|Sim Size||SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano|
|Network||4G: Available, 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Yes (rear-mounted)|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels|
|Touch Screen||Yes Capacitive Touchscreen|
|Pixel Density||395 PPI|
|Dimension||163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm (6.43 x 3.03 x 0.36 in)|
|Weight||198 g (6.98 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame|
|Colour||Matte Black, Mint Green, Space Blue, Sunrise Flare|
|Processor||Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Expandable Memory||microSDXC (dedicated slot) up to 512GB|
|Rear Camera||13 MP (wide) + 8 MP (wide) + 5 MP (wide) + 2 MP (wide) Quad Cameras, 1080p@30fps|
|Rear Camera Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Front Camera||8 MP Camera, HDR, 1080p@30fps|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh Battery|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB Connectivity||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|FM Radio||Wireless FM radio (no wired headphones required)|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G||1, 3, 5, 8, 40, 41|