Redmi Note 9 is available for open sale in India, Xiaomi on Wednesday announced through a banner listed on its Mi.com website. The new development comes a little over two months after the Chinese company brought the Redmi Note 9 to the Indian market. The smartphone has been available via flash sales until now. Key highlights of the Redmi Note 9 include a hole-punch display design, quad rear cameras, and a 5,020mAh battery. The smartphone also comes with up to 6GB of RAM.
Redmi Note 9 open sale details, availability
Redmi Note 9 open sale is initially live through Mi.com and Mi Home stores, though Xiaomi confirmed to Gadgets 360 that the around-the-clock availability would take place shortly through Amazon as well. Xiaomi has featured a banner on its site to highlight the open sale. Earlier this month, the company made the Redmi Note 9 Pro and the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max available through open sale as well.
Redmi Note 9 price in India
Redmi Note 9 was launched in India in July with a starting price of Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB + 64GB storage variant. The 4GB + 128GB storage option carries a price tag of Rs. 13,499 and the top-end 6GB + 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 14,999. The phone comes in Aqua Green, Arctic White, Pebble Grey, and Scarlet Red colour options.
Redmi Note 9 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 9 runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10, though an update to MIUI 12 has also recently been rolled out. It features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) Dot Display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, paired with up to 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM. It features a quad rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.79 lens, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. For selfies and video chats, the Redmi Note 9 comes with a 13-megapixel snapper at the front.
The Redmi Note 9 comes with up to 128GB of onboard eMMC 5.1 storage that is expandable (up to 512GB) via microSD card through a dedicated slot. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, and GPS/ A-GPS. The phone also has a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Redmi Note 9 offers a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
The Redmi Note 9 packs a 5,020mAh battery that supports 22.5W fast charging and 9W reverse charging.
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