Xiaomi has launched Redmi 9 Prime smartphone in India just in time for the Amazon Prime Day. The Redmi 9 Prime will be available on Amazon on August 6 on which the Prime Day kick starts. Normally, Amazon Prime Day starts on July 14 but the e-commerce marketplace has extended the date due to COVID-19. The Prime Day is being held during tough times when several parts of the country are still under lockdown. It remains to be seen as to whether the event will be successful or not like last year. Moreover, Flipkart has ups the ante with its Big Shopping Days on the occasion of Independence Day.
Redmi 9 Prime Specifications
The Redmi 9 Prime features a 6.53-inch FHD+ (2340×1080, 400-nits) water-drop Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protected display. Xiaomi has designed the device using Auro 360 design with textured anti-fingerprint on the rear side. Under the hood, the smartphone ships with an Helio G80 processor, ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2 graphics loaded with MIUI 11 based on Android 10.
You will be able to upgrade to MIUI 12 as and when the bits are made available. The chipset is designed using a 12nm manufacturing process based on octa-core technology. The handset is integrated with 4GB RAM coupled with 64GB and 1128GB eMMC 5.1 storage technology. The storage capacity can be extended up to 512GB via a microSD card slot.
The rear side features a 13MP (f/2.2) primary camera sensor comprising of an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle, 2MP (f/2.4) depth, and 5MP (f/2.4) macro sensors respectively. On the selfie front, the device comes with an 8MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture. The Redmi 9 Prime is powered by a 5020mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging technology.
In addition to 4G VoLTE, the smartphone provides support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, GPS, GLONASS alongside USB Type-C port. The device is resistant to splashes via P2i coating. The device includes fingerprint and IR sensors paired with headphone port and linear speakers. The handset is available in Min Green, Matte Black, Sunrise Flare, and Space Blue color variants.
Redmi 9 Prime Pricing & Specifications
While the Redmi 9 Prime with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at INR 9999, the 128GB storage variant is up for grabs at INR 11999. You can purchase the smartphone on Amazon India starting August 6, 2020. You can also buy from Mi Home, Mi Studio, and popular offline retailers.