6.9/10
Informr score
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 currently has an Informr score of 6.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 10 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2 GHz
Screen Size
6.53"
Camera
13+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


T3

The Xiaomi Redmi 9 can definitely hold its own against the best budget phones on the market at the moment, proving that Xiaomi isn't just about high-end flagships... just make sure you consider the various competitors at this price point before committing yourself.

- David Nield, T3
NDTV

I don't think the Redmi 9 has any singular standout feature which it can lean on to differentiate itself and command a premium. It would have been a decent option at a lower price, but considering recent price rises across the industry and the cutbacks that Xiaomi has made even when compared to the...

- Roydon Cerejo, NDTV
BGR

The Redmi 9 is a decent overall package for an entry-level smartphone. No particular aspect of the device comes off as bad specifically. In fact, it is one of the cheapest phones to feature 4GB RAM. However, with the Indian smartphone market context in mind, the Redmi 9 is easily outperformed by com...

- Chetan Nayak, BGR
Notebookcheck

The package that Xiaomi brings to the table with the Redmi 9 is considerable. No other entry-level smartphone offers a similar assortment of features. An NFC chip, a quad-camera system or a high-resolution IPS panel cannot be found in another similarly priced smartphone.

- Marcus Herbrich, Notebookcheck
GSMArena

The Redmi 9 is a budget offer that none can quite match at this time. If your budget is around €120 you probably won't find a better phone. With a high-res screen, high-quality camera, and impressive battery life - the Redmi 9 exceeds the expectations.

- GSMArena


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Screen Size
6.53"

The Xiaomi Redmi 9's screen size is 6.53 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

Processor
2 GHz

There is a MediaTek Helio G80 (12 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 10 operating system (OS).

Camera
13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
32/64/128 GB

Internal memory is 32/64/128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
5020mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5020 mAh battery. Xiaomi's performance ratings are 1865 minutes, 1009 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Redmi 9 Specs

Overview
Release date June 10, 2020
Regions available United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
LTE:
700/800/850/900 /1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2500/2600 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, EV-DO Rev. A, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 10

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Processor MediaTek Helio G80 (12 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 32/64/128 GB
RAM 3/4/6 GB
ROM Unknown
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.71 W/kg
Body: 1.06 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Carrying case, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5020 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 936 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 1009 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1865 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green, Pink/Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.33 x 7.7 x 0.91 cm (6.4 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 198 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating Unknown
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density 395 pixels
Size 6.53 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, P2i splash-proof nano-coating
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs aptX, aptX HD, LDAC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
PC Synchronization OTA
TV Out No
DLNA Support Unknown
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
Resolution
13+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, PDAF, HDR, 2nd camera feature (8 MP, f/2.2, ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (5 MP, f/2.4, macro), 4th camera feature (2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor)
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Face detection, Self-portrait, Self-timer, HDR, f/2.0, Screen flash, Face unlock
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, AVI, MKV, MPEG-4, XviD
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): M2004J19G, M2004J19C

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