Redmi Note 9 Pro with Snapdragon 720G and 48MP Quad Cameras Launched for Rs. 12,999
The first of the two Note 9 Pro series phones
The all-new Redmi Note is here and while there is a new Note 9 Pro Max variant this time for those of you looking for a superior camera experience, the Redmi Note 9 Pro is the more affordable of the two and does not make a lot of compromises when compared to its elder sibling. Let’s see what it has to offer.
Redmi Note 9 Pro: Design and Display
In terms of design, the Note 9 Pro features an Aura Balance design that incorporates an all-glass approach. The phone comes with splash-proof P2i coating and also offers Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both the front and back. Towards the front, it has a 6.67-inch IPS LCD display, which comes with a 20:9 aspect ratio and provides an FHD+ resolution. The phone comes in three color options: Interstellar Black, Aurora Blue, and Glacier White.
Redmi Note 9 Pro: Performance
At its core, the Note 9 Pro has the Snapdragon 720G processor running under the hood, which is a gaming-focussed octa-core processor, built on the 8nm process. Alongside it, there is 4GB / 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB / 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage (expandable up to 512GB with microSD card). To power the internals, the handset includes a 5020mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. As for connectivity, there is support for dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-FI 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, NavIC, and GPS. Furthermore, the handset offers a 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for authentication.
Redmi Note 9 Pro: Camera
For optics, the Note 9 Pro sports a quad-camera setup on the rear, with an LED flash. The setup includes a 48MP primary (Samsung ISOCELL GM2) sensor with f/1.79 aperture, accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with 120-degree FoV, a 5MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is a 16MP AI camera for selfies.
Redmi Note 9 Pro: Pricing and Availability
The Redmi Note 9 Pro comes in two configurations: 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB. The base variant will retail for Rs. 12,999 and will go on sale starting March 17 exclusively online on Amazon and in Mi Home stores if you want to purchase it offline.