Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro was recently launched in Nepal, and now the company has launched two new budget smartphones in the Nepalese market today, the Redmi 9 and Redmi 9A. To remind our readers, the Redmi 9 was earlier launched in Spain. It brings a design that rents from the Redmi K30 series.
The Redmi 9 is the successor to last year’s Redmi 8. In comparison with Redmi 8, there are some key design upgrades in key areas to make it more appealing to budget smartphone buyers. The rear of the smartphone has a matte grippy plastic panel that imitates the circular camera design of the Redmi K30.
Let’s take a look at the new Redmi 9 along with its specifications, features, availability and price in Nepal.
Redmi 9 Specifications and Features
The Redmi 9 features a 6.53-inch FHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD display with 19:5:9 aspect ratio, 394 PPI, 70% NTSC color gamut, 400 nits brightness. The display carries a waterdrop notch cutout for the selfie camera and is covered by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the top. The phone adopts a polycarbonate body with a matte finish. The phone is 9.1mm thick and weighs at 198 grams.
Inside, the Redmi 9 uses a MediaTek Helio G80 chipset with an octa-core CPU and Mali-G52 GPU. This is paired with up to 3GB/4GB LPDDRX RAM and up to 64GB eMMC 5.1 storage.
The Redmi 9 gets a significant upgrade in terms of cameras. There’s a quad-sensor setup at the back, comprising of a 13-megapixel primary camera with an f/2.2 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 118-degree field-of-view. There’s also a 5-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth camera.
On the front, there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera housed within the waterdrop notch cutout. The camera comes with some of MIUI’s usual camera tricks, one of them being the Kaleidoscopic mode.
The phone has a fingerprint sensor on the back and comes with a 5,020mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging out-of-the-box. However, Xiaomi bundles only a 10W charger in the box with the Redmi 9. There’s a USB-C port on the Redmi 9 for charging and data transfers. It runs on MIUI 12 which is based on Android 10.
Key Specifications of Redmi 9
|Body Dimension:||163.32 × 77.01 × 9.1 mm|
|Display:||6.53-inch FHD+ (2340×1080p) DotDrop display, Gorilla Glass 3|
|Processor:||Media Tek Helio G80 chipset, 12nm FinFET|
|Storage:||32GB/64GB eMMC 5.1, microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Primary Camera:||13MP primary camera, f/2.2
8MP wide-angle camera, f/2.2
5MP macro camera, f/2.4
2MP depth sensor
|Secondary Camera:||8MP, f/2.0|
|Operating System:||Android 10, MIUI 12|
|Security:||AI Face Unlock, Fingerprint Sensor|
|Battery:||5020mAh, 10W charger included and supports Quick Charge 3.0 (18W)|
|Connectivity:||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, 3.5mm headset jack.|
|Color Options:||Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green|
|Redmi 9 Price in Nepal:||Rs. 16,499 (3GB+32GB), Rs. 17,999 (4GB+64GB)|
Redmi 9 Price in Nepal and Availability
The Redmi 9 price in Nepal is Rs. 16,499 for the 3GB+32GB variant and Rs. 17,999 for the 4GB+64GB variant. The Redmi 9 comes in three color options: Carbon Grey, Sunset Purple and Ocean Green. The smartphone will be available for purchase across 1800+ Mi offline stores and Sastodeal from 2nd August 2020.
The price and availability of Redmi 9 for different variants in Nepal are listed below:
|Model||Price in Nepal||Availability in Nepal|
|Redmi 9 (3GB+32GB)||NPR 16,499||Starting 2nd August|
|Redmi 9 (4GB+64GB)||NPR 17,999||Starting 2nd August|
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is Redmi 9 available in Nepal?
A: Yes, Redmi 9 is currently available in Nepal.
Q: What is the price of Redmi 9 in Nepal?
A: The Redmi 9 price in Nepal starts at Rs. 16,999 (3/32GB).
Q: Where can I buy Redmi 9 in Nepal?
A: You can buy Redmi 9 from authorized resellers and Sastodeal.
Q: What are the color options available on Redmi 9?
A: Redmi 9 is available in Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, and Ocean Green.