Redmi 9A arrives with more RAM and storage
Xiaomi offshoot Redmi previously launched the Redmi 9 as Redmi 9 Prime in India last month, followed by the Redmi 9 which looks same to the international Redmi 9C. Today the Chinese phone maker launched the Redmi 9i in India, which is a renamed Redmi 9A launched at the starting of this month in the country.
The major difference between the Redmi 9A and 9i is that the latter has more RAM and storage, which makes us wonder the need for a name change. Redmi might have consider naming it as a Redmi 9A with more memory.
That’s being said, the Redmi 9i is powered by the Helio G25 SoC and runs Android 10 with MIUI 12 on top. It’s built around a 6.53″ HD+ display that has a notch up top for the 5MP selfie camera.
Behind the the phone is an Aura 360 Design and houses the 13MP primary camera followed by an LED flash. Under the hood, the Redmi 9i powers a 5,000 mAh battery that charges through a microUSB port at up to 10W.
Redmi 9i comes in two colours, the Midnight Black color Redmi 9i in Sea Blue color Redmi 9i in Nature Green color
The color variants for the Redmi 9i are similar to the Redmi 9A – Midnight Black, Sea Blue, and Nature Green. Its base model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at INR8,299 ($110/€95), and for INR1,000 (14/€11) more you get double storage.
The Redmi 9i will go on sale in India starting September 18 through the company’s official site, Flipkart.