We all are very much aware of the fact that smartphone companies are in a very tough competition. This is that time of the competition where upgrading, budget, and security everything matters. And to fulfill all the required criteria, the companies are facing a tough time. This time for the security measures, the command is being taken by the government and they are very serious about it. That is why the companies are bound to update their security measures, which is a good sign for the users. In the time of such tough competition, all the companies are working day and night. And also they are launching new smartphones frequently and that too with different price ranges. Those price ranges are for the users, and so that the users can get their smartphones according to their need and budget. This time, during this competition, more and more launches are happening, and smartphones from low-range to the high-end range are also launching. People are confused but that is why we are here for you.
Today we are going to talk about the latest launch by the brand Xiaomi Redmi. And we are talking about this phone because Redmi manufacturers their most of the phone in India. This time after the launch of the previous Redmi Note 9, they have launched this Redmi 9 Prime and that too within just a few days. As you might have already guessed that the names are very similar, we are here to help you know what are the basic differences and why this Redmi Prime 9 this time. And most importantly, is it worth your buy because there are a lot of things that you might need to know before buying this smartphone. Redmi 9 Prime First Sale Today at 10 am via Amazon, Full Specifications
This is the new launch by Redmi, and this is the Redmi 9 Prime. This smartphone has 4GB RAM and for the processing, they have used the MediaTek Helio G80 processor. It comes with an attached battery of 5020 mAh which is good. The display size of this smartphone is 6.53 inches and it’s quite decent for a smartphone of this range. For the operating system, this smartphone uses Android v10 (Q) which is great. And for the custom UI, this smartphone uses the UI of MIUI like every other MI smartphone. This is a dual sim smartphone with GSM + GSM. This is not a 5G smartphone but this is much updated for the 4G setup. And in this range, you are getting a fingerprint sensor as well. And to charge your battery quickly, this comes with the quick charging feature for the users. The body of this smartphone is made of plastic so you should be extra careful while dropping this smartphone as it may get damaged. The good thing that this smartphone is splash-proof so you don’t have to worry about getting some water into it, but do not let it completely drawn to water as this might damage the smartphone. This smartphone comes in some really cute color options like Space Blue, Mint Green, Sunrise flare, and Matte Black. The color options are very unique and the name of them as well.
This smartphone by Redmi has a 6.53 inches wide screen which is huge and in this price range, this is good screen size. And along with that, you are going to get 1080 x 2340 pixels of screen resolution. The aspect ratio of this smartphone is 19:5:9. The display that you will get is an ISP LCD with the protective corning Gorilla Glass v3. It is safe but you should not entirely depend on this because still, this is not that strong. You will also get the feature of captive touchscreen, and multi-touch.
The chipset that has been used in this smartphone is the MediaTek Helio G80. This is not the favorite of all but still, you can trust in this as far as the price range is low. The processor that is used is the Octa-core (2 GHz, dual-core, Cortex A75 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa core, Cortex A55). The architecture of this smartphone is 64 which is good. In this price range, you are also getting the Graphics by Mali-G52. Though this is not the best in this price range, this is decent. You will get two variants, one is the 4GB and 64GB variant and the other one is 4GB and 128GB variant. But there is an option of expanding the memory up to 512 GB with an expandable memory card.
The camera has become one of the main features of any smartphone. And the brands are also trying their best to come up with the best. In this Redmi 9 Prime, you will get a quad-camera setup as the rear camera setup. In which there is;
On the rear side, you will get the autofocus option and LED flash. The image resolution that you will get for your images will be 4128 x 3096 pixels which are decent. In addition to that, you will also get the exposure compensation, ISO control, Continuous shooting mode, High Dynamic Range mode, everyone’s favorite digital zoom, Autofocus, Face detection, and Touch to focus feature.
For the video option in the rear camera, video recording can be done with 1920 x 1080 @30 fps.
In the front, you will get a single setup camera or the Selfie camera setup. This has the 8MP primary camera with f/2.0 of aperture. For video recording in this front camera, you can record 1920 x 1080 @30 fps which is very decent according to the piece range.
This is the Redmi 9 Prime ad this has an attached battery of 5020 mAh and to charge this battery this smartphone comes with a fast 18W charger. When we talk about the connectivity, this smartphone has Wi-Fi direct mode, and also the Mobile Hotspot connectivity mode. This comes with the latest version of Bluetooth, the v5.0. For the audio, this has the loudspeaker and everyone’s favorite 3.5mm jack.
When we talk about the sensor, this smartphone has;
Security has become one of the main factors as the government of India has some strict guidelines for this. But although this smartphone is launched after the guideline was made and the government has banned 59 apps due to security reasons, this smartphone uses the banned apps for cleaning and security purpose. In which the security purpose completely vanishes as the app itself is declared as unsafe and has been banned in India. Although the company has given some letters in writing that they are working on it, but still they used the banned app. Now time will let us know that how they will remove this app or what kind of update will be there, but till then this specific Redmi 9 Prime has this banned app as the security app. Clearly, as per the government guideline, this is purely unsafe.
Price: This price of Redmi 9 Prime starts from INR: 9,999/-
This has another variant which is the 4GB and the 128GB variant which costs INR: 11,999/-
NOTE: Although this time Redmi tried their best to fulfill all the required criteria but somewhere they were not able to fulfill the basic and the most important thing which is the security. If they update something and clean this from the device then this smartphone will be worth the price and the other features are very decent compared to the price range. You can go for this smartphone but only after the security app is updated. Till then recommending this smartphone will be misguiding as our government has banned this app.
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