The Redmi Note 9 Pro is the successor of Redmi Note 8 Pro that centers on providing a value-for-money experience. In this competitive segment, the new offering drives the bar with specs and prices. It adheres to its ritual of delivering great performance and good-enough camera to a price point that is within the ability of most consumers. The price of Redmi Note 9 Pro in India is Rs. 13,999 for 4/64GB and 16,990 for 6/128GB. Redmi Note 9 Pro is now available in Nepal and the price of Redmi Note 9 Pro in Nepal is Rs. 29,999 for 6/128GB variant. We can expect the price of 4/64GB to be Rs. 22,999. Redmi Note 9 Pro is also the best phones in Nepal under Rs 30,000.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Details
The Redmi Note series gets refreshed twice every year with new offerings and has one thing in common to all the phones in this series – powerful specs and competitive price. Redmi Note 9 Pro is not different and Xiaomi class it as a performance beast that packs impressive specs. On paper the phone comes with – Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC, 48MP quad-camera setup, 5020mAh fast-charging battery and more and the starting price of almost RS 22,999, makes it sound like a compelling deal. Let’s find out more about this smartphone.
Design and Display
Redmi Note 9 Pro is a stunning looking phone with a glass build. The most distinctive, and different, design element is seen on the back panel of the phone which ditched the aurora design of Note 7 and Note 8 Pro. The camera module is centrally mounted in a rectangular fashion and has a side-mounted fingerprint reader.
The phone ships with 6.67 inches LCD panel with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. There is a tiny punch-hole cutout at the center top of the screen for a selfie camera. Comparing the handset to the similarly priced Realme 6 Pro and Poco X2, the phone doesn’t carry a high refresh rate display.
Hardware and Performance
With the Redmi Note 9 Pro, the company has returned to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon platform. The predecessor Note 8 Pro used a Mediatek Helio G90T, and the 9 Pro is powered by Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G which is based on an 8 nm platform. Besides, there is an Adreno 618 GPU tackling graphics tasks. On the software side, the handset runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10.0.
For the memory, you’ll get 6GB of RAM and 64 and 128GB of internal storage. There are altogether two variants of the phone based on storage - 64GB ROM 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM 6GB RAM.
The phone shares almost similar camera capability with Redmi Note 8 Pro. There is a quad-camera setup at the back that includes a 48MP Samsung GM2 sensor, 8MP ultrawide shooter, a 2 MP depth sensor as well as a rather incredible 5MP macro sensor. This time Xiaomi has added an even higher tier Redmi Note 9 Pro Max that sports the 64MP sensor as well as fast charging speed of 30W.
You can capture 4K videos at 30fps and 1080p videos at 30/60/120fps with the primary camera. It is also furnished with gyro EIS for stability in videos.
Battery, Connectivity and Others
Xiaomi established the drift of including large 4,000mAh batteries in smartphones, and the Note 9 Pro takes it a step ahead. This time, the phone has a 5,020mAh cell that is more than adequate for a long day of heavy use and sometimes can last of two days in moderate usage. The 18W charger is relatively slow to charge this huge battery and takes almost 2 hours and 20 minutes to fully charge.
Big battery, slow charging
The handset has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner which is also found in Realme 6 Pro.
Redmi Note 9 Pro Specifications
- Display: 6.67″ IPS LCD, FHD+ (1080x2400px) resolution,395 ppi
- Protection: Gorilla Glass 5, plastic frame
- Rear camera: Quad camera setup
- 48MP wide-angle camera with f/1.9 aperture
- 8MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.1 aperture, 119 degree
- 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
- 5MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
- Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps
- Front camera: 16MP with f/2.5 aperture, 1080p @30fps
- Chipset: Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)
- GPU: Adreno 618 GPU
- Memory 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
- Battery: 5,020 mAh, 18W fast charging
- Connectivity: Dual SIM (4G), Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac/ax, USB-C, NFC
- Misc: Side-mounted fingerprint reader
Redmi Note 9 Pro Price in Nepal and Availability
Redmi Note 9 Pro was previously launched in India and it has arrive in Nepal as well. For now only 6/128GB variant of the device is launched in Nepal and the 4/64GB is expected to arrive soon. The phone is priced in India at the price of INR 13,999 for 4/64GB INR 16,990 for 6/128GB. The price of Redmi Note 9 Pro in Nepal is Rs. 29,999 for 6/128GB variant and for the 4/64GB it is expected to be at around Rs. 22,999.
|Variants||Redmi Note 9 Pro Price in India||Price in Nepal|
|Redmi Note 9 Pro (4/64GB)||INR 13,999||Rs. 22,999 (Expected)|
|Redmi Note 9 Pro (6/128GB)||INR 16,990||Rs. 29,999|
If you are looking for similar phones in this price range, Realme X2, Galaxy A51, and newly launched Mi Note 10 Lite can be a good option. Don’t forget to check the latest price list of Xiaomi phones in Nepal as well.