SINGAPORE, July 8, 2020 – Xiaomi has announced Redmi 9 in Singapore. 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.
Priced at SGD 218, Redmi 9 will be available online from July 10, at official Xiaomi stores on Lazada, Shopee and Qoo10, as well as through offline stores of Singtel, Authorized Mi Stores and other official offline retailers in Singapore.
“Redmi 9 is an example of a great entry level smartphone packed with uncompromisable qualities, amazing features and an honest price. It is a smartphone that is accessible to everyone and perfect for every day mobile use. The launch Redmi 9 in Singapore encapsulates our philosophy of providing technological innovation to everyone. In a world where being connected is very important, we want everyone to enjoy a great smartphone with the latest technologies that will not break the bank,” said Nicolas Shi, Xiaomi Country Manager of Malaysia and Singapore.
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.
Optimized performance for all
On the performance front, Redmi 9 sports an optimized MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, delivering a 207% 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.
Stylish with more features to love
Redmi 9 features the stunning smartphone design you deserve. On the back cover, it leverages a chic gradient color design and an anti-fingerprint ripple texture. The rear fingerprint sensor is specially designed to sit beside the camera set, and 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.
Price and availability
Redmi 9 (4GB+64GB variant) is available for SGD 218. Redmi 9 is available online at the official Xiaomi stores on Lazada, Shopee, Singtel and Qoo10 as well as offline at Singtel stores, Authorized Mi Stores and other official offline retailers in Singapore. Redmi 9 will be available in three color variants: Carbon Grey, Ocean Green, and Sunset Purple.
|Display||6.53’’ FHD+ Dot Drop display 400 nit (typ) brightness Color 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|
|Body||Splash-proof nano coating|
|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 Face unlock|
|Charging||5020mAh (typ) battery 18W wired fast charging 10W in-box charger|
|Network support||Dual 4G standby|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth 5.0 Multi-functional NFC** IR blaster|
|System||MIUI 11 based on Android 10|
|Variant||4GB + 64GB Expandable storage up to 512GB|
|Available color||Carbon Grey, Ocean Green, Sunset Purple|
*Data acquired through Xiaomi internal test.
** Availability may vary across different markets.