Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 9 series made its global debut back in March in India. Since then, Xiaomi has launched five devices in this series in global markets. But, the company didn’t launch any Redmi Note 9 series in China, as the company is committed to release 5G devices only in the mid-range segment in the Chinese market.
Now, the Redmi Note 9 series is finally making its way to China and General Manager of the Redmi brand Lu Weibing has teased upcoming Redmi Note 9 series smartphones in a new Weibo post.
According to Chinese leakster Digital Chat Station and TENAA listing, there are two phones in the pipelines – Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G Standard Edition and Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G High Edition with model numbers M2007J22C and M2007J17C have appeared on TENAA certification.
These devices are said to launch as Redmi Note 9 5G and Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G. Ahead of this, the pricing of the smartphones have now been tipped by another leakster.
Redmi Note 9 5G: Specs, Design and Expected Price
The Xiaomi M2007J22C aka Redmi Note 9 5G is rumoured to be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G SoC. It will likely have 4/6/8GB RAM and 64/128/256GB storage. The vanilla Redmi Note 9 5G is going to feature a 6.53-inch FHD+ IPS LCD screen with a 2400×1080 pixel resolution and a punch-hole notch on the top left corner.
It is rumoured to pack a 48MP primary rear camera along with an ultra-wide-angle, and a macro lens. It will likely feature a 13MP selfie sensor. The TENAA listing has also confirmed a 5,000mAh battery with 22.5W charging support. The smartphone will feature a side-mounted fingerprint scanner similar to other Redmi Note 9 Pro series devices.
Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G: Specs, Design and Expected Price
The Redmi Note 9 High Edition will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G SoC, similar to the Mi 10T Lite. The Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is rumoured to be the rebranded version of Mi 10T Lite. However, according to the TENAA listing(M2007J17C), there are some changes compared to the Mi 10T Lite.
Like Mi 10T lite, the Redmi Note 9 High Edition comes with a 6.67-inch Full HD+ display with 2400 x 1080 pixels screen resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, and 240Hz touch sampling rate. It will boast 6/8/12GB RAM and 64/128/256GB storage. Additionally, it will have a 4,720mAh battery along with support for 33W fast charging. This phone will be slightly taller and heavier – 214 grams.
There’s a quad-camera setup on the back, and it is expected to feature Samsung’s HM2 108MP as the primary sensor, 16MP front camera centre punch hole) and more. The Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G version with a 108MP camera sensor is expected to be priced around 1500 yuan($227 or ₹16.7K)
Note: As of now Indian launch of Redmi Note 9 5G and Note 9 Pro 5G seems unlikely to happen, we will get Redmi Note 10 in coming months.
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