Xiaomi Redmi 9 Review and Specs

Xiaomi Redmi 9 (Global version)

SCORE:
74
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Highlights

  • 6.53" 1080 x 2340 (FHD+) IPS LCD screen
  • 4 rear cameras
  • 13MP f/2.2 main camera
  • 5020 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery
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In The Box

  • Device
  • Power adapter
  • TPU Case
  • 5V2A Charger
  • USB Type-C Cable
  • SIM Eject Tool
  • Warranty Card
  • User Guide

Overview

Xiaomi Redmi 9 was released in 2020. It weighs 6.98 oz (198 g) and has 6.53" IPS LCD screen with 1080 x 2340 (FHD+) resolution. The current model has 3GB RAM and 32GB eMMC 5.1 type internal storage, Mediatek Helio G80 chipset, Octa-core CPU, Mali-G52 MC2 GPU, and runs on Android 10. The phone is equipped with 5020 mAh non-removable li-po battery with the support of fast wiredcharging.

Based on the features and specifications we have given Xiaomi Redmi 9 an overall score of 74 out of 100, as well as individual scores for the features listed below.

BODY
52
NETWORK
91
DISPLAY
67
MEMORY
66
CAMERA
79
FEATURES
76
LOCATION TECH
76
CONNECTIVITY
94
SENSORS
65
AUDIO
78
BATTERY
69
OVERALL
74

Pros and Cons

PROS
👍   4G Bands
👍   High Screen To Body Ratio: 89.8%
👍   Memory Card Slot
👍   4 Rear Cameras
👍   Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
👍   Front Selfie Camera
👍   Rear Depth Camera
👍   Macro Camera
👍   Rear Flash
👍   Rear Camera HDR
👍   Rear Camera Panorama
👍   Front Camera HDR
👍   GPS
👍   Infrared
👍   Wi-Fi Direct
👍   Bluetooth version
👍   NFC
👍   FM radio
👍   Accelerometer
👍   Compass
👍   Distance Sensor
👍   Loudspeaker Configuration
👍   3.5mm Audio Jack
👍   High Capacity Battery: 5020 mAh
👍   Fast Wired Charging
CONS
👎   No 5G Bands
👎   Small RAM: 3GB
👎   13MP Main Camera
👎   No Telephoto Camera
👎   No Rear Camera Face Detection
👎   No Front Camera Face Detection
👎   No ANT+
👎   No Gyroscope
👎   No Proximity sensor
👎   No Barometer
👎   No Fingerprint Sensor
👎   No Wireless Charging

Specifications

In this section we present all available features and specifications for Xiaomi Redmi 9.

BASICS
BrandXiaomi
ModelRedmi 9
Version3GB/32GB
CountryGlobal
ColorsCarbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green, Pink/Blue
Annouce date2020, June 10
Release Date2020, June 10
BODY
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame
Weight6.98 oz (198 g)
Dimensions (HxWxD)6.42" x 3.03" x 0.35"
163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm
NETWORK
Number of SIMDual SIM
SIM SizeNano-SIM
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G BandsGSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G BandsHSDPA 850, 900, 1700 (AWS), 1900, 2100
4G BandsVersion 1: FDD LTE: Bands 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 20 / 28
TDD LTE: Bands 38 / 40 / 41
Version 2: FDD LTE: Bands 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 20 / 28
TDD LTE: Bands 38 / 40
5G Bands
SCREEN
ScreenSize6.53"/165.8 mm (full rectangle)
Screen TypeIPS LCD
Screen Resolution1080 x 2340 (FHD+)
Screen Pixel Density395ppi
Screen Aspect Ratio19.5∶9
Screen To Body Ratio89.8%
Screen Brightness400 (typical)
Color Gamut70.0% NTSC
Contrast Ratio1500∶1
MEMORY
RAM3GB
RAM TypeLPDDR4X
Internal Storage32GB
Storage TypeeMMC 5.1
Memory Card Slot
dedicated slot
Card TypemicroSD
CAMERA
Rear CamerasQuad camera: Wide + UltraWide + Macro + Depth
Main Wide-Angle CameraResolution: 13MP
Aperture: f/2.2
Pixel Size: 1.12μm
Sensor Size: 1/3.1%
Focal Length: 28mm
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Field of View: 75.2°
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera Resolution: 8MP
Aperture: f/2.2
Sensor Size: 1/4.0%
Pixel Size: 1.12μm
Field of View: 118°
Telephoto Camera
Second Telephoto Camera
Front CamerasWide
Front Selfie CameraResolution: 8MP
Aperture: f/2.0
Focal Length: 27mm
Sensor Size: 1/4.0%
Pixel Size: 1.12μm
Front UltraWide Camera
Rear Depth CameraResolution: 2MP
Aperture: f/2.4
Front Depth Camera
Macro CameraResolution: 5MP
Aperture: f/2.4
Rear Flash
with LED flash
FEATURES
Video Playing FormatH.264, MPEG4
Front Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS1080p at 30fps
Rear Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS1080p at 30fps
720p at 30fps
Front Camera HDR Video Recording
Rear Camera HDR Video Recording
Rear Camera HDR
Rear Camera Panorama
Rear Camera Face Detection
Front Camera HDR
Front Camera Panorama
Front Camera Face Detection
Dolby Vision playback
Hyperscale 1080p Video Support
LOCATION
GPS
A-GPS
GALILEO
GLONASS
BDS
QZSS
NavIC
LTEPP
CONNECTIVITY
USBUSB 2.0
USB InterfaceType-C
Infrared
Wi-Fi Standard802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth versionv5.0
NFC
ANT+
FM radioWireless
(no wired headphones required)
PLATFORM
OSAndroid 10
ChipsetMediatek Helio G80
CPU TypeOcta-core
CPU Speed2.0 GHz, 1.8 GHz
GPUMali-G52 MC2
SENSORS
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Barometer
Ambient light sensor
Face Recognition
LiDAR Scanner
Gravity Sensor
SAR
Compass
Hall Effect
Camera laser focusing
Color Temperature
Gesture
Color Spectrum
Distance Sensor
IR Blaster
IR remote control
HR Sensor
Iris Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor
Infrared Thermometry
Hearing Aid Compatibility
AUDIO
Loudspeakers0.7CC speaker box
Loudspeaker ConfigurationMono
Audio Playing FormatPCM, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, AMR-NB, WB, FLAC, APE
Dolby Atmos
3.5mm Audio Jack
BATTERY
Battery TypeNon-removable Li-Po
Battery Capacity5020 mAh (typical)
ChargingFast WiredCharging
Fast Wired Charging
Wireless Charging
Talk TimeUp to 31 hours (3G)
Internet Usage Time LTEUp to 16 hours
Internet Usage Time Wi-FiUp to 16 hours

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