Redmi 9 Prime

Redmi 9 Prime
Feb 20, 2021

Redmi 9 Prime Review

Xiaomi has launched Redmi 9 Prime - An All-Time Rounder Smartphone, after a long time, that captures the most impressive photos with AI Quad- Camera set up and delivers quite well battery performance. The high-performance Helio G80 with octa-core processing handles all you’re multitasking without slowing you down and also providing sustainable gameplay to the user.

Redmi 9 Prime: Design

Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 9 Prime Smartphone, internationally as its Redmi Note 9 series was expensive. With a 6.53-inch FHD+ display and dewdrop notch at the top of the screen, the phone draws your complete attention and gives you a great deal of experience. The Redmi 9 Prime is available in four magnificent colors: Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black, and Sunrise Flare.

Redmi 9 Prime: Battery and Connectivity

The phone comes with a curved frame on the sides which makes it quite comfortable to hold. This phone weighs 198g which you will notice after using and is thick because of a huge 5020mAh Type-C 18W fast-charging battery support which helps you to enjoy the tasks and entertainment all day. IR emitter at the top, which is a useful and most common feature on an affordable Xiaomi smartphone, can be used to control appliances. Besides this, there is a 3.5mm audio jack, primary microphone, speaker, and USB Type-C port at the bottom. Also, one can easily reach the power and volume buttons positioned on the right. The tray on the left side of the phone has three slots: one for a microSD card and the other two for the Nano-Sims.

Redmi 9 Prime: OS and Processor

The Redmi 9 Prime is powered by the High-performance MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, an octa-core processor with two Cortex-A75 cores clocked at 2GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. This processor helps in multitask and to play games smoothly. The processor has paired with 4GB of RAM with a choice of 64GB and 128 GB data storage facility. The HyperEngine Game Technology keeps up to your pace, ensuring sustained performance. The phone runs MIUI 11 Android 10 Operating System.

Redmi 9 Prime: Cameras Quality and Performance:

The Redmi 9 Prime supports an AI quad-camera setup with 13-megapixel primary camera, 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, 5-megapixel macro camera, and 2-megapixel depth camera sensors, that helps the user to capture different images. The phone has a pill-shaped and slightly raised camera module at the back containing three cameras along with a finger scanner. The fourth camera and the LED flash are outside the module.

The 13MP primary camera delivers great shots and good exposure when AI is enabled. The Redmi 9 Prime has a quick focus lock feature that helps you to get decent shots and also AI slightly enhances the colors of the day-light and low-light images. The 8MP 118° ultra wide-angel camera lens allows you to capture more in every frame. One can get good close-ups if patient enough as it takes time to lock the focus. With Redmi 9 Prime's 5MP macro camera, you can shoot videos at 1080P and also lets you get close to daily objects with sharp details. You can even capture beautiful and the most amazing portraits with the 2MP depth camera sensor and with an 8MP AI front camera, you can capture amazing selfies.

Redmi 9 Prime: Other Special Features:

  • Most fascinating feature of Xiaomi's Redmi 9 Prime is Aura 360 Design which delivers an immersive experience to the users. The phone has a concentric textured design back with a circular ring patch that beautifully encloses the quad-camera setup and the fingerprint sensor.
  • Like other Xiaomi smartphones, it comes with the preinstalled apps, like Mi Pay, Mi Credit, GetApps, Zili, Rummy King, ShareMe, and some games.
  • The phone has a Xiaomi Health app with an optimized sleep detection strategy.
  • Game Turbo under special feature options of the phone delivers easy access to all the games installed on the smartphone. This app allows you to set up a performance mode that assigns higher bandwidth priority to the running game, and also reduce distractions, as well as answer calls on the speaker while gaming.
  • The Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3protection will protect the quality of the phone display against scratches and accidental drops. The P2i Nano-Coatingfeatures protect against everyday splashes and spills.

Unboxing Redmi 9 Prime

The latest Redmi 9 Prime box contains:

  • Redmi 9 Prime Smartphone
  • USB Type-C Cable
  • Power Adapter
  • SIM Eject Pin
  • Protect Case
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Important Product Information with the Warranty Card

Redmi 9 Prime Total Variant(s)* : 2

Variant 1

Variant Type4GB RAM + 64GB Storage

Variant 2

Variant Type4GB RAM + 128GB Storage

Redmi 9 Prime Full Specification*


ModelRedmi 9 Prime
Launch DateAug 04, 2020
Form FactorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)163.32 x 77.01 x 9.10
Weight (g)198.0
Battery Capacity (mAh)5020
Fast Charging18W Fast Charge
Wireless ChargingYes
ColoursMatte Black, Mint Green, Space Blue, and Sunrise Flare


Screen Size (inches)6.53
Resolution (pixels)1080 x 2340
Protection TypeGorilla Glass
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Pixels per inch (PPI)394


Processor2GHz Octa-Core
Processor MakeMediaTek Helio G80
Internal Storage (GB)64, 128
Expandable StorageYes
Expandable Storage TypeMicroSD
Expandable Storage UpTo (GB)512
Dedicated MicroSD SlotYes


Rear Camera13-megapixel (f/2.2) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel
Rear Auto FocusYes
Rear FlashYes
Front Camera8-megapixel (f/2.0)
PopUp CameraNo


Operating SystemAndroid 10
SkinMIUI 11


WiFi Standards Supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothYes, v 5.00
USB TypeType-C
Headphones (mm)3.5
Number of SIMs2

Sim 1

Sim TypeNano-Sim
4G / LTEYes

Sim 2

Sim TypeNano-Sim
4G / LTEYes


Face unlockYes
In-Display Fingerprint SensorNo
Compass / MagnetometerYes
Fingerprint SensorYes
Proximity SensorYes
Ambient Light SensorYes
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