Redmi 9A launched with MediaTek Helio G25 SoC, 13MP single rear camera and 5,000 mAh battery
Xiaomi’s Redmi brand created waves last year by selling Redmi 7 and 8 series smartphones and now the time is ripe for this year to repeat history in the lower budget segment.
Mediatek launched it’s latest Helio G35 and Helio G25 chipsets enhanced with gaming for the budget devices and soon after Xiaomi announced the launch of its new devices Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C equipped with these chipsets.
The Redmi 9A is a belongs to the Redmi 9 series of smartphones and is the successor to the Redmi 8A launched last year. The Redmi 9A launched today is the cheaper model which shares some specifications with the more expensive Redmi 9C which is scheduled to be launched in the end of July.
Redmi 9A sports the same 6.53-inch HD+ LCD waterdrop as its beefier brother Redmi 9C. The smartphone draws its power from a 2GHz MediaTek Helio G25 chipset, supported by an IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. This phone comes in 2GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage configuration. The smartphone supports storage expansion of up to 512GB via microSD card.
In optics, Redmi 9A sports a modest 13MP single camera sensor with an LED flash for photography in low-lit conditions. For selfies, video calling and such it gets a 5MP camera at the front located in a drop notch much like it’s predecessors. Like its elder brother, the Redmi 9A gets a 5,000mAh battery.
The Redmi 9A runs on Android 10 out of the box and has a MUUI 12 interface on top. The device will be available in three color options – Blue, Black and Peacock Green.
Redmi 9A Specifications
- 6.53 inch IPS LCD screen with HD + resolution
- Display with drop notch and 20: 9 aspect ratio
- MediaTek Helio G25 processor
- 2 GB or 3 GB of RAM
- 32 GB of internal storage
- Expandable memory using MicroSD card
- 5 MP front camera
- 13 MP single rear camera (f / 2.2)
- Dual-SIM, Bluetooth 5.0 and 3.5mm headphone jack
- 5,000 mAh battery with 10W fast charge
- Android 10 with MIUI 12 interface
Redmi 9A Price in Nepal
The Redmi 9A has been initially launched in Malaysian market and will be available on Lazada 7.7 Flash Sale for for only RM319 which is around NRs 9,000.
The device will be available in stores from July 7 at a price of RM 359 which converts to Rs 10,150.
Xiaomi is yet to reveal the global availability of the newly launched smartphones.