Xiaomi India announces the latest Redmi 9i (another device in 4GB RAM Club) as a part of their bestselling Redmi series of smartphones. It aims to break the memory barrier that exists in the sub-10K segment.

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Redmi 9i carries forward the legacy established by all the Redmi series smartphones of being one of the most accessible smartphones, enabling millions of Indians to experience the latest tech without breaking the bank.

Redmi 9i specifications


Redmi 9i features a 16.5cm(6.53) HD+ IPS LCD display with a 20:9 aspect ratio with TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification allowing better visibility in reading mode.

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Powering Redmi 9i is the octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 chipset clocked at 2.0 GHz. Redmi 9i aims to bring high RAM and ROM options to the segment by introducing 4GB + 64GB and 4GB + 128GB variants. It also has a dedicated microSD card slot allowing expansion up to 512GB.

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Like its siblings, Redmi 9i is powered by a 5000mAh Enhanced two-day battery providing a longer lifespan as compared to a regular battery. ELB (Enhanced Lifespan Battery) ensures a longer battery lifespan of up to 2.5-3 years.

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Redmi 9i comes with a 13MP AI camera on the rear with features such as AI Portrait mode, AI scene detection, document scanner and kaleidoscope. It comes with a 5MP AI selfie camera with AI portrait mode, and helps with AI face unlock.

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Redmi 9i Quick Specs

Display16.5cm (6.53) HD+ displayLCD Display 400 nits (typ) brightnessTÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification
Rear Camera13MP main cameraAI Portrait modeDocument ScannerKaleidoscope
Front Camera5MP front cameraAI Portrait mode
Dimensions164.9 x 77.07 x 9.0mm
ProcessorMediaTek Helio G2512nm process technologyOcta-core CPU, up to 2.0 GHz
SecurityAI Face Unlock
Battery5000mAh (typ) battery10W in-box chargerELB (Enhanced Lifespan Battery) technology2.5-3 years of lifespan vs. regular 2 years lifespan
NetworkDual 4G standby
ConnectivityMicro USB3.5mm headphone jackBluetooth 5.0
Operating SystemMIUI 12 based on Android 10
Variants4GB+64GB, 4GB+128GBExpandable storage up to 512GB (dedicated slot)
Available ColoursNature Green, Sea Blue, Midnight Black
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Pricing & Availability

Redmi 9i will be available in three colour variants, Nature Green, Sea Blue, Midnight Black in 4GB + 64GB and 4GB + 128GB storage variants for INR 8299 and INR 9299 respectively across mi.com, Flipkart, Mi Homes and Mi Studios starting 18th September 2020.

Redmi 9i
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