Redmi 9A is getting a new 6GB + 128GB storage variant. Xiaomi announced that it would be introducing a new, larger variant for the Redmi 9A that will be priced at CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 10,900). This new model will be released in the Chinese market and there is no clarity on whether it will arrive in India, and when. Redmi 9A is already available in three storage variants – 4GB + 64GB, 2GB + 32GB, and 4GB + 128GB.
Xiaomi took to Redmi's Weibo account to announce the new Redmi 9A configuration. The 6GB + 128GB storage variant is priced at CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 10,900) and will be available for sale in China from 10am tomorrow, September 29, via Mi.com. It is offered in Clear Sky Blue, Lake Green, and Sand Black colour options. In India, Redmi 9A is available in 2GB RAM + 32GB storage and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variants.
Redmi 9A features a 6.53-inch HD+ (720x1,600 pixels) LCD Dot Drop display, with an aspect ratio of 20:9. The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi 9A runs on MIUI 12, based on Android 10. Redmi 9A is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 SoC, coupled with up to 3GB of RAM.
Coming to photos and videos, the Redmi 9A has a single 12-megapixel rear shooter with f/2.2 aperture. At the front, it has a 5-megapixel shooter with f/2.2 aperture, which is housed inside a waterdrop-style notch. The phone has relatively thick bezels all around.
Redmi 9A packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 10W fast charging. Connectivity options for the phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, a 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB port. The phone also supports AI face lock and comes with a P2i coating that makes it splash resistant. Lastly, it measures 164.9x77.07x9mm and weighs 194 grams.
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