Xiaomi launched their Redmi 9 series smartphones in the global markets. For now, the Redmi 9 series seems complete consisting of Redmi 9, Redmi 9A, and Redmi 9C. However, Redmi seems to launch more and more variants. The Redmi 9A which is the most affordable Redmi smartphone has now received a new variant. The details of the Redmi 9A 6GB variant are given below.
Now, this is not the first time that the Redmi 9A got a new variant. The vanilla version of Redmi 9A came with 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM variants. However, Redmi re-launched the Redmi 9A as “Redmi 9i” with 4GB RAM and 64/128GB storage options. Now, another variant has popped up in China with much more RAM and high internal storage.
The budget-oriented Redmi 9A in China comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The price of this variant is CNY999 (~$145) and is launching tomorrow. Below is a recap of the specifications that the Redmi 9A 6GB variant carries.
Redmi 9A Specifications
The 9A carries a 6.53-inch IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 720 x 1600. Being a budget device, the company has opted for a teardrop notch. For the camera, there is a 13-megapixel single shooter coupled with an LED Flash. It is capable of video recording at 1080p@30/60fps. On the front side, you will get a 5-megapixel selfie shooter. The selfie cam can record videos at 1080p@30fps.
On the performance side, the phone features an Helio G25 chipset. This time Redmi number series used MediaTek’s G series lineup It is based on the 12nm process. On the graphics side, the SoC uses PowerVR GE8320.
The phone is a tank. It comes with a massive battery. The Redmi 9i has a 5000mAH battery however charging speed is limited to 10W. The latest entry-level phone also comes with the latest software experience. The Redmi 9i comes out of the box with MIUI 12 based on Android 10. The MIUI 12 is the latest version of Xiaomi’s custom UI.
Redmi 9A 6GB RAM variant opinions
The Redmi 9A 6GB variant is good for the day to day usage. The company introduced the new variant for this purpose. 6GB RAM is enough for most. Plus, the 6GB RAM makes it future-proof. You may know that the custom MIUI uses a lot of RAM and its best that Xiaomi has opted for more RAM. Another highlight is the huge 5000mAH battery which will provide you much better timing, thanks to the 720p display as-well.