Xiaomi India launches Redmi Note 9

Xiaomi, India’s number one smartphone and smart TV brand, today announced the latest Redmi Note as a part of their bestselling smartphone series. Redmi Note 9 brings the high performance MediaTek Helio G85 for the first time in India.

Anuj Sharma, Chief Marketing Officer, Xiaomi India, said, “With each Redmi Note, we have taken a step forward to bring innovation for everyone. Redmi Note 8 is the most popular Android smartphone globally, while the entire Redmi Note series has broken multiple records with over 18.5crore+ shipments as per Canalys Estimates, Smartphone Analysis, May 2020. In India, Redmi Note series is a testament to the success of the Make in India program. “

He added, “Redmi Note 9 brings a fresh perspective to the segment by bringing the performance and gaming focussed MediaTek Helio G85. The 16.5cm (6.53) DotDisplay with Full HD+ resolution brings an immersive experience to the segment. Our focus with Redmi Note 9 is to offer a package that brings HD online gaming experience to the segment. Mi Fans and consumers will definitely appreciate the hardware and software that comes with the Redmi Note 9 and we hope to continue bringing the best to them from the house of Redmi “.


While Redmi Note 8 brought balanced, all-round performance, Redmi Note 9 aims to cater to the growing need of high-performance smartphones in the segment. The performance and gaming focussed octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 features two Cortex-A75 cores clocked up to 2.0GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked up to 1.8GHz. As compared to Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 9 brings a 21% increase in performance. With a 25% bump up in gaming performance the Mali-G52 clocked up to 1000MHz allows a powerful gaming experience on Redmi Note 9 which can be thoroughly enjoyed on the Full HD+ display. The 5020mAh battery allows up to 2 days of usage without breaking a sweat. The 22.5W fast charger (available in-box) charges the Redmi Note 9 in no time. The type-C charging port supports 9W reverse charging.

Aura Balance Design

Redmi Note 9 features Aura Balance Design, introduced first with the Redmi Note 9 Pro series. The 16.5cm (6.53) DotDisplay offers maximum screen real estate coupled with Full HD+ (2340×1080) resolution which offers an immersive experience. The 3D curved rear allows for a better hand feel and houses the 48MP quad camera array with the fingerprint scanner right beneath it. To ensure trusted entertainment and utility, Redmi Note 9 features a 3.5mm headphone jack at the bottom of the frame, and an infrared sensor on top.


Redmi Note 9 features a quad camera array consisting of 48MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro and 2MP depth sensors. Software optimisations across photography and video enable a slew of camera modes like LOG video capture, RAW photography, pro video, and a 21:9 movie frame. For enhanced productivity and fun, features such as pro-colour, document scanner and kaleidoscope also make their way to Redmi Note 9. A 13MP AI selfie sensor takes up the front camera.


Like all Redmi products, Redmi Note 9 also upholds the highest levels of quality. With continued efforts to our Make in India project, we have paid special attention towards the quality standards of all our Redmi products. Redmi Note 9 features Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front, P2i water resistant coating, 4µm pyrolytic sheet, as well as reinforced corners to protect against accidental drops and splashes.


Redmi Note 9 will be available in three colour variants, Pebble Grey, Arctic White, and Aqua Green in 4GB + 64GB, 4GB + 128GB and 6GB + 128GB storage variants for INR 11,999, INR 13,499 and INR 14,999 respectively across mi.com, Amazon India, Mi Homes and Mi Studios starting 24th July 2020.

Redmi Note 9 Quick Specification

TechARX Redmi Note 9
Display16.5cm(6.53) DotDisplay
2340×1080 Full HD+ Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
ColoursPebble Grey, Arctic White, Aqua Green
Dimensions162.3 x 77.2 x 8.9mm, 199g
PerformanceMediaTek Helio G85 12nm process technology CPU: 2x A75 2.0GHz, 6x A55 1.8GHz, Octa-core CPU GPU: ARM G52 MC2, up to 1000MHz LPDDR4X + eMMC 5.1
Rear camera48MP wide-angle camera 8MP ultra-wide camera,118° FOV 2MP macro camera (2cm focus distance) 2MP depth sensor
Front camera13MP in-display AI Selfie camera
ConnectivityBluetooth 5.0 IR blaster 802.11 WiFi a/b/g/n
SecurityRear fingerprint sensor AI Face Unlock
Battery5020mAh (typ) battery 22.5W in-box charger
Audio1216 Linear speaker 3.5mm headphone jack
Operating SystemMIUI 11 based on Android 10
Storage variants4GB+64GB 4GB+128GB 6GB+128GB