Xiaomi has announced the launch of the all-new Redmi 9 in the UK. The new device brings forth major upgrades in comparison to its predecessor. It now includes an all-purpose AI camera. The display is massive measuring 6.53 inches FHD+ Dot Drop taking the viewing experience to a whole new level. The design is edgy according to today’s high standards complimented with a powerful chipset. Retailing at a starting price of £159, Redmi 9 will be available for purchase via mi.com/uk, starting at midnight on Friday 14th August.
Reinventing the entry-level smartphone experience
The Redmi 9 is the first entry-level smartphone by the company which comes packed with a quad-camera set up allowing users to capture the special moments of life. You can do it all with the camera set up on the devices including a quick snap, a wide-angle group shot, close-up with stunning details, or beautiful portrait photos, Redmi 9 has you covered. The device also integrates fun and creativity into the photography experience with premium camera features, including Kaleidoscope and Palm Shutter.
It is not just the camera that outclasses but the display on which you get to view the snaps you take. The bigger and better screen on the Redmi 9 is a 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display. It produces optimal visual experience with crystal clear details. It also comes with TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification and Corning® Gorilla® Glass for on-the-go protection.
Optimised performance for all
The Redmi 9 also peaks when it comes to performance as well thanks to the optimised MediaTek Helio G80 SoC which delivers and a 107% improved performance compared to the previous generation. The processing power is further complimented with a huge 5020mAh battery allowing you to power through the daily work and play. This performance beast even supports 18W fast charging technology to keep your sideline time to a minimum so you can get back in the game.
Stylish with more features to love
It is not just the specs and features which highlight the Redmi 9. The style of the device is stunning in itself as on the back it leverages a chic gradient color design and an anti-fingerprint ripple texture. The fingerprint sensor on the back has been designed in a way that it sits beside the camera set and is surrounded by a trendy circle design featured on Redmi’s current smartphone lineup. Altogether, this makes Redmi 9 even more comfortable to hold and unlock.
Redmi 9 also has the now traditional yet useful 3.5mm headphone, an IR blaster and a multi-functional NFC. It also has dual sim support and room for an external microSD so you can expand the storage according to your needs.
Pricing and Availability
Redmi 9 will be available in three color variants in the UK: Carbon Grey, Ocean Green, and Sunset Purple. The 4GB+64GB variant will be available starting at £159 on mi.com/UK. The 3GB+32GB variant will not be launched in the UK.