Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, is doing quite well in the smartphone market, especially in the entry-level and mid-range segments. Since Redmi’s independence, it has used its digital series to unveil entry-level smartphones. The upcoming Redmi 9 is obviously an entry-level smartphone and Xiaomi fans have high expectations. For starters, this smartphone should be cheap, after all, its predecessor, Redmi 8 starts at 799 yuan ($113). At least, we expect this smartphone to come with a good price-to-performance ratio.
Redmi’s next mobile phone is Redmi 9, which is a mobile phone positioned in the entry-level market. The price-performance ratio should be very good. After all, the previous generation Redmi 8 starts at only 799 yuan ($113).
Redmi officials often claim that Redmi digital series has been adhering to the product concept of “five-star high-quality entry machine”. For Redmi 9, it is necessary to continuously improve the experience of the entry smartphone. The company claims that this phone sets a new standard for 2020 entry-level smartphones. How does it redefine the standard of the entry-level smartphone? Redmi President, Lu Weibing, just explained the characteristics of this device on Weibo, saying that it has four major doublings and six major upgrades. The so-called four major doublings refer to
- MediaTek Helio G80 processor
- 1080p full HD large screen
- full scene AI four-shot
- 2.4G+5G dual-band Wifi.
The so-called six major upgrades refer to
- the huge 5020mAh battery with 18W fast charge
- 4GB+64GB storage
- new MIUI 12
- AI camera
- Game Turbo 2.0
- WiFi/4G dual switching.
In addition, the Redmi 9 also comes with the USB Type-C interface. Other features include infrared remote control, fingerprint sensor, face recognition, headphone-free FM, nano-coating body design, and so on.
Redmi 9 pricing will be official tomorrow
In all, the biggest suspense regarding the Redmi 9 remains the price. According to report, the company will officially announce it tomorrow at 10 am.
At present, Redmi 9 already has the approval of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Su Yanzhao shows that Redmi 9 is based on Redmi K30’s “Chinese circle” design, which integrates the fingerprint recognition module and the camera module. The latter is the classic design language of Redmi Note 8 Pro, and the overall visual integration is quite high.
In the core configuration, this device uses a 6.53-inch FHD+ waterdrop screen as well as a MediaTek Helio G80 processor. In the camera department, this smartphone will come with an 8MP front sensor. On the rear, we will have a 13MP main camera + 8MP super wide-angle + 5MP macro + 2MP depth of field camera. The battery capacity is 5020 mAh and it supports 18W fast charge.