Design and Display
Despite being under a mandate to offer enthusiasts a smartphone that meets the budget of many, Xiaomi has shown no signs of relenting in making substantial design tweaks.
Redmi Note smartphone releases have featured disparities with their predecessors. Compare the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro with its predecessor and you discover a new design/setup that is appreciable.
However, the build materials have pretty remained the same. You have got Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the rear, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 upfront and a plastic frame, which is pretty much one of the best builds any mid-range smartphone.
The gradient design we saw on the Redmi Note 8 Pro is absent here, all we have now is a plain glossy design and curve edges.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro comes in color variants which include Aurora Blue, Glacier White, and Interstellar Black.
Without a doubt, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro features very substantial camera hardware for a mid-range smartphone. However, there seems to be a let-down in the camera spec sheet.
You will get a 64MP rear primary camera on the rear four camera setup. However, in some countries like India, you will get a 48MP rear primary camera. Other cameras on its quad rear camera setup include an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 5MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth camera.
With this rear camera setup, you can shoot photos in HDR, Panorama and also shoot 4k videos @30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps and 720p@960fps for slow-mo videos.
For selfies, you have got a 16MP wide camera for selfies. This camera is capable of taking photos in HDR, Panorama and also capable of shooting 1080p videos.
Hardware and Software
Aside from featuring an improved design, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro also improves performance, it offers enthusiasts a more powerful mid-range smartphone hardware.
This year Xiaomi ditched Mediatek processor and opted for an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor instead.
Aside from the processor, you have also got 6GB of RAM and also 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. In some countries like India, you will have the option of choosing between 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM.
Giving juice to the hardware components of this smartphone is a Non-Removable 5020mAh Li-Po battery. You get a 30W fast charging capacity on the global version.
However, for models sold in some countries like India, a mere 18W fast charge is supported here. I said mere because its gonna take an 18W fast charge ample time to get the 5020mAh battery full.
On the software side, you have got MIUI 11 running on the Android 10.0 Operating system.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro features a 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C port, dual-band Wifi Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity.
Internet connectivity on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro is capped at 4G LTE, this means you dont have the luxury of 5G internet speed. Download and uploads are limited to 4G speed.
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The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro continues the trend of Redmi Smartphone being one of the best-valued in the mid-range category. When compared to the Redmi Note 8 Pro, you have got an improved design, display, processor, and lots more. In summary, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro offers a lot of substantial upgrades that are worth considering.
Design and Display
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