It seems like not a week goes by without us hearing from the most prolific mobile phone makers, with Xiaomi being a firm member of this group. After some leaks, the official confirmation of the Xiaomi Redmi 9, a new mid-range mobile looking to compete on price with a tighter configuration than that of the Redmi Note 9 family.

An already global starting price (and already available in Spain) less than 200 euros, without sacrificing aspects such as the FullHD + screen or a processor like the Helio G80 from MediaTek, intended for the mid-range player. With a design somewhat reminiscent of the POCO X2, it also follows the trend of the striking and shiny rear.

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Xiaomi Redmi 9 technical sheet

Xiaomi Redmi 9


IPS 6.53 “
Full HD +

Dimensions and weight

163,32 x 77,01 x 9,1 mm


Helium G80


3/4 Go

Storage room

32 / 64GB

Front camera

8 MP

Rear camera

13 MP f / 2.2
Grand angle 8 MP f / 2.2
Macro 5 MP f / 2.4
2 MP f / 2,4 bokeh


5020 mAh
18W fast charge

Operating system

Android 10


Bluetooth 5.0


Rear fingerprint reader

Starting price

From 149 euros

Fashionable and familiar design (both ways)

Xiaomi promises that its new Redmi 9 has anti fingerprint wavy texture, which we will have to check in its test, but that would be somewhat advantageous compared to so much rear with a reflective finish and at the same time quite prone to getting dirty. What stands out is this bet on brightness and gradients, since one of the colors (Sunset Purple) changes from one tone to another.

As for the front, the Redmi 9 maintains the pseudo teardrop to top off your screen 6.53 inch IPS with FullHD + resolution, thus being at the height of other more advanced mid-range proposals without integrating the fingerprint reader (which is inserted in the camera module). It is TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certified and protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

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NFC, “super” battery and four rear cameras

As we said at the beginning, we find inside the MediaTek Helio G80 processor, accompanied by 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. That yes, powered by a 5020 mAh battery, until the other mobiles of the brand which manage to adapt to this superb battery, being compatible with a fast charge of 18 watts.

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He has NFC multifunctional and infrared port, without neglecting the 3.5mm mini plug. It is a dual SIM card and the storage space can be expanded with a microSD card.

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Speaking of cameras, we see four rear cameras made up of:

  • 13-megapixel (1 / 3.06-inch) sensor for primary lens, with f / 2.2 aperture
  • 8 megapixel (1/4 inch) sensor for wide angle lens, with f / 2.2 aperture
  • 5-megapixel (1/5-inch) sensor for macro lenses, with f / 2.4 aperture
  • 2 megapixel sensor for depth analysis

For its part, the front camera has an 8 megapixel (1/4 inch) sensor with f / 2.0 aperture lens. Both parts integrate the kaleidoscope function and the rear camera can record up to 1080p.

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Xiaomi Redmi 9 price and availability

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 will be available from 149 euros (3 Go + 32 Go) et 179 euros (4 Go + 64 Go) Pre-sale on June 15 and from June 18. We will find it on the official website, Mi Store and other channels like PcComponentes, so we will update the information as soon as it is available for purchase.

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It will be available in three colors, Carbon Gray, Ocean Green and Sunset Purple, and as reported by Xiaomi between the 15th and 17th of this month, the 3 + 32 GB and 169 can be booked on these channels at the promotional price of 139 euros. euros for 4 + 64 GB. The 4 GB + 64 GB version will be available on, Mi Stores, Alcampo, Amazon, Carrefour, El Corte Inglés, Eroski, FNAC, Media Markt, PcComponentes, Phone House and Worten. On the operator side, the Redmi 9 will be available in Euskaltel, Orange and Yoigo from July 1, and at Movistar and Vodafone from July 15.

Source: Engadget