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Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9

Informr score
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 currently has an Informr score of 6.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 10 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2 GHz
2 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
13+ MP, f/2.2
13+ MP, f/2.2
5020 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


The Xiaomi Redmi 9 can definitely hold its own against the best budget phones on the market at the moment, proving that Xiaomi isn't just about high-end flagships... just make sure you consider the various competitors at this price point before committing yourself.

- David Nield, T3
Gadgets 360
Gadgets 360

I don't think the Redmi 9 has any singular standout feature which it can lean on to differentiate itself and command a premium. It would have been a decent option at a lower price, but considering recent price rises across the industry and the cutbacks that Xiaomi has made even when compared to the...

- Roydon Cerejo, Gadgets 360

The Redmi 9 is a decent overall package for an entry-level smartphone. No particular aspect of the device comes off as bad specifically. In fact, it is one of the cheapest phones to feature 4GB RAM. However, with the Indian smartphone market context in mind, the Redmi 9 is easily outperformed by com...

- Chetan Nayak, BGR

The package that Xiaomi brings to the table with the Redmi 9 is considerable. No other entry-level smartphone offers a similar assortment of features. An NFC chip, a quad-camera system or a high-resolution IPS panel cannot be found in another similarly priced smartphone.

- Marcus Herbrich, Notebookcheck

The Redmi 9 is a budget offer that none can quite match at this time. If your budget is around €120 you probably won't find a better phone. With a high-res screen, high-quality camera, and impressive battery life - the Redmi 9 exceeds the expectations.

- GSMArena

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Common Questions

Xiaomi backs up the Redmi 9 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

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Screen Size

The Xiaomi Redmi 9's screen size is 6.53 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

2 GHz

There is a MediaTek Helio G80 (12 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 10 operating system (OS).

13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ MP, f/2.2 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

32/64/128 GB

Internal memory is 32/64/128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5020 mAh battery. Xiaomi's performance ratings are 1865 minutes, 1009 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Redmi 9 Specs

Release Date June 10, 2020
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 10

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Processor MediaTek Helio G80 (12 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 3/4/6 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.71 W/kg
Body: 1.06 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Carrying case, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Type
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs aptX, aptX HD, LDAC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
13+ Megapixels, f/2.2
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, PDAF, HDR, 2nd camera feature (8 MP, f/2.2, ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (5 MP, f/2.4, macro), 4th camera feature (2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor)
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Face detection, Self-portrait, Self-timer, HDR, f/2.0, Screen flash, Face unlock
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel Density 395 pixels
Size 6.53 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, P2i splash-proof nano-coating
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5020 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 936 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 1009 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1865 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green, Pink/Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.33 x 7.7 x 0.91 cm (6.4 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 198 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating Unknown
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): M2004J19G, M2004J19C
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