Xiaomi Redmi Note 9

  • Screen 6.3 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Colors Black, Crystal Green, Crystal Blue
  • Camera 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad
  • Front Camera 13MP
  • OS Android 10 Pie; MIUI 10
  • CPU 2.0 GHz, Octa-core
  • RAM 4GB
  • Storage 64GB
  • Battery 5020mAh, Li-Po

Description

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9  in Kenya.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 price in Kenya is around Ksh.19,500 for 3GB Ram 64GB Internal Storage and Ksh.21,500 for 4GB Ram 128GB Internal Storage. You get a stable pretty design, a top chart battery life, and some top versatile camera for the price. 

The phone is made of a protective Gorilla Glass 5 front, a shiny curved plastic back, and a plastic frame. The note 9 doesn’t look and feel cheap. There is some water repellent coating over it.  The DIsplay is an IPS LCD, with 450 nits. Under the hood, you have a MediaTek Helio G85 chipset running on a 3GB or 4GB Ram. The 48MP Quoad Cameras location and design is unique in its category. 

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Features and Price in Kenya.

Below is a summary of Redmi Note 9 features and specs. 

 

Features

Specifications

Redmi Note 9  Price in Kenya Ksh.19,500 for 3GB Ram 64GB Internal Storage 

Ksh.21,500 for 4GB Ram 128GB Internal Storage 

Body Dimensions: 162.3 x 77.2 x 8.9 mm 

Weight: 199g

Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame, plastic back

Others:  Water-repellent coating

Display Type: IPS LCD, 450 nits

Size: 6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2 (~83.5% screen-to-body ratio)

Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)

Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Platform OS: Android 10, MIUI 12

Chipset: MediaTek Helio G85

Memory Internal: 64GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM
Main Camera Modules: 48MP Wide + 8MP Ultrawide + 2 MP Macro + 2MP Depth. 

Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video:  1080p@30fps

Selfie Camera Modules: 13MP

Features:  HDR, Panorama

Video: 1080p@30fps

Battery Type: Li-Po 5020 mAh, non-removable

Charging: Fast charging 18W, Reverse charging 9W

Others Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

 

Redmi Note 9: Buyer’s Guide.

Battery

The 5020 mAh battery is great, the same as the Redmi Note 9s. Expect the phone to last you a day and a half, This is pretty awesome. It has a fast-charging of  18W. Charging speed is rather slow. 30% in 30 min. With its 9W reverse charging, you can use the Redmi Note 9 as a Power Bank. 

Cameras

Xiaomi Note 9 has a 48MP Quad Camera.  48MP Main +  8MP Ultrawide + 2MP Depth + Macro. Shots taken from the main camera are decent. So long as the lighting is good, you’ll get the kind of crisp, well-balanced shots. There is a bit of overexposure but the phone handled high dynamic range scenarios admirably well for its price. 

That said, the Redmi Note 9 doesn’t handle very low-light or night-time scenarios well, which is where its budget nature truly betrays itself. There’s a dedicated Night mode here, which will brighten such shots significantly, but it produces shots that are full of grainy artifacts and therefore distracting. 

Design and Build

The phone has a similar design to the other Redmi note 9 series, Note 9s, and Note 9 Pro. Though it does look as premium as the two. It has a shiny plastic back as opposed to the other Note 9 series which have Gorilla Glass 5 in the front and back.  

One might consider this a downgrade since Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 has a glass back. Overall the phone looks way better compared to other phones in its price range. 

Performance.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 comes with MediaTek Helio G85 running on a 3Gb or 4GB Ram. Expect Redmi Note 9 to handle your day to day task and multitasking with ease. 

As far as gaming is concerned, Redmi Note 9 isn’t the best there is in this category. When in Balance and Medium Graphics, you will play almost every game. When Gaming in HD and High Graphics for Heavy-duty Games expect lags once in a while. The overall performance isn’t that solid by competition standard. 

If you love the Redmi Note series but Note 9 doesn’t quite give you what you want then you have other Redmi Note 9 series that offer better specs and performance. Checkout Redmi Note 9s and Redmi Note 9 Pro

Here is how the phone compares to Redmi Note 9s vs Redmi Note 9 Pro. 

 

Redmi Note 9 Video Review

 

Additional information

internal storage

128GB, 64GB

ram

3GB, 4GB

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