Redmi Note 9 Pro will go on sale in India today, May 26, at 12pm (noon). The phone has gone on multiple sales in the past and will once again be up for grabs via Amazon and Mi.com. The Redmi Note 9 Pro launched in India in March and went on its first sale in the same week, despite the lockdown restrictions. Now, with the restrictions eased further, and deliveries for non-essentials allowed all over the country except for containment zones, customers can order the Redmi Note 9 Pro via the e-commerce websites.
The Redmi Note 9 Pro comes in 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB variants. The 4GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 13,999 while the 6GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 16,999. It is available in three colour options namely, Aurora Blue, Glacier White, and Interstellar Black. Customers will be able to purchase the Redmi Note 9 Pro from Amazon and Mi.com.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 9 Pro runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10. It features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080x2,400 pixels) IPS display with 20:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The phone is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC paired with up to 6GB RAM.
For optics, the Redmi Note 9 Pro has a quad rear camera setup. It includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.79 lens. The secondary is an 8-megapixel shooter with a 120-degree ultra-wide-angle lens. There is also a 5-megapixel macro sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, you get a 16-megapixel camera on the front housed in the central hole-punch.
The phone comes with up to 128GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via a dedicated microSD card (up to 512GB). Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, GPS, NavIC, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Redmi Note 9 Pro packs a 5,020mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor as well. The phone measures 165.7x76.6x8.8mm and weighs 209 grams.
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