Redmi unveils the new 9 Prime - The Prime Time All-Rounder
Xiaomi has announced the latest addition to their Redmi line-up of devices, with Redmi 9 Prime. It brings in a powerful chipset and premium features that represent Xiaomi’s mission to make excellent smartphone experiences accessible to everyone.
Anuj Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer, Xiaomi India, says, “With each Redmi device, we are moving towards making innovative technologies accessible to everyone. The Redmi range has proven to be the most popular Android smartphone range in the country. Having broken many records, the Redmi series continues to be one of the best-selling’ Made in India’ product portfolios. With Redmi 9 Prime, our aim is to take a fresh perspective to the value segment by bringing in powerful performance with premium design and features. Our focus with Redmi 9 Prime is to re-invent and disrupt the entry level, budget smartphone experience by continuing to provide the latest that technology can offer, further driving our mantra of making quality technology accessible to everyone.”
Redmi 9 Prime features Aura 360 design. The rear of the phone sports a gradient colour with a ripple texture. The device features a rear fingerprint sensor, which fits snuggly under the camera. Redmi 9 Prime supports dual 4G standby SIM cards with a dedicated microSD card slot, a 3.5mm headphone jack and IR blaster making sure all key functional aspects are retained, like in every Redmi smartphone.
Redmi 9 Prime is the 1st Redmi number series phone to come with FHD+ display. With a 16.5cm (6.53) Full HD+ IPS display, the phone also offers a high-quality multimedia experience. TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification ensures great readability under Read Mode 2.0.
Redmi 9 Prime is the 1st Redmi number series phone to feature an all-purpose quad-camera set up, that aims to cater to every possible need of the user. The device integrates creativity and productivity into the photography experience with features including Kaleidoscope, Document Scanner and Palm Shutter. The phone sports a 13MP wide angle camera, 8MP ultra-wide angle with 118° FOV, a 5MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. The AI selfie camera is powered by an 8MP sensor.
Redmi 9 Prime sports the octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 SoC. The octa-core CPU can clock up to 2.0 GHz for smooth performance and gaming. Paired with a 5020mAh high capacity battery, the phone can clock up to 2 days of usage without breaking a sweat with support for 18W fast charging technology.
Like all Redmi phones, the 9 Prime upholds the highest levels of product quality. Redmi 9 Prime comes equipped with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for on-the-go protection and a P2i water resistant coating to protect the phone against accidental splashes. Redmi 9 Prime also comes with a pre-installed screen protector.
Redmi 9 Prime will be available in four colour variants: Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black and Sunrise Flare across mi.com, Amazon India, Mi Homes and Mi Studios starting 17th August 2020. Redmi 9 Prime will also be available in a Special Early Access Sale on 6th August 10AM on mi.com, Amazon India, Mi Homes and Mi Studios. The retail price is INR 9,999 for the 4GB+64GB variant and INR 11,999 for the 4GB+128GB variant.
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