Redmi 9A, the latest phone in the Xiaomi sub-brand’s budget-friendly smartphone lineup, will go on sale next on September 9, starting 12pm (noon). Launched earlier this week, the Redmi 9A is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 SoC and packs a large 5,000mAh battery. It features a single rear camera and a waterdrop-style notch at the front. Available in three colour options, Redmi 9A will be up for sale through Amazon, Mi.com, and Mi Home.
Redmi 9A comes in two storage variants. The 2GB + 32GB model is priced in India at Rs. 6,799, while the 3GB + 32GB variant carries a price tag of Rs. 7,499. The smartphone comes in three colour options – Midnight Black, Nature Green, and Sea Blue.
The Redmi 9A will be available for purchase starting 12pm (noon) on September 9 via Amazon, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores. It is expected to be reach offline retail partners soon. Amazon offers several discounts to choose from, including a five percent instant discount on HSBC Cashback Cards and a flat five percent off Amazon Pay ICICI Bank Credit card for Prime members (three percent off for non-Prime members). The e-commerce platform also offers no-cost EMI options on select cards.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Redmi 9A runs on MIUI 12, based on Android 10 on top. The phone features a 6.53-inch HD+ (720×1,600 pixels) LCD Dot Drop display with an aspect ratio of 20:9. It has relatively thick bezels all around. Under the hood, it is powered by the MediaTek Helio G25 SoC, paired with up to 3GB of RAM.
Speaking of cameras, the Redmi 9A features a single 12-megapixel rear sensor with f/2.2 aperture. For selfies and video-calling, a 5-megapixel sensor is placed inside the waterdrop-style notch at the front.
The smartphone’s inbuilt storage of 32GB can be expanded via a dedicated microSD card slot (up to 512GB). The Redmi 9A packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 10W fast charging. Connectivity options on the Redmi 9A include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, a 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB port. The phone supports AI face unlock as well. It also comes with a P2i coating, making the Redmi 9A splash resistant. In terms of dimensions, the Redmi 9A measures 164.9×77.07x9mm and weighs 194 grams.