Redmi 9i set to launch in India on September 15, here is what to expect

    Redmi 9i will launch in India next week. The new budget smartphone is expected to come with better storage, gaming experience, and photography. Here is what we know about the phone so far.
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on Sep 10 2020, 08:19 AM IST
    Xiaomi Redmi 9.i is coming soon
    Xiaomi Redmi 9.i is coming soon (Xiaomi)
    Xiaomi Redmi 9.i is coming soon
    Xiaomi Redmi 9.i is coming soon (Xiaomi)

    Xiaomi is soon going to launch a new smartphone under its Redmi 9 series. Called Redmi 9i, the phone is slated to go official on September 15. Ahead of the official launch, Redmi 9i is already listed on Flipkart and mi.com. The listings reveal a few important features of the upcoming phone.

    According to the listing, Redmi 9i will come with 4GB of RAM. The phone is also confirmed to come with MIUI 12 out-of-the-box. The listing further confirms the phone will offer better storage, gaming experience, and photography.

    GSMArena in its report points out that the “big storage” could refer to 64GB built-in storage. The phone could also support microSD card for expandable storage. Redmi 9i could also come with a 6.53-inch HD display, 5,000mAh battery, and MediaTek Helio G25 processor.

    Redmi 9i will follow Redmi 9A which launched in India last month. Available with price starting at 6,799, the phone comes with a 6.53-inch HD+ LCD display with 20:9 aspect ratio. It runs on MediaTek Helio G25 octa-core processor clocked at 2.0Hz.

    Redmi 9A comes in two options - 2GB/32GB and 3GB/32GB. The smartphone is powered by a 5,000mAh battery. On the camera front, the Redmi 9A features a 13-megapixel AI rear camera. On the front, it comes with a 5-megapixel AI selfie camera.

    So far, Xiaomi offers Redmi 9A, Redmi 9 Prime, and Redmi 9 smartphones in the lineup. The Redmi 9 Prime is available in India for a starting price of 9,999. The base Redmi 9 is available for a starting price of 8,999.

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    First Published Date: 10 Sep, 08:19 AM IST
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