Xiaomi Nepal launched a new smartphone Redmi 9 Prime. Prime is the Indian variant of the standard Redmi 9 model. So, people might get confused about what’s new in this smartphone. To clear out, there is no big change but has a minor change that won’t affect the performance in a good or bad manner. So, let’s check out the actual specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime and its price in Nepal.
Overview of Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
Design and Display
The Prime features a bezel-less display with a small waterdrop notch. The screen size is the same 6.53 inches where the company claims to have an 83.2% screen-to-body ratio. The display type used in this smartphone is IPS LCD and has an FHD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The aspect ratio having 19.5:9 with a density of 395 PPI.
This new smartphone features the same quad camera setup. Actually, it shares the same body design as the Redmi 9. Right side, the device comes with volume rocker buttons and a power button. speaker grill on the bottom with charging port and headphone jack port. The camera setup on the rear also has the fingerprint scanner below.
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The quad-camera setup on the rear camera presents a 13 MP main camera with a 28mm wide lens. Three Cameras are aligned straight on the center with the fingerprint sensor. The fourth camera lies beside lining up with the LED Flash. There is a 2 MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. Accompanied by an 8 MP ultra-wide lens with an aperture of f/2.2 having 118 ̊ view angle. And the fourth lens is a 5 MP macro lens with an f/2.4 aperture.
For the front, there’s an 8 MP 27 mm wide camera lens with an aperture of f/2.0. The front camera is placed in a waterdrop notch in front.
Under the performance, there’s a MediaTek Helio G80 SoC CPU. Prime is configured with 4 GB of RAM paired with 64 GB and 128 GB internal storage. Storage can be expanded by using a microSD card. Along with the 2 nano-SIM card slots. The handset operates on MIUI 12 based on Android 10.
Battery and Other Features
The 9 Prime has a powerful battery capacity of 5,020 mAh. The non-removable battery supports 18W Fast Charging. Also, some other features are a Type-C port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack, Infrared port, and speakers.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime Specifications
|Body||163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm, 198 g|
|Display||6.53 inches, IPS LCD, 400 nits (Typ.)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 20:9 ratio|
|IP Rating||No, Water-repellent coating|
|Glass Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Processor||Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Storage||64 / 128 GB|
|OS||Android 10, MIUI 11|
|Rear Camera||Quad Cameras|
Primary: 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm, PDAF
Ultrawide: 8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚
Macro: 5 MP, f/2.4
Depth: 2 MP, f/2.4
|Front Camera||8 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm|
|Video Resolution||Rear: [email protected]|
Front: [email protected]
|Security||Fingerprint (side-mounted), Software-based Face Unlock|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Infrared, USB Type-C 2.0|
|Charging||Fast charging 18W|
|Colors||Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black, Sunrise Flare|
|Price in Nepal||Rs. 17,999 (4+64 GB) | Rs. 18,999 (4+128 GB)|
Availability and Price of Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
Prime is recently launched in Nepal with the tag #PrimeTimeAllRounder. However, the specs share with standard Redmi 9. Also the price of Redmi 9 Prime is the same i.e. Rs. 17,999 for the 4/64 GB variant. The top tier 4/128 GB variant is Rs. 18,999.
So, it won’t be a difficult choice to choose between the standard Redmi 9 or the Prime variant. However, users will get more colors to choose from. The colors available are Matte Black, Mint Green, Space Blue, and Sunrise Flare.