Redmi Note 9 India launch has been teased by Xiaomi through its Redmi India Twitter handle. The phone was originally unveiled globally at the end of April but the pricing and availability for the Indian market was not disclosed. While the Twitter post by Redmi India does not share those details either, it does state that the phone will be launched in India soon. And while the company has not exactly stated that it is the Redmi Note 9 that it is talking about, the post makes it pretty clear.
Fasten your seatbelts and get set for an all new BEAST from the #Redmi family ????— Redmi India (@RedmiIndia) July 9, 2020
Undisputed speed, undisputed performance- the #UndisputedChampion is coming soon! ⚡
Can you guess what we're hinting at? ????
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The image in the tweet by Redmi India shows a ‘championship belt' with a “9” in the middle with “Redmi” and “Note” on either side. Even though it asks fans to guess what it's hinting at, the image makes it quite clear that it is in fact the Redmi Note 9. And, besides the name, the belt also has what seems to be a square camera module in the same orientation and shape as seen on the Redmi Note 9. While the company has not shared an exact date for the India launch, it has set up a dedicated page for the event, details of which should be made clear in the coming days.
This tweet comes after a recent report that claimed Redmi Note 9 would most probably launch in India on July 20. Further, a Wi-Fi Alliance listing from May hinted at the Indian variant of the Redmi Note 9 and its model number M2003J15SI, suggesting that the launch may be near. However, as mentioned before, Xiaomi itself has not shared an exact date for the Indian launch.
The Redmi Note 9 was globally unveiled in April with a price tag of $199 (roughly Rs. 14,900) for the 3GB RAM + 64GB storage option and $249 (roughly Rs. 18,650) for the 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant.
The phone runs Android 10-based MIUI 11. It features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1,080x2,340 pixels) IPS display and is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 processor. It has a quad rear camera setup and a hole-punch design for the single selfie shooter. It comes with a 5,020mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.
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