Xiaomi on Wednesday launched its latest entry-level smartphone Redmi 9a in India. It is the third and cheapest phone in the Redmi 9 series and was unveiled first in June in Malaysia.
The Redmi 9A is having a 6.53-inch IPS LCD HD+ display with waterdrop notch, 720×1,600 pixels resolution and 20:9 aspect ratio. It has a unibody design and P2i coating for splash resistance.
The phone is powered by 2GHz MediaTek Helio G25 chipset with the HyperEngine technology and IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU coupled with up to 3 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 32 GB internal storage. For photography, there is a single 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and on the front, you get a 5-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture.
It runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10 and has 5020 mAh battery, the fingerprint sensor is missing. Connectivity options include dual 4G VoLTE, VoWiFi, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, MicroUSB port, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Pricing and Availability
The Redmi 9A is priced at Rs. 6,799 for the 2GB + 32GB variant and the 3GB + 32GB variant comes with a price tag of Rs. 7,499. It will be available in three colour options- Midnight Black, Nature Green, and Sea Blue. Its first sale will be carried out in India on September 4 at 12 PM through Amazon India, M.com, Mi Store, Mi Studio stores. The phone will also be made available through offline retail partner stores soon.