The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is available in 3 configurations: 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB with starting price of 15,999. It is available in colors: Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
- 6.67 inches FHD+ IPS LCD display
- Android 10, MIUI 12
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC.
- 6GB/6GB, 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB
- 5020MaH battery, 33W fast charging.
It has a 6.67 inches IPS LCD FHD+ display with 60Hz refresh rate, 120Hz touch sampling rate, 395ppi density and 450 nits typ. brightness. the display does not support HDR content. It has a glass build with CG5 protection on the front and back. The design of the smartphone is spectacular and is quite unique with the square rear quad camera set-up. It has a glossy finish which takes and displays fingerprints very easily. So do put it in the provided case. The smartphone also has a water repellant coating.
OS, UI and SoC
It runs Android 10 with MIUI 12 on top. the problem with the MIUI is the list of notification that you will have to encounter every time you open your smartphone. The smartphone has enough bloatware. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G Octa-core SoC, the performance is top notch in this price range. Also note that 730G SOC is weaker than the 720G SoC. Sounds strange but An Tu Tu benchmarks make it very clear. It has Adreno 618 GPU which is a standard one in this price range.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is available in 3 configurations: 6GB/6GB, 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB. IT HAS UFS 2.1 on-board storage and LPDDRX RAM. The storage is also expandable via microSD cards and has a dedicated microSDXC slot.
It boasts a 64MP f/1.9 26mm primary sensor, 8MP f/2.2 13mm Ultra-Wide angle sensor, a 5MP macro sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. There is a 32MP selfie camera in the front. The camera captures superb shots with good amount of details and high dynamic range. Colors look good and light is also well controlled without producing blown-out images. The selfie camera clicks great photos. However, in the Night Mode the camera performance is reduced and fine grains can be seen.
The rear camera records videos at 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps. The front camera does not shoot 4K videos and records 1080p@30fps. Videos are electrically stabilized both on the front and rear cameras. The video quality is amazing and also offers a short video feature which restricts clips to 15 seconds ad also gives them a kaleidoscope effect. this feature mainly targets social media freaks.
Battery and Charging
It packs 5020mAh battery with 33W fast charging support which fully charges the smartphone in around 70 mins. Around 2 days of battery back up is provided on moderate usage.
Connectivity options include
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, NavIC
Radio: FM Radio
USB: USB Typr-C 2.0
Infrared Port: Yes
Redmi Note 9 Pro Max offers IR blaster which serves the sole purpose of sending IR signals to your TV, set-top box or AC.
Sound and Sensors
It has loudspeaker and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The sound quality is quite good in this price range. Sound quality is quite good in this price range. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, ambient light and compass.