Xiaomi Nepal launched a new smartphone Redmi 9 Prime. Prime is the Indian variant of standard Redmi 9 model. So, people might get confused what’s new in this smartphone. To clear out, there is no big change but has a minor changes that won’t effect on the performance in a good or bad manner. So, Lets check out the actual specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime and its price in Nepal.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime Specifications
Mediatek Helio G80
Price in Nepal
Rs. 17,999 (4/64 GB)
Rs. 18,999 (4/128 GB)
Price in India
163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm
Glass Front, Plastic Back, Plastic Frame
Dual SIM (dual stand by)
IP Rating & Resistance
Water repellent coating
Android 10, MIUI 12
Space Blue, Mint Green, Matte Black, Sunrise Flare
The Prime features a bezel less display with small waterdrop notch. The screen size is same 6.53 inch where company claims to have the 83.2% screen-to-body ratio. The display type used in this smartphone is IPS LCD and has FHD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The aspect ratio having 19.5:9 with density of 395 PPI.
This new smartphone features same quad camera setup. Actual, it shares same body design as the Redmi 9. Right side, device comes with volume rocker buttons and power button. speaker grill on bottom with charging port and headphone jack port. The camera setup on rear also has the fingerprint scanner below.
The quad camera setup on the rear camera presents 13 MP main camera with 28mm wide lens. Three Cameras are aligned straight on center with the fingerprint sensor. The fourth camera lies beside lining up with the LED Flash. There is 2 MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Accompanied by an 8 MP ultra-wide lens with aperture of f/2.2 having 118 ̊ view angle. And the fourth lens is a 5 MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture.
For the front, there’s an 8 MP 27 mm wide camera lens of aperture of f/2.0. The front camera is placed in 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 microSD card. Along with the 2 nano-SIM card slots. The handset operates on MIUI 12 based on Android 10.
The 9 Prime has the power battery capacity of 5,020 mAh. The non-removable battery supports 18W Fast Charging. Also, some other features are Type-C port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack, Infrared port and speakers.
Availability and Price of Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
Prime is recently launched in Nepal with the tag #PrimeTimeAllRounder. However, the specs shares with standard Redmi 9. Also the price of Redmi 9 Prime is 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 standard Redmi 9 or the Prime variant. However, user will get more colors to choose on. Colors available are: Matte Black, Mint Green, Space Blue and Sunrise Flare.