Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 and Note 9 Pro 5G Review, Pros and Cons – The Redmi Note 9 series will expand its smartphone, and the company will also launch its first 5G version called Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G and Note 9 Pro 5G smartphone. As usual, there will be two members who will launch into the banknote series. From the recent rumors, it appears that the Redmi Note 9 series will receive a specific 5G tag.
There is also a superior variant of the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G. Both models will be unveiled in their home country, China, so there will be a move to launch in India after a while, with some changes in specifications and price.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 and Note 9 Pro 5G
- The Redmi Note 9 5g and Note 9 pro 5g phones come with an IPS LCD screen with 1080p HD + resolution.
- The Note 9 5g comes with a 48MP main camera, while the Note 9 Pro has a 108MP main camera.
- Huge battery for both smartphones with decent fast charging support.
- Decent performance comes from the Dimensity 800U 5g chipset on Note 9 5g, where Snapdragon 750G processor support is available on Note 9 Pro.
Design and Display
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G has the premium texture of shiny skin with a ring-shaped camera plate on the back panel. Having this new design gives users hope and, at the same time, is attractive. The 6.53 inches IPS LCD panel combines brilliant vision, as well as the high aspect that ensures a firm grip.
On the other hand, the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G offers an IPS LCD screen of 120Hz refresh rate and 6.67 inches tall screen with a fingerprint scanner on the side panel. The punch hole selfie camera is in the center of the upper head of the screen. Check out the non-5g models of the Redmi Note 9 and Redmi Note 9 Pro smartphone and find out how it is different from its 5g variant.
Memory and Internal
Both phones are intact with MIUI 12 custom UI support and will likely arrive with an Android 11 update, except that Android 10 will come out of the box for sure. But, there will be many adjustments and customization options available for users.
In terms of performance, the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G is a low-cost aesthetic Snapdragon 750G chipset to support 5G connectivity and join the Adreno 619 graphics suite. As for RAM and internal hardware, the phone has 6GB, 8GB, and 12GB RAM with 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB of internal storage options. But, there is no word on the secondary storage option.
The Note 9 5G variant appears to have a Meditek Dimensity 800U chipset, which also provides sufficient processing power with additional 5G features and better camera software. There are several ranges in which you choose the pair of RAM and storage of your desire same as the pro model. In addition, it offers a secondary storage option.
A triple camera arrives at the Note 9 5G, which includes the 48MP as the main sniper. There is also an 8 MP ultrawide and 2MP depth camera. On the other hand 13MP selfie camera lens on the front to enhance the selfie photos.
The Note 9 Pro 5G joins the front camera with a 16 MP selfie camera. As for the main camera, it was rumored that the phone had a 108MP camera on the circular plate. The quad-camera setup is complete with the standard set of 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth sensor camera.
Battery and Price
The Note 9 5G includes a 5000 mAh battery with a 22.5W fast charger to power the system. The note 9 pro 5g receives a smaller 4820 mAh battery but offers a 33W fast charging inside the box.
The Note 9 5G starting price would be expected around USD 160 (11,999 INR), and the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G would probably cost USD 230 (16,999 INR).
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G and Note 9 Pro 5G Specifications Detail
Down below you can see the full specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 and Note 9 Pro 5G smartphone.
|Specifications||Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G||Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G|
|Network||2G, 3G, 4G, 5G||Same|
|Dimensions||6.38 x 3.04 x 0.36 inches||6.51 x 3.02 x 0.35 inches|
|Weight||200 g||214.5 g|
|Size||6.53 inches||6.67 inches|
|Display||IPS LCD touchscreen|
~403 PPI density
|IPS LCD touchscreen|
~395 PPI density
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels||Same|
|OS||Android 10, MIUI 12||Same|
|Chipset||7 nm – MediaTek Dimensity 800U 5G||7 nm – Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750G 5G|
2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A76
6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55
2×2.2 GHz Kryo 570
6×1.8 GHz Kryo 570
|GPU||Mali-G57 MC3||Adreno 619|
|RAM||4GB, 6GB, 8GB||6GB, 8GB, 12GB|
|Internal||64GB, 128GB, 256GB||Same|
|Camera||48MP, 8MP, 2MP||108MP, 8MP, 2MP, 2MP|
|3.5 mm jack||Yes||Same|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band|
Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE||Same|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS||Same|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0||Same|
|Sensors||Side mounted fingerprint, accelerometer|
gyro, proximity, compass
|Battery||Li-Po 5000 mAh battery|
Fast charging 22.5W
|Li-Po 4820 mAh battery|
Fast charging 33W
|Colors||Black, Others||Black, Others|
|Expected Price||USD 160 (11,999 INR)||USD 230 (16,999 INR)|
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G and Note 9 Pro 5G Pros and Cons
Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 and Note 9 Pro 5g smartphone.
- Most affordable 5G phone offered by Redmi.
- Decent camera performance.
- Tall screen with HD+ resolutions.
- Powerful battery and fast charging support.
- 120Hz refresh rate supported in Note 9 Pro 5g.
- For Pro variant 108MP se