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Xiaomi Redmi 9


Price in Kenya from Ksh. 15,500
Display 6.53 inches, IPS
Camera 13MP + 8MP+ 5MP+ 2MP
Selfie 16MP, f/2.0
Storage 32GB/64GB
Chipset Helio G80
O.S Android 10
Battery 5020 mAh

 

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Xiaomi Redmi 9

The price of Xiaomi Redmi 9 in Kenya is from 15,500 shillings. It was announced in 2020, June 10, and is a member of the 9 Series. Xiaomi Redmi 9 Android Smartphone runs on the Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm) processor with Mali-G52 MC2 GPU. The phone has 4 GB RAM and  32 / 64 GB of internal storage which is expandable using micro SDXC (dedicated slot). It also runs on Android 10 and is powered by a 5,020 mAh battery.

Xiaomi Redmi 9 price in Kenya and key features

Price from Ksh. 15,500
Display 6.53 inches, IPS
Camera 13MP + 8MP+ 5MP+ 2MP
Selfie 16MP, f/2.0
Storage 32GB/64GB
Chipset Helio G80
O.S Android 10
Battery 5020 mAh

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 measures 163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm (height x width x thickness) with a total weight of 198 grams. Coming to cameras, it has a quad 13 MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera for selfies. This phone has a 6.53 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels IPS display with a pixel density of 395 PPI. It has a 2.0, Type-C 1.0 port for data syncing and charging. There is a fingerprint sensor present on the Xiaomi Redmi 9. It is a dual SIM smartphone with support for 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and GPS too. Buy it today at PhonesStore Kenya.

Launch

This phone, Xiaomi Redmi 9 was released in 2020, June 10. This phone has a 163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm dimensions and weighs about 189 grams. It is also a Dual SIM smartphone that uses Nano-SIM and has dual stand-by. On the front is a dewdrop display wherein the selfie camera lie. Its back panel has a single camera module on the right-hand side. As for the fingerprint scanner, there is a rear-mounted one.

Redmi 9 comes in colors Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green, and Pink/Blue. It makes use of the 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, and has a 3.5 mm jack. The phone also has Bluetooth version 5.0, A2DP, LE, and GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS. It also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot. As for radio (FM/AM), it does come with it. Visit this product’s official website to learn more.

Network

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 smartphone supports four network technologies. These are GSM, HSPA, and LTE. HSPA extends and improves the performance of existing 3G mobile telecommunication networks using the WCDMA protocols. LTE  is a standard for wireless broadband communication for mobile devices and data terminals, based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies.

Global System for Mobile Communications is a standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to describe the protocols for second-generation digital cellular networks used by mobile devices such as mobile phones and tablets – see Redmi 8

Display

Now, let us take a look at the display this phone has to offer. Everyone loves a good display on a phone for obvious reasons. Namely, the display is the one part of a phone you will ever interact with. Xiaomi Redmi 9 has a decent display panel that measures 6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2. It is an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen that supports 16M colors and multi-touch.

This display has a high 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution and an equally fair 395 PPI density. As for the selfie camera, it is inside a dewdrop notch. This phone’s build is plastic with the back and a plastic frame. Redmi 9 makes use of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and has up to 400 nits max brightness (advertised).

Platform

A phone platform is the hardware/software environment for tablets, smartphones, and other portable devices. Xiaomi Redmi 9 runs on the Android 10 operating system. Android 10 is the tenth major release and the 17th version of the Android mobile operating system. It was released on September 3, 2019. Also powering Xiaomi Redmi 9 is an Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55), MediaTek Helio G80 (12 nm) chipset. This version of Android it runs is based on  MIUI 11.

Under the hood, it also brings a Mali-G52 GPU. The G52 is based on the Bifrost architecture and is intended for mainstream phones. ARM claims that the G52 series offers 30% more performance density and 15% better energy efficiency compared to the ARM Mali G51 series – source. The Realme C3 comes with 32GB or 64 GB of internal storage with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM. You can still expand Redmi 9’s storage using a dedicated micro SD slot.

Cameras

There are five cameras on Xiaomi Redmi 9. They are made up of a main 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide)1/3.1″, 1.12µm, PDAF, an 8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm, a 5 MPf/2.4, (macro) and a 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth). Its main feature is LED flash, HDR, and panorama and it can shoot video up to [email protected] with the main camera and likewise [email protected] with the selfie. The LED flash in a mobile phone is a constant light source for the screen. This allows the phone to be used for things such as shooting low-light videos. The selfie shooter is an 8 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide) camera.

Xiaomi Redmi 9 battery

Xiaomi Redmi 9 has a non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery. It is a lasting battery given its 5020 mAh capacity despite having a high performing Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm) chipset. It also has fast charging speeds at 18W. This battery should be enough to last a whole day of mixed usage – see also Redmi Note 9

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RAM

4GB

Internal Storage

32GB, 64GB

NETWORKS
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G 1, 3, 5, 8, 40, 41
5G No
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
BODY
Dimensions 163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm (6.43 x 3.03 x 0.36 in)
Weight 198 g (6.98 oz)
Colors Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black, Sunrise Flare
Material Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame
SIMs Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Water/Dust Water-repellent coating
DISPLAY              
Size 6.53 inches
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16 Millions colors
Resolutions 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9
PPI 395 ppi density
Multi touch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
PLATFORM
CPU Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
Chipset Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)
GPU Mali-G52 MC2
RAM 4GB
Storage 64GB
Card Slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
OS Android 10, MIUI 11
CAMERA
Main Quad 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 118? (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Videos [email protected]
Front 8 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide)
HDR
[email protected]
BATTERY
Type Non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 18W
Talk Time N/A
Stand-by N/A
COMMONS
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Sound 3.5mm jack

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Walan Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS