Xiaomi recently announced the 5G variant of Redmi Note 9 5G. Including Note 9 Pro 5G and Note 9 4G were announced in China. Also, they announced the Redmi watch. So, here we will go through the specs, features, expected price of Redmi Note 9 5G with its availability in Nepal.

Redmi Note 9 5G Specifications

Key Specs
Display 6.53  inches
Front Camera 13 MP
Back Camera 48 + 8 + 2 MP
Chipset MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G
RAM 6 / 8 GB
Internal Storage 128 / 256 GB
Battery 5,000 mAh
Price in Nepal Rs. 28,000 *
Other Markets  1300 Yuan
Dimension 162 x 77.3 x 9.2 mm
Weight 199 g
Build Material Glass front, Aluminum frame
Sim Slot Dual SIM
Sim Size Nano-SIM
IP Rating & Resistance Water Repellent IP53
Operating System Android 10, MIUI 12
Colors Black, Blue/Green, Violet
Size 6.53 inches
HDR 10 -
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9
Pixel Density ~395 ppi
Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Front Camera
Setup Single, Punch-cutout
Lens 13 MP, Standard 29 mm lens
Flash No
Optical Image Stabilization N0
Autofocus Yes
Features HDR, Panorama
Video [email protected]
Back Camera
Setup Triple
Lens 48 MP, f/1.8, Wide Lens (26 mm)
8 MP, f/2.2, Ultra wide Lens (13 mm ~ 118˚)
2 MP, f/2.4, Macro Lens
Flash Yes, LED flash
Optical Image Stabilization -
Autofocus Yes, PDAF
Features HDR, Panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60fps
Chipset MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G (7 nm)
Processor Octa-core  (2x2.4 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics Mali-G57 MC3
RAM 6 / 8 GB
Internal Storage 128 / 256 GB
Expandable Storage Yes, MicroSD Memory, Expandable up to 512 GB, shares SIM Slot
Type UFS 2.2
Audio Jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes, Stereo Speakers
Audio Features 24-bit/192kHz audio
FM Radio -
Network Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Features Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, Dual-band
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS
Infrared Port Yes
USB Type USB Type-C reversible connector
USB version 2.0
Technology GSM / 2G / 3G / LTE / 5G
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Placement Side-mount
Face Recognition Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyro Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer No
Capacity 5,000 mAh
Type Non-removable Li-Po
Fast Charging 18W Fast Charging
Wireless Charging No
Reverse Charging No

Redmi Note 9 5G Overview

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Display and Design

The Note 9 5G features a 6.53” IPS LCD panel same as the original Redmi Note 9. It has an FHD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. On top the screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Furthermore, it has a punch hole display with TUV Rheinland Low Blu-Ray certification. Not only that, the brightness of the display can go as low as 1nit making it a lot pleasant for eyes at night.

Moving on, the Note 9 5G is quite resembles of the Redmi K30 Pro and K30 Ultra from the rear. Also, the Note 9 Pro 5G has a similar circular camera module. Further, it come with hidden raincoat i.e. anti-splash coating. To not miss the fingerprint scanner, it is placed in side of the phone. So, power button and the finger print scanner is same.


The rear has a triple camera setup where the main module is built around the 1/2” 48 MP sensor. It comes with f/1.79 aperture and 4 in 1 pixel fusion technology. The second lens is supper wide-angle lens of 8 MP. It comes with f/2.2 aperture and FOV of 118˚.

Final one is the 2 MP macro shooter with f/2.4 aperture. If compared with original Note 9 then the depth sensor is missing. Similarly, on the front punch hole, it holds a 13 MP selfie camera. It comes with aperture f/2.3 and is a standard lens.

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Performance and Memory

A major change is the chipset of Note 9 5G. The handset is driven by a powerful Dimensity 800U 5G chipset by MediaTek. Note 9 Pro 5G has the Snapdragon chip and the original Note 9 has Helio G85. This is a 7 nm chip which is lot better than the Helio G85.

The octa core CPU has two large cores having a frequency of up to 2.4 GHz and six high-efficiency cores clocked at 2.0 GHz. Two large cores are Cortex-A76 and the 6 high-efficiency cores are the Cortex-A55. Graphics is handled by Mali- G57 MC3.

In terms of memory, it comes with 6 and 8 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 256 GB of faster UFS 2.2 storage. Xiaomi says the storage is twice as fast as UFS 2.1 used in the previous generation.

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Battery and Miscellaneous

This 5G model is backed by a 5,000 mAh battery. It supports 18W of fast charging via double-sided USB Type-C connection.

Besides 5G connectivity, it includes IR blaster. It also includes a 3.5mm headphone jack and dual stereo speaker setup. For biometric authentication, there’s a side mounted fingerprint sensor.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G Price in Nepal and Availability

The Note 9 5G comes in three color options- Gray, Green, Violet and is available in China. Also, it comes in three configurations: 6/128GB costs 1299 Yuan, 8/128GB is priced at 1499 Yuan and top-tier 8/256GB is set for 1699 Yuan.

For now, Xiaomi has no plans to launch these devices globally. Despite that numerous rumors suggest it could launch in the international market sooner or later. We expect the price of Redmi Note 9 5G in Nepal to start around Rs 28,000 in Nepal, when it launches later.

Smartphone ModelPrice in ChinaPrice in Nepal (Expected)
Redmi Note 9 5G¥ 1,299 (6/128 GB)
Yuan 1,499 (8/128GB)
¥ 1,699 (8/256GB)
~ Rs. 28,000 (6/128 Gb)
~ Rs. 32,000 (8/128GB)
~ Rs. 36,000 (8/256GB)
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