More information has been released about the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi 9, the successor of the current Redmi 8. Details of this budget device have been put online by a Philippine web store. Whether the device will also come to the market in Europe is still questionable, but it seems likely.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 specifications known
All information about an upcoming budget device from Xiaomi is on the street. The specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi 9 have been put online by a web store from the Philippines. All kinds of marketing material have also been published, from which even more information can be derived.
In terms of design, the upcoming device resembles the current Redmi Note 8 Pro. For example, the three cameras are placed vertically one below the other on the back, with a physical fingerprint scanner underneath.
With the primary camera, you can take pictures of 13 megapixels and wide-angle photos in 8 megapixels. A depth sensor is also on board, making portrait photos look good too. A fourth camera and separate flash can be found next to the vertical module. With that camera, you take photos of objects close by, such as an insect or flower bud.
The screen is just like the Note 8 Pro 6.53 inches in size and there is also a small notch for the front camera. The device weighs 198 grams and the outside is made of polycarbonate, a sturdy type of plastic.
The power source is a processor from MediaTek, which is more often used in affordable devices. There are several variants on the market in terms of working and storage memory and the battery is 5020 mAh. You can charge it quickly and easily via the USB-C port.
A headphone jack, infrared port, and dual sim options are also on board. Finally, you can also easily and quickly expand the internal memory with a micro-SD memory card. The device runs on Android 10 with the EMUI 11 shell on top. This own skin from the manufacturer has been significantly modified in appearance and there are also several own apps pre-installed on the device.
Availability Redmi 9
For the time being, only the Philippine prices have been published, so that it is still waiting for European prices. It seems likely that the device will also be released here. The Redmi 8 is also for sale here and can already be purchased for a price of around 130 euros.