The Redmi Note 9 is a good value for money smartphone that can be purchased at €173.49,£109.00, ₹11,999, $157.00. The smartphone is sold in four colors: Polar White, Midnight Grey, Forest Green, Onyx Black.
It has a 6.53 inches IPS LCD FHD+ Dot display with 19:5:9 aspect ratio and 450nits (typ) brightness. The display has TUV Rheinland low Blue Light certification and 395ppi density. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and a splash-proof nano coating. The sides and the back are made from plastic and have a matte finish which does not display fingerprints.
Performance and UI
Powered by MediaTek Helio G85(12nm) Octa-core SoC, the smartphone runs Android 10 with MIUI 12 on top. The GPU is Mali-G52 MC2. The process is a powerful one and can handle heavy games easily without lags and frame drops when played at low settings and graphics. It is better than the Poco M3 in performance as are depicted by the AnTuTu test scores: 200414(V8)
The smartphone is available in two different configurations: 3GB/64GB and 4GB/128GB. The storage is expandable via dedicated microSDXC slot.
There is a quad rear camera set-up and a single front selfie shooter. The rear set-up consists of a high res 48MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide angle, 2MP depth and macro sensors. There is a 13MP primary selfie camera in the front for selfies, video calls. Both the front and rear cameras capture 1080p@30fps. The camera clicks photos with high dynamic range(HDR).
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC: Yes (market/region dependent)
Radio: FM radio
Infrared port: Yes
USB: USB Type-C, USB-OTG
It has a 5020mAh Li-Po non-removable battery with 18W fast charging support and 9W reverse charging support. The battery lasts for one and half days of moderate usage on a single-charge.
Sound and Sensors
The sound quality is below average. There is 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors include: Face unlock, Finger-print (Rear-mounted), Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Electronic compass.
The smartphone is highly recommended and is oe of the best smartphones that are available at this price range. The smartphone offers good display, high res cameras, large battery, excellent performance and other features. In all, the smartphone is able and powerful enough to meet your needs at this price range.