Xiaomi, today announced the UK launch of the Redmi 9. The brand-new entry-level smartphone touts major upgrades from its predecessor, including an all-purpose AI quad-camera set up, 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display, powerful chipset and edgy design. Retailing at a starting price of £159, Redmi 9 will be available for purchase via mi.com/uk, starting at midnight on Friday 14th August.
Reinventing the entry-level smartphone experience
As the first entry-level Redmi smartphone to feature an all-purpose quad-camera set up, Redmi 9 helps capture life’s special moments. Whether you’re looking to take a quick snap, wide-angle group shot, close-up with stunning details, or beautiful portrait photos, Redmi 9 has you covered. The device also integrates fun and creativity into the photography experience with premium camera features, including Kaleidoscope and Palm Shutter.
Meanwhile, users can view more with Redmi 9’s bigger and better screen. Featuring a 6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display, Redmi 9 offers an optimal visual experience with crystal-clear detail at your fingertips. It also comes with TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification and Corning Gorilla Glass for on-the-go protection.
Optimised performance for all
On the performance front, Redmi 9 sports an optimised MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, delivering a 107% improved performance* over its predecessor. Paired with a 5020mAh (typ) large capacity battery, Redmi 9 packs the power you need for everyday work and play. This performance beast even supports 18W fast charging technology to keep your sideline time to a minimum so you can get back in the game.
Redmi 9 has one variant: 4GB+64GB, and will retail for a recommended retail price of £159. It comes in three colour options – Carbon Grey, Ocean Green, Sunset Purple. It will be available for purchase in the UK starting from the 14th August on mi.com/uk.
SALE OFFER: From the 14th – 23rd August, customers can purchase Redmi 9 for a reduced price of £149 and get a Mi Smart Band 4 for FREE.
Please note: Currently, there are no plans to launch the 3GB+32GB variant of the Redmi 9 in the UK.
Stylish with more features to love
Redmi 9 features the stunning smartphone design you deserve. On the back cover, it leverages a chic gradient colour design and an anti-fingerprint ripple texture. The rear fingerprint sensor is specially designed to sit beside the camera set and is surrounded by a trendy circle design featured on Redmi’s current smartphone lineup. Altogether, this makes Redmi 9 even more comfortable to hold and unlock.
To round it out, Redmi 9 also comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, IR blaster, and multi-functional NFC**, while supporting dual SIM usage and an additional microSD card slot. With Redmi 9, users don’t have to compromise – they can have it all.
Redmi 9 will be available in three colour variants in the UK: Carbon Grey, Ocean Green, and Sunset Purple. The 4GB+64GB variant will be available starting at £159 on mi.com/UK. The 3GB+32GB variant will not be launched in the UK.
Redmi 9 Quick Specs:
|Display||6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display
400 nit (typ) brightness
Colour contrast ratio: 1500:1 (typ)
NTSC: 70% (typ)
TÜV Rheinland low blue light certification
Reading mode 2.0
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
|Rear camera||13MP wide-angle camera
8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, 118° FOV
5MP macro camera
2MP depth sensor
|Front camera||8MP selfie camera|
|Dimension||163.32 x 77.01 x 9.1mm|
|Processor||MediaTek Helio G80
12nm process technology
Oct-core CPU, up to 2.0 GHz
|Security||Rear fingerprint sensor
|Charging||5020mAh (type) battery
18W wired fast charging
10W in-box charger
|Network support||Dual 4G standby|
|System||MIUI 11 based on Android 10|
|Variant||3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB
Expandable storage up to 512GB
|Available colour||Carbon Grey, Ocean Green, Sunset Purple|