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Redmi 9A key features revealed online

Xiaomi's new Redmi 9A is coming soon. Here’ what we know so far.

Xiaomi Redmi 9 comes in three colour options.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 comes in three colour options. (Xiaomi)

A new variant of Redmi 9 is in the works. Dubbed as Redmi 9A, the smartphone has made an appearance on the US’ FCC website. The listing on the certification website also reveals some key specifications and features of the phone.

Sporting model number M2006C3LG, the phone is seen running MIUI 12 and comes with dual-SIM support. The listing reveals the phone has a 4,900mAh battery and comes with 4G support. 

According to mysmartprice, the phone will sport 18W fast charging support. The phone, however, could come with 10W charge out-of-the-box. The listing further reveals the phone could come with dual-rear cameras. 

Right now, other key details such as processor type, RAM capacity, and screen size are not out yet. 

That said, Redmi 9A is likely to be an upgrade over the Redmi 8A Dual which launched in India in February this year. With a starting price of 6,499, Redmi 8A Dual comes with up to 3GB RAM and up to 32GB built-in storage. The phone has a 6.2-inch HD LCD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It has 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel cameras on the back. For selfies, it comes with an 8-megapixel camera.

For performance, Redmi 8A relies on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 439 processor. Other top features of the phone include 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. It comes with dual-SIM support and USB Type-C port.

As far as Redmi 9 goes, the phone runs on MediaTek’s Helio G80 processor. The phone has a quad-camera setup on the back which includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens, a 5-megapixel macro lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, it comes with an 8-megapixel camera up front. Redmi 9 is powered by a 5,020mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging along with Quick Charge 3.0.