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Xiaomi launches Redmi 9, the latest entry-level champion smartphone in PH

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Xiaomi announced today the start of the sales of Redmi 9 in the Philippines.

Redmi 9 entry-level smartphone launched in the Philippines - Metropoler

The brand-new entry-level smartphone touts major upgrades from its predecessor with an all-purpose AI quad-camera set up, 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display, powerful chipset and edgy design.


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Reinventing the entry-level smartphone experience

As the first entry-level Redmi smartphone to feature an all-purpose quad-camera set up, Redmi 9 helps capture life’s special moments. Whether you’re looking to take a quick snap, wide- angle group shot, close-up with stunning details or beautiful portrait photos, Redmi 9 has you covered. The device also integrates fun and creativity into the photography experience with premium camera features, including kaleidoscope and palm shutter.

Meanwhile, users can view more with Redmi 9’s bigger and better screen. Featuring a 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display, Redmi 9 offers an optimal visual experience with crystal-clear detail at your fingertips. It also comes with TÜV Rheinland low blue light certification and Corning® Gorilla® Glass for on-the-go protection.


Optimized performance for all

On the performance front, Redmi 9 sports an optimized MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, delivering a 207% improved performance1 over its predecessor. Paired with a 5020mAh (typ) large capacity battery, Redmi 9 packs the power you need for everyday work and play. This performance beast even supports 18W fast charging technology to keep your sideline time to a minimum so you can get back in the game.


Stylish with more features to love

Redmi 9 features the stunning smartphone design you deserve. On the back cover, it leverages a chic gradient color design and an anti-fingerprint ripple texture. The rear fingerprint sensor is specially designed to sit beside the camera set, and surrounded by a trendy circle design featured on Redmi’s current smartphone lineup. Altogether, this makes Redmi 9 even more comfortable to hold and unlock.

To round it out, Redmi 9 also comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, and an IR blaster, while supporting dual SIM usage and an additional microSD card slot. With Redmi 9, users don’t have to compromise – they can have it all.

Redmi 9 starts selling at O6,990, Redmi 9 and will be available for purchasing offline starting from July 3, 2020 and online from July 7, 2020.


Redmi 9 Quick Specs:

Display 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display
400 nit (typ) brightness
Color contrast ratio: 1500:1 (typ)
NTSC: 70% (typ)
TÜV Rheinland low blue light certification
Reading mode 2.0
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

Rear camera 13MP wide-angle camera
8MP ultra wide-angle camera, 118° FOV
5MP macro camera
2MP depth sensor
Front camera 8MP selfie camera
Body Splash-proof nano coating
Dimension 163.32 x 77.01 x 9.1mm

Processor MediaTek Helio G80
12nm process technology
Oct-core CPU, up to 2.0 GHz
Weight 198g
Security Rear fingerprint sensor
Face unlock

Charging 5020mAh (typ) battery
18W wired fast charging
10W in-box charger

Network support

Dual 4G standby
Connectivity Bluetooth 5.0
IR blaster
System MIUI 11 based on Android 10
Variant 3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB2
Expandable storage up to 512GB

Available color

Carbon Grey, Ocean Green, Sunset Purple

Redmi 9 will be available in two variants, 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB, in Carbon Grey, Ocean Green and Sunset Purple. Priced at P6,990 and P7,490 respectively, they will be available for purchase from July 3, 2020 at Authorized Mi Stores, as well as Xiaomi’s authorized offline retailers. Meanwhile, Redmi 9 will be also available for purchase at the Xiaomi Official Store on Lazada from July 7, 2020 with a special one-day price of P6,490 (PHP 500 off) for the 3GB+32GB variant.

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