The Xiaomi Redmi 9 is back on sale for the summer sales. Initially offered at 180 dollars, it now goes to 129 dollars on Gearbest.
The “entry-level gladiator” is Xiaomi’s affordable smartphone. The Chinese manufacturer has, as usual, offered an inexpensive smartphone for a completely honorable technical sheet. In addition, it is close to 100 dollars with this promotion on Gearbest.
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 is the brand’s new entry-level smartphone. We find a design quite similar to that of its predecessor. It sports a 6.53-inchFull HD + IPS LCD display with a teardrop notch to accommodate the front camera. For this price, you will also find a fingerprint sensor on the back and not under the screen.
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 is powered by a SoC Helio G80 from MediaTek accompanied by 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage in its most affordable version. In concrete terms, do not expect incredible performance for this price, it will be enough to handle everyday tasks. However, it seems complicated to play Fortnite with the most advanced graphics for example.
There is a quadruple sensor on the back of the phone, consisting of a main13 megapixel (f/2.2) as well as an ultra wide angle8 megapixel (f/2.2). This is followed by a 5 megapixel macrolens (f/2.4) and a 2 megapixel depth sensor. While you shouldn’t expect the quality of a premium smartphone, this module has the merit of offering great photo versatility.
On the other hand, its strong point lies in its 5020 mAh battery. The Redmi 9 enjoys remarkable battery life which should allow it to be left for 2 days away from the charger without any problem. Finally, there is the possibility of expanding the storage with a microSD and support for two nanoSIM. The smartphone is even NFC compatible, so you can enjoy contactless payment via Google Pay.
Bonus: this smartphone is compatible with the 700 MHz band (B28). You will therefore be able to take full advantage of 4G at Free Mobile.
Technical Sheet :
GSM / HSPA / LTE
2020, June 10
Available. Released 2020, June 10
163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm (6.43 x 3.03 x 0.36 in)
198 g (6.98 oz)
Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame