Amazon India has listed the upcoming Redmi 9 on its portal ahead of August 27 launch. Xiaomi, last week, announced that it is bringing the Redmi 9 in India on August 27 at 12:00PM (noon). The information was shared by Redmi India Twitter page. Also, Xiaomi’s India website updated event page for the Redmi 9 with a countdown timer to the launch event time. Also Read - Sony WH-1000XM4 wireless noise-cancelling headphones launched in India: Check price
But as of now there is not much information available for the upcoming Redmi 9 for India. But if reports are to be believed, then this model could be a slightly tweaked version of the Redmi 9C that was originally launched in Malaysia back in June. To recall, Xiaomi originally launched a Redmi 9 phone in Spain back in June and that has already been launched in India as the Redmi 9 Prime. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Watch SE smartwatch teased for India, to bring large circular display and premium design
That said, last week, a tipster shared first information of the Redmi 9 India unit. We get to saw few images of the upcoming Redmi 9 India variant and purported full specifications. Here’s all we know. Also Read - Redmi Smart Band Review: No compromises
Leaked specifications for Redmi 9 India unit
According to the tipster, the Redmi 9 will launch with a 6.53-inch LCD display with HD+ resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio, just like the Redmi 9C. It’ll ship with Android 10 OS-based MIUI 12 out-of-the-box. This one is claimed to feature the MediaTek G35 octa-core SoC, just like the Redmi 9C Malaysia unit. But confusion is whether Xiaomi will bring in both 2GB and 3GB variants for India.
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On the front will be a 5-megapixel selfie camera. For camera, the India unit of Redmi 9 is expected to feature a triple-camera setup including a 13-megapixel camera, a 5-megapixel ultrawide lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. There will also be an LED flash. In terms of connectivity, the handset will support dual-SIM with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB-C, IR blaster, and 3.5mm audio jack. The handset will feature a 5,000mAh battery with Micro-USB charging of standard 10 watts, added tipster.