Redmi Note 9 Pro next sale in India will take place on May 19 at 12pm (noon). Redmi Note 9 Pro will be up for grabs via Amazon India and Mi India site. The phone went on sale in India earlier today as well as last week after the central government relaxed rules for selling non-essential goods in Orange and Green zones amid the coronavirus pandemic. To recall, the smartphone was launched in March in India and it is offered in three colour options namely, Aurora Blue, Glacier White, and Interstellar Black.
The Redmi Note 9 Pro in India is available in two variants, namely 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB. The base variant with 4GB RAM is priced at Rs. 13,999 while the 6GB RAM variant is priced at Rs. 16,999. Both Amazon and mi.com have a sale offer where customers can enjoy a flat discount of Rs. 1,000 when making the payment through ICICI credit card. Both the websites are also offering EMI options via ICICI credit card.
To recall, Xiaomi organised a sale for Redmi Note 9 Pro earlier today as well as yesterday. Now, the phone will be available for purchase on May 19.
Last week, Redmi Note 9 Pro went on sale in India after the central government relaxed norms on the delivery of non-essential goods in the country. The delivery of non-essential goods such as smartphones is only allowed in zones that are marked as Orange and Green by the central government. Users are can check out the full list of Red, Orange and Green zones here.
In terms of specifications, the dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi Note 9 Pro runs MIUI 11, based on Android 10. The phone features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080x2,400 pixels) IPS display and is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC, coupled with up to 6GB RAM.
Coming to the cameras, the Redmi Note 9 Pro has a quad rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel camera with an ultra-wide angle lens, a 5-megapixel camera with a macro lens, and finally a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies and video calling, there's a 16-megapixel front camera.
The phone also comes with up to 128GB storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB). For connectivity, Redmi Note 9 Pro includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, NavIC, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Coming to the battery, the phone packs a 5,020mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.
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